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Professor Anthony Gray

Professor Anthony Gray
Name Anthony Gray
Position Professor (Law)
Section School of Law and Justice
Office A505
Location Springfield Campus
Phone +61 7 3470 4547
Extension 4547
Qualifications BBus QUT , LLB(Hons) QUT , GDipLegPrac QUT , LLM QUT , PhD UNSW

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Law not elsewhere classified ( 180199 )

Research interests
constitutional law, human rights, comparative law, civil obligations

Professional memberships
Life Member and Fellow, Business Educators' Association of Queensland (President, 2002-2013)
Listed, Who's Who in the World 2019
Member, Legal Studies State Panel (Qld), Syllabus Re-write Committee for Legal Studies, 2012
Participant, Oxford Roundtable 2010-2012, 2015

Currently teaching courses/programs
LAW2211, LAW5211 Constitutional Law
LAW3470 Principles of Public Law

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
10 Years

Teaching experience(Other)
10 Years

Administrative responsibilities
PhD Supervisor
Deputy Head, USQ School of Law and Justice
Research Co-Ordinator, School of Law and Justice

Research most recent
Strict Liability in Defamation (2020) 27(2) TLR (forthcoming)

The Evolution from Strict Liability to Negligence Parts I and II (2020) 94 ALJ (forthcoming)

Freedom of Speech in Practice: Controversial Appns Law and Theory (Lexington, 2019)

Freedom of Speech in the West: Comparison and Critique (Lexington, 2019)

Punishing Journalists for Contempt for Refusing to Reveal Sources in Court (2019) 29(2) JJA (forthcoming)

Sponsor Pressure to Discipline Employees and the Business Torts (2019) 47(5) ABLR (forthcoming)

Lawfulness of Dismissal of an Employee Who Expressed Unwelcome Religious Views (2019) 47(4) ABLR 260-280

Liability of Search Engines and Tech Coys in Defamation Law (2019) 27(1) TLR 18-36

Single Publication Rule and Australian Defamation Law (2019) 27(1) TLR 3-17

The First Amendment to US Const and Implied Freedom of Polit Comm in the Aus Const (2019) 48(3) CLWR 142-175

A Critique of the Enterprise Risk Theory of Vicarious Liability (2019) 62(2) CBLJ 181-210

Internment of Terrorism Suspects and Aust Const (2019) 93 ALJ 300-320

The Offence of Sedition, Its History, and Current Status in Aust and Int Law (2019) 47(2) ABR 159-180

Three Suggested Reforms to Australia's Defamation Laws (2019) 44(4) Alt LJ (forthcoming)

'Good Faith: The Incomplete Legal Transplant' in Breda ed Leg Trans in E Asia and Oceania 111-131 (Cam Uni P 2019)

'Chapter III of the Const and Protection of Due Process Rights' in Groves ed The Legal Protection of Rights in Australia 31-51 (Hart, 2019)

'Automatic Screening for Distress: Perspective for Future' (Rana et al) (2019) 28(2) Eur J CC 1-13

Vicarious Liability: Critique and Reform (Hart, 2018)

Is the Seal of the Confessional Protected by the Const or Common Law? (2018) 44(1) MonULR 112-150

Enterprise Risk Theory of Vicarious Liability (2018) 46 ABLR 178-196

Punitive Damages: Time for Re-Examination (2018) 26(1) TLR 18-37

Internment of Terrorism Suspects: A Critical Appraisal (2018) 24(3) AJHR 1-19

Public Sector Employees and Imp Freedom of Polit Comm (2018) 43(1) Alt LJ 10-16

Contempt and the Aust Const II (2018) 27(2) JJA 55-73

Contempt and the Aust Const I (2017) 27(1) JJA 3-20

Presumption of Innocence in Peril (2017, Lexington)

Liability of Educational Providers to Victims of Abuse (2017) 39(2) SLR 167-197

Reinvigorating Non-Delegable Duties in Australia? (2017) 25 TLR 59-78

Stigma, Homosexuality and the Homosexual Advance Defence (2017) 24(4) JLM 935-958 (w Braun)

The Law of Penalties and Question of Breach (2017) 45(1) ABLR 8-27

Presumption of Innocence Under Attack (2017) 20(4) NCLR 569-615

Family Provision Appn: A Critique (2017) 91(9) ALJ 750-768

Mandatory Sentencing Around the World and Need for Reform (2017) 20(3) NCLR 391-432

The Inclusion of Ex-Prisoners on Juries (2017) 26(2) JJA 59-75

Presumption of Innocence in Peril (2017) 42(2) Alt LJ 96-101

Status of Sanctuary in Aust Law (2016) 42(3) MonULR 685-711

Protection of Voting Equality in Aust (2016) 44(3) FLR 557-585

Is the Representative Nature of Juries Justiciable? (2016) 26(1) JJA 31-48

Criminal Due Process Rights and Chapter III of the Aust Const (2016)

Presumption of Innocence in Aust: A Threatened Species (2016) 40(5) Cr LJ 262-282

The Liability of Police in Negligence: A Comparative Analysis (2016) 24(1) TLR 34-62

The Reconciliation of Freedom of Religion With Anti-Discrimination Rights (2016) 42(1) MonULR 72-108

Section 92 of the Australian Constitution: The Next Phase (2016) 44(1) ABLR 35-60

Wilkinson v Downton: New Work For an Old Tort to Do (2015) 23(3) TLR 127-147

The Const Right of Access to the Courts in Australia and the Case of Prisoners (2015) 24(4) JJA 236-264

The Aust Quarantine and Biosecurity Legislation: Constitutionality and Critique (2015) 22(4) JLM 788-810

Developments in Good Faith in Canada, GB, Aust (2015) 57(1) CBLJ 84-119

Research most notable
Criminal Due Process and Chapter III of the Australian Const (Federation Press, 2016)
Vicarious Liability: Critique and Reform (Hart, 2018)

Publications in ePrints

Gray, Anthony (2019) A critique of the enterprise risk theory of vicarious liability. Canadian Business Law Journal, 62 (2). pp. 181-210. ISSN 0319-3322

Rana, Rajib and Latif, Siddique and Gururajan, Raj and Gray, Anthony and Mackenzie, Geraldine and Humphris, Gerald and Dunn, Jeff (2019) Automated screening for distress: a perspective for the future. European Journal of Cancer Care (Article 13033). ISSN 0961-5423

Gray, Anthony (2019) Chapter III of the Constitution and the protection of due process rights. In: The legal protection of rights in Australia. Hart Publishing Ltd., Oxford, United Kingdom, pp. 31-51. ISBN 978-1-50991-983-3

Gray, Anthony (2019) Defamation law reform in Australia: the multiple publication rule. Tort Law Review, 27 (1). pp. 3-17. ISSN 1039-3285

Gray, Anthony (2019) Freedom of speech in practice: controversial applications of law and theory. Lexington Books, Maryland, United States. ISBN 978-1-4985-9771-5

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