Mitchell Landrigan has published and taught in media law, competition law and telecommunications law, as well as in law & religion. His SJD (Sydney) was in competition law and his PhD (UNSW) was in constitutional law. He is a member of the Media & Communications Committee of the Law Council of Australia, the Public Law Committee of the Law Society of NSW, belongs to the Australian Association of Constitutional Law and is a Research Affiliate with the Research Unit for the Study of Society, Law and Religion (RUSSLR), University of Adelaide. Mitchell enjoys judging moots, has completed the Harvard Law School program on negotiation. Mitchell can also be contacted at email@example.com.
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Landrigan, M 2017, 'Could the Implied Freedom of Political Discourse Protect the Speech of a Delisted Anglican Minister?'.
Landrigan, M 2017, 'Do catholic leaders try to influence catholic MPs' conscience votes? A case study on therapeutic cloning', Journal for the Academic Study of Religion, vol. 30, no. 1, pp. 73-91.View/Download from: UTS OPUS or Publisher's site
© Equinox Publishing Ltd. A conscience vote allows an MP to consider the merits of a parliamentary bill free from the constraints of his or her political party's typical voting requirements. A conscience vote therefore allows MPs greater deliberative choice. The article reviews a case study—on therapeutic cloning—in which two Catholic leaders sought to influence state Catholic MPs' conscience votes. The Catholic leaders did so by implying that Catholic politicians might be denied the Sacraments if the MPs did not oppose legislative reforms on therapeutic cloning. The article review/s the methods chosen by the Catholic leaders to influence MPs' conscience votes and considers the responses of MPs to the Catholic leaders' overtures.
This article reviews the constitutionality of recently enacted Victorian (and comparable Australian) 'safe access zone legislation' insofar as the laws prohibit protests about abortions near clinics. The safe access zone laws prohibit anti-abortion protestors from: harassing people entering or leaving abortion clinics; engaging in other anti-abortion protest activities (in the case of Victoria, where this is reasonably likely to cause distress or anxiety); and recording people entering or leaving abortion clinics. Similar safe access zone laws exist in Tasmania and comparable laws were recently passed in the Australian Capital Territory.
Landrigan, M 2013, 'Can the Implied Freedom of Political Discourse Apply to Speech by or About Religious Leaders?', Adelaide Law Review, vol. 34, no. 2.
Landrigan, M 2010, 'Religion, politics and asylum seekers', The Alternative Law Journal, vol. 35, no. 4, pp. 213-216.
This paper explores Kevin Rudd's use of religion in politics on the topic of asylum seekers when he was Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs. The article examines how Rudd sought to use religious language to win votes. Identifying Dietrich Bonhoeffer as a role model and citing the parable of the Good Samaritan in relation to asylum seekers, Rudd said Christianity must always take the side of the marginalised. As Prime Minister, Rudd faced challenging political circumstances in relation to asylum seekers. However, it is surprising how little tough criticism Rudd endured when his government failed to live up to the high Christian standards he had laid out as Shadow Minister.
Landrigan Ph.D., M 2010, 'Voices in the Political Wilderness – Women in the Sydney Anglican Diocese', Alternative Law Journal, vol. 34, no. 3.
Landrigan Ph.D., M 2010, 'Www.Aussiefirewall.Com.Au/Blocked', Communications Law Bulletin, vol. 29, no. 3.
Landrigan Ph.D., M 2008, 'Playing with Privilege', International In-House Counsel Journal, vol. 1, no. 4.
Landrigan, M 2006, 'Competition for Content: Pay TV and the Anti-Siphoning Laws'.
Landrigan, M 2004, 'Bundling — A Telecommunications Perspective'.
Landrigan, M & Warren, T 1999, 'Administrative Costs and Error Costs in Market Conduct Regulation: Two Case Studies'.
Landrigan, M 1997, 'Vertical Price and Non-Price Restraints in Australia and the US: A Comparative Analysis'.
Shiff, D, Ergas, H & Landrigan, M 1997, 'Telecommunications Issues in Market Definition'.