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)

On the passing of Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the politicisation of the Courts

Earlier this week I was published in The Spectator with some reflections on the ramifications of the sudden passing of US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The intense political battle that is brewing over President Donald Trump's nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett as Ginsburg's replacement demonstrates just how contentious the Supreme Court has … Continue reading On the passing of Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the politicisation of the Courts