Johnson v Johnson

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
JudgeGleeson CJ,Gaudron,McHugh,Gummow,Hayne JJ,Kirby J,Callinan J
Judgment Date07 September 2000
Neutral Citation2000-0907 HCA B,[2000] HCA 48
CourtHigh Court
Docket NumberP60/1999
Date07 September 2000
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4 firm's commentaries
  • Reviewing a BIFA adjudication decision ' Number 1 complete guide
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 16 August 2022
    ...own contractual matrix. Reasonable Apprehension of Bias The test for the reasonable apprehension of bias was given in Johnson v Johnson [2000] HCA 48, where Gleeson CJ, Gaudron, McHugh, Gummow, and Hayne JJ of the High Court Whether a fair-minded lay observer might reasonably apprehend that......
  • Dyson Heydon decision: a refresher on managing conflicts of interest
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 4 January 2016
    ...person? This person has certain qualities. The reasonable person, among other things, does not make snap judgments ( Johnson v Johnson [2000] HCA 48 at [14]) and is informed by their training and experience (see Reasons for ruling on disqualification applications, [40] at page 14). He or sh......
  • Planning and Environment case updates
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 3 August 2011
    ...not bring an impartial and unprejudiced mind to the resolution of the question the judge is required to decide" (Johnson v Johnson (2000) 201 CLR 488 at [11], 492). The earnest attention to the issues by the primary judge set out very fully in a lengthy ex tempore judgment given the followi......
  • British American Tobacco succeeds in disqualifying a Dust Diseases Tribunal Judge on the grounds of earlier decision relating to the 'Document Retention Policy'
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 16 February 2011
    ...Australia Services Ltd; Re Mowbray (No 8) [2006] NSWDDT 15 at 601-602 10 Re JRL; Ex parte CJL [1986] HCA 39 11 At 16 12 Johnson v Johnson [2000] HCA 48 13 Johnson v Johnson [2000] HCA 48 Ranked No 1 - Australia's fastest growing law firm' (Legal Partnership Survey, The Australian July 2010)......
9 books & journal articles
  • Due Process, Judicial Power and Chapter III in the New High Court
    • United Kingdom
    • Sage Federal Law Review No. 32-2, June 2004
    • 1 June 2004
    ...Ibid 368. Cf at 359 (Gleeson CJ, McHugh, Gummow and Hayne JJ). 101 Ibid 373. 102 Ibid (footnote omitted). See also Johnson v Johnson (2000) 201 CLR 488, 500 (Kirby J); Re Minister for Immigration and Multicultural Affairs; Ex parte Epeabaka (2001) 206 CLR 128, 147 (Kirby J); Roberts v Bass ......
  • Apprehended Bias in Australian Administrative Law
    • United Kingdom
    • Sage Federal Law Review No. 38-3, September 2010
    • 1 September 2010
    ...300; Re Polites; Ex Parte Hoyts Corporation Pty Ltd (1991) 1 73 CLR 78; Webb v R (1994) 181 CLR 41, 67 ('Webb'); Johnson v Joh nson (2000) 201 CLR 488, 492 [11] ('Johnson'); Ebner v Official Trustee in Bankruptcy (2000) 205 CLR 337,344 [6] ('Ebner'); Re Refugee Review Tribunal; Ex parte H (......
  • Administrative and Constitutional Law
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Annual Review No. 2006, December 2006
    • 1 December 2006
    ...actual although unconscious bias’: at [62]. This was also underscored by Kirby J in the Australian High Court case of Johnson v Johnson(2000) 201 CLR 488 at 506—508 where he observed that interposing a fictitious bystander and adopting a disqualification criteria based on ‘possibilities’ ra......
  • Human Rights in the High Court of Australia, 1976-2003: The Righting of Australian Law?
    • United Kingdom
    • Sage Federal Law Review No. 33-2, June 2005
    • 1 June 2005
    ...exercise of judicial discretion to set aside cost orders and principles of natural justice or procedural fairness); Johnson v Johnson (2000) 201 CLR 488 (Kirby J re: allegation of judicial bias and importance of judicial impartiality); Ebner v The Official Trustee in Bankruptcy (2000) 205 C......
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