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Retreat from injustice : human rights law in Australia

Author: N K F O'Neill; Simon Rice; Roger Douglas
Publisher: Annandale, N.S.W. : Federation Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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A distinctive review and analysis of the history and growth of human rights in Australia, taking account of the revolution in law relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples; the implied constitutional rights jurisprudence in the High Court and the increased relevance of international law and treaties.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: N K F O'Neill; Simon Rice; Roger Douglas
ISBN: 186287414X 9781862874145
OCLC Number: 56724622
Notes: Previously published: 1994.
Description: xlvi, 754 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Include: From Natural Law to Human Rights Sources of Human Rights Law in Australia Explicit Constitutional Human Rights in Australia Implied Constitutional Rights The Common Law and Human Rights International Protection of Human Rights Implementation of International Human Rights in Australia Liberty and Security of the Person Fair Trial Treatment of Persons in Custody Counter-Terrorism Laws Freedom of Assembly Freedom of Association Freedom of Speech, Expression and the Media Censorship Contempt of Court Deformation Anti-Discrimination Law lndigenous Australians and the Legal System Indigenous Australians and the Criminal Justice System Indigenous Land Rights Indigenous Australians' Right to Customs and Cultural Heritage Migrants, Refugees and Asylum Seekers.
Responsibility: Nick O'Neill, Simon Rice, Roger Douglas.

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