The law on judicial bias: A primer (JI1)

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 impartiality@alrc.gov.au.