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A Simple Common Lawyer: Essays in Honour of Michael Taggart

Edited by: David Hunt Murray Dyzenhaus, Grant Huscroft

ISBN13: 9781841139234
Published: February 2009
Publisher: Hart Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
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Michael Taggart is the Alexander Turner Professor of Law at 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.

Constitutional and Administrative Law
1. Introduction Grant Huscroft, David Dyzenhaus and Murray Hunt
2. Process, Quality and Variable Standards: Responding to an Agent Provocateur Mark Aronson
3. The Legitimacy of the Rule of Law David Dyzenhaus
4. Righting Administrative Law Sian Elias
5. The 'Hidden Paw' of the State and the Publicisation of Private Law Carol Harlow
6. Against Bifurcation Murray Hunt
7. 'You Say You Want a Revolution': Bills of Rights in the Age of Human Rights Grant Huscroft and Paul Rishworth
8. Why the History of English Administrative Law is not Written Martin Loughlin
9. Mike Taggart and Australian Exceptionalism Sir Anthony Mason
10. Public Function Tests: Bringing Back the State? Janet McLean
11. A History of the Modern Jurisprudence of Aboriginal Rights - Some Observations on the Journey So Far P G McHugh
12. 'Because I Said So!' Is That Ever Good Enough?-Findings and Reasons in Canadian Administrative Law David Mullan
13. To Be or Not to Be: The Constitutional Relationship Between New Zealand and Australia Cheryl Saunders
14. Early Days Sir Stephen Sedley
15. The Killing of the Prisoners at Agincourt and a Movement from Contract to Status A W B Simpson