2021

"Legal Aid Commission of New South Wales: Aiding the Individual, the Nation and the Institutions", speech delivered at the Legal Aid Commission of New South Wales' Criminal Law Conference, 2 June 2021 (PDF)

2019

"The Development of Native Title: Opening Our Eyes to Shared History", speech delivered at the Toohey Oration, University of Western Australia, 2 October 2019. This article was first published by Thomson Reuters in the Public Law Review and should be cited as Justice Michelle Gordon, "The Development of Native Title: Opening Our Eyes to Shared History" (2019) 30 PLR 314 (PDF)

"Analogical Reasoning by Reference to Statute: What Is the Judicial Function?" (2019) 42(1) University of New South Wales Law Journal 4 (PDF)

2018

"Automation, Innovation and the Rule of Law – Oil and Water?", speech delivered at the Australasian Institute of Judicial Administration: Forces of Change – Defining Future Justice Conference, 26 May 2018 (PDF)

"The Rule of Law – What We Share and Must Defend", speech delivered at the Australian High Commission, Malaysia, 8 March 2018 (PDF)

"Recognising Hidden Victims in Our Legal System", speech delivered at the Australian High Commission, Malaysia, 7 March 2018 (PDF)

2017

"Corporations and Corporate Insolvency Jurisdiction of the Federal Court – From Passer-by to Chameleon Lodger", speech delivered at the Australian Academy of Law 2017 Symposium, 23 October 2017, later published in Ridge and Stellios (eds), The Federal Court’s Contribution to Australian Law: Past, Present and Future (The Federation Press, 2018) (PDF)

"Courts and the Future of the Rule of Law", speech delivered to the Centre for Comparative Constitutional Studies conference, 21 July 2017 (PDF 163K) (RTF 99K)

"The Implications of Technology for the Junior Bar", speech delivered at the Victorian Bar Junior Bar Conference, 17 February 2017 (PDF)

2016

"South Australia's Uniqueness: Challenges and Opportunities for the South Australian Bar", Keynote Address, 2017 Annual Conference, South Australian Bar Association, 25 February 2017 (PDF 214K) (RTF 87K)

The Interaction Between Science and Law - Legal Science or a Science of Law, French CJ Colloquium, University of Western Australia, 24 November 2016 (PDF 278K) (RTF 369K)

Applying Reason to Reasons - Start, Middle and the End, AGS Administrative Law Forum, 11 November 2016, Canberra (PDF 161K) (RTF 193K)

 

 

2016

Technology and the Law, Bar Association of Queensland Annual Conference, 27 February 2016 (PDF 161K) (RTF 272K)

2015

Applications for Special Leave in Tax Matters, Bar Association Annual Dinner, 29 October 2015 (PDF 81K) (RTF 241K)

Law Society Dinner, West Australian Circuit, Perth, 13 August 2015 (PDF 76K) (RTF 129K)

Justice Hayne's Contribution to Public Law, Centre for Comparative Constitutional Law Conference, Melbourne, 24 July 2015                        (PDF 91K) (RTF 151K)

 

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Magna Carta and the Development of the Common Law by Professor Brand, University of Oxford

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2020

Review Essay, “Judging the New by the Old in the Judicial Review of Executive Action” (2020) Sydney Law Review 42 (4). (PDF)

"Commentary on Chapter 5" in John Griffiths and James Stellios (eds), Current Issues in Australian Constitutional Law (The Federation Press, 2020). (PDF)

"Engineers: The Drama of its Day in the Climate of its Era" (2020) 31 Public Law Review 4. (PDF)

“A Tale of Two Ships: The MV Tampa and the SS Afghan” (2019) 40 (3) Adelaide Law Review 615. (PDF)

2019

“Small Steps and Giant Leaps: Patterns in Australian Constitutional Adjudication” (2019) 19 Macquarie Law Journal 15. (PDF)

“Alternative Facts in the Courts” (2019) 93 Australian Law Journal 585 (PDF)

“Three is Plenty” (2019) in G Weeks and M Groves (eds), Administrative Redress In and Out of the Courts: Essays in Honour of Robin Creyke and John McMillan (Federation Press, 2019) (PDF)

2018

“Truth and justice, and sheep” (2018) 46 Australian Bar Review 205 (PDF)

"Expansion of the Fiduciary Paradigm into Commercial Relationships: The Australian Experience" in Peter Devonshire and Rohan Havelock (eds), The Impact of Equity and Restitution in Commerce (Hart Publishing, Oxford, 2018) (PDF 626K)

Sir Robert Garran: Medio Tutissimus Ibis"  (2018) 46 Federal Law Review 1 (PDF 265K)

"Comparative Constitutional Law" in The Oxford Handbook of the Australian Constitution by Cheryl Saunders and Adrienne Stone (eds.). New York: Oxford University Press, 2018 (PDF 176K)

"The Section 92 Revolution" in James Stellios (ed), Encounters with Constitutional Interpretation and Legal Education: Essays in Honour of Michael Coper (The Federation Press, 2018) 26 (PDF 680K)

2017

"Evidence and truth" (2017) 13 (3) The Judicial Review 249 (PDF 86K)

Chapter IV: The Inter-State Commission and the Regulation of Trade and Commerce under the Australian Constitution (2017) 28 Public Law Review  205 (PDF 100K)

"When the High Court Went on Strike" (2017) 40 Melbourne University Law Review 1098 (PDF 4004K)

Book Review, "Controlling Administrative Power: An Historical Comparison" (2017) The Cambridge Law Journal 76 (2) (PDF 57K)

2016

"The Equitable Duty of Loyalty in Public Office" in Bonyhady (ed,) Finn's Law: An Australian Justice , (Federation Press, 2016). (PDF 730K)

Book Review, "Damages and Human Rights" (2016) 27 Public Law Review  327. (PDF 80K)

'What it is to be a government lawyer' This article is taken from the speech given on the occasion of the launch in April 2016 of 'Without fear or favour: The life of Dennis John Rose AM QC' by Carmel Meiklejohn, Reproduced courtesy of Australian Government Solicitor magazine © Commonwealth of Australia 2016 (PDF 404K)

The intersection of the common law, statute law and notions of fairness    [2016] IFL 15. (PDF 60K)

2015

Whitmore and the Americans: Some American Influences on the Development of Australian Administrative Law" (2015) 38 UNSW Law Journal  1316 (PDF 1140K)

 'Legislative Intention' (2015) 41 Monash University Law Review 1. (PDF 742K)

"The Master of Words: Who Chooses Statutory Meaning" in Connolly and Steward (eds), Public Law in the Age of Statutes, Essays in Honour of Dennis Pearce (Federation Press, 2015) (PDF 1758K)

"James Bryce and the Australian Constitution" (2015) 43 Federal Law Review 177 (PDF 315K)

"Pearls of Wisdom" (2015) 13 Law Society of NSW Journal 21 (PDF 2018K)

"Deference" (2015) 22 Australian Journal of Administrative Law 151 (PDF 193K)

2014

"The Constitutional Dimension" in M Groves (ed), "Modern Administrative Law in Australia: Concepts and Contexts" (2014) (PDF 824K)

 "Collective Irrationality and the Doctrine of Precedent" (2014) 38 Melbourne University Law Review 525 (with Dr Brendan Lim) (PDF 277k)

"Why Write Judgments?" (2014) 36 Sydney Law Review 189 (PDF 412k)

"What is a Question of Law?" (2014) 43 Australian Tax Review 68 (PDF 93k)

"What is Information Technology Doing to the Common Law?" (2014) 39 Australian Bar Review 146 (PDF 82k)

 

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2019

The Sir James Martin Oration, 24 September 2019   (PDF)

Illegitimately Re-Writing the Music?, The Jack Richardson Oration, 9 September 2019   (PDF)

Reform of the Law Governing Jury Directions and the Determination of Criminal Appeals, NSW Supreme Court Judges' Conference, 24 August 2019   (PDF)

Cultural Change - The Shift from Party Autonomy to Court-Managed Litigation, Asia-Pacific Judicial Colloquium 2019, 28 May 2019            (PDF)

2018

Criminal Law Stream, Australian Bar Association & New South Wales Bar Association National Conference 2018, 17 November 2018      (PDF)

Asia Pacific Coroners Society Conference, Tuesday 13 November 2018 (PDF)

Jury Directions: the Struggle for Simplicity and Clarity, Banco Court Lecture, Supreme Court of Queensland, 20 September 2018 (PDF 140K)

By the Skin of Our Teeth - The Passing of the Women's Legal Status Act 1918, Francis Forbes Lecture, 30 May 2018 (PDF 144K)

2017

"Examining The Judge", speech at the launch of volume 40 of the University of New South Wales Law Journal, 29 May 2017 (PDF 88K)

2016

The James Spigelman Oration 2016, Judicial Legitimacy and the limits of Review, Sydney, 22 November 2016 (PDF 135K)

Legal Research Foundation: The Evidence Act 2006 – 10 years On, Auckland, 23 September 2016 (PDF 169K)

The Protection of Women in the Administration of Criminal Justice in Australia, Australian High Commission Colombo, Sri Lanka, 15 August 2016 (PDF 88K)

Judicial Activists or Champions of Self-Restraint: What Counts for Leadership in the Judiciary?, The General Sir John Monash Leadership Oration, 4 August 2016 (PDF 98K)

"Equality, Proportionality and Dignity: The Guiding Principles for a Just Legal System", The Sir Ninian Stephen Lecture, University of Newcastle Conservatorium Concert Hall, Newcastle, 29 April 2016 (PDF 142K)

2015

Keeping the Criminal Law in 'Serviceable Condition': A Task for the Courts or the Parliament, University of Sydney, 22 October 2015 (PDF 129K)

Magna Carta – Resonances in the Common Law of Australia, Spring Conversazione, Melbourne, 1 October 2015 (PDF 84K) (RTF 498K)

Melbourne Magistrates' Court of Victoria Professional Development Conference, 22 July 2015 (PDF 384K)

2014

Jack Goldring Memorial Lecture, The Unviversity of Wollongong, 31 October 2014 (PDF 145K)

Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation Lecture, 23 October 2014 (PDF 104K)

Appellate Review of the Facts, The Sir Maurice Byers Lecture, 20 August 2014 (PDF 147K) (RTF 190K)

2013

Section 80 - The Great Constitutional Tautology, The Lucinda Lecture, Monash University, 24 October 2013 (PDF 388K)
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