Australian Constitutional Landmarks by H. P. LeeAustralian Constitutional Landmarks by H. P. Lee

Australian Constitutional Landmarks

EditorH. P. Lee, George Winterton

Paperback | August 19, 2010

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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.
Title:Australian Constitutional LandmarksFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:468 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 1.02 inShipping dimensions:9.02 × 5.98 × 1.02 inPublished:August 19, 2010Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521152852

ISBN - 13:9780521152853

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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.

Editorial Reviews

Review of the hardback: 'This is an excellent collection. Besides the well-crafted chapters, political cartoons from various sources bring a lighter touch to the weighty issues they illustrate. I recommend this book to anyone wanting to learn more about Australian constitutional law.' Singapore Journal of Legal Studies