Murray Wesson

The University of Western Australia Law School

Associate Professor

M253

35 Stirling Highway

Crawley, Western Australia 6009

Australia

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (18)

1.

Hart, Dworkin and the Nature of (South African) Legal Theory

(2006) 123 South African Law Journal 700
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 13 May 2013
Murray Wesson and Max Plessis
The University of Western Australia Law School and University of KwaZulu-Natal - Faculty of Law (Westville Campus)
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HLA Hart, Ronald Dworkin, South African law

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Unions New South Wales v New South Wales [No 2]: Unresolved Issues for the Implied Freedom of Political Communication

(2019) 23(1) Media and Arts Law Review
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 30 Apr 2019
Murray Wesson
The University of Western Australia Law School
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Australian Constitutional Law; Implied Freedom of Political Communication; Proportionality; Deference

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Enforcing Human Rights Incrementally: Review of Jeff King, Judging Social Rights (Cambridge University Press, 2012)

(2012) 16 University of Western Sydney Law Review 127
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 14 May 2013
Murray Wesson
The University of Western Australia Law School
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social rights, constitutional law, judicial deference, incrementalism

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Grootboom and Beyond: Reassessing the Socio-Economic Jurisprudence of the South African Constitutional Court

(2004) 20 South African Journal on Human Rights 284
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 26 Feb 2013
Murray Wesson
The University of Western Australia Law School
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Social, Economic and Cultural Rights

David Feldman (ed) English Public Law (2nd Ed., Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2009) pp. 453-497
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 May 2013
Sandra Fredman and Murray Wesson
University of Oxford Faculty of Law and The University of Western Australia Law School
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Social rights, economic rights, justiciability, English public law

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Equality and Social Rights: An Exploration in Light of the South African Constitution

(2007) Public Law, pp. 748-769
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 13 May 2013
Murray Wesson
The University of Western Australia Law School
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constitutional rights, discrimination, human dignity, human rights, South Africa

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The Limits of Constitutional Justice

Murray Wesson, 'The Limits of Constitutional Justice' (2018) 29(1) Public Law Review 63
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Sep 2018
Murray Wesson
The University of Western Australia Law School
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Constitutional Law, Social Justice, John Rawls, Liberalism, Legal Theory

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Fifteen Years On: Central Issues Relating to the Transformation of the South African Judiciary

(2008) 24 South African Journal on Human Rights 187
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 24 Feb 2013
Murray Wesson and Max Plessis
The University of Western Australia Law School and University of KwaZulu-Natal - Faculty of Law (Westville Campus)
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Reasonableness in Retreat? The Judgment of the South African Constitutional Court in Mazibuko v City of Johannesburg

(2011) 11(2) Human Rights Law Review 390
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 14 May 2013
Murray Wesson
The University of Western Australia Law School
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socio-economic rights, right to water, reasonableness, South African Bill of Rights, South African Constitutional Court, Mazibuko v City of Johannesburg

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'Why Bother if the Students Don’t?' The Impact of Declining Student Attendance at Lectures on Law Teacher Wellbeing

in Judith Marychurch and Adiva Sifris (eds), Wellness for Law: Making Wellness Core Business (LexisNexis, 2019) 65
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 09 Dec 2019
The University of Western Australia Law School, The University of Western Australia Law School, The University of Western Australia Law School, The University of Western Australia Law School and The University of Western Australia Law School
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wellbeing, student attendance, lectures, law teachers, law teacher wellbeing

11.

The Emergence and Enforcement of Socio-Economic Rights

Liora Lazarus, Christopher McCrudden and Nigel Bowles (eds) Reasoning Rights: Comparative Judicial Engagement (Hart, Oxford and Portland, 2014) 281-297.
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2015
Murray Wesson
The University of Western Australia Law School
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Socio-economic rights, human rights, comparative law

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If You Record, They Will Not Come – But Does It Really Matter? Student Attendance and Lecture Recording at an Australian Law School

The Law Teacher (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 31 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2020
The University of Western Australia Law School, The University of Western Australia Law School, The University of Western Australia Law School, The University of Western Australia Law School, The University of Western Australia Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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student attendance, lecture recording, lecture attendance, lectures, law school, university, legal education, higher education

13.

Disagreement and the Constitutionalisation of Social Rights

(2012) 12(2) Human Rights Law Review 221
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 24 Feb 2013
Murray Wesson
The University of Western Australia Law School
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Constitutional law, social rights, reasonableness standard, democracy, distributive justice, role of courts, South African Constitutional Court

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Crafting a Concept of Deference for the Implied Freedom of Political Communication

'Crafting a Concept of Deference for the Implied Freedom of Political Communication' (2016) 27(2) Public Law Review 101
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 18 Sep 2018
Murray Wesson
The University of Western Australia Law School
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Constitutional Law, Deference, Proportionality, Implied Freedom of Political Communication

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Contested Concepts: Equality and Dignity in the Case-Law of the Canadian Supreme Court and South African Constitutional Court

András Sajó and Renáta Uitz (eds) Constitutional Topography: Values and Constitutions (2010) pp. 271-298
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 May 2013
Murray Wesson
The University of Western Australia Law School
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Canadian Supreme Court, South African Constitutional Court, equality, dignity, proportionality

16.

Social Condition and Social Rights

(2006) 69 Saskatchewan Law Review 101
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 13 May 2013
Murray Wesson
The University of Western Australia Law School
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discrimination law, social rights, social condition

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Discrimination Law and Social Rights: Intersections and Possibilities

(2007) Juridica International, p. 74
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 13 May 2013
Murray Wesson
The University of Western Australia Law School
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discrimination law, social rights, South African Constitutional Court

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Chronic Illness and the Right of Access to Health Care Services

Max Du Plessis and Stephen Pete (eds) Constitutional Democracy in South Africa 1994-2004 (Durban, Lexis-Nexis Butterworths, 2004) pp. 97-108
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 13 May 2013
Murray Wesson
The University of Western Australia Law School
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chronic illness, constitutional law, socio-economic rights