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Researcher: Stokes, MD (Mr Michael Stokes)

Research Fields

Law
Constitutional Law
Law and Legal Studies
Environmental Impact Assessment
Legal Theory, Jurisprudence and Legal Interpretation
Administrative Law
Public Policy
Australian Government and Politics
Political Theory and Political Philosophy
Public Administration

Research Impact

Justice and the Law
Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
Expanding Knowledge in Psychology and Cognitive Sciences
Environmental Policy, Legislation and Standards
Expanding Knowledge in Law and Legal Studies
Civil Justice
Law Reform
Work and Institutional Development
Legal Processes
Civics and Citizenship
Political Systems
Government and Politics
Public Services Policy Advice and Analysis
Cultural Understanding

Career Best Publications

Are There Separate State Crowns?; Sydney Law Review
Australian Constitutional Law - Foundations and Theory
Contested Concepts, General Terms and Constitutional Evolution; The Sydney Law Review
Environment and Natural Resources: Development Control: Tasmania
Environment and Natural Resources: Local Planning Schemes and Compensation: Tasmania
Judicial Systems: Tasmania
Legal Independence and Tests for Law; Australian Journal of Legal Philosophy
The Interpretation of Legal Terms Used in the Definition of Commonwealth Powers; Federal Law Review
The Resignation of Richard Butler s the Governor of Tasmania; University of Tasmania Law Review

Research Publications

Academics lash Lennon 'ethics'
Adequacy of application
Anxiety of residents - gun collection
Are There Separate State Crowns?; Sydney Law Review
Asking the Law Question; Sydney Law Review
Australian Constitutional Law - Foundations and Theory
Australian Journal of Legal Philosophy; Australian Journal of Legal Philosophy
Australian Journal of Legal Pilosophy; Australian Journal of Legal Philosophy
Bills of Rights and the Right to Participate in Politics
Case Digest - Judicial Systems
Case Note - Prosecution of a Council for Failure to Enforce its Statutory Planning Scheme in Tasmania - Ellis (DPP) v Hobart City Council; Environmental Planning Law Journal
Case Summaries - Heritage
Case Summaries - Judicial Systems
Case Summaries - The Planning Systems
Changes to Draft Amendments
Chapter 15 - Judicial Systems
Chapter 15 Judicial Systems - Tasmania
Chapter 26A Development - Tasmania
Chapter 26A - Development
Chapter 27 - Dwelling
Chapter 28 - Resource Management and Planning Appeals Tribunal
Chapter 31 - Appeals (Tas) Courts and Tribunals with environment jurisdiction
Chapter 6 - Planning Systems - Tasmania
Classification and discretion
Compensation
Conditions
Consensus statement on the Reform of the Tasmanian Constitution; University of Tasmania Law Review
Constitutional issues need to be clarified
Contested Concepts, General Terms and Constitutional Evolution; The Sydney Law Review
Costs
Discretionary matters - demolition
Draining Lake Pedder
Editorial; Journal of Law and Information Science
Editorial; Journal of Law and Information Science
Enforcement
Environment and Natural Resources: Development Control: Tasmania
Environment and Natural Resources: Local Planning Schemes and Compensation: Tasmania
Environmental Assessment in Tasmania: the Resource Management and Planning System; Pulp Friction in Tasmania
Environmental Law in Tasmania - Clearing and Conservation Policies; Planning Law in Australia
Environmental Law in Tasmania - Contaminated Sites; Planning Law in Australia
Evidence to Senate Legal and Constitutional References Committee on Treaties and the External Affairs Power
Interpretation
Interpretation - signs
Journal of Law and Information Science; Journal of Law and Information Science
Journal of Law and Information Science; Journal of Law and Information Science
Journal of Law and Information Science; Journal of Law and Information Science
Journal of Law and Information Science; Journal of Law and Information Science
Journal of Law and Information Science; Journal of Law and Information Science
Journal of Law and Information Science; Journal of Law and Information Science
Journal of Law and Information Science; Journal of Law and Information Science
Journal of Law and Information Science; Journal of Law and Information Science
Journal of Law, Information & Science; Journal of Law, Information & Science
Journal of Law, Information and Science; Journal of Law, Information and Science
Judicial Systems - Tasmania; Planning Law in Australia
Judicial Systems: Tasmania
Legal Independence and Tests for Law; Australian Journal of Legal Philosophy
Legal Issues arising from the Pulp Mill Permit issued under the Pulp Mill Assessment Act 2007 (Tasmania); University of Tasmania Law Review
Major Infrastructure Development Approvals Act 1999
Meaning, Theory and the Interpretatation of Constitutional grants of power; Monash University Law Review
Parliamentary Reform
Planning Scheme - Interpretatio of Planning Instrument - heritage protection
Planning Systems - Tasmania ; Planning Law in Australia
Planning Systems: Tasmania
Planning umpires under constraint
Powers of the Tribunal
Reasons
Resource Management and Planning Appeals Tribunal - Costs
Resource Planning and Development System of Tasmania
Reticence and Fundamental Constitutional Compromise; Philosophical Foundations of Constitutional Reform
Safety
Sovereign Shenanigans
State policy - validity
Tasmania and the Gunns Pulp Mill; Mills, Mines and Other Controversies: The Environmental Assessment of Major Projects
The Australian Journal of legal Philosophy; Australian Journal of Legal Philosophy
The Dam Case, Commonwealth v Tasmania; Australasian Law Teachers' Association
The Future Role and Function of the Legislative Council and Outline of Reforms Suggested to Enable it to Perform the Proposed Role and Functions in a Better Way
The Interpretation of Legal Terms Used in the Definition of Commonwealth Powers; Federal Law Review
The Journal of Law and Information Science (1); The Journal of Law and Information Science
The Journal of Law and Information Science (2); The Journal of Law and Information Science
The resignation of Richard Butler - a Tasmanian fiasco; Alternative Law Journal
The Resignation of Richard Butler s the Governor of Tasmania; University of Tasmania Law Review
The role of negative implications in the interpretation of Commonwealth legislative powers; Melbourne University Law Review
The role of the Governor when there is a hung Parliament: The 2010 Tasmanian experience; Public Law Review
The Tort of Seduction? Law and the Devaluation of Human Relations; Australasian Law Teachers Association Conference
The Validity of the Pulp Mill Permit; Pulp Friction in Tasmania
Visual Impact

Research Projects

Review of the Judicial Review Act; Law Foundation of Tasmania (LFT)
Tasmanian Constitutional Law Reform Initiative; Law Foundation of Tasmania (LFT)

Research Candidate Supervision

A Law Unto Themselves? Australian Regulation of Forestry Operations
Add women and stir- the applicability of the theories of distributive justice of Rawls and Dworkin to social, political and economic equality for women
An Historical and Contemporaneous Analysis of Patenting of Methods of Medical Treatment of Human Beings in Australia and Overseas
Consent and Loyalty as Bases of Legitimate Political Authority
Politics of identification and 'the Body'
The Human Right to Water and Freshwater Pollution