Sydney Law Review Volume 34 Issue 3, September 2012
Sydney Law Review Volume 34 Issue 3, September 2012
edited by Associate Professor David Rolph
Law Publishing Unit, Sydney Law School
ISSN: 0082-0512

The Sydney Law Review, established in 1953, is a peer-reviewed journal of high repute, with a wide readership in Australia and internationally. It is published quarterly by the University of Sydney Law School.

The Review publishes articles, case notes and book reviews. Emphasising Australian law, the Review is committed to publishing articles that are comparative, topical and make an original contribution to legal scholarship.

The Sydney Law Review's 'Before the High Court' section is a forum for Australia's leading academics to comment upon cases that are currently awaiting hearing by the High Court of Australia.



The Proposed Deterrence of Phoenix Activity: An Opportunity Lost? by Helen Anderson

Rethinking the Guardianship of Refugee Children after the Malaysian Solution by Mary Crock and Mary Anne Kenny

Defences to Homicide for Battered Women: A Comparative Analysis of Laws in Australia, Canada and New Zealand by Elizabeth Sheehy, Julie Stubbs and Julia Tolmie

'Swearing Mary': The Significance of the Speeches Made at Mary Gaudron's Swearing-in as a Justice of the High Court of Australia by Heather Roberts

Making Possibilities Realities: Compensation for Trafficked People by Frances Simmons

Judicial Review and Religious Freedom: The Case of Indonesian Ahmadis by Melissa Crouch


Investor and Worker Protection in Australia: A Longitudinal Analysis by Helen Anderson, Peter Gahan, Richard Mitchell, Ian Ramsay and Michelle Welsh

Before the High Court

Why Policy Matters: Google Inc v Australian Competition and Consumer Commission by Megan Richardson

Case Note

Secret Intentions and Slippery Words: Byrnes v Kendle by Corey Karaka

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