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Author Dyzenhaus, David.

Title A simple common lawyer : essays in honour of Michael Taggart / edited by David Dyzenhaus, Murray Hunt and Grant Huscroft
Published Oxford ; Portland, Or. : Hart, 2009

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Description ix, 334 pages ; 25 cm
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Process, quality and variable standards : responding to an agent provocateur -- 3. The legitimacy of the rule of law -- 4. Righting administrative law -- 5. The 'hidden paw' of the state and the publicisation of private law -- 6. Against bifurcation -- 7. You say you want a revolution : Bill of Rights in the age of human rights -- 8. Why the history of English administrative law is not written -- 9. Mike Taggart and Australian exceptionalism -- 10. Public function tests : bringing back the state? -- 11. A history of the modern jurisprudence of Aboriginal rights - some observations on the journey so far -- 12. Because I said so!' is that ever good enough? - Findings and reasons in Canadian administrative law -- 13. To be or not to be : the constitutional relationship between New Zealand and Australia -- 14. Early days -- 15. The killing of the prisoners at Agincourt and a movement from contract to status -- The writings of Michael Taggart
Summary Michael Taggart is the Alexander Turner Professor of Law in the University of Auckland, New Zealand. He has written extensively on administrative and public law, privatisation and the public/private law divide. He has visited at the Universities of Melbourne, Toronto, Cambridge, Paris II, Saskatchewan, Western Ontario and Queen's University at Kingston and Osgoode Hall Law School. This series of essays, dedicated to him by a group of his former students, colleagues and friends in practice and at the Bar, marks his enormous contribution to the development of administrative law around the common law world
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-319)
Subject Taggart, Michael.
Administrative law.
Genre/Form Festschriften.
Author Dyzenhaus, David.
Hunt, Murray.
Huscroft, Grant.
Taggart, Michael.
LC no. 2009419333
ISBN 1841139238 (hbk.)
9781841139234 (hbk.)
Other Titles Essays in honour of Michael Taggart