TITLE

The Limits of Judicial Fidelity to Law: The Coxford Lecture

AUTHOR(S)
Goldsworthy, Jeffrey
PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
Canadian Journal of Law & Jurisprudence;Jul2011, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p305
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In this article, the author presents his views on the involvement of judges in bringing some private clause in their judgment. He comments on the judgment given in a case, Kirk v Industrial Relations Commission of New South Wales (NSW), presented at the High Court of Australia in 2010. He also shows his concerns on the authority of the highest appellate court to override pre-existing legal norms in the common law in Great Britain.
ACCESSION #
64410527

 

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