How is a Judicial Review different to an Appeal?

Administrative Law is an important area of the law, and often people are not aware that they have these rights.  It has one very different element to other areas of law though, generally you gain the right to judicial review not an appeal.     What is...
What is procedural fairness?

What is procedural fairness?

Procedural fairness is not a well understood area of law.  A search for some online definitions and examples to share with the readers of this article showed that the information available online, even usually reliable sources, gave largely irrelevant examples. Due...

What is administrative law?

What is it? Administrative law is the body of law that regulates decision making.  If it sounds broad that is because it is.  At Coode & Corry we specialise in administrative law, but we find that most people don't know what it is.  This is because it is broad and...

Involuntary admissions

Most people are probably aware that it is possible to be admitted, against your wishes, to a mental health facility.  What people probably haven't thought about is what they should do if it happens to them, or somebody they love. In Australia we still have a common...