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Robyn Carroll, James Chiu and Prue Vines, Apology Ordinance (Cap 631) Commentary and Annotations (Hong Kong Commentary and Annotations Library), Sweet & Maxwell, Hong Kong, 2018.

Sappideen, Vines and Watson Torts: commentary and cases,  12th ed., Thomson Reuters, 2016

Vines, Prue  the Aboriginal Wills Handbook: a practical guide to making culturally appropriate wills for Aboriginal People, 2nd edition, NSW Trustee & Guardian, 2015

Vines, Prue Law and Justice in Australia: foundations of the Legal System, 3rd ed,OUP, 2013

Croucher and Vines, Succession: families property and death, 4th ed, LexisNexis 2013

Sappideen, Vines and Watson, Torts: commentary and cases, 11th ed, Thomson Reuters, 2012

Vines, The Aboriginal Wills Handbook: a practical guide to making culturally appropriate wills for Aboriginal people, NSW Trustee & Guardian, 2013

Vines, Prue ,   Bleak House Revisited? Disproportionality in Family Provision Estate Litigation in New South Wales and Victoria,   Australasian Institute of Judicial Administration Incorporated,  2011.

Carolyn Sappideen and Prue Vines (eds) Fleming's The Law of Torts, 10th ed, Thomson Reuters, 2011

Prue Vines,  Law and Justice in Australia: foundations of the legal system 2nd ed, Oxford University Press, 2009

Rosalind Croucher and Prue Vines, Succession: families, property and death, 3rd ed, LexisNexis, 2009

Carolyn Sappideen, Prue Vines, Helen Grant and Penelope Watson ,  Torts : commentary and materials,  10th ed, Thomson Reuters, 2009

Sappideen, Vines, Grant and Watson,  Morison and Sappideen's Torts: commentary and materials, 9th ed, Thomson, Sydney 2006, pp 1-1028 

Vines, Prue,  Law and Justice in Australia: Foundations of the Legal System,  Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 2005, pp 1-373

Atherton and Vines, Succession: Families, Property and Death, 2nd ed,  LexisNexis Butterworths, Sydney, 2003 , pp 1- 664

Atherton and Vines, Succession:families, property and Death, Butterworths, 1996


Journal Issue

Robyn Carroll and Prue Vines (eds) The Place of Apology in Law  (2017) 7(3) Oñati Socio-legal Series ISSN: 2079-5971


Chapters in books


Prue Vines, 'Apologies, Liability and civil Society: where to from here?' in R Levy et al (eds)  New directions for Law in Australia: essays in contemporary law reform  (ANU Press, 2017)

Nicola Peart and Prue Vines ‘Family Provision in New Zealand and Australia’ in in  Kenneth Reid, Marius de Waal and Reinhard Zimmerman, (eds)  Comparative Succession Law: Volume 3, Family Provision  (Oxford University Press,  forthcoming 2018)

Prue Vines ‘Apologies as Canaries’ in Kit Barker et al (eds)Private Law in the 21st Century, (Hart Publishing, 2017 )
Genevieve Grant, Kylie Burns, Rosamund Harrington, Prue Vines, Elizabeth Kendall and Annick Maujean, ‘When Lump Sums Run Out : Disputes at the Borderlines of Tort Law, Injury Compensation and Social Security ‘ in Kit Barker et al (eds), Private Law in the 21st Century, (Hart Publishing, 2017 )
Prue Vines ‘Being a Resilient Law Student’ Blackbird  (University of Western Australia Student Law Society, 2016).
Prue Vines ‘Doping as Tort: liability of sports supervisors and the problem of consent’ in U. Haas and D. Healey (eds)  Doping in Sport (Hart Publishing, 2016)
Nicola Peart and Prue Vines, ‘Will Substitutes in New Zealand and Australia’ in  Alexandra Braun and Anne Roethel (eds), New Modes of Succession: The Phenomenon of Will-Substitutes from a Comparative Perspective, (Hart Publishing, 2016)
Vines and Morgan, ‘Contemplative Practice in the Law School: Breaking Barriers to Learning and Resilience’ in R.Field, J. Duffy and C. James, Legal Education and Lawyer Well-being: Evidence from Australia and beyond.(Ashgate, 2016.)
Nicola Peart and Prue Vines, ‘Intestate succession in Australia and New Zealand’ in  Kenneth Reid, Marius de Waal and Reinhard Zimmerman, (eds)  Comparative Succession Law: Volume 2, Intestate Succession  (Oxford University Press,  2015

Prue Vines, ‘Putting Apologies in their rightful Place’ in Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party (ed)  Justice Matters: Essays on Improving Scotland’s Justice System 2015.

Vines, P,  Working Towards the Resilient Lawyer’ in  L Wolff andM  Nicolae (eds) the First Year Law Experience: a new beginning  Halstead Press,  2014

Donella Piper, Tina Cockburn, Bill Madden, Prue Vines, Janine McIlwraith , ‘The role of law in communicating patient safety,’ in Rick Iediema, Donella Piper, Marie Manidis (eds),Communicating Quality and Safety in Health Care, (Cambridge University Press 2015 ISBN 9781107699328)

Dominic Fitzsimmons, Prue Vines and Julian Laurens, ‘The Authentic Lens: a comparison of using narratives in First Year Core and Final Year elective courses’ in Kathryn Coleman and Adele Flood, Disciplines: Lenses of Learning, Common Ground Publishing, 2013

Vines, Prue,  ‘Comparative Approaches’ in Simon Halliday (ed)  An Introduction to the Study of Law; W Green Edinburgh, Thomson Reuters UK 2012. pp

Vines, Prue ‘Misfeasance in Public Office: old tort new tricks?’ in Edelman, Degeling and Goudkamp (eds), Torts in Commercial Law , Thomson Reuters, 2011

Vines, Prue 'Succession and trusts' in Lindgren (ed) Vermeesch and Lindgren's Business Law in Australia, 12th ed., LexisNexis Butterworths, 2011 

Vines. Prue, Chapter 1 'Introduction'. Chapter 6 'Negligence: introduction'; Chapter 8 'Duty of Care' (with Handford and Harlow), Chapter 17, 'Animals', Chapter 27 'Abuse of Legal Procedure' and Chapter 29 'Domestic Relations' in  Sappideen and Vines(eds) Fleming'sThe Law of Torts,  10th ed, Thomson Reuters (2011)

Vines , Prue 'The Power of apology: mercy, forgiveness or corrective justice in the civil liability arena? in M N Bhavani (ed) Corrective Justice to REstorative Justice:paradigm shift, Amicus Books, Icfai University Press, Hyderabad (2008)

Vines Prue and Croucher R, 'Law and Religion: Religion and Death in the Common Law' in P Radan, D Meyerson and R Croucher (eds), Law and Religion: God, the State and the Common Law,  Routledge Studies in Religion, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, and New York, 2005, pp 295-320 

Vines, Prue  'Succession and Trusts' in RB Vermeesch and K Lindgren, Business Law of Australia, 11th ed, Lexis Nexis Butterworths, 2005  pp1020-1044 

Vines, Prue 'When Cultures Clash: Aborigines and Inheritance in Australia' in Miller, G (ed) Frontiers of Family Law, Ashgate Press, 2003, pp  98-119.

Vines, Prue  'Succession and Trusts' in RB Vermeesch and K Lindgren, Business Law of Australia, 10th ed, Butterworths, 2001, pp 1053-1079

Vines, Prue, 'Dealing with Death and the Body from a Multicultural Perspective - the Post-mortem Examination' in Atherton R (ed) The International Academy of Estate and Trust Law, Selected Papers 1997-1999,  535-546.

Vines, Prue  'Bodily Remains in the  Cemetery and the Burial Ground: a Comparative Anthropology of Law and Death  or  How Long can I Stay?' in D Manderson,  Courting Death, Pluto Press, London, 1999, pp 111-127.

Vines, Prue  'Succession and Trusts' in RB Vermeesch and K Lindgren, Business Law of Australia, 9th ed, Butterworths, 1998, pp 1279-1313.

Vines, Prue  'Update: Guide to the Preparation of Wills' Lawyers Practice Manual NSW,  Redfern Legal Centre, LBC Information Services, 1998,  32 pages.

Vines Prue, 'Succession: the Forfeiture Rule' in R Graycar and J Morgan,  Including Gender Issues in the Law Curriculum: work and violence themes Department of Employment Education and Training, 2 Vols, 625pp, 1996, archived at: , 18 pages

Vines, Prue,  'Succession' in R Baxt and A Moore (eds)  An Annual Survey of Australian Law , Adelaide Law Review Association, 1995, pp 445-468



Prue Vines ' Just and Equitable distribution on Intestacy according to Aboriginal tradition- the first use of the Succession Act 2006 (NSW) Part 4.4 (2017) 11(1) Journal of Equity 113-131
Prue Vines,  'Testamentary Freedom and Customary Law: the impact of succession law on the inheritance needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in Australia'  (2017) 91 Australian Law Journal 360-364
Prue Vines, Matthew Butt and Genevieve Grant, ' When Lump Sum Compensation Runs Out: Personal Responsibility or Legal System Failure?' (2017)  39 Sydney Law Review 365-397
Prue Vines, 'The Value of Apologising within a Moral Community: Making apologies Work' (2017) 7 (3)  Onati Socio-Legal Series: the Place of Apology in Law 370-389
Robyn Carroll and Prue Vines, 'Introduction', (2017) 7(3) Onati Socio-Legal Series: the Place of Apology in Law  365-369
Prue Vines, 'Apologies as corrective Justice in tort Law: Reparation and Compensation as (partial) redemption in a torts system' (2017) June Amity Law Journal
Prue Vines ‘Giving a voice to Aboriginal people: why Aboriginal people in Australia need wills more than everyone else’ (2016)  10 Court of Conscience 80
Prue Vines, ‘Problems of Authority in Law and Anthropology: a case study on Aboriginal Australian Inheritance’ (2016) May Law and Method 1-15:  DOI: 10.5553/REM/.000018
Prue Vines, ‘Annie Ludford, Postmistress: the Married Women’s Property Acts and Public Service Employment in 1890s NSW’ (2015) 2 law&history 146-176
Prue Vines and Nicola Kozlina, ‘Using the Wider Common Law as a baseline to defend subversion by statute? The case of the professional negligence ‘defence’ in New South Wales’ (2015) 22(3)  Torts Law Journal  250-273.
Vines, P, ‘ Apologising for Personal Injury in Law: Failing to Take Account of Lessons from Psychology in Blameworthiness and Propensity to Sue’ (2015) 22(4)  Psychiatry, Psychology and Law 624-234 DOI: 10.1080/13218719.2014.965295 1-11.

Vines and Butt, ‘Running Out of Compensation Money: whipping away the social security blanket?’ (2013) 7 Court of Conscience 17.

 Vines, P  ‘The usual sources: historical surprises in letters and wills ‘  [2013] ANZLH E-Journal, Refereed Paper No 7

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Vines, P ‘ The protected apology as the modern response to the moral question at the heart of Donoghue v Stevenson: What if Stevenson had apologised? ‘ (2013) (3)  The Juridical Review  483

Vines, P ‘The apology in civil liability: underused and undervalued? (2013) 115 Precedent 28-31

Vines, Prue ‘The NSW Project on the Inheritance Needs of Aboriginal People: solving the problem by making culturally appropriate wills’(2013) 16 (2) Australian Indigenous Law Review  18-32

Vines, Prue ‘Public wrongs and private rights: the tort of misfeasance in public office’ (2012) 11 1 Precedent  4-7

Vines, Prue ‘Putting Indigenous issues into the curriculum: succession and equity’ (2012) 4 Ngiya  54-62

Vines, Prue ‘Apologising for personal injury and other civil harms – changes in Queensland’ (2011) 8(2) Australian Civil Liability 162- 164

Vines, Prue ‘ Making Wills for Aboriginal People in NSW’ (2011) 49 (8) Law Society Journal 72-74

Prue Vines, Mehera San Roque and Emily Rumble , 'Is "nervous shock" still a feminist issue? The duty of care and psychiatric injury in Australia' (2010) 18(1) The Tort Law Review 9-32

Prue Vines, ' Straddling the Public/Private Divide: tortious liability of public authorities'  (2010) 9 (4)  The Judicial Review 445-475

Prue Vines 'Scope of duty and standard of care in the High Court: Dederer and the careless plaintiff'  (2010)  7(3) Australian Civil Liability  34-36

Tani and Vines 'Law Students attitudes to education: a pointer to depression in the legal academy and the profession?'  (2009) 19(1) Legal Education Review 3-39

Vines, P 'Apologies and Civil Liability in the UK: a view from Elsewhere' (2008) 12(2)    Edinburgh Law Journal 200-230

Vines, Prue,  'The Sacred and the Profane: Property Concepts in Post-mortem Examinations'  (2007) 29(2) Sydney Law Review 235-261.

Vines, Prue, 'The Power of Apology: Mercy, Forgiveness or Corrective Justice in the Civil Liability Arena'   (2007) 1(1)  Public Space: the journal of law and social justice 1-50

Vines, Prue, 'Suffer the Little Children: Limitations Provisions for Children  with Personal Injury.' (2007) 3(10)Australian Civil Liability 89-92

Vines, Prue, 'Drafting Wills for Indigenous People: Pitfalls and Considerations' (2007) 6(25)  Indigenous Law Bulletin 6-9

Fitzsimmons, Kozlina and Vines, 'Optimising the First Year Experience: the Law Peer Tutor Program at the University of New South Wales',  (2006) 16 (1 & 2) Legal Education Review 99-124

Vines, Prue,  'Apologising to Avoid Liability: Cynical Civility or Practical Morality?' (2005) 27(5) Sydney Law Review 483-505.

Vines, Prue,  'Consequences of Intestacy for Indigenous People in Australia : the Passing of Property and Burial Rights' (2004) 8(4)  Australian Indigenous Law Reporter 1-10

Vines, Prue,  'Agent Responsibility and Vicarious Liability: commentary on Peter Cane,  Responsibility in Law and Morality'(2004)  29 Australian Journal of Legal Philosophy 179-184

Vines, Prue, ' State of New South Wales v Lepore; Rich and Samin v State of Queensland: School's Responsibility for Teachers' Sexual Assault: Non-Delegable Duty and Vicarious Liability' (2003) 27(2)  Melbourne University Law Review 612-626

 Vines, Prue,  'Challenging the Testator's Mind by Challenging Lifetime Transactions: Bridgewater v Leahy as Backdoor Probate Law' (2003) 10 Australian Property Law Journal 53-63.

Vines, Prue, ' "In the Name of God, Amen": Seeking the Testator's Authentic Voice in Research using Wills' (2002) 6  Law Text Culture 63-85

Vines, Prue, 'The Quality and Proof of Intention in the Dispensing Power: Lessons from a Short History' (2002) 9 (3) Australian Property Law Journal 264-281

Vines, Prue, 'Tort Reform, Insurance and Responsibility' (2002) 25(3) UNSW Law Journal 842-848  

Vines, Prue, 'Wills as Shields and Spears: the failure of intestacy law and the need for wills for customary law purposes in Australia' (2001) 5 (13)  Indigenous Law Bulletin 16-19.

Vines, Prue,  'Fault, Responsibility and Negligence in the High Court of Australia ' (2000) 8(2) Tort Law Review  130-145

Vines, Prue,   'The Needle in the Haystack: Principle in the Duty of Care' (2000) 23 (2) University of New South Wales Law Journal  35-57

Vines, Prue,  'Objections to Post-mortem Examination - Multiculturalism, Psychology and Legal Decision-making' (2000) 7 (4)  Journal of Law and Medicine 422-433.

Vines, Prue  and McFarlane, O, 'Investigating to Save Lives: Coroners and Aboriginal Deaths in Custody' (2000) 4(27)  Indigenous Law Bulletin  8-13  ( 70% contribution)

Vines, Prue, 'Resting in Peace?: a Comparison of the Legal Control of Bodily Remains in Cemeteries and Aboriginal Burial Grounds in Australia '  (1998) 20(1) Sydney Law Review  78-107

Vines, Prue, 'Land and Royal Revenue: the Statute for the Explanation of the Statute of Wills 1542-43' (1997)  3(1)  Australian Journal of Legal History 113-130

Major Reviews:Vines, Prue , Report : Bleak House Revisited? Disproportionality in Family Provision Estate Litigation in New South Wales and Victoria, Australasian Institute of Judicial Administration Incorporated, 2011.

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