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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)


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