University of Western Sydney Law Review

Articles from Vol. 17, Annual

Forensic Use of DNA Information V. Human Rights and Privacy Challenges
I INTRODUCTION The use of scientific genetic-based evidence (DNA profiling) (1) in legal case investigation processes brings into collaboration the disciplines of science and law, which have their own institutional needs, standards and imperatives....
Should Aboriginal Peoples Be Recognised in the Australian Constitution?
WHITLAM INSTITUTE AND UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN SYDNEY LAW ADDRESS 20 AUGUST 2013, UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN SYDNEY I INTRODUCTION The idea of recognising Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the Australian Constitution has been championed...
The Conscience of the King: Kakavas V Crown Melbourne Ltd
I INTRODUCTION In the case of Kakavas v Crown Melbourne Ltd [2013] HCA 25 (5 June 2013) ('Kakavas'), the Full Bench of the High Court considered the application of equitable principles relating to unconscionable conduct to the situation of a 'problem'...
The Devil in the Detail: Tarkine National Coalition Inc V Minister for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities
I INTRODUCTION In this case, a judge of the Federal Court of Australia declared the decision of the respondent Minister to approve the development and operation of a mine in north west Tasmania invalid on the ground that the Minister had not considered...
Tinkering with the Right to Silence: The Evidence Amendment (Evidence of Silence) Act 2013 (NSW)
ABSTRACT In March 2013, the New South Wales ('NSW') Parliament passed the Evidence Amendment (Evidence of Silence) Act 2013 (NSW) ('Evidence Amendment Act'), qualifying the long-standing absolute right to silence. This paper seeks to analyse this...
Towards a New Framework in the Law of War: Incorporating Transnational Organised Crime
This article will focus on why transnational organised criminal groups need to be incorporated into the law of war paradigm. States work under the continued assumption that wars are fought only between two parties. This 'us versus them' mentality obscures...
University of Western Sydney Law Alumni Occasional Address: 8 November 2013, Doltone House, Sydney
I INTRODUCTION A few months ago, when I received a letter from the Dean of Law and the President of the Alumni Association inviting me to speak at this dinner, I accepted with delight. I then put the letter onto one of the piles of papers on my...
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