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Wavering alternations of valour and caution: commercial and regulatory litigation in the French CJ High Court

Spender, Peta


This article examines commercial and regulatory litigation in the High Court since Robert French was appointed Chief Justice in 2008. An analysis of six cases reveals a spectrum of valour and caution, courage and coyness. The French High Court has asserted judicial leadership and a public responsiveness in some areas but in others it has retreated to a narrow incrementalism that pulls away from broader issues and leaves important questions unanswered. Although the article concludes that it...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Civil Litigation and Practice


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