This is a copy of the presentation I gave at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Law and Society Association at Mexico City. Cite as: Brad Jessup, ‘Pipeline risk and regulation on the Australian urban-rural fringe. An invisible legal geography’ (Speech delivered at the International Meeting on Law and Society, Mexico City, 20 June 2017). … Continue reading Pipeline risk and regulation on the Australian urban-rural fringe. An invisible legal geography.
Originally published at Opinions on High, the Melbourne Law School High Court blog. Australia’s first national laws to put a price on carbon were effective to their end; reportedly leading to reductions in Australia’s combined greenhouse gas emissions. In their absence it has been reported that increases in emissions have resumed. While our new Prime … Continue reading Endings and Fairness: The Clean Energy Act 2011 (Cth) and Queensland Nickel
What follows is a text of a presentation given to the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers in New York, 26 February 2012. A subsequent, much briefer piece, set in the context of impending changes to NSW’s planning laws, was published by The Conversation. ————————– Introduction I want to speak to you about … Continue reading A regional waste facility or a local tip out of place? A nomospheric investigation of power and legal categorisation