Michael Douglas

The University of Western Australia Law School

M253

35 Stirling Highway

Crawley, Western Australia 6009

Australia

http://www.web.uwa.edu.au/person/michael.c.douglas

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (25)

1.

The Impact of the Hague Principles on Choice of Law in International Commercial Contracts

Melbourne Journal of International Law, Vol. 19, No. 1, 2018
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 24 Aug 2018
Michael Douglas and Nicholas Loadsman
The University of Western Australia Law School and Clayton Utz
Downloads 546 (62,470)
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Choice of Law, Hague Conference, Conflict of Laws, Private International Law, International Private Law, Principles on Choice of Law in International Commercial Contracts, Hague Convention, Contract, Choice of Law Clause, Public Policy, Mandatory Law, Australia

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‘Their Evil Lies in the Grapevine Effect’: Assessment of Damages in Defamation by Social Media

Media and Arts Law Review, Vol. 20, No. 4, pp. 367-379, 2015, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 16/61
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 22 Jul 2016
Michael Douglas
The University of Western Australia Law School
Downloads 531 (64,583)

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Defamation, damages, grapevine effect, social media, Facebook, Twitter, internet

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A New Approach to Service Outside the Jurisdiction and Outside Australia under the Uniform Civil Procedure Rules

Australian Bar Review, Vol. 44, No. 2, pp. 160-185, 2017, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 17/67
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 25 Aug 2017
Michael Douglas and Vivienne Bath
The University of Western Australia Law School and The University of Sydney Law School
Downloads 485 (72,331)

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Jurisdiction, service, service outside the jurisdiction, extraterritorial jurisdiction, forum non conveniens, real and substantial connection, forum, Uniform Civil Procedure Rules

4.

Rebel Wilson's Pitch Perfect Defamation Victory

(2018) 29(2) Entertainment Law Review 37, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 18/32, UWA School of Law Research Paper No. 2018
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 24 May 2018
David Rolph and Michael Douglas
The University of Sydney Law School and The University of Western Australia Law School
Downloads 386 (94,672)

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defamation, damages, economic loss, conflict of laws, tort law, Australia, loss of opportunity, celebrity, grapevine effect

5.

A Global Injunction Against Google

Michael Douglas, ‘A Global Injunction Against Google’ (2018) 134(Apr) The Law Quarterly Review 181, University of Western Australia School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 13 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2018
Michael Douglas
The University of Western Australia Law School
Downloads 327 (114,147)

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Blocking injunctions, Canada, Counterfeits, Extraterritoriality, Foreign companies, Jurisdiction, Non-parties, Online infringement, Search engines

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Questioning the Right to be Forgotten

Alternative Law Journal, Vol. 40, No. 2, pp. 109-112, 2015, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 16/59
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 14 Jul 2016
Michael Douglas
The University of Western Australia Law School
Downloads 327 (114,147)

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Right to Be Forgotten, Privacy, Digital Eternity, Google, Internet

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Extraterritorial Injunctions Affecting the Internet

(2018) 12(1) Journal of Equity 34
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 23 Aug 2018
Michael Douglas
The University of Western Australia Law School
Downloads 280 (134,536)

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injunction, equity, extraterritorial, internet, jurisdiction, service, remedy, choice of law, conflict of laws, private international law, breach of confidence, defamation

8.

Australia's Law Graduate Glut

Alternative Law Journal, Vol. 41, No. 2, pp. 118-120, 2016, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 16/63
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 28 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2016
Michael Douglas and Nicholas van Hattem
The University of Western Australia Law School and Australian National University (ANU)
Downloads 171 (214,293)

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Legal Education, Legal Practice, Law Graduate, Graduate Oversupply, Graduate Glut, Piddington

9.

Coronavirus and the Law of Obligations

UNSW Law Journal Forum, No. 3, 2020, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 20/41
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 24 Jul 2020
Michael Douglas and John Eldridge
The University of Western Australia Law School and The University of Sydney Law School
Downloads 145 (245,887)

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coronavirus, COVID-19, frustration, force majeure, pandemics, tort, contract

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Breaking New Ground? Nuisance, Negligence and Pure Economic Loss in Marsh v Baxter

(2014) 22(2) Torts Law Journal 160
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 01 Sep 2018
Anna Bunn and Michael Douglas
Curtin University - Curtin Law School and The University of Western Australia Law School
Downloads 140 (252,866)

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negligence, nuisance, pure economic loss, torts, GM, organic, canola, farming

11.

Anti-Suit Injunctions in Australia

Melbourne University Law Review, Vol. 41, No. 1, Forthcoming, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 17/64
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 16 Aug 2017
Michael Douglas
The University of Western Australia Law School
Downloads 128 (270,816)

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Anti-Suit Injunction, Injunction, Jurisdiction, Equity, Private International Law

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What Is the Value of Freedom? Nominal Damages for False Imprisonment

(2013) 21(3) Tort Law Review 117
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 31 Oct 2019
Michael Douglas
The University of Western Australia Law School
Downloads 126 (274,072)

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Torts, false imprisonment, damages, nominal damages

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The Hague Judgments Convention in Australian Law

(2019) 47(3) Federal Law Review 420, Griffith University Law School Research Paper
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2019
Michael Douglas, Mary Keyes, Sarah McKibbin and Reid Mortensen
The University of Western Australia Law School, Griffith University - Griffith Law School, University of Southern Queensland - School of Law and Justice and University of Southern Queensland - School of Law and Justice
Downloads 126 (274,072)

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Hague, judgments convention, recognition and enforcement, foreign judgments, private international law

14.

Choice of Court Agreements Under an International Civil Law Act

(2018) 34(3) Journal of Contract Law 186, UWA School of Law Research Paper No. 2018
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 30 Apr 2018
Michael Douglas
The University of Western Australia Law School
Downloads 125 (275,710)

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Hague Convention, Choice of Court, Jurisdiction, Foreign Judgments, Private International Law

15.

Movie Star Wars: Bauer Media Strikes Back, or a Lost Hope?

(2018) 29(8) Entertainment Law Review 265
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 10 Dec 2018
David Rolph and Michael Douglas
The University of Sydney Law School and The University of Western Australia Law School
Downloads 123 (279,025)

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Torts, Defamation, Damages, Aggravated Damages, Causation, Economic Loss, Rebel Wilson, Media Law

16.

Defamatory Capacity in the Digital Age

Tort Law Review, 2018
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 05 Dec 2018
Michael Douglas
The University of Western Australia Law School
Downloads 104 (313,830)

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Defamation, defamatory capacity, Google, ordinary reasonable person, torts, law reform

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Submission on the Draft Amendments to the Model Defamation Provisions

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 04 Mar 2020
Michael Douglas
The University of Western Australia Law School
Downloads 86 (354,223)
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Defamation, Torts, Remedies, Damages, Serious Harm

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The Decline of 'Exorbitant Jurisdiction'?

(2019) 93(4) Australian Law Journal 278
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 06 May 2019
Michael Douglas
The University of Western Australia Law School
Downloads 83 (361,996)

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jurisdiction, exorbitant, service, private international law, cross-border litigation

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Characterisation of Breach of Confidence As a Privacy Tort in Private International Law

University of New South Wales Law Journal, Vol. 41, No. 2, 2018
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Jun 2018
Michael Douglas
The University of Western Australia Law School
Downloads 72 (392,610)
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breach of confidence, misuse of private information, privacy torts, conflict of laws, private international law, choice of law, jurisdiction, characterisation, classification, qualification, Australia

20.

Will Australia Accede to the Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements?

Macquarie Law Journal, Vol. 17, pp. 147-151, 2017, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 17/49
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 23 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2017
Michael Douglas
The University of Western Australia Law School
Downloads 67 (408,089)

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jurisdiction, private international law, choice of court

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The Media's Standing to Challenge Departures from Open Justice

Adelaide Law Review, Vol. 37, No. 1, pp. 69-99, 2016, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 16/58
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2016
Michael Douglas
The University of Western Australia Law School
Downloads 64 (417,878)

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open justice, standing, media, jurisdiction, newspaper, suppression, open court

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How to Prove What Never Was: AVWest Aircraft Pty Ltd v Clayton Utz and Evidence of What Company Directors Would Have Done

(2018) 25(1) Torts Law Journal 86
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 05 Dec 2018
Michael Douglas
The University of Western Australia Law School
Downloads 63 (421,324)

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Torts, causation, negligence, proof, evidence of the injured person

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Defamation Actions and Australian Politics

UNSW Law Journal Forum, 2021, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 01 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2021
Michael Douglas
The University of Western Australia Law School
Downloads 58 (438,736)

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defamation, politics, Australia, torts

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Judges' Scholarly Writing as a Source of Common Law

[2019] 3 University of New South Wales Law Journal Forum
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 29 Apr 2019
Michael Douglas
The University of Western Australia Law School
Downloads 44 (494,158)

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common law, stare decisis, precedent, ratio decidendi, obiter dicta, legal scholarship

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The Commercial Exceptions to Foreign State Immunity

45(3) Federal Law Review 445, 2017
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 25 Mar 2020
Michael Douglas and Claudia Carr
The University of Western Australia Law School and Curtin University
Downloads 25 (594,482)

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Foreign State Immunity, International Law, Commercial Exceptions, Private International Law

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 78
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'Commercial Issues in Private International Law' Conference Program, Sydney Law School, 16 February 2018

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 03 Mar 2018
Michael Douglas
The University of Western Australia Law School
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private international law, conflict of laws, jurisdiction, choice of law, foreign judgments