Paula Gerber

Monash University - Faculty of Law

Wellington Road

Clayton, Victoria 3800

Australia

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Scholarly Papers (43)

1.

Human Rights Reform in the United Nations: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Alternative Law Journal, Vol. 31, No. 2, 2006, Monash University Faculty of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2006/13
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 14 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2013
Paula Gerber
Monash University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 226 (106,494)

Abstract:

Human Rights reform, United Nations, Human Rights Council, Commission on Human Rights

2.

Education About Human Rights: Strengths and Weaknesses of the UN Declaration on Human Rights Education and Training

Alternative Law Journal, Vol. 36, No. 4, pp. 245, 2011, Monash University Faculty of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 7
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 16 Aug 2012
Paula Gerber
Monash University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 198 (60,092)

Abstract:

UN, United Nations, Declaration on Human Rights, education and training, HRE, schools

3.

Burqa: Human Right or Human Wrong?

(2014) 39(4) Alternative Law Journal 231
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 15 Jan 2015
Farinaz Zamani and Paula Gerber
Monash University - Faculty of Law and Monash University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 157 (85,335)

Abstract:

burqa, Islam, women's rights, human rights, religion, religious freedom, Islam

4.

The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the New United Nations Human Rights Council

10 Flinders Journal of Law Refrm 241, Monash University Faculty of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2007/02
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 05 Aug 2009
Paula Gerber
Monash University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 127 (167,642)

Abstract:

Human Rights Council, United Nations, Commission on Human Rights, human rights, international law

5.

Dispute Avoidance Procedures ('DAPs') - The Changing Face of Construction Dispute Management

Gerber, Paula ‘Dispute Avoidance Procedures (“DAPs”) – The Changing Face of Construction Dispute Management’ (2001) 1 International Construction Law Review 122-129.,
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 26 May 2013
Paula Gerber
Monash University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 126 (75,970)

Abstract:

Construction, ADR, DAPs, Disputes, DRB

6.

The Teaching of Construction Law and the Practice of Construction Law: Never the Twain Shall Meet?

Legal Education Review, Vol. 20, No. 1, p. 84, 2010, Monash University Faculty of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 66
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 14 Mar 2012
Paula Gerber
Monash University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 122 (162,936)

Abstract:

construction law, teaching, law school, United States, Australia, skills, syllabus

7.

Living a Life of Crime: The Ongoing Criminalisation of Homosexuality within the Commonwealth

(2014) 39(2) Alternative Law Journal 78, Monash University Faculty of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013/63
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 21 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2014
Paula Gerber
Monash University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 114 (131,060)

Abstract:

Commonwealth, LGBT, LGBTI, Homosexuality, Human rights

8.

Jack & Jill or Jack & Bill: The Case for Same-Sex Adoption

Alternative Law Journal, Vol. 34, No. 3, p. 168, 2009, Monash University Faculty of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 2010/40
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 18 Apr 2011
Adiva Sifris and Paula Gerber
Monash University - Faculty of Law and Monash University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 112 (183,933)

Abstract:

Same-Sex Adoption, Same-Sex Families, Adoption Laws

9.

Dispute Boards: Is There a Role for Lawyers?

Construction Law International, Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 7-12, 2010, Monash University Faculty of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010/30
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 23 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2011
Brennan Ong and Paula Gerber
Monash University - Faculty of Law and Monash University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 85 (207,311)

Abstract:

dispute, dispute boards, conflict, construction, law, lawyers, dispute resolution, alternative dispute resolution, ADR, mediation, conflict

10.

Does the Right to Birth Registration Include a Right to a Birth Certificate?

Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights, Vol. 29, No. 4, p. 434, 2011, Monash University Faculty of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 28
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 28 Sep 2012
Paula Gerber, Andy Gargett and Melissa Castan
Monash University - Faculty of Law, Independent and Monash University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 77 (207,311)

Abstract:

birth certificate, birth registration, Convention on the Rights of the Child, ICCPR, Indigenous, international human rights law, United Nations Human Rights Committee, United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child

11.

How to Stop Engineers from Becoming ‘Bush Lawyers’: The Art of Teaching Law to Engineering and Construction Students

Journal of Legal Affairs and Dispute Resolution in Engineering and Construction, Vol. 1, No. 4, 2009, Monash University Faculty of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010/01
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 10 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2012
Paula Gerber
Monash University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 73 (224,662)

Abstract:

Legal Factors, Teaching Methods, Engineering Education, and Curricula

12.

What Constitutes World's Best Practice for Dispute Avoidance in Standard Form Contracts?

(2012) 28 Building and Construction Law 266, Monash University Faculty of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013/11
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 20 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2013
Thomas Denehy and Paula Gerber
Monash University Law School and Monash University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 63 (194,464)

Abstract:

construction law, construction contract, dispute avoidance, DAPs

13.

General Comment 16 on State Obligations Regarding the Impact of the Business Sector on Children's Rights: What Is Its Standing, Meaning and Effect?

Melbourne Journal of International Law, Vol. 14, No. 1, 2013
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 03 Sep 2013
Paula Gerber, Joanna Kyriakakis and Katie O'Byrne
Monash University - Faculty of Law, Monash University - Faculty of Law and Monash University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 60 (235,819)

Abstract:

child rights, children, business, United Nations, general comments, human rights, stakeholder engagement

14.

Marriage: A Human Right for All?

2014 36(4) Sydney Law Review 643
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 11 Dec 2014
Paula Gerber, Kristine Tay and Adiva Sifris
Monash University - Faculty of Law, Monash University, Faculty of Law and Monash University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 58 (214,270)

Abstract:

Same-sex Marriage, marriage equality, LGBT, LGBTI, ICCPR, gay marriage, ICESCR, CRC

15.

The New Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child: 10 Things You Should Know

(2012) 37(2) Alternative Law Journal 111-115, Monash University Faculty of Law Legal Studies Research Paper 2013/04
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 12 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 25 Nov 2013
Paula Gerber
Monash University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 57 (267,269)

Abstract:

16.

Dispute Avoidance Processes (DAPS) in Australia - Bringing the Future into the Present

Australian Construction Law Newsletter, Vol. 51, pp. 141, November/December 2011, Monash University Faculty of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 8
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 21 Aug 2012
Paula Gerber and Brennan Ong
Monash University - Faculty of Law and Monash University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 57 (211,400)

Abstract:

dispute avoidance processes, disputes, construction, infrastructure projects, Australia

17.

Making Visible the Problem of Invisibility

Law Institute Journal, Vol. 83, No. 10, pp. 52-55, 2009 , Monash University Faculty of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010/08
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 06 Oct 2010
Paula Gerber
Monash University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 56 (298,619)

Abstract:

Aboriginal Rights, Birth Registration, Indigenous Peoples, Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006 (Vic), Human Rights, Victoria, Victorian Human Rights, Charter

18.

Making Indigenous Australians ‘Disappear’ Problems Arising from Our Birth Registration Systems

Alternative Law Journal, Vol. 34, No. 3, p. 157, 2009, Monash University Faculty of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010/39
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 18 Apr 2011
Paula Gerber
Monash University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 50 (291,526)

Abstract:

Australia, Indigenous Australians, Birth Registration, Birth Registry, Citizenship, Access to Rights

19.

The Changing Face of Construction Dispute Resolution in the International Arena: Where to from Here?

(2000) 73 Australian Construction Law Newsletter 6
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 29 May 2013
Paula Gerber
Monash University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 49 (273,515)

Abstract:

construction, construction law, ADR, DAPs, DRBs, dispute avoidance processes

20.

Should Gay Men Still Be Labelled Criminals?

(2013) 38(2) Alternative Law Journal 82
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 18 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2013
Paula Gerber and Katie O'Byrne
Monash University - Faculty of Law and Monash University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 42 (298,619)

Abstract:

gay, sex, criminal convictions, discrimination, human rights

21.

Human Rights Landscape in Australia

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 23 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2014
Melissa Castan and Paula Gerber
Monash University - Faculty of Law and Monash University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 35 (308,793)

Abstract:

Human Rights, Australia, High Court of Australia, Australian Human Rights

22.

Recognition of the Human Right to Water: Has the Tide Turned?

Gerber, P. and Chen, B., 'Recognition of the human right to water: has the tide turned?' (2011) 36(1) Alternative Law Journal 2, Monash University Faculty of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011/49
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 21 Feb 2013
Paula Gerber and Bruce Chen
Monash University - Faculty of Law and Monash University, Faculty of Law, Students
Downloads 35 (271,436)

Abstract:

Human Rights, UDHR, International Law, Water, Right to water, UN, United Nations, Declaration

23.

Indigenous Australians’ Access to Birth Registration Systems: A Breach of International Human Rights Law?

17(1) Australian Journal of Human Rights 55
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 28 May 2013 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2014
Melissa Castan, Paula Gerber and Andy Gargett
Monash University - Faculty of Law, Monash University - Faculty of Law and Independent
Downloads 33 (325,371)

Abstract:

Human Rights, Indigenous, International Law, Birth certificate, birth registration

24.

A Right to Birth Registration in the Victorian Charter? - Seek and You Shall Not Find

Monash University Law Review, Vol. 36, No. 1, 2011, Monash University Faculty of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 25
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Sep 2012
Andy Gargett, Melissa Castan and Paula Gerber
Independent, Monash University - Faculty of Law and Monash University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 31 (349,543)

Abstract:

indigenous Victorians, birth registration, human rights, Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities

25.

Practice Meets Theory: Using Moots as a Tool to Teach Human Rights Law

(2012) 62(2) Journal of Legal Education 298-310, Monash University Faculty of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013/29
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 13 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2013
Paula Gerber and Melissa Castan
Monash University - Faculty of Law and Monash University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 30 (316,771)

Abstract:

moot, legal education, law students, human rights, law school curriculum, African Human Rights Moot, Inter-American Human Rights Moot, Castan Centre Human Rights Moot

26.

The Right to Universal Birth Registration

Chapter 1 in Melissa Castan & Paula Gerber (eds) Proof of Birth (2015) Future Leaders, Melbourne, Australia
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 14 May 2015
Paula Gerber and Melissa Castan
Monash University - Faculty of Law and Monash University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 28 (220,135)

Abstract:

Human Rights, Indigenous, Birth registration, Birth Certificate, ICCPR

27.

Review of 'Manual for Human Rights Education with Young People' by Patricia Brander Et Al, Council of Europe, Strasbourg, 2012.

(2013) 19(1) Australian Journal of Human Rights 199.
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 05 Jan 2014
Paula Gerber
Monash University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 26 (346,378)

Abstract:

Human rights education

28.

Building Bridges in the Classroom: A View from the Academy

(2014) 30 BCL 24, Monash University Faculty of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013/54
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 04 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2014
Matthew Bell, Paula Gerber and Phil Evans
University of Melbourne Law School, Monash University - Faculty of Law and Curtin University, Curtin Law School
Downloads 25 (352,782)

Abstract:

Building, construction law, legal education

29.

Burning Down the House to Roast the Pig: The High Court Retains Advocates’ Immunity

(2005) 28(3) UNSW Law Journal 646
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 09 Jun 2013
Paula Gerber
Monash University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 22 (334,222)

Abstract:

advocates immunity, high court, barristers solicitors professional liability

30.

Black Rights/White Curriculum: Human Rights Education for Indigenous Peoples

Deakin Law Review, Vol. 9, No. 1, 2004
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 27 May 2013
Paula Gerber
Monash University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 21 (400,598)

Abstract:

Human rights education, Indigenous, curriculum

31.

Feeling Combative? - Let's Dance

Law Institute Journal, Vol. 85, No. 12, pp. 33, 2011, Monash University Faculty of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 19
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 06 Sep 2012
Paula Gerber and Brennan Ong
Monash University - Faculty of Law and Monash University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 20 (396,438)

Abstract:

disputes, dispute avoidance processes, dispute review boards, construction law

32.

Construction Litigation: Can We Do it Better?

(2005) 31(2) Monash University Law Review 237-257
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 30 May 2013
Paula Gerber and Bevan Mailman
Monash University - Faculty of Law and Monash University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 15 (400,598)

Abstract:

construction, litigation, civil procedure, pre-action protocols

33.

Should DAPs Be Included in Standard Form Contracts?

(2012) 143 Australian Construction Law Newsletter 6
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 29 May 2013
Paula Gerber and Brennan Ong
Monash University - Faculty of Law and Monash University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 15 (311,371)

Abstract:

construction law, standard form contracts, contracts, dispute avoidance processes, DAPs, conflict

34.

Registering the Births of Indigenous Australians in Victoria

Chapter 3 in Melissa Castan & Paula Gerber (eds) Proof of Birth (2015) Future Leaders, Melbourne, Australia.
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 14 May 2015
Melissa Castan and Paula Gerber
Monash University - Faculty of Law and Monash University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 13 (465,152)

Abstract:

Indigenous, Human Rights, Birth registration, Birth certificate

35.

Achieving Universal Birth Registration for Indigenous Australians: Recommendations from the Victorian Law Reform Commission

(2014) 8(14) Indigenous Law Bulletin 11
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 31 Jan 2015
Paula Gerber and Melissa Castan
Monash University - Faculty of Law and Monash University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 13 (392,369)

Abstract:

birth registration, birth certificate, Indigenous, identity, civil registration, vital statistics, Regulatory law

36.

21 Today!: Dispute Review Boards in Australia: Past, Present and Future

(2011) 22 Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal 180
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 20 Jun 2013
Paula Gerber and Brennan Ong
Monash University - Faculty of Law and Monash Law School
Downloads 11 (392,369)

Abstract:

Dispute Review Boards, DRBs, Construction Law, Dispute Avoidance Processes, DAPs

37.

The Way Forward

Chapter 12 in Melissa Castan & Paula Gerber (eds) Proof of Birth (2015) Future leaders, 2015
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 14 May 2015
Melissa Castan and Paula Gerber
Monash University - Faculty of Law and Monash University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 9 (444,252)

Abstract:

Indigenous, Human Rights, birth registration, birth certificates, law reform

38.

Birth Certificates for Children with Same-Sex Parents: A Reflection of Biology or Something More?

New York University Journal of Legislation and Public Policy, Vol. 18, No. 2, 2015
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 19 Sep 2015
Paula Gerber and Phoebe Irving Lindner
Monash University - Faculty of Law and Monash Univeristy
Downloads 8 (322,467)

Abstract:

same-sex families, birth certificates, children's rights, LGBT, LGBTIQ, LGBTI, marriage equality

39.

Construction Litigation: Are We Doing it Better?

Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 35, pp. 933-970 (2011)
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 26 May 2013
Paula Gerber and Diana Serra
Monash University - Faculty of Law and Monash University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 7 (418,825)

Abstract:

construction, litigation, discovery, pre-action protocols, expert evidence

40.

Human Rights in Papua New Guinea: Is this Where We Should Be Settling Refugees?

(2016) 22(1) Australian Journal of Human Rights 27
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 04 Oct 2016
Monash University - Faculty of Law, Deakin University, Flinders University and Curtin University
Downloads 0 (282,285)

Abstract:

Papua New Guinea, PNG, human rights, refugees, asylum seekers, Manus Island

41.

Passing on the Torch of Learning in the 'Primordial Soup' of Construction Law: Reflections from the Construction Law Academic Forum, 2012

Constructional Law International, Volume 7, Issue 3, 2012
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 03 Jul 2016
Matthew Bell and Paula Gerber
University of Melbourne Law School and Monash University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 0 (496,319)

Abstract:

construction law, building contract

42.

Modern Families: Should Children Be Able to Have More than Two Parents Recorded on Their Birth Certificates?

Victoria University Law and Justice Journal (2015) 5 (1), Monash University Faculty of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016/5
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 03 May 2016 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2016
Paula Gerber and Phoebe Irving Lindner
Monash University - Faculty of Law and Monash Univeristy
Downloads 0 (273,515)

Abstract:

same-sex families, same-sex parents, children's rights, birth certificates, LGBT, Convention on the Rights of the Child

43.

Same-Sex Marriage in Australia: A Battleground for Equality

(2011) 25 Australian Journal of Family Law 96-120
Posted: 25 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2014
Adiva Sifris and Paula Gerber
Monash University - Faculty of Law and Monash University - Faculty of Law

Abstract:

same-sex marriage