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State constitutional landmarks

Author: George Winterton
Publisher: Annandale, N.S.W. : Federation Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Fifteen landmark cases and controversies of parliamentary government in the Australian colonies and States are recounted in all their political and legal drama by some of Australia's leading constitutional scholars.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Winterton
ISBN: 9781862876071 186287607X
OCLC Number: 225308409
Description: xxii, 458 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: 1: Justice Boothby: A disaster that happened --
John M Williams --
2: Plenary within limits: Powell v Apollo Candle --
Keven Booker --
3: Thomas McCawley v The King --
Nicholas Aronry --
4: Trethowan's Case --
Jeffrey Goldsworthy --
5: The dismissall of the Lang Government --
Anne Twomey --
6: Clayton v Heffron --
Anne Twomey --
7: Deadlocks in State Parliaments --
John Waugh --
8: Tonkin v Brand: Triumph for the rule of law --
Peter Johnson --
9: Armstrong v Budd and the Power of Expulsion --
Gareth Griffith --
10: The Making of the Australian Acts 1986 --
Anne Twomey --
11: Egan v Willis and Egan v Chadwick: The triumph of responsible government --
Gerard Carney --
12: Arena v Nader and the Waiver of Parliament Privilege --
Gareth Griffith and David Clune --
13: BLF v Minister for Industrial Relations: The limits of State Legislative and judicial power --
Fiona Wheeler --
14: The Kable case: A guard-dog that barked but once? --
H P Lee --
15: McGinty v Western Australia: Electoral Equality and the Demise of the "Implied Rights Venture" --
Peter A Gerangelos.
Responsibility: editor George Winterton ; foreword by James Spigelman.

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