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Australian Constitutional Landmarks

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H. P. Lee, George Winterton, John Williams, Keven Booker, Arthur Glass, Cheryl Saunders, Peter Johnston, Harry Evans, Fiona Wheeler, Robert French, Sir Anthony Mason, Leslie Zines, Geoffrey Lindell, Sir Gerard Brennan, Dennis Rose, Marilyn Pittard
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  • Highlighting turning points in the shaping of the Australian nation since Federation, this collection examines cases from their legal and political context, through their implementation and eventual impact on constitutional reform. Contributions by well-known constitutional lawyers, judges and two former chief justices ensure the value of the analysis.

    • Examines the most important constitutional law cases since federation till 2003
    • Includes contributions by leading constitutional lawyers, judges and two former chief justices
    • All chapters draws out the political and legal ramifications of each case, clearly examining the precedents set
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    • Date Published: December 2011
    • format: Adobe eBook Reader
    • isbn: 9781139118378
    • availability: Adobe Reader ebooks available from eBooks.com
  • Table of Contents

    List of cases
    List of Commonwealth constitution provisions
    List of statutes
    List of contributors
    Preface
    Introduction: the Commonwealth's constitutional century H. P. 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 Sir Anthony Mason
    10. 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 Sir 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 H. P. Lee
    Index.

  • Editors

    H. P. Lee, Monash University, Victoria

    George Winterton, University of New South Wales, Sydney

    Contributors

    H. P. Lee, George Winterton, John Williams, Keven Booker, Arthur Glass, Cheryl Saunders, Peter Johnston, Harry Evans, Fiona Wheeler, Robert French, Sir Anthony Mason, Leslie Zines, Geoffrey Lindell, Sir Gerard Brennan, Dennis Rose, Marilyn Pittard

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