Special leave to appeal to the court: Which applications are most likely to be granted leave?

Australian Lawyers Alliance
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Journal Article
Precedent, 2020, 158, pp. 20-25
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The High Court of Australia has ultimate authority on the interpretation and application of all law in Australia, across state and federal systems of government. The right to be heard on appeal before the High Court is discretionary and the High Court filters special leave applications under s35A of the Judiciary Act 1903 (Cth). This article discusses the findings of a recent study of special leave applications determined by the High Court. The study identified factors which may render it more likely that special leave will be granted.
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