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Australian Constitutional Landmarks

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Edited by: H. P. Lee, George Winterton

ISBN13: 9780521831581
ISBN: 052183158X
Published: January 2004
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £94.99

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Australian Constitutional Landmarks presents the most significant cases and controversies in the Australian constitutional landscape. Including the Lionel Murphy saga, the Communist Party case, the Dismissal of the Whitlam government, the Free Speech cases, Tasmanian Dams case and a case discussing native title, this book highlights turning points in the shaping of the Australian nation since Federation. Each chapter clearly examines the legal and political context leading to the case or controversy and the impact on later constitutional reform. With contributions by leading constitutional lawyers, judges and two former chief justices, this book is sure to have lasting appeal to all members of the judiciary, practitioners and legal academics as well as those people with an interest in Australian politics, government and history.

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Other Jurisdictions , Australia
Introduction: The Commonwealth's Constitutional Century HP Lee and George Winterton
1. The emergence of the Commonwealth Constitution John Williams
2. The Engineers' Case Keven Booker and Arthur Glass
3. The Uniform Income Tax Cases Cheryl Saunders
4. The Bank Nationalisation Cases: The defeat of Labor's Most controversial Economic Initiative Peter Johnston
5. The Communist Party Case George Winterton
6. Fitzpatrick and Browne: Imprisonment by a House of Parliament Harry Evans
7. The Boilermakers Case Fiona Wheeler
8. The Race Power: A Constitutional Chimera Robert French
9. The Double Dissolution Cases Anthony Mason
1975: The Dismissal of the Whitlam Government George Winterton
11. The Tasmanian Dam Case Leslie Zines
12. The Murphy Affair in Retrospect Geoffrey Lindell
13. The Privy Council and the Constitution Gerard Brennan
14. Cole v Whitfield: 'Absolutely Free' Trade? Dennis Rose
15. The 'Labour Relations Power' in the Constitution and Public Sector Employees Marilyn Pittard
16. The Implied Freedom of Political Communication HP Lee.