This background paper provides an introductory summary and overview of key aspects of the law on judicial bias as it relates to the Australian federal judiciary.
This is one in a series of background papers produced by the Australian Law Reform Commission as part of its Review of Judicial Impartiality.
In April 2021, the ALRC will publish a Consultation Paper containing questions and draft proposals for public comment. A formal call for submissions will be made on its release. In addition, feedback on the background papers is welcome at any time by email to email@example.com.