Throwing the baby out with the bathwater? Four questions on the demise of lawful-act duress in New South Wales

Richard Bigwood

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The New South Wales Court of Appeal's recommendation to abandon the terms 'economic duress' and 'illegitimate pressure' in relation to lawful-act duress claims in the 'Australia & New Zealand Banking Group v Karam' case is discussed. The merits and demerits of the recommendation are analysed, putting four questions to verify the plausibility of the Court's recommendation.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)41-84
Number of pages44
JournalUniversity of Queensland Law Journal
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2008


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