Dan R. Meagher

Deakin Law School

Chair in Law

Geelong, Victoria 3228

Australia

http://https://www.deakin.edu.au/about-deakin/people/dan-meagher

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (36)

1.

The Quiet Revolution - A Brief History and Analysis of the Growth of Forensic Police Powers in Victoria

Criminal Law Journal, vol 24, no 2, pp 76-88
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 16 Jul 2015
Dan R. Meagher
Deakin Law School
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What is Political Communication? The Rationale and Scope of the Implied Freedom of Political Communication

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 16 Jul 2015
Dan R. Meagher
Deakin Law School
Downloads 270 (126,626)
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The Common Law Principle of Legality and Secondary Legislation

University of New South Wales Law Journal, Vol. 39, No. 2, 2016, Deakin Law School Research Paper No. 16-30
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 10 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2016
Dan R. Meagher and Dr. Matthew Groves
Deakin Law School and La Trobe Law School
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principle of legality, secondary legislation, fundamental rights

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The 'Modern Approach' to Statutory Interpretation and the Principle of Legality: An Issue of Coherence?

Federal Law Review, Vol. 46 (2018), ANU College of Law Research Paper Forthcoming, Deakin Law School Research Paper No. 19-22 (2019)
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 19 Sep 2019
Dan R. Meagher
Deakin Law School
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statutory interpretation, principle of legality, modern approach

5.

The Status of Using Drug Detection Dogs Under Australian Law

(2009) 33 Crim LJ 165
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 17 Jul 2015
Dan R. Meagher
Deakin Law School
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The Principle of Legality and Contemporanea Expositio Est Optima Et Fortissima in Lege

Statute Law Review, 2016, Deakin Law School Research Paper No. 16-24
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 18 May 2016 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2016
Dan R. Meagher
Deakin Law School
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principle of legality, statutory construction, always speaking approach, fundamental rights, rule of contemporanea exposition est optima et fortissimo in lege

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The Status of the Kable Principle in Australian Constitutional Law

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 17 Jul 2015
Dan R. Meagher
Deakin Law School
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The Principle of Legality and a Common Law Bill of Rights - Clear Statement Rules Head Down Under

Deakin Law School Research Paper No. 16-18
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 30 May 2016
Dan R. Meagher
Deakin Law School
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Clear Statement Rules, Principle of Legality, Common Law Bill of Rights

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Excessive Force Used in Making an Arrest: Does it Make the Arrest Ipso Facto Unlawful?

(2004) 28 Crim LJ 237
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 16 Jul 2015
Dan R. Meagher
Deakin Law School
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Two Reflections on Retrospectivity in Statutory Interpretation

Public Law Review Online, Vol. 29, #3 Pg. 224 (2018), Deakin Law School Research Paper No. 19-23 (2019)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 19 Sep 2019
Dan R. Meagher
Deakin Law School
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statutory interpretation, retrospectivity, common law

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The Scope of Judicial Rights Interpretation Under Bills of Rights (and its Political Consequences)

(2009) 20 PLR 214
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 17 Jul 2015
Dan R. Meagher
Deakin Law School
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12.

The Common Law Presumption of Consistency with International Law: Some Observations from Australia (and Comparisons with New Zealand)

New Zealand Law Review, 2012
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 17 Jul 2015
Dan R. Meagher
Deakin Law School
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13.

So Far No Good: The Regulatory Failure of Criminal Racial Vilification Laws in Australia

(2006) 17 PLR 209
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 17 Jul 2015
Dan R. Meagher
Deakin Law School
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14.

The Common Law Principle of Legality in the Age of Rights

Melbourne Univeristy Law Review, Vol. 35, 2011
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 17 Jul 2015
Dan R. Meagher
Deakin Law School
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Investigating 'Indecent, Obscene or Pornographic' Art: Lessons from the Bill Henson Controversy

(2009) 14 Media and Arts Law Review
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 17 Jul 2015
Dan R. Meagher
Deakin Law School
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16.

The Legal Recognition of Same Sex Unions in Australia: A Constitutional Analysis

(2011) 22 PLR 266
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 17 Jul 2015
Margaret Brock and Dan R. Meagher
Deakin University, Geelong, Australia - Deakin Law School and Deakin Law School
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The Principle of Legality as Clear Statement Rule: Significance and Problems

Sydney Law Review, Vol. 36:413, Deakin Law School Research Paper No. 16-04
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 16 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2016
Dan R. Meagher
Deakin Law School
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18.

The Times are They A-Changin'? Can the Commonwealth Parliament Legislate for Same Sex Marriages?

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 16 Jul 2015
Dan R. Meagher
Deakin Law School
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19.

The Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Act 2011 (Cth) and the Courts

Federal Law Review, Vol 42, 2014
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 16 Jul 2015
Dan R. Meagher
Deakin Law School
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20.

The Common Law Principle of Legality

Alternative Law Journal, 2013
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 17 Jul 2015
Dan R. Meagher
Deakin Law School
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21.

Back to the Future: The War on Terror and its Impact on Civil Liberties

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 17 Jul 2015
Dan R. Meagher
Deakin Law School
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22.

Is There a Common Law 'Right' to Freedom of Speech?

Melbourne University Law Review, Vol. 43, No. 1, 2018, Deakin Law School Research Paper No. 19-21 (2019)
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 19 Sep 2019
Dan R. Meagher
Deakin Law School
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Freedom of Speech, Constitutional Law, Common Law

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The Brennan Conception of the Implied Freedom: Theory, Proportionality and Deference

University of Queensland Law Journal, 2011
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 17 Jul 2015
Dan R. Meagher
Deakin Law School
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Black and White is Always Grey - The Power of Police to Conduct a Strip Search in Victoria

CRIMINAL LAW JOURNAL – Volume 26
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 16 Jul 2015
Dan R. Meagher
Deakin Law School
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The Principle of Legality and the Judicial Protection of Rights - Evans v. NSW

Federal Law Review, 2009
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 17 Jul 2015
Dan R. Meagher
Deakin Law School
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26.

So Far So Good? A Critical Evaluation of Racial Vilification Laws in Australia

Federal Law Review, Volume 32, 2004
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 17 Jul 2015
Dan R. Meagher
Deakin Law School
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Freedom of Political Communication, Public Officials and the Emerging Right to Personal Privacy in Australia

Adelaide Law Review, Vol. 29, 2008
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 17 Jul 2015
Dan R. Meagher
Deakin Law School
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The Protection of Political Communication Under the Australian Constitution

University of New South Wales Law Journal, Vol. 28, No. 1, 2005
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 17 Jul 2015
Dan R. Meagher
Deakin Law School
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29.

The Status of Flag Desecration in Australian Law

University of Western Australia Law Review, Vol. 34, 2008
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 17 Jul 2015
Dan R. Meagher
Deakin Law School
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30.

Inciting Racial Violence as Sedition: A Problem of Definition?

(2006) 30 Crim LJ 289
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 17 Jul 2015
Dan R. Meagher
Deakin Law School
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Guided by Voices? Constitutional Interpretation on the Gleeson Court

Deakin Law Review, Vol. 7, No. 2, 2002
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 17 Jul 2015
Dan R. Meagher
Deakin Law School
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32.

Taking Parliamentary Sovereignty Seriously within a Bill of Rights Framework

Deakin Law Review, Vol. 10, No. 2, 2005
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 17 Jul 2015
Dan R. Meagher
Deakin Law School
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The 'Fighting Words' Doctrine: Off the First Amendment Canvass and into the Implied Freedom Ring?

University of New South Wales Law Journal, Vol. 28, No. 3, 2005
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 17 Jul 2015
Dan R. Meagher
Deakin Law School
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34.

Regulating History: Australian Racial Vilification Law and History Denial

University of Queensland Law Journal, 2005
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 17 Jul 2015
Dan R. Meagher
Deakin Law School
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35.

New Day Rising? Non-Originalism, Justice Kirby and Section 80 of the Constitution

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 17 Jul 2015
Dan R. Meagher
Deakin Law School
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36.

The Democratic Credentials of Statutory Bills of Rights (And Those of a Self-Styled Majoritarian Democrat)

King's Law Journal, Vol. 27, 2008
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 17 Jul 2015
Dan R. Meagher
Deakin Law School
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