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Publications by Greg Weeks

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Book Chapters


Conference Papers

  • “Governing Without Parliament: the Impact of Soft Law”, to be presented at New Theories of the State’s Authority: Beyond the Separation of Powers, National University of Singapore, 31 October - 2 November 2016.
  • “Self-regulation and Soft Law”, presented at the Regulation, Litigation and Enforcement: Adjuncts & Alternatives to Traditional Enforcement Seminar, UNSW Law, 23 September 2016.
  • “Government Accountability as a ‘Constitutional Value’”, presented at the Australian Constitutional Values Workshop, UNSW Law, 10 June 2016 (with Janina Boughey).
  • “Soft Law in the Jurisdiction of the Land and Environment Court”, presented at a Twilight Seminar for the Land and Environment Court of New South Wales, 13 April 2016.
  • "Justice Mason and the Essence of a Fiduciary Relationship: Hospital Products Limited v United States Surgical Corporation", presented at the Great Australian Dissents Workshop, UNSW Sydney, 9 June 2015 (with Simone Degeling).
  • "The Legitimacy of Expectations About Fairness: Can Process and Substance be Untangled?", presented at the Public Law Conference: Process and Substance in Public Law, University of Cambridge, Faculty of Law, 15 - 17 September 2014 (with Matthew Groves).
  • "The Use of Soft Law by Australian Public Authorities: Issues and Remedies", presented at the Practice and Theory of Soft Law Academic Symposium, Peking University Soft Law Centre, 9 July 2011.
  • "A Marriage of Strangers: the Wednesbury standard in tort law", presented at the Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law Postgraduate Research Conference, UNSW, 12 July 2010.



  • Department of Attorney-General and Justice (NSW), Reform of Judicial Review in NSW (11 April 2011).
  • Administrative Review Council, Judicial Review in Australia: Consultation Paper (1 July 2011).
  • Joint Select Committee on Australia's Immigration Detention Network (with Jane McAdam, Fiona Chong and Alice Noda, 11 August 2011).


Book Reviews

  • "Leading Cases in Australian Law: A Guide to the 200 Most Frequently Cited Judgments by Daniel Reynolds and Lyndon Goddard" (2016) 24 AJ Admin Law (forthcoming).
  • “Statutory Interpretation in Australia (8th ed) by DC Pearce and RS Geddes” (2015) 22 AJ Admin L 132 – 133.
  • “Justice in Tribunals (4th ed) by JRS Forbes” (2015) 22 AJ Admin L 201 – 202.
  • “Administrative Justice and its Availability by Justice Debra Mortimer (ed)” (2015) 23 AJ Admin L 56 – 57.
  • “Judicial Remedies in Public Law (5th ed) by The Hon Mr Justice Clive Lewis QC” (2015) 23 AJ Admin L 59 – 60.
  • "Murray Gleeson: The Smiler by Michael Pelly' (2014) 21 Australian Journal of Administrative Law 230 - 232.
  • “Judicial Review: The Laws of Australia by Mark Robinson (ed)” (2014) 22 AJ Admin L 63.
  • “Australian Public Law (2nd ed) by Gabrielle Appleby, Alexander Reilly and Laura Grenfell” (2014) 22 AJ Admin L 65 – 66.
  • “Public Law: Text, Cases, and Materials (2nd ed) by Andrew Le Sueur, Maurice Sunkin and Jo Eric Khushal Murkens” (2014) 22 AJ Admin L 64 – 65.
  • "Towards a Public Law of Tort by Tom Cornford" (2009) 17 Torts Law Journal 311 - 318.


    Case Notes

    • "The High Court on Repudiation of Contract" (2008) 119 Australian Construction Law Newsletter 48 - 49.
    • "Case note: Civic Capital Ltd v Australian Securities and Investments Commission" (2008) 15 AJ Admin L 126 - 127.


    Blog Posts

    I was the inaugural Australian Correspondent to the UK Constitutional Law Association Blog.  My posts can be found at  

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