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Intellectual property law

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Australian Intellectual Property: Commentary, Law and Practice (3rd ed)

Oxford University Press, 2021

Law and technology expert Professor Kimberlee Weatherall has co-authored this text about key cases and concepts in Australian intellectual property law, drawing attention to approaches taken in other jurisdictions, especially the UK, the EU and the US. Read more

Criminal law, justice and criminology

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Crime Prevention: Principles, Perspectives and Practice

Cambridge University Press, 2021

Crime prevention expert Associate Professor Garner Clancey has co-authored this book about the theory and practice of crime prevention. Now in its third edition, the book argues for a combination of social and situational/ environmental crime prevention strategies as more effective alternatives to policing, criminal justice and 'law and order' approaches. Read more

Environmental law

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Environmental and Planning Law in New South Wales (5th ed)

Federation Press 2021

Australian Centre for Climate and Environmental Law experts Professor Rosemary Lyster, Associate Professor Ed Couzens and Dr Kate Owens are contributors to the fifth edition of this standard reference work for academics, students and practitioners alike.

The book's focus goes beyond NSW to take account of international as well as national developments. It provides an in-depth analysis of: managing environmental conflict; development, planning and assessment; biodiversity and heritage protection; energy, climate and water law; pollution control; and corporate social responsibility.

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Competition and commercial law

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International Commercial and Investor-State Arbitration: Australia and Japan in Regional and Global Contexts

Edward Elgar Publishing, 2021

Professor Luke Nottage's thought-provoking book uses historical, empirical and doctrinal research from over two decades of work in the field. Taking a comparative approach, the book focuses on Australia and Japan in their attempts to become regional hubs for international arbitration and dispute resolution services in the increasingly influential Asia-Pacific context as well as a global context. Read more

Book cover of New Frontiers in Asia-Pacific International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution

New Frontiers in Asia-Pacific International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution

Wolters Kluwer, 2021

Professor Luke Nottage, Associate Director of the Centre for Asian and Pacific Law,  has co-edited and contributed to a book that examines Asia-Pacific region initiatives not only to improve support for international commercial arbitration and investor-state dispute settlement, but also to develop alternatives, such as international commercial courts and mediation. 

Other contributors to the book include Sydney Law School experts Professor Vivienne Bath, Associate Professor Jeanne HuangAssociate Professor Stacie Strong and Dr Brett Williams.

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Taxation law

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Principles of Taxation Law 2021

Lawbook, 2021 

Tax law expert Associate Professor Celeste Black has co-authored this seminal text written specifically for students on every major aspect of the Australian tax system. Read more

Legal system and profession

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LexisNexis Concise Australian Legal Dictionary

LexisNexis, 2021

Professor David Hamer has co-edited the 6th edition of the most accurate, authoritative and popular legal dictionary in Australia. Read more

2020 publications

2018-19 publications