The Western Australian Jurist

The Western Australian Jurist is the yearly academic publication of the Western Australian Legal Theory Association (WALTA).

The journal selects for publication high-quality papers on any topic within legal theory, regardless of ideological perspectives.

The editor of the Western Australian Jurist can be contacted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.




Dr Augusto Zimmermann, Murdoch University, Australia


Student Editors

Mr Bruce Linkermann, Murdoch University, Australia

Ms Ellen Pen, Murdoch University, Australia


International Editorial Advisory Board

Professor William Wagner, Trinity Law School, United States

Professor Jeffrey Goldsworthy, Monash University, Australia

Professor Luigi Lacchè, Università di Macerata, Italy

Professor Gabriël A. Moens, Curtin University, Australia

Professor Gábor Hamza, Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary

Professor Christian Edward Cyril Lynch, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil

Professor Ermanno Calzolaio, Università di Macerata, Italy

Professor Paulo Emilio Vauthier Borges de Macedo, State University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Associate Profefssor Michelle Evans, Curtin University, Australia

Associate Professor Kenneth Arenson, Deakin University, Australia