Biographical entry

Brett, Peter (1918 - 1975)

Born
4/09/1918
Died
9/05/1975

Chronology

1/01/1956 - 1/01/1975
Melbourne Law School Employment

Additional Notes

Brett spent a period as a visiting professor at institutions in the US during his time on staff at Melbourn Law School.

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Publications

Books

  • Brett, P, Cases and materials in constitutional and administrative law., 1 edn, Butterworths, Sydney, 1962, 517 pp. Details
  • Brett, P, The Beamish case, 1 edn, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1966, 57 pp. Details
  • Brett, P, Criminal law : text and cases, 1 edn, Butterworths, Sydney, 1978, 802 pp. Details
  • Brett, P, Cases and materials on administrative law, 4 edn, Butterworths, Sydney, 1982, 517 pp. Details

Journal Articles

  • Brett, P, 'Criminal law: the general part (Book Review)', The Sydney Law Review, vol. 2, January, 1956, p. 199. Details
  • Brett, P, 'Case of the statutory petard', Australian Law Journal, vol. 29, March, 1956, p. 635. Details
  • Brett, P, 'Sexual offences---a report of the Cambridge Department of Criminal Science. (Radzinowicz) (Book Review)', The Sydney Law Review, vol. 2, March, 1956, p. 618. Details
  • Brett, P, 'Conditional Pardons and the Commutation of Death Sentences', The Modern Law Review, vol. 20, 1957, p. 131. Details
  • Brett, P, 'Law and orders. Ed. 2 (Book Review)', Melbourne University Law Review, vol. 1, 1957, p. 279. Details
  • Brett, P, 'North Borneo: Redrafting the Land Legislation of Brunei', The American Journal of Comparative Law, vol. 6, 1957, p. 565. Details
  • Brett, P, 'First United Nations Congress on the prevention of crime and the treatment of offenders (Book Review)', Melbourne University Law Review, vol. 1, 1957, p. 282. Details
  • Brett, P, 'Sanctity of life and the criminal law (Book Review)', Melbourne University Law Review, vol. 1, 1958, p. 556. Details
  • Brett, P, 'Limitation on Executive Power', The Modern Law Review, vol. 23, 1960, p. 310. Details
  • Brett, P, 'Administrative law treatise. 4 vols (Book Review)', Texas Law Review, vol. 38, 1960, p. 349. Details
  • Brett, P, 'Irresistible impulse and the M'Naughten rules', The Modern Law Review, vol. 23, 1960, p. 545. Details
  • Brett, P, 'Legal education and public responsibility (Book Review)', Melbourne University Law Review, vol. 2, 1960, p. 568. Details
  • Brett, P, 'Overseas Influence of English law: Australia', The Solicitors` Journal and Weekly Reporter, vol. 105, 1961, p. 754. Details
  • Brett, P, 'Causation in the law (Book Review)', Melbourne University Law Review, vol. 3, 1961, p. 93. Details
  • Brett, P, 'CITIZEN and the administration: the redress of grievances (Book Review)', Melbourne University Law Review, vol. 3, 1962, p. 555. Details
  • Brett, P, 'Compensation for Victims of Crime: New Zealand's Pioneer Statute', Australian Lawyer, vol. 5, March, 1964, p. 21. Details
  • Brett, P, 'Mistake of law as a criminal defence', Melbourne University Law Review, vol. 5, 1965, p. 179. Details
  • Brett, P, 'Strict responsibility (Book Review)', Melbourne University Law Review, vol. 5, 1965, p. 106. Details
  • Brett, P, 'Casebook on criminal law (Book Review)', Melbourne University Law Review, vol. 5, 1965, p. 106. Details
  • Brett, P, 'Studies in criminal law (Book Review)', Melbourne University Law Review, vol. 5, 1965, p. 106. Details
  • Brett, P, 'Free speech, Supreme-Court style: a view from overseas', Texas Law Review, vol. 46, 1968, p. 668. Details
  • Brett, P, 'Reflections on the Canadian bill of rights', Alberta Law Quarterly, vol. 7, 1969, p. 294. Details
  • Brett, P, 'Physiology of provocation', The Criminal Law Review, vol. 1970, November, 1970, p. 634. Details
  • Brett, P, 'Implications of science for the law', McGill Law Journal, vol. 18, 1972, p. 170. Details
  • Brett, P, 'Legal decisionmaking and bias: a critique of an experiment', University of Colorado Law Review, vol. 45, 1973, p. 1. Details
  • Brett, P, 'Strict Responsibility: Possible Solutions', The Modern Law Review, vol. 37, 1974, p. 417. Details

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