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1985. The Law of Torts in Australia (5th edn with K Barker, M Lunney and FA Trindade) (Melbourne: Oxford University Press, 2011) (825 pp) (Chs 1, 8-11,15,19 (238 pages) by PFC))(4th edn, 2007 with FA Trindade and M Lunney) (1st edn, 1985; 2nd edn, 1993; 3rd edn, 1999 – all with FA Trindade)
1986. Administrative Law (5th edn, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011)(452pp), (1st edn, 1986; 2nd edn, 1992; 3rd edn, 1996, all under title An Introduction to Administrative Law; 4th edn 2004)
1987. Atiyah's Accidents, Compensation and the Law (7th edn, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006)(498 pp) (4th edn, 1987; 5th edn, 1993, 6th edn, 1999) (Chinese simplified character edition (2007) and Chinese translation (2008) of 6th edition, China Renmin University Press)
1991. Tort Law and Economic Interests (2nd edn, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996)(492pp), (1st edn, 1991)
1997. The Anatomy of Tort Law (Oxford: Hart Publishing) (237pp) (Chinese translation, Peking University Press, 2010; Spanish translation in progress).
2002. Responsibility in Law and Morality (Oxford: Hart Publishing) (303pp) (Chinese translation, Commercial Press, Beijing, 2008).
2007. The Political Economy of Personal Injury Law (Brisbane: University of Queensland Press,) (108pp).
2008. Principles of Administrative Law: Legal Regulation of Governance (with L McDonald) (Melbourne: Oxford University Press) (333 pp) (Chs 1,2,8-11 (162pp) by PFC)
2009. Cases and Materials for Principles of Administrative Law: Legal Regulation of Governance (with L McDonald) (Melbourne: Oxford University Press).
2009. Administrative Tribunals and Adjudication (Oxford: Hart Publishing) (285 pp).

Government Report

2002. Review of the Law of Negligence (Commonwealth of Australia, Canberra)(with D. Ipp, I. Macintosh and D. Sheldon)

Edited Volumes

1991. Essays for Patrick Atiyah (with J. Stapleton) (Oxford: Oxford University Press)
1998. The Law of Obligations: Essays in Celebration of John Fleming (with J. Stapleton, Oxford: Oxford University Press)
2000. Administrative Law in a Federal System (with N. Seddon, Federal Law Review, Vol 28, No. 2, July, 2000)
2001. Relating to Responsibility: Essays in Honour of Tony Honoré on his 80th Birthday (with J. Gardner, Oxford: Hart Publishing)
2001. Australian Journal of Administrative Law, Vol 8 No 4 (August), Guest Editor, Proceedings of Conference on the History of the Australian Administrative Law System
2002. Administrative Law (International Library of Essays in Law and Legal Theory, Second Series) (Aldershot: Ashgate Dartmouth) (Introduction by PC).
2003. The Oxford Handbook of Legal Studies (with Mark Tushnet) (Oxford: Oxford University Press)
2003. Australian Bar Review, Vol 24, No 2, Guest Editor
2004. Centenary Essays for the High Court of Australia (Sydney: LexisNexis Butterworths)
2008. Law and Religion in Theoretical and Historical Perspective (with C Evans and Z Robinson, Cambridge University Press).
2008. The New Oxford Companion to Law (with J Conaghan) (Oxford: Oxford University Press).
2010. The Hart-Fuller Debate in the Twenty-First Century (Oxford: Hart Publishing)
2010. The Oxford Handbook of Empirical Legal Research (with Herbert Kritzer) (Oxford: Oxford University Press)
2010. Special Issue, Federal Law Review, in honour of Professor Leslie Zines on his Eightieth Birthday (Volume 38, No 3) (with Professor Geoffrey Lindell)


1977. Injuries to Unborn Children, 51 ALJ, 704-20.
1977. Recovery for Purely Economic Loss in the High Court, UWALR, 243-61 .
1979. Physical Loss, Economic Loss and Products Liability, 95 LQR, 117-141.
1980. A Fresh Look at Punton's Case, 43 MLR, 266-83.
1980. The Function of Standing Rules in Administrative Law, PL, 303-328.
1980. Prerogative Acts, Acts of State Justiciability, 29 ICLQ, 680-700.
1981. The Metes and Bounds of Hedley Byrne, 55 ALJ, 862-75.
1981. Standing, Legality and the Limits of Public Law, PL, 322-39.
1982. Justice and Justifications for Tort Liability, 2 OJLS, 30-62 .
1984. Negligence, Economic Interests and the Assessment of Damages, 10 Mon LR, 17- 50.
1987. Self Regulation and Judicial Review, Civil Justice Q, 324-47.
1989. Liability Rules and the Cost of Professional Indemnity Insurance, 14 Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance, 347-59.
1989. Economic Loss in Tort: Is the Pendulum out of Control?, 52 MLR , 200-14.
1993. The Scope and Justification for Exemplary Damages, 5 J Env L, 163-72.
1993. Markets and Morals in Contract and Tort : a review of Risks and Wrongs by Jules Coleman, 13 LS, 396-415.
1994. The Liability of Classification Societies, LMCLQ, 363-76.
1995. Standing Up for the Public, PL 276-87.
1996. Corrective Justice and Correlativity in Private Law: a review of The Idea of Private Law by Ernest Weinrib, 16 OJLS, 471-88.
1998. Fleming on Torts: A Short Intellectual History, 6, Torts LJ, 216-239.
1999. Damages in Public Law, 3, Otago LR, 489-517.
1999. Multiple Torts, Contribution and the Dynamics of the Settlement Process, Torts LJ, 137-154.
1999. Open Standing and the Role of Courts in a Democratic Society, 20 Singapore LR, 23- 50.
2000. Merits Review and Judicial Review: The AAT as Trojan Horse, 28 Federal LR, 213- 44.
2000. The Blight of Economic Loss: Is There Life after Perre v Apand?, 8, Torts LJ, 246-62.
2000. Indemnizacion por danos medioambientales, Anuario de Derecho Civil, 825-48.
2001. Mens Rea in Tort Law, 20, OJLS, 533-556.
2001. Are Environmental Harms Special?, 3, J of Environmental Law, 3-20.
2001. Distributive Justice and Tort Law, New Zealand Law Review, 401-20.
2002. Using Tort Law to Enforce Environmental Regulations?, 41, Washburn LJ, 427-467.
2002. Tort Law as Regulation, 31, Common Law World Review, 305-331.
2003. The Making of Australian Administrative Law. 24, Australian Bar Review, 114-34.
2003. Reforming Tort Law in Australia: A Personal Perspective'. 27, Melbourne ULR, 649-76.
2005. On the Division of Law-Making Labour. 8, The Judicial Review, 211-232.
2005. Taking Disagreement Seriously: Courts, Legislatures and the Reform of Tort Law, 25, OJLS, 393-417.
2005. The Anatomy of Private Law Theory: A 25th Anniversary Essay. 25, OJLS, 203-217.
2006. Taking Law Seriously: Starting Points of the Hart/Devlin Debate. 10, Journal of Ethics, 21-51.
2006. Imagining Public Law. 31, Australian Journal of Legal Philosophy, 153-169.
2007. The General/Special Distinction in Criminal Law, Tort Law and Legal Theory. 26, Law and Philosophy, 465-500.
2008. Two Understandings of Morality and their Relationship to Politics. Criminal Justice Ethics, 34-44.
2009. Judicial Review in the Age of Tribunals. Public Law, 479-500.
2010. Participation and Constitutionalism. 38, Federal Law Review, 319-334.
2011. Searching for United States Tort Law in the Antipodes. 38, Pepperdine Law Review, 101-125.
2012. Morality, Law and Conflicting Reasons for Action. 71, Cambridge Law Journal, 59- 85.

Book Chapters

1986. Contract, Tort and Economic Loss. In:M. Furmston, ed. The Law of Tort: Policy and Trends in Liability for Damage to Property and Economic Loss ( London), 113-35.
1986. Economic Loss and Products Liability. In: C.J. Miller, ed. Comparative Products Liability (, London), 45-72.
1987. Public Law and Private Law: A Study of the Analysis and Use of a Legal Concept. In: Oxford Essays in Jurisprudence, Third Series, 57-78
1991. The Basis of Tortious Liability. In: P. Cane and J. Stapleton (eds) Essays for Patrick Atiyah (OUP), 351-73.
1994. The Limits of Judicial Review, in P. Birks (ed), Frontiers of Liability, Vol. 1 (OUP), 137-57
1995. Standing, Representation and the Environment. In: I. Loveland (ed), A Special Relationship? American Influences on Public Law in the UK (OUP), 123-50.
1996. Exceptional Measures of Damages: A Search for Principles. In: P. Birks (ed), Wrongs and Remedies in the 21st Century (OUP), 301-325.
1996. Contract, Tort and the Lloyd's Debacle. In: F. Rose (ed), Consensus ad Idem: Essays on the Law of Contract in Honour of Guenter Treitel (London), 96-120.
1997. The Constitutional Basis of Judicial Remedies, in Public Law. In: P. Leyland and T. Woods (eds), Administrative Law Facing the Future: Old Constraints and New Horizons (London), 242-70.
1998. The Constitutional and Legal Framework of Policy-Making. In: C. Forsyth and I. Hare (eds), The Golden Metwand and the Crooked Cord: Essays on Public Law in Honour of Sir William Wade (OUP), 39-64.
1998. Retribution, Proportionality and Moral Luck in Tort Law. In: P. Cane and J. Stapleton (eds), The Law of Obligations: Essays in Celebration of John Fleming (OUP), 141-173.
1999. Fault and Strict Liability for Harm in Tort Law. In: W. Swadling (ed), The Search for Principle: Essays for Lord Goff of Chieveley, (OUP), 171-206.
2000. Consequences in Judicial Reasoning. In: J. Horder (ed), Oxford Essays in Jurisprudence, Fourth Series (OUP), 41-59.
2001. Responsibility and Fault: A Relational and Functional Approach to Responsibility. In: P. Cane and J. Gardner (eds), Relating to Responsibility: Essays in Honour of Tony Honoré on his 80th Birthday (OUP), 81-110.
2003. Accountability and the Public/Private Distinction. In: N. Bamforth and P. Leyland (eds), Public Law in a Multi-Layered Constitution (OUP), 247-76.
2003. Theory and Values in Public Law. In: P. Craig and R. Rawlings (eds), Law and Administration in Europe: Essays in Honour of Carol Harlow (Oxford, 2003), 1-21
2003. Review of Executive Action. In: P. Cane and M.Tushnet (eds), The Oxford Handbook of Legal Studies (Oxford, 2003), 146-163
2004. Administrative Law as Regulation. In: J. Braithwaite, N. Lacey, C. Parker and C. Scott (eds), Regulating Law (OUP), 207-25.
2004. Understanding Judicial Review and its Impact. In: M. Hertogh and S. Halliday (eds), Judicial Review and its Bureaucratic Impact: International and Interdisciplinary Dimensions (CUP), 15-42.
2007. General and Special Tort Law: Uses (and Abuses) of Theory. In; J. W. Neyers, E Chamberlain and S. G. A Pitel (eds), Emerging Issues in Tort Law (Hart Publishing), 1-30.
2008. Understanding Administrative Adjudication. In: L Pearson, C Harlow and M Taggart (eds), Administrative Law in a Changing State: Essays in Honour of Mark Aronson (Hart Publishing), 274-299.
2010. Judicial Review and Merits Review: Comparing Administrative Adjudication by Courts and Tribunals. In: S Rose-Ackerman and PL Lindseth, Comparative Administrative Law (Cheltenham UK), 426-448.
2011. Rights in Private Law. In: D Nolan and A Robertson (eds), Rights and Private Law (Hart Publishing), 35-62.

Notes and Shorter Articles

1974. The Liability of Builders and Surveyors for Negligence. 7, Sydney LR, 284-93.
1977. Recovery for Purely Economic Loss in Australia. 93, LQR, 333-7.
1977. Contracts of Carriage and Exemption Clauses. 51, ALJ, 841-4.
1979. Deterrence and Strict Liability for Defective Products. 3, J Product Liability, 135-40.
1979. Civil Liability under the Consumer Safety Act (UK). 3, J Product Liability, 215-22.
1979. Unsafe Products and the State of the Art. 3, J Product Liability, 239-46.
1980. Natural Justice and Legitimate Expectations. 54, ALJ, 546-50.
1980. Economic Loss and the Tort of Negligence. 12, MULR, 408-16.
1980. Negligent Solicitors and Disappointed Beneficiaries. 96, LQR, 182-5.
1980. The Fleet Street Casuals. 96, LQR, 355-9.
1981. Ultra Vires Breach of Statutory Duty. PL, 11-19.
1981. Standing to Protect the Environment. 1, OJLS, 142-8.
1982. Valuation of Shares in the Law of Torts. JBL, 79-82.
1983. Public Law and Private Law; Some Thoughts Prompted by Page Motors Ltd v Epsom & Ewell BC, PL, 202-8.
1983. Administration of Justice Act 1982, Section 4(2): A Lesson in how not to Reform the Law. 46, MLR, 478-83. (with D.R. Harris)
1983. Negligent Solicitors and Doubly Disappointed Beneficiaries. 99, LQR, 346-9.
1984. Public Law and Private Law Again: Davy v Spelthorne BC. PL, 16-22.
1990. Statutes, Standing and Representation. PL, 307-12.
1992. Private Rights and Public Procedure. PL, 193-200.
1992. Negligent Solicitor Escapes Liability. 108, LQR, 539-45.
1993. The Law Commission on Judicial Review. 56, MLR, 887-96.
1994. Economic Loss in Contract and Tort. 58, Rabels Zeitschrift, 430-7.
1994. Do Banks Dare Lend to Local Authorities? 110, LQR, 514-21.
1994. The Changing Fortunes of Rylands v. Fletcher. 24, WALR, 237-46.
1995. Tortious Interference with Contractual Remedies. 111, LQR, 400-406.
1995. Classification Societies, Cargo Owners and the Basis of Tort Liability. LMCLQ, 433-7.
1995. The Inexorable Advance of Negligence. 3, Torts LJ, 205-11.
1996. Suing Public Authorities in Tort. 112, LQR, 13-22.
1997. What a Nuisance! 113, LQR, 515-21.
1999. A Warning about Causation. 115, LQR, 21-27.
2000. Vicarious Liability for Sexual Abuse. 116, LQR, 21-26.
2000. Fleeting Mental States. Cambridge LJ, 273-83.
2000. The Scope of Malicious Prosecution. 116, LQR, 346-51.
2001. Proximity. In: T. Blackshield, M. Coper and G Williams (eds), The Oxford Companion to the High Court of Australia (Melbourne), 570-1.
2001. The Temporal Element in Law. 117, LQR, 5.
2002. Causing Conversion. 118, LQR, 544-550.
2004. The Doctor, the Stork and the Court: A Modern Morality Play. 120, LQR, 23-26.
2004. Church, State and Human Rights: Are Parish Councils Public Authorities? 120, LQR, 41-48.
2004. Another Failed Sterilisation. 120, LQR, 189-93.
2004. Author's Introduction and Response to Commentators, in Book Symposium: Peter Cane Responsibility in Law and Morality (2004) 29 Australian J of Legal Philosophy 160-3, 185-94.
2005. The New Face of Advocates' Immunity. 13, Torts LJ, 93-102.
2007. 'Autonomy of Law' and 'Morality and Law'. In: DS Clark (ed), Encyclopedia of Law and Society: American and Global Perspectives (Los Angeles: Sage Publications, 2007).
2008. 'Fault-based civil liability', 'NHS Litigation Authority', 'Strict civil liability', 'Natural justice', 'Responsibility', 'Administrative law', 'Negligence in civil law', 'Westminster system'. In: P Cane and J Conaghan (eds), The New Oxford Companion to Law (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008).
2010. Outsourcing Administrative Adjudication. 126, LQR, 343-7.

Book Reviews

1979. The Constitutional Case Law of Japan (Itoh and Beer). PL 100-101.
1983. Compensation and Government Torts (Harlow). PL, 499-502.
1985. The Attorney General, Politics and the Public Interest (Edwards). 36, NILQ, 175-7.
1987. Administrative Law (Hogan and Morgan). 38, NILQ, 370-4.
1986. Commonwealth Administrative Law (Pearce). 45, Aust J Pub Admin, 181-2.
1992. Governmental Liability: a Comparative Study (ed. Bell and Bradley). 108, LQR, 509-12.
1993. European Administrative Law (Schwarze). 109, LQR, 143-7.
1993. The Wrongs of Tort (Conaghan and Mansell). 7, SPTL Reporter, (Winter), 30-31.
1993. Tort Liability for Psychiatric Damage (Mullaney and Handford). 23, WALR, 378-9.
1999. Economic Loss (Bernstein) [1999] Professional Negligence 131-4.
2003. State Liability in Tort: A Comparative Law Study (Fairgrieve). 23, Legal Studies, 711-14.
2004. Philosophy and the Law of Torts (Postema, ed). 114, Ethics, 368-72.
2007. Consent in the Law (Beyleveld and Brownsword). Law and Politics Book Review:
2008. Torts and Rights (Stevens). 71, Modern Law Review, 641-7.
2008. Torts, Egalitarianism and Distributive Justice (Keren-Paz). 16, Torts Law Journal, 75- 80.
2009. Faith, Reason and Consent: Legislating Morality in Early American States (Miller). Law and Politics Book Review:
2009. A Simple Common Lawyer: Essays in Honour of Michael Taggart (Dyzenhaus, Hunt and Huscroft). 37, Federal Law Review, 159.
2011. What is Private Law? (Alpa). Law and Politics Book Review:
2011. The Ombudsman Enterprise and Administrative Justice (Buck, Kirkham and Thompson). 70, Australian Journal of Public Administration, 332-4.