Publications

1.  David Weisbrot, So You Want to be a Lawyer? A guide for current and prospective students in Australia (ACER Press, August 2013)

2.   Brian R Opeskin and David Weisbrot, (eds), The Promise of Law Reform, The Federation Press, 2005.

3.   Don RC Chalmers, David Weisbrot, Justice Salamo Injia and Justice Warwick Andrew, Criminal Law and Practice of PapuNew Guinea, Third Edition, Thomson Legal and Regulatory, 2001.

4.   David Brown,  David  Farrier  and David  Weisbrot, Criminal Laws: Materials and Commentary on Criminal Law and Process, 2 Volumes, Second Edition, 1996, The Federation Press, 1486 pp.  I did the chapters on Assault, Defences, and Public Order Offences (Ch 6-8, pp 583-825, 909-1023), and contributed to the editing and writing of other chapters. (Reviewed in the Law Society Journal (NSW), Vol 35 No 7, p 99, August 1997.)

5.   David Weisbrot, Australian Lawyers, Longman Cheshire, 1990, 304 pp. (Reviewed  in  the  Australian  Law  Journal;  the  Commonwealt La Bulletin;  the University of New South Wales Law Journal; the Australian Law Librarians Group Newsletter; the Journal of Professional Legal Education; the Law Society Bulletin (SA); and the Law Institute Journal (Vic); Brief (WA Law Society Journal).  Discussed in the Australian La Journal; Law and Social Inquiry; the Australian Financial Review; Business Review Weekly;  the Independent Monthly; the Sydney Morning Herald; the Good Weekend Magazine; the Sun-Herald; the Legal Service Bulletin; Australian Law News; and on ABC Radio.)

6.   David Brown, David Farrier, David Neal and David Weisbrot, Criminal Laws: Materials and Commentary on Criminal Law and Process in New South Wales, The Federation Press, 1990, 1509 pp.  I contributed the chapters on Assault, Public Order Offences, and Defences (383 pp in total), and had an editorial role in others.   AKA “The Four Davids”

(Reviewed in the Criminal Law Journal; the Legal Service Bulletin; the Australian Law Librarians Group Newsletter; Australian Business Law ReviewVictorian Bar News; and the Law Institute Journal (Vic).)

7.   Don RC Chalmers, David Weisbrot and Mr Justice W Andrew, Criminal Law and Practice iPapua New Guinea, Law Book Co, 1985, 841 pp.

8.   David Weisbrot, Abdul Hussein Paliwala, and Akilagpa Sawyerr (eds), Law and Social Change in Papua NeGuinea, Butterworths, 1982, 344 pp.(Reviewed in Australian Book Review; the UNSW Law Journal; the Melanesian Law Journal; Pacific Studies; the Journal of the Polynesian Society; the LAWASIA Journal; and Anthropology.)

9.   Mr Justice W Andrew, Don RC Chalmers and David Weisbrot, Criminal Law and Practice iPapua New Guinea, Law Book Co, 1979, 454 pp.  (Reviewed in the International and Comparative Law Quarterly; the Criminal Law Journal;  the University of Queensland Law Journal; and the Commonwealth Police Association Journal.)

10.   David Weisbrot, Customary Law in Papua New Guinea - A Source Book (University of Papua New Guinea Press, 1977, 435 pp).

Books in preparation:

Bruce Ottley, David Weisbrot and Jean Zorn, Making Law: Custom, Colonialism and Law in Papua New Guinea. (Manuscript to be completed late 2013 or early 2014)

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