Professor Cheryl Saunders is a legendary figure in Australian public law, and to win a prize named in her honour makes it extra special.
Professor James Stellios has received the Cheryl Saunders Prize for Constitutional Law 2018 from the Australian Association of Constitutional Law.
The prize, which honours outstanding research and scholarship in constitutional law in Australia, was for ‘The Masking of Judicial Power Values: Historical Analogies and Double Function Provisions’ (2017) 28 Public Law Review 138-157.
Prof Stellios, Director of the Centre for International & Public Law, planted the seeds of the original idea for the paper in a presentation he gave at a Queensland conference in 2014.
The subject - judicial power values - is at the heart of his research interests and features in some of the courses he teaches.
Prof Stellios says he’s deeply honoured to receive the prize.
“Professor Cheryl Saunders is a legendary figure in Australian public law, and to win a prize named in her honour makes it extra special.”