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Vol 21 No 12 Dec 16/Jan 17

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The UK Supreme Court Yearbook Volume 7: 2016

Edited by: Daniel Clarry, Christopher Sargeant
Price: £90.00

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Human Rights Under the Australian Constitution 2nd ed


ISBN13: 9780195523119
Previous Edition ISBN: 0195541111
Published: December 2013
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: Australia
Format: Paperback
Price: £52.99



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Human Rights under the Australian Constitution is the leading text on how the Australian Constitution protects human rights. It provides a comprehensive overview and analysis of the key public law principles, including the full range of express and implied rights in the Australian Constitution.

It does this within a broader context, including the drafting and origins of the Australian Constitution and the interaction of constitutional principles with the common law, statute law and international law. The Australian position is examined in light of developments in comparable legal systems, including the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and New Zealand.

The result is a thorough work that examines in context areas of law of great importance to Australian democracy, including freedom of speech, the right to vote, freedom of religion, the acquisition of property on just terms, judicial independence and the right to a fair trial.

Subjects:
Other Jurisdictions , Australia
Contents:
1. HUMAN RIGHTS IN AUSTRALIA
2. THE DRAFTING OF THE AUSTRALIAN CONSTITUTION
3. CONSTITUTIONAL INTERPRETATION
4. THE TEXT AND STRUCTURE OF THE AUSTRALIAN CONSTITUTION
5. FREEDOM OF POLITICAL COMMUNICATION
6. THE RIGHT TO VOTE AND EQUALITY OF VOTING POWER
7. CIVIL RIGHTS
8. ECONOMIC RIGHTS
9. JUDICIAL POWER