Table of Contents

Introduction by Geoffrey Lindell

Future Directions in Australian Law

The Use and Abuse of Precedent

The Role of the Judge at the Turn of the Century

Legislative and Judicial Law-Making: Can We Locate an Identifiable Boundary?

Rights, Values and Legal Institutions: Reshaping Australian Institutions

The Courts and Public Opinion

The Role of a Constitutional Court in a Federation: A Comparison of the Australian and the United States Experience

The Australian Constitution in Retrospect and Prospect

The Convention Model for the Republic

Administrative Law Reform: The Vision and the Reality

The Analytical Foundations, Scope and Comparative Analysis of the Judicial Review of Administrative Action

A Bill of Rights for Australia

Courts, Constitutions and Fundamental Rights

Deakin’s Vision, Australia’s Progress

Democracy and the Law

The Influence of International and Transnational Law on Australian Municipal Law

Decline of Sovereignty: Problems for Democratic Government

Themes and Tensions Underlying the Law of Contract

The Place of Equity and Equitable Remedies in the Contemporary Common Law World

Legal Research: Its Function and its Importance

Judicial Independence and the Separation of Powers – Some Problems Old and New

Sir Anthony’s Toast to the Contributors of the Oxford Companion to the High Court

The State of the Australian Judicature

The Role of Counsel and Appellate Advocacy

Swearing in as Justice of the High Court, 8 August 1972

Swearing in as Chief Justice of High Court, 6 February 1987

Chief Justice Comments on Fundamental Issues Facing the Judiciary

Biographical Details for Sir Anthony Mason AC, KBE


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