Before the High Court

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

Edition Case

Volume 36 Number 1 March 2014

‘Mutual Trust and Confidence’ on Trial: At Last
Joellen Riley

Volume 35 Number 4 December 2013

Jury Deliberations and the Secrecy Rule: The Tail that Wags the Dog?
Jill Hunter

Volume 35 Number 3 September 2013

Reviewing Reasons for Administrative Decisions: Wingfoot Australia Partners Pty Ltd v Kocak
Matthew Groves

Volume 35 Number 2 June 2013

For Whom the Bell Tolls: Directors’ Duties to Creditors after Bell
Anil Hargovan and Jason Harris

Indigenising Sentencing? Bugmy v The Queen
Thalia Anthony

Volume 35 Number 1
March 2013

Clear Choices in Murky Waters: Leo Akiba on behalf of the Torres Strait Regional Seas Claim Group v Commonwealth of Australia by Lauren Butterly

Volume 34 Number 3
September 2012

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

Volume 33 Number 4
December 2011

Providing Services to Copyright Infringers: Roadshow Films Pty Ltd v iiNet Ltd by Robert Burrell and Kimberlee Weatherall

Volume 32 Number 4
December 2010

Corporate Groups: the Intersection between Corporate and Tax Law: Commissioner of Taxation v BHP Billiton Finance Ltd by Jason Harris and Anil Harovan

Volume 32 Number 1 March 2010 The Paradox of Public Disclosure: Hogan v Australian Crime Commission by Judith Bannister
Volume 32 Number 1 March 2010

Charting the Limits of Insolvency Reorganisations: Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc v City of Swan by Jason Harris

Volume 31 Number 3 September 2009 Mind the 'Evidential Gap': Causation and Proof in Amaca Pty Ltd v Ellis by David Hamer
Volume 30 Number 3 September 2008 Getting it Right: Where is the Place of the Wrong in a Multinational Torts Case? by Anthony Gray
Volume 29 Number 3 
September 2007
Attorney-General (Commonwealth) v Alinta Limited by Emma Armson
Volume 29 Number 2 
June 2007
Vicki Roach v Commonwealth by Daniel Guttman
Volume 28 Number 1
March 2006
Minister for Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs v QAAH: Cessation of Refugee Status by Maria O'Sullivan
Volume 27 Number 1
March 2005
Ruddoch and Others v Taylor by Susan Kneebone
Volume 26 Number 4 September 2004 On Technology Locks and the Proper Scope of Digital Copyright Laws - Sony in the High Court by Kim Weatherall
Volume 25 Number 3 September 2003 Politics, Police and Proportionality - An Opportunity to Explore the Lange Test: Coleman v Power by Elisa Arcioni 
The Panel Case and Television Broadcast Copyright by Michael Handler
Volume 25 Number 2 September 2003 Redundancy and Interpretation in Industrial Agreements: The Amcor Case by Andrew Frazier
Volume 25 Number 1
March 2003
Applicants S396/2002 and S395/2002: a gay refugee couple from Bangladesh by Catherine Dauvergne and Jenni Millbank
Volume 24 Number 4 December 2002 Sport and the Law: The South Sydney Appeal by Saul Fridman
Volume 24 Number 2 September 2002 Australian Competition and Consumer Commision v The Daniels Corporation International Pty Ltd and Another by Suzanne B McNicol
The Message, Not the Medium: Defamation, Publication and the Internet in Dow Jones & Co Inc v Gutnick by David Rolph
Volume 24 Number 1 June 2002 The Case of the Improbable Murderer: De Grunchy v R by Jeremy Gans
Volume 23 Number 4 December 2001 Tame v Morgan and Annetts v Australian Stations Pty Ltd by Peter Handford
Volume 22 Number 3 September 2000 Immunities Under Attack: The Tort Liability of Highway Authorities and their Immunity from Liability for on-Feasance: Brodie v Singleton Shire Council, Ghantous v Hawkesbury City Council by Barbara McDonald
Volume 21 Number 4 December 1999 Esso Australia Resources Ltd v Federal Commisioner of Taxation by Suzanne B McNicol
Volume 21 Number 2
June 1999
Campomar Sociedad Limitada & Anor v Nike International Ltd & Anor by Eileen Webb and Diana Farrelly
Volume 20 Number 4 December 1998 HG v The Queen by Eilis S Magner
- See decision on AustLII
Volume 20 Number 3 September 1998 Minister for Immigration and Ethnic Affairs v Eshetu by Mary Crock and Mark Gibian
- See decision on AustLII
Volume 20 Number 2
June 1998
Copyright and Computer Programs: Data Access v Powerflex Before the High Court by Ben Kremer
- See decision on AustLII
Volume 20 Number 1
March 1998
The Hindmarsh Island Bridge Act. Must Laws Based on the Race Power be for the "Benefit" of Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders? And what has Bridge Building got to do with the Race Power Anyway? by Nicholas Pengelley
- See decision on AustLII
Volume 19 Number 4 December 1997 "Why Would I be Lying?: The High Court in Palmer v R Confronts an Argument that may Benefit Sexual Assault Complainants by Jeremy Gans
- See decision on AustLII
Volume 19 Number 2
June 1997
Labour Law and the Inherent Requirements of the Job: Qantas Airlines Ltd v Christie - Destination: the High Court of Australia - Boarding at Gate Seven by Ronald C McCallum
Till Debt Us Do Part - A Note on National Australia Bank Ltd v Garcia by Anthony J. Duggan
- See decision on AustLII
Volume 19 Number 1
March 1997
Dead Ducks and Endangered Political Communication - Levy v State of Victoria and Lange v Australian Broadcasting Corporation by Anne Twomey
Volume 18 Number 3 September 1996 Music on Hold: The Case of Copyright and the Telephone. Telstra Corporation Ltd v Australasian Performing Rights Association Ltd by Patricia Loughlan
"Unatural Rejection of Womanhood and Motherhood": Pregnancy, Damages and the Law. A Note on CES v Superclinics (Aust) Pty Ltd by Reg Graycar and Jenny Morgan