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Publications by Edward Santow

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Book Chapters and Journal Articles

  • `The Act that dares not speak its name: The National Human Rights Consultation Report`s parallel roads to human rights reform` (2010) 33(1) University of New South Wales Law Journal 8.
  • `Reforming the ADJR Act: Impact on refugee and discrimination law` (2010) 17(3) Australian Journal of Administrative Law 118.
  • Les McCrimmon and Edward Santow, `Justice Education, Law Reform and the Clinical Method` in Frank Bloch (ed.), The Global Clinical Movement: Educating Lawyers for Social Justice (Oxford University Press, 2010).
  • Edward Santow and George Mukundi Wachira, `The Global Alliance for Justice Education` in Frank Bloch (ed.), The Global Clinical Movement: Educating Lawyers for Social Justice (Oxford University Press, 2010).
  • Francine Johnson and Edward Santow, `How would an Australian Human Rights Act impact business?` (2010) 38 Australian Business Law Review 7.
  • `The Brennan Committee Report: Reform of Discrimination Law` (2009) 17(1) Australian Journal of Administrative Law 21.
  • `The Impact of an Australian Human Rights Act on Refugee Law` (2009) 16(4) Australian Journal of Administrative Law 183.
  • `What can the Victorian Charter do for homeless people?` (2008) 21 Parity 16.
  • Edward Santow and Mary Crock, `Privative Clauses and the Limits of the Law` in M Groves and HP Lee (eds), Australian Administrative Law: Fundamentals, Principles and Doctrines (2007, Cambridge University Press).
  • `Reforming the Uniform Evidence Acts in respect of Traditional Laws and Customs` (2006) 10 Australian Indigenous Law Reporter 53.
  • `The Terror, the Terror” (2006) 80(5) Law Institute of Victoria Journal 74.
  • `Review of Federal Sedition Laws` (2006) 92 Law Letter 23.
  • `Muzzling the Media: Reporting Sensitive Information` (2004) 13 Polemic 9.

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Conference papers and speeches

  • Nicola McGarrity and Edward Santow, `Anti-terrorism laws: Balancing national security and a fair hearing in civil proceedings` (Paper presented at the International Anti-Terrorism Symposium, Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law, Sydney, 6 August 2010).
  • `Enhanced scrutiny of human rights: Of parliament, pigs and lipstick` (Paper presented at the Australian Institute of Administrative Law National Forum, Sydney, 23 July 2010).
  • `Law reform and clinical legal education` (Paper presented at the Iran-US-Australia Human Rights Advocates Course, Sydney, 23 July 2010).
  • `Who`s afraid of unelected judges? A positive case for increasing the judicial role in human rights protection` (Speech delivered at the NSW Bar Association`s seminar Constituting Law: Law`s Dependence on Social Values, Sydney, 1 June 2010).
  • `Human rights law in Australia` (Speech delivered at the Public Interest Advocacy Centre seminar Law for Non-Lawyers, Sydney, 1 June 2010).
  • `Striking a balance between anti-terrorism laws and civil liberties` (Speech delivered at the Future Summit 2010, Melbourne, 24 May 2010).
  • `Administrative decision making and the human rights lens` (Paper presented at the Excellence in Government Decision-making Course, University of Sydney, 22 March 2010).
  • `A Human Rights Act for Australia: religion and ethics` (Speech delivered at the Sydney Atheists Group Forum, Sydney, 14 February 2010).
  • `Rights, reform and the Australian Constitution: A reflection on the Human Rights Consultation and Report` (Paper presented at Centre for Comparative Constitutional Studies Conference, Melbourne, 27 November 2009).
  • `Should Australia have a Bill of Rights?` (Speech delivered at Shine Lawyers Public Debate, University of Southern Queensland, 4 November 2009).
  • Paul Kildea, Andrew Lynch and Edward Santow, `Australian Federalism and a National Human Rights Act - Implications and Challenges` (Paper presented at Conference of the Australian Political Studies Association, Macquarie University, Sydney, 28-30 September 2009).
  • `Human Rights for Australians` (Paper presented at Geography Teachers` Association Conference, NSW Parliament House, 7 August 2009).
  • `Who`s afraid of a Human Rights Act?` (Paper presented at A Charter of Rights for Australia: NSW Young Lawyers conference, Sydney, 9 May 2009).
  • `A Human Rights Act and the National Consultation` (Paper presented at Embracing an Australian Human Rights Act for People with Disability Forum, Sydney, 8 May 2009).
  • `A Charter of Rights for Australia` (Paper presented at Legal Studies Association of NSW Conference, Sydney, 3 April 2009).
  • `The business case for a Human Rights Act` (Paper presented at DLA Phillips Fox CLE forum, 24 March 2009).
  • Edward Santow and Kate Temby, `Writing submissions to law reform bodies: the National Human Rights Consultation and Beyond` (Speech delivered at Australian Human Rights Commission, Sydney, 27 February 2009).
  • Francine Johnson and Edward Santow, `Towards a federal Human Rights Act: The Consultation and business` (Paper presented at Gilbert + Tobin Lawyers Forum, Sydney, 26 February 2009).
  • Les McCrimmon and Edward Santow, `Justice, Law Reform and the Clinical Method` (Paper presented at Global Alliance for Justice Education Conference, Manila, the Philippines, 8 December 2008).
  • `A Bill of Rights for Australia: is it desirable or even possible?` (Paper presented at Uniting Church Human Rights Forum, Sydney, 20 November 2008).
  • `Protecting Human Rights in Australia: the State of Play` (Paper presented at Protecting Human Rights Conference, Melbourne, 3 October 2008).
  • `Agitating for Change, Getting Involved: New State and Federal Human Rights Initiatives` (Paper presented at Rights, Reconciliation, Respect and Responsibility Conference, UTS, 1 October 2008).
  • `A Bill of Rights for Australia` (Paper presented at Building Bridges Forum, Sydney, 27 August 2008).
  • `Putting the Charter to good use: now and in the future` (Paper presented at To Make a Difference: Human Rights and Homelessness Conference, Melbourne, 14 March 2008).
  • Edward Santow and George Mukundi Wachira, `Fostering Civic Professionalism` (Paper presented at the Future of Legal Education conference at Georgia State University, Atlanta, USA, 24 February 2008).
  • `Working to Promote Social Justice` (Speech delivered to the University of Sydney Alternative Careers Forum, 25 October 2006).
  • `Advocacy in a Social Justice Context` (Paper presented at Global Alliance for Justice Education Conference, Krakow, Poland, July 2004).

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Submissions

  • Edward Santow and George Williams, Submission to the Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs, Inquiry into the Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Bill 2010 (8 July 2010).
  • Submission to the Senate Standing Committee for the Scrutiny of Bills, Inquiry into the future direction and role of the Scrutiny of Bills Committee (5 March 2010).
  • Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law, joint submission to the Australian Government National Security Legislation Discussion Paper (2009).
  • Submission to the Australian Parliament House Standing Committee on Procedure, Inquiry into the Effectiveness of House Committees (3 July 2009).
  • Submission to the National Human Rights Consultation (May 2009).
  • Submission to the Australian Human Rights Commission`s inquiry, Freedom of Religion and Belief in the 21st Century (February 2009)-on behalf of Just Fair Treatment.
  • Submission (February 2005) to UK Parliament`s Joint Human Rights Committee regarding the Serious Organised Crime and Police Bill 2005-on behalf of ELSA Cambridge Human Rights Committee
  • Submission (November 2004) to UK Parliament`s Joint Human Rights Committee for the Review of International Human Rights Instruments-on behalf of ELSA Cambridge Human Rights Committee

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Book Reviews

  • `Review: Peter Cane, Administrative Tribunals and Adjudication` (2010) 21 Public Law Review 44.
  • `Review: Leeser and Haddrick (eds), Don`t Leave Us with the Bill: The Case Against an Australian Bill of Rights (2009)`, Australian Newspaper (13 June 2009).
  • `Review: Ratnapala et al, Australian Constitutional Law: Commentary and Cases` (2008) 91 Reform 64.
  • `Review: Lynch and Williams, What Price Security? Taking Stock of Australia’s Anti-Terror Laws` (2007) 89 Reform 82.
  • `Review: Hathaway, The Rights of Refugees under International Law` (2007) 89 Reform 86.

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Selected media

  • Interview on anti-terrorism laws and civil liberties, Business Spectator (25 May 2010).
  • `Human rights reform - an opportunity missed`, National Times (23 April 2010).
  • Interview with Rachel Ball and Ben Schokman for Radio 3CR on human rights reform (22 April 2010).
  • `Presumption of innocence protected`, The Age (20 March 2010).
  • `Bill of rights debate clouded by fog of war`, Australian Financial Review (26 February 2010), 20.
  • `Frank Brennan`s Explosive Recommendations` (15 October 2009), Inside Story.
  • `An Australian Bill of Rights` (2009) Court of Conscience 8.
  • Interview with James Eyers in `Call for federal human rights act` (9 October 2009), Australian Financial Review, 43.
  • `A Fortress of Dignity Benefits from Broad Input` (12 December 2008), Australian Financial Review, 44.
  • `Reforming Human Rights in Australia` (December 2008) Uniken, 19.

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