John Gava

Adelaide Law School

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Scholarly Papers (13)

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How Should Judges Decide Commmercial Contract Cases?

134 (2013) 30 Journal of Contract Law, U. of Adelaide Law Research Paper No. 2013-28
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 10 Dec 2013
John Gava
Adelaide Law School
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judges, commercial cases, contract cases

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Another Study in Judging: Sir Owen Dixon and Yerkey v. Jones

Journal of Contract Law, Vol. 26, 2010, U. of Adelaide Law Research Paper No. 2011-007
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 14 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2012
John Gava
Adelaide Law School
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Sir Owen Dixon, Yerkey v. Jones, Married Woman's Equity, Marriage

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What We Know About Contract Law and Transacting in the Marketplace – A Review Essay

Adelaide Law Review, 2014, U. of Adelaide Law Research Paper No. 2015-02
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 15 May 2015
John Gava
Adelaide Law School
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Contract, formalism, contextualism

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Dixonian Strict Legalism, Wilson v. Darling Island Stevedoring and Contracting in the Real World

Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 30, Autumn 2010 , U. of Adelaide Law Research Paper No. 2011-008
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2012
John Gava
Adelaide Law School
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Judges Decision Making, Sir Owen Dixon, Fullager J., Wilson v. Darlin Island Stevedoring

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Sir Owen Dixon, Strict Legalism and McRae v. Commonwealth Disposals Commission

Oxford University Commonwealth Law Journal, Vol. 9, No. 2, Winter 2009 , U. of Adelaide Law Research Paper No. 2011-006
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2012
John Gava
Adelaide Law School
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Nature of Judging, Judicial Reasoning, Sir Owen Dixon, Strict and Complete Legalism

Law Reviews: Good for Judges, Bad for Law Schools?

Melbourne University Law Review, Vol. 26, p. 560, 2002, Unlversity of Adelaíde Law School Research Paper No. 20ll-003,
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 10 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2012
John Gava
Adelaide Law School
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Justice Kirby, Law Reviews, Writing by judges, common law tradition

Law Reviews: Good for Judges, Bad for Law Schools?

Melbourne Univeristy Law Review, Vol. 26, p. 560, 2002, U. of Adelaide Law Research Paper No. 2013-06
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 Feb 2013
John Gava
Adelaide Law School
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Judging, Kirby, Legalism

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Women and Rape Law: A Reply to Alison Young from a Puzzled Reader

Criminal Law Journal, October 2000, U. of Adelaide Law Research Paper No. 2011-002
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 10 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2012
John Gava
Adelaide Law School
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Women, Rape Law, Alison Young, Universal Guilt

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A Study in Judging: Sir Owen Dixon and McDonald v. Dennys Lascelles

Australian Bar Review, Vol. 32, 2009 , U. of Adelaide Law Research Paper No. 2011-005
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 14 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2012
John Gava
Adelaide Law School
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Sir Owen Dixon, Strict and Complete Legalism, Legalism, McDonald v, Dennys Lascelles

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Another Blast from the Past or Why the Left Should Embrace Strict Legalism: A Reply to Frank Carrigan

HeinOnline -- 27 Melb. U. L. Rev. 186 2003. 186-198, U. of Adelaide Law Research Paper No. 2013-07
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 14 Feb 2013
John Gava
Adelaide Law School
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Judging, Carrigan, Legalism, Sir Owen Dixon

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Unconvincing and Perplexing: Hutchinson and Stapleton on Judging

University of Queensland Law Journal, p. 67, 2007
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 10 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2012
John Gava
Adelaide Law School
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Allan Hutchinson, Jane Stapleton, Justice Heydon, Sir Owen Dixon, Strict Legalism, Law and Politics, Politics, Aboriginal Disadvantage, Bleak House, debate about judging

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Some Problems with Extrajudicial Writing

Sydney Law Review 34: 637-658, U. of Adelaide Law Research Paper No. 2013-03
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 12 Feb 2013
John Gava and Susan Bartie
Adelaide Law School and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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extrajudicial writing, judges, judicial silence, prejudging, bias

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When Dixon Nodded: Further Studies of Sir Owen Dixon’s Contracts Jurisprudence

Sydney Law Review 33: 157-176, U. of Adelaide Law Research Paper No. 2013-05
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 14 Feb 2013
John Gava
Adelaide Law School
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Dixon, Legalism, judging, contract law

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Taking Stewart Macaulay and Hugh Collins Seriously

33 Journal of Contract Law, 2016, 108-134, U. of Adelaide Law Research Paper No. 2016-18
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 01 Jul 2016
John Gava
Adelaide Law School
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Contract, Contextualism, Formalism, Macaulay, Collins