Stephen Donaghue QC
The latest Part of the Public Law Review includes the following content: Comments: “The Power(Lessness) of New Zealand’s House of Representatives to Summon The Crown’s Legal Advice” – Graeme Edgeler and Andrew Geddis; “Borrowdale v Director-General of Health: An Unlawful but Justified National Lockdown” – M B Rodriguez Ferrere; “”We are not Epidemiologists”: COVID-19 in the High Court” – Amelia Simpson; the following Articles: “The Evolving Role of History in Constitutional Interpretation” – Stephen Donaghue QC and Thomas Wood; “From Disruption to Deliberation: Improving the Quality and Impact of Community Engagement with Parliamentary Law-making” – Sarah Moulds; “Examining Digital Campaigning Through the Normative Framework Underpinning Election Law – The Rationale and Challenges of Regulation” – Amy Chinnappa; “Empowering Joint Commonwealth – State Royal Commissions through a National Applied Law” – Ben Fraser; Book Reviews: “The Constitution and Government of Australia, 1788 to 1919”, by William Pitt Cobbett and Anne Twomey (eds) – Reviewed by Clare Langford; “The Veiled Sceptre: The Dismissal of Governments”, by Anne Twomey – Reviewed by Bharan Narula; and Developments.
The latest Part of the Public Law Review includes the following content:
Editorial; Keynote Lecture: “Engineers: The Drama of Its Day in the Climate of Its Era” – Stephen Gageler AC; Comments: “Has Engineers Passed Its Use-by Date?” – Jeffrey Goldsworthy; “Engineers’ Problematic Comparative Legacy” – William Partlett; “Engineers and Persistent Constitutional Dissent” – Andrew Lynch; the following Articles: “Spence v Queensland and the Federal Balance: How Many Swallows Make a Summer?” – Nicholas Aroney; “The Engineers’ Case and Intergovernmental Immunities: A Century On” – Stephen Donaghue QC and Christine Ernst; “Impairment and Limited State Immunity” – David Tan; “Engineers and Constitution-building” – Cheryl Saunders AO and Michael Crommelin AO; Book Review: “A Tribute to Australia’s Killer of “Living Constitutionalism” and “Common Law Constitutionalism”, by Lisa Burton Crawford, Patrick Emerton and Dale Smith (eds)” – Reviewed by James Allan; and Developments.
The latest Part of the Public Law Review features a tribute to the work of Justice Kenneth Hayne AC, with selections from a symposium which originated in a session of the 2015 Constitutional Law Conference: “Introductory note – Professor Cheryl Saunders; “Justice Hayne’s contribution to public law: An overview” – Justice Geoffrey Nettle; “Justice Hayne and the constitutional underpinnings of enforcement of the limits on public power” – Stephen Donaghue QC; “Justice Hayne and the implied freedom of political communication: – Kristen Walker QC; and “Justice Hayne’s dissenting judgments” – Frances Gordon. This Part also includes the following content: Comments: “Maori rights: Legal or political?” – Claire Charters; “End-of-life choice in New Zealand’s Parliament and courts” – Andrew Geddis; “What happens in the house, stays in the house” – Robert S Shiels; Case note: “McCloy v New South Wales: Political donations, political communication and the place of proportionality analysis” – Anne Carter; Article: “Constitutional dimensions of State executive power: An analysis of the power to contract and spend” – Selena Bateman; Book Review: “Human Rights Acts: The Mechanisms Compared” – reviewed by Gabriella Raetz and Patrick Keyzer; and Developments.