Defending Sir Samuel Griffith’s legacy – Interview on Credlin (24 June 2022)

In June 2022, I was invited to appear on Credlin to discuss moves to 'cancel' Sir Samuel Griffith and the work of The Samuel Griffith Society to defend and preserve his legacy. You can view the full interview via Sky News Australia at: https://www.skynews.com.au/opinion/peta-credlin/cant-afford-to-concede-on-sir-samuel-griffiths-legacy/video/17988278e43b49b25296f0237ebbdfab

The legacy of Sir Samuel Griffith – Comments in The Guardian Australia (5 June 2022)

In June 2022, I was invited to comment on calls to 'cancel' Sir Samuel Griffith by removing his name from the university, electorate, suburb and law journal named in recognition of his significant role in Federation. I argued that we should continue to commemorate Griffith's legacy because we continue to enjoy its benefits – a … Continue reading The legacy of Sir Samuel Griffith – Comments in The Guardian Australia (5 June 2022)

The controversial ‘Love’ decision – Comments in The Guardian Australia (16 October 2021)

In October 2021, I was invited to comment on the Morrison Government's challenge to the controversial decision in Love and Thoms. I argued that the High Court has never been bound by its past decisions and - consistent with the principle of judicial independence - should not be discouraged from reconsidering them when it deems … Continue reading The controversial ‘Love’ decision – Comments in The Guardian Australia (16 October 2021)

The case for parliamentary term limits

This week, as the 117th Congress of the United States began its term, I made the following case for parliamentary term limits in The Spectator. Drawing upon my experience of Capitol Hill in the office of outgoing Congressman Ted S. Yoho, I argue that term limits would allow our politicians to spend less time campaigning … Continue reading The case for parliamentary term limits

Case Note: James Cook University v Ridd [2020] FCAFC 123

Earlier this year, the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia handed down its judgment in James Cook University's appeal against the 2019 decision of the Federal Circuit Court in Ridd v James Cook University [2019] FCCA 997. I wrote a case note on the decision for Thompson Reuters' Workplace Review. My article, along … Continue reading Case Note: James Cook University v Ridd [2020] FCAFC 123