Nicholas Aroney

The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law

Professor of Constitutional Law

Brisbane 4072, Queensland

Australia

http://law.uq.edu.au/profile/1098/nicholas-aroney

Emory University - Center for the Study of Law and Religion

Senior Fellow

Atlanta, GA 30322

United States

http://cslr.law.emory.edu/people/senior-fellows/aroney-nicholas.html

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Scholarly Papers (85)

1.

Types of Federalism

Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 25 May 2016
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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The Voice Referendum and the Federal Division of Powers: A New Head of Commonwealth Legislative Power to Implement the Voice’s Representations?

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 31 Oct 2023
Nicholas Aroney and Peter Congdon
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law and Independent
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Constitutional referendum, Indigenous Voice, federal legislative power, federal balance, federalism

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Subsidiarity, Federalism and the Best Constitution: Thomas Aquinas on City, Province and Empire

Law and Philosophy, Vol. 26, pp. 161-228, 2007, University of Queensland TC Beirne School of Law Research Paper No. 07-06
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 22 Mar 2006
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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Thomas Aquinas, political theory, subsidiarity, federalism, mixed constitution, absolute monarchy, civitas, provincia, imperium, regnum, gens, natural law

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Australia and the COVID-19 Pandemic: Federal, State and Local Responses

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 13 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2020
Nicholas Aroney and Michael Boyce
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law and The University of Queensland, T.C. Beirne School of Law
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Australia, federalism, COVID-19, national cabinet, intergovernmental relations, pandemic, emergency

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Julius Stone and the End of Sociological Jurisprudence

University of New South Wales Law Journal, Vol. 31, No. 1, p. 107, 2008, University of Queensland TC Beirne School of Law Research Paper No. 10-05
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 27 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2008
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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sociological jurisprudence, Julius Stone, categories of illusory reference, implied freedom of political communication

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An Uncommon Court: How the High Court of Australia Has Undermined Australian Federalism

Sydney Law Review, Vol. 30, pp. 245-294, 2008 , University of Queensland TC Beirne School of Law Research Paper No. 08-05
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 09 Jun 2008
Nicholas Aroney and James Allan
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law and The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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federalism, federal powers, state powers, constitutional interpretation, Australia, High Court of Australia, Herbert, Engineers Case

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Upper Houses and the Problem of Elective Dictatorship

RESTRAINING ELECTIVE DICTATORSHIP: THE UPPER HOUSE SOLUTION?, Nicholas Aroney, Scott Prasser, J.R. Nethercote, eds., University of Western Australia Press, 2008
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 18 Dec 2008
Scott Prasser, J. R. Nethercote and Nicholas Aroney
Australian Catholic University, affiliation not provided to SSRN and The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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upper houses, second chambers, elective dictatorship, government accountability, democracy

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First Peoples and the People of the Australian Commonwealth

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 01 Sep 2023
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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First Peoples, Indigenous peoples, popular sovereignty, self-determination, referendums

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Constitutional Choices in the Work Choices Case, or What Exactly is Wrong with the Reserved Powers Doctrine?

Melbourne University Law Review, Vol. 32, No. 1, 2008
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 03 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2016
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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Work Choices, Engineers Case, reserved powers, federalism, High Court of Australia, federal balance, constitutional interpretation

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Submission to the Joint Select Committee on the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice Referendum

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 01 Sep 2023
Nicholas Aroney and Peter Gerangelos
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law and The University of Sydney - Faculty of Law
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Indigenous peoples, Australian aboriginal peoples, Australian Torres Strait Islander peoples, Indigenous Voice, representations to parliament and the executive government

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Politics, Law and the Constitution in McCawley's Case

Melbourne University Law Review, Vol. 30, 2006, University of Queensland TC Beirne School of Law Research Paper No. 07-19
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 26 Apr 2007
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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law, politics, constitutionalism, rule of law, constitutional amendment, manner and form, constituent power, McCawley

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Federal Constitutionalism/European Constitutionalism in Comparative Perspective

University of Queensland TC Beirne School of Law Research Paper No. 07-02, GETUIGEND STAATSRECHT: LIBER AMICORUM A.K. KOEKKOEK, Wolf Legal Publishers, 2005
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 23 Mar 2006
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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European Community, European Union, federalism, federal-state, constitutive power, comparative constitutional law

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Australian Federalism: Past, Present and Future Tense

THE FUTURE OF AUSTRALIAN FEDERALISM: COMPARATIVE AND INTERDISCIPLINARY PERSPECTIVES (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012), University of Queensland TC Beirne School of Law Research Paper No. 13-05
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 25 Jun 2013
Gabrielle J. Appleby, Nicholas Aroney and Thomas John
University of New South Wales (UNSW), The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law and Private International Law Section, Australian Commonwealth Attorney-General's Department, Australian Government
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Australian and Comparative Federalism, Reform, Intergovernmental Relations

Explanatory Power, Theory Formation and Legal Interpretation: Some Preliminaries

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 04 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2011
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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explanatory power, legal theory, legal interpretation, constitutional interpretation, Popper, Peirce, Gadamer, Bobbitt, Dworkin, Coleman

Explanatory Power, Theory Formation and Constitutional Interpretation: Some Preliminaries

(2013) 38 Australian Journal of Legal Philosophy 1, University of Queensland TC Beirne School of Law Research Paper No. 14-08
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 13 Jan 2014
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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originalism, textualism, structuralism, pragmatism, Popper, Kuhn, Lakatos

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Constitutional Fundamentals

A Commitment to Excellence: Essays in Honour of Emeritus Professor Gabriël A. Moens, edited by Augusto Zimmermann.
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 21 Aug 2018
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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rule of law, federalism, democracy, responsible government separation of powers, judicial review, parliamentary sovereignty

Federalism and Subsidiarity: Principles and Processes in the Reform of the Australian Federation

University of Queensland TC Beirne School of Law Research Paper No. 15-60
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 11 May 2015 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2015
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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federalism, subsidiarity, reform, Australia, Switzerland, Germany, Austria

Federalism and Subsidiarity: Principles and Processes in the Reform of the Australian Federation

44 Federal Law Review, 2016, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Feb 2016
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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federalism, subsidiarity, reform, Australia, Switzerland, Germany, Austria

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Four Reasons for an Upper House: Representative Democracy, Public Deliberation, Legislative Outputs and Executive Accountability

Adelaide Law Review, Vol. 29, 2008
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 05 May 2014
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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upper house, second chamber, bicameralism, separation of powers

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Religious Discrimination and Religious Freedom: An Evaluation of the Exposure Draft of the Australian Religious Discrimination Bill 2019

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 25 Sep 2019
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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religious freedom, religious discrimination, religious schools, religious charities, freedom of speech

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Foreword, Preface and Chapter One of The Constitution of the Commonwealth of Australia: History, Principle and Interpretation

Nicholas Aroney, Peter Gerangelos, Sarah Murray & James Stellios, The Constitution of the Commonwealth of Australia: History, Principle and Interpretation, Cambridge University Press, 2015
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 05 Jan 2016
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law, The University of Sydney - Faculty of Law, The University of Western Australia Law School and ANU College of Law
Downloads 398 (137,531)
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Australian constitution, constitutional law

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Formation, Representation and Amendment in Federal Constitutions

American Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 54, No. 1, December 2006, University of Queensland TC Beirne School of Law Research Paper No. 07-10
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 08 Feb 2006 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2008
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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Federalism, Federal, Constitution, Formation, Representation, Amendment, Division of Powers

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Christianity and Constitutional Law

Forthcoming, John Witte and Rafael Domingo (eds), Oxford Handbook on Christianity and Law, Oxford University Press, 2022
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 28 Apr 2022
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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Constitutionalism, Constitutional Law, Jurisdiction, Judicial Review, Greek philosophy, Roman law, Christian theology, Enlightenment principles

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Faith in Public Office: The Meaning, Persistence and Importance of Oaths

University of Queensland TC Beirne School of Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 25 Nov 2015
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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religion, faith, public office, oaths, secularism, separation of church and state

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Upper Houses, Democracy and Executive Accountability

University of Queensland TC Beirne School of Law Research Paper No. 07-24
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 03 Jan 2008
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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upper house, second chamber, bicameral, unicameral, parliament, legislature, government accountability, responsible government

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Law, Revolution and Religion: Harold Berman's Interpretation of the English Revolution

Journal of Markets & Morality, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 355-385, Fall 2005
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 10 May 2006
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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Harold Berman, law, revolution, religion, English revolution, Puritan revolution, Protestantism, Calvinism, western legal tradition

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The Territory of Marriage: Constitutional Law, Marriage Law and Family Policy in the ACT Same Sex Marriage Case

University of Queensland TC Beirne School of Law Research Paper No. 14-20
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 10 May 2014 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2014
Patrick Parkinson and Nicholas Aroney
University of Queensland and The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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constitutional interpretation, same sex marriage, marriage policy

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Reserved Matters, Legislative Purpose and the Referendum on Scottish Independence

Public Law (2014, Forthcoming), University of Queensland TC Beirne School of Law Research Paper No. 13-04
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 05 Apr 2013
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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Scottish Independence Referendum, Scotland Act, Devolution, United Kingdom Constitution

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Finnis on Liberty

THE JURISPRUDENCE OF LIBERTY, Gabriel Moens, Suri Ratnapala, eds., LexisNexis, 2010, University of Queensland TC Beirne School of Law Research Paper No. 11-07
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 30 May 2011
Nicholas Aroney and Bradley W. Miller
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law and University of Western Ontario - Faculty of Law
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liberty, freedom, autonomy, rights, Finnis

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The Topography of Shari’a in the Western Political Landscape

SHARI'A IN THE WEST, Rex Ahdar and Nicholas Aroney, eds., Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010, University of Queensland TC Beirne School of Law Research Paper No. 10-01
Posted: 15 Apr 2011
Nicholas Aroney and Rex Ahdar
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law and University of Otago - Faculty of Law
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Islamic law, Shari'a, the West, law and religion, liberal democracy

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Introduction: Australia as a Federal Commonwealth

THE CONSTITUTION OF A FEDERAL COMMONWEALTH: THE MAKING AND MEANING OF THE AUSTRALIAN CONSTITUTION, Cambridge University Press, 2009, University of Queensland TC Beirne School of Law Research Paper No. 1369003
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 27 Mar 2009
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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Australia, federalism, constitutionalism, comparative constitutional law, constitutional history, judicial interpretation, originalism, structuralism

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The Rise and Fall of Human Dignity

Brigham Young University Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 04 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2020
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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Human Dignity, Autonomy, Virtue, Status, Cicero, Gregory of Nyssa, Leo I, Bernard of Clairvaux, Thomas Aquinas, Martin Luther, John Calvin, Johannes Althusius, Paul VI, Immanuel Kant, Friedrich Nietzsche

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Reforming Australian Federalism: The White Paper Process in Comparative Perspective

Mark Bruerton, Robyn Hollander and Ron Levy (eds), A People’s Federation (Federation Press) Forthcoming
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 04 Aug 2016
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
Downloads 279 (201,607)
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executive federalism, constitutional reform, federalism reform, comparative federalism, deliberation

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Comparative Law in Australian Constitutional Jurisprudence

University of Queensland Law Journal, Vol. 26, No. 2, 2007, University of Queensland TC Beirne School of Law Research Paper No. 08-07
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 Jun 2008
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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comparative law, constitutional law, comparative constitutional law, High Court of Australia, Supreme Court of the United States

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The Design of Australian Federalism

The Oxford Handbook of the Australian Constitution (Oxford University Press, 2018), edited by Cheryl Saunders and Adrienne Stone.
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 11 Mar 2020
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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Australian constitution, federalism, constitutional design, division of powers, representation, senate, judicial review, constitutional amendment

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Freedom of Religion in Australia

Nicholas Aroney & Ben Saunders, 'Freedom of Religion in Australia', in Matthew Groves, Daniel Meagher and Janina Boughey (eds), The Legal Protection of Rights in Australia (Hart Publishing, Forthcoming).
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 18 Aug 2020
Nicholas Aroney and Benjamin Saunders
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law and Deakin University, Geelong, Australia - Deakin Law School
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Democracy, Community and Federalism in Electoral Apportionment Cases: The United States, Canada and Australia in Comparative Perspective

University of Toronto Law Journal, Vol. 58, 2008, University of Queensland TC Beirne School of Law Research Paper No. 07-24
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 23 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2008
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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democracy, community, representation, federalism, districting, apportionment, constitution, judicial review, comparative law, communitarianism, liberalism, individualism

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The Constitutional (In)Validity of Religious Vilification Laws: Implications for Their Interpretation

University of Queensland TC Beirne School of Law Research Paper No. 07-05, Federal Law Review, Vol. 34, p. 287, 2006
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 04 Dec 2006
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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religious vilification, hate speech, freedom of speech, freedom of political communication, Australian constitution, reasonable proportionality, non-establishment of religion, first amendment, separation of church and state

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Religious Freedom Under the Victorian Charter of Rights

Matthew Groves and Colin Campbell (eds), Australian Charters of Rights a Decade On (Federation Press, 2016)
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 10 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2016
Nicholas Aroney, Joel Harrison and P T Babie
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law, Sydney Law School, University of Sydney and Adelaide Law School, The University of Adelaide
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freedom of religion, human rights, international covenant, discrimination, abortion

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Freedom of Religion as an Associational Right

University of Queensland Law Journal, Vol. 33, No. 1, pp. 153-186, 2014
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 Oct 2014
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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Introduction: Courts in Federal Countries

Courts in Federal Countries: Federalists or Unitarists? (University of Toronto Press, 2017)
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 17 May 2017
Nicholas Aroney and John Kincaid
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law and Lafayette College
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courts, federalism, centralization, decentralization

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A Tale of Two Houses: Does MMP Mean New Zealand Doesn’t Need an Upper House?

University of Queensland TC Beirne School of Law Research Paper No. 11-08
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 24 Jun 2011
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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unicameralism, bicameralism, MMP, New Zealand, government accountability

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Reinvigorating Australian Federalism

Supreme Court History Program Yearbook, Vol. 2009, pp. 75-87, 2010, University of Queensland TC Beirne School of Law Research Paper No. 10-10
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 24 Jun 2010
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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Australian federalism, popular sovereignty, constitutional reform, state constitutions

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The Social Ontology Of Human Dignity

IVR World Congress of Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy, Lucerne, Switzerland, 8 July 2019
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 10 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2019
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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dignity, human rights, individualism, communitarianism

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A Seductive Plausibility: Freedom of Speech in the Constitution

University of Queensland Law Journal, Vol. 12, No. 2, pp. 249-274, 1995, University of Queensland TC Beirne School of Law Research Paper No. 08-20
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2008
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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Freedom of Speech, Political Communication, Australian Constitution, Constitutional Implications

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Constituent Power and the Constituent States: Towards a Theory of the Amendment of Federal Constitutions

Jus Politicum: Revue de droit politique (2017) 17:5-31 , Thinking about Federalism(s): Beyond the United States Experience conference, Yale Law School, 29-30 October 2015
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 14 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2017
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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federalism, constitutionalism, constitutional amendment, revision, change, constituent power

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Rights in the Australian Federation

European Journal of Law Reform (2018)
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 21 Jan 2018
Nicholas Aroney and James Stellios
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law and ANU College of Law
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Australian Constitution; Bill of Rights; Constitutional Rights; Implied Rights; Federalism; Separation of Powers; Judicial Independence; Democracy; Freedom of Interstate Trade; Freedom of Religion; Property Rights; Right to Trial by Jury

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Reasonable Disagreement, Democracy and the Judicial Safeguards of Federalism

University of Queensland Law Journal, Vol. 27, No. 1, pp. 129-143, 2008
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 09 Sep 2008
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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Can Australian Law Better Protect Freedom of Religion?

Australian Law Journal, Vol. 19 (2019)
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 10 Jun 2019
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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freedom of religion, discrimination

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Building Tolerance into Hate Speech Laws: Australian State and Territory Anti-vilification Legislation Reviewed Against International Law Standards

University of Queensland Law Journal, 2023, Vol 42
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 14 Aug 2023
Nicholas Aroney and Paul Taylor
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law and University of Queensland, T.C. Beirne School of Law, Students
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A Power ‘Singular and Eccentrical’ - Royal Commissions and Executive Power after Williams

Public Law Review, 2014, University of Queensland TC Beirne School of Law Research Paper No. 14-12
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 Feb 2014
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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A Power 'Singular and Eccentrical': Royal Commissions and Executive Power After Williams

(2014) 25 Public Law Review 99-116, University of Queensland TC Beirne School of Law Research Paper No. 14-21
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 06 Feb 2015
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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Royal commissions, constitution, Commonwealth executive power

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Law, Education and Religion — Pathways to the Good Society?

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 04 Aug 2020
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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law, education, religion, virtue, religious freedom

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Subsidiarity: European Lessons for Australia’s Federal Balance

Federal Law Review, Vol. 39, 2011, University of Queensland TC Beirne School of Law Research Paper No. 11-10
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Aug 2011
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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subsidiarity, federalism, division of powers, characterisation, constitutional interpretation, european union, Australian Constitution

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Charities are the New Constitutional Law Frontier

Melbourne University Law Review, Vol. 41, 2017
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 19 Jun 2017
Nicholas Aroney and Matthew Turnour
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law and Queensland University of Technology
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charity law, constitutional law, Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission, federalism, religious freedom

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Justice McHugh, Representative Government, and the Elimination of Balancing

Sydney Law Review, Vol. 28, p. 505, 2006, University of Queensland TC Beirne School of Law Research Paper No. 07-01
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 04 Dec 2006
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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Australian constitution, constitutionalism, free speech, freedom of communication, representative government, democracy, democratic rights, balancing, proportionality

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'A Commonwealth of Commonwealths': Late Nineteenth-Century Conceptions of Federalism and Their Impact on Australian Federation, 1890-1901

The Journal of Legal History, Vol. 23, No. 3, p. 253, 2002
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2008
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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federalism, James Bryce, Edward Freeman, Albert Dicey, John Burgess

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Towards the ‘Best Explanation’ of the Constitution: Text, Structure, History and Principle in Roach v Electoral Commissioner

University of Queensland Law Journal, Vol. 30, No. 1, pp. 145-164, 2011
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 18 Nov 2011
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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explanatory power, legal theory, constitutional interpretation, constitutional implications, implied rights, right to vote, prisoner rights, Bobbitt, Dworkin, Coleman, Amar

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Multi-level Governance and Constitutions of ‘Plurality-in-Unity’: ‘One Country, Two Systems’ in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (1997-2019)

University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 2022/07
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 09 Feb 2022
Nicholas Aroney and Albert H. Y. Chen
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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Hong Kong; autonomy; devolution

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Federalism: A Legal, Political and Religious Archeology

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 31 Mar 2020
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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federalism, treaty, covenant, confederation, oath, Aristotle, Aquinas, Althusius

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The Formation and Amendment of Federal Constitutions in a Westminster-Derived Context

International Journal of Constitutional Law (2018)
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 21 Jan 2018
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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Comparative Constitutional Law, Comparative Federalism, Constitutional Amendment, Australia, Canada, India, United Kingdom

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Religious Authority in Public Spaces: The Challenge of Jurisdictional Pluralism

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 16 Aug 2017
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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Christianity, Sovereignty and Global Law

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 03 Feb 2020
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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sovereignty, global law, Christianity, theology, international law, Bodin, Hobbes, Althusius

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A Public Choice? Federalism and the Prospects of a Republican Preamble

University of Queensland Law Journal , Vol. 20, p. 262, 1999
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 27 May 2009
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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Australian republic, federalism, constitutional amendment

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On Judicial Rascals and Self-Appointed Monarchs: The Rise of Judicial Power in Australia

University of Queensland Law Journal, Edited by Richard Ekins and Graham Gee, December 2017
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 13 Dec 2017
Nicholas Aroney and Benjamin Saunders
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law and Deakin University, Geelong, Australia - Deakin Law School
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The Constitutional Demise of the Cross-Vesting Scheme

Insolvency Law Journal, Vol. 7, p. 116, 1999, University of Queensland TC Beirne School of Law Research Paper No. 1410877
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 28 May 2009 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2010
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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cross-vesting jurisdiction, federal courts, state courts, cooperative federalism, coordinate federalism

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Althusius at the Antipodes: The Politica and Australian Federalism

JURISPRUDENZ, POLITISCHE THEORIE UND POLITISCHE THEOLOGIE, Frederick Carney, Heinz Schilling, Dieter Wyduckel, eds., pp. 529-546, Duncker and Humblot, Germany 2004
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 12 Dec 2008
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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Australian federation, federalism, republicanism, covenant, Althusius, Madison, Locke, Hobbes

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Associational Freedom, Anti-Discrimination Law and the New Multiculturalism

(2019) 44 Australasian Journal of Legal Philosophy 1
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 07 Apr 2020
Nicholas Aroney and Patrick Parkinson
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law and University of Queensland
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multiculturalism, human rights, individualism, group rights, equality, religious exemptions, discrimination, freeodm of association, freedom of religion

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Individual, Community and State: Thoughts on Jane Norton, Freedom of Religious Organizations

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 01 Aug 2017
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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Religious Freedom, Religious Organizations, Joseph Raz

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A House Divided: Does MMP Make an Upper House Unnecessary for New Zealand?

(2012) 3 New Zealand Law Review 403, University of Queensland TC Beirne School of Law Research Paper No. 13-09
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 16 Nov 2013
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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Real Constitutional Reform after Fitzgerald: Still Waiting for Godot

Griffith Law Review, Vol. 18, No. 3, p. 596, 2009, University of Queensland TC Beirne School of Law Research Paper No. 10-06
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 28 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2010
Scott Prasser and Nicholas Aroney
Australian Catholic University and The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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Government, Accountability, Westminster, Executive Dictatorship, Corruption, Upper House, Fitzgerald

69.

Territorial Politics and the Federal Frame in Australia

Eve Hepburn and Klaus Detterbeck (eds), Handbook of Territorial Politics (Edward Elgar), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 13 Feb 2016
Nicholas Aroney and Campbell Sharman
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Political Science
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Australia, federalism, states, diversity, centralisation, decentralisation

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The Frontiers of Australian Federalism

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 25 Aug 2018
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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Australia, Federalism, Reform, Path Dependency

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The Problem of Judicial Review Revisited

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 01 Aug 2017
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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Judicial Review, Constitutional Interpretation

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The High Court on Constitutional Law: The 2012 Term — Explanatory Power and the Modalities of Constitutional Reasoning

University of New South Wales Law Journal, Vol. 36, No. 3, 2013, University of Queensland TC Beirne School of Law Research Paper No. 14-11
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 31 Jan 2014
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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constitutional interpretation, textualism, structuralism, originalism

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The Rights and Wrongs of 18c: An International Perspective on the Racial Hatred Provisions of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975

Australian International Law Journal, Vol 28., Forthcoming
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Jul 2023
Nicholas Aroney and Paul Taylor
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law and University of Queensland, T.C. Beirne School of Law, Students
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racial vilification, hate speech, freedom of expression, ICCPR

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Federal Vs. Unitary Constituent Power

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 29 Feb 2024
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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constituent power, unitary, federal, social contract theory, Althusius, Sieyes, Schmitt, constitution-making procedures

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New Zealand, Australasia and Federation

Canterbury Law Review, 16 : 31-46, 2010, University of Queensland TC Beirne School of Law Research Paper No. 10-44
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 27 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2012
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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Constitutional law, federalism

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Economics, Law, Education, and Religion - Contributions to the Composition of a Good Society

Michael Welker, John Witte, Piet Naudè and Stephen Pickard (eds), "The impact of the political economy on character formation, ethical education and the communication of values in late modern pluralistic societies" (Leipzig: Evangelische Verlagsanstalt, 2020).
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 29 Dec 2022
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law
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economics, law, education, religion, good society

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Freedom of Association in Australia

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 Oct 2023
Nicholas Aroney and Mark Fowler
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law and University of Notre Dame Australia - School of Law
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Freedom of association, common law, freedom of religion, non-discrimination, charity law, human rights charters

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Submission to the Parliamentary Inquiry into Australia's Human Rights Framework: Why the Australian Parliament should not enact a Human Rights Act

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 16 Nov 2023
Nicholas Aroney, Richard Ekins and Benjamin Saunders
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law, University of Oxford - Faculty of Law and Deakin University, Geelong, Australia - Deakin Law School
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human rights, bills of rights, charters of rights, dialogue, legal certainty, legal predictability, juristocracy

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Christianity and Constitutionalism

in Nicholas Aroney, and Ian Leigh (eds), Christianity and Constitutionalism (New York, 2023, Oxford Academic), https://doi.org/10.1093/oso/9780197587256.003.0001
Posted: 24 Jan 2023
Nicholas Aroney and Ian Leigh
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law and University of Durham

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Christianity, constitutionalism

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The Gibbs Court

Rosalind Dixon and George Williams (ed), The High Court, the Constitution and Australian Politics (Cambridge University Press, Melbourne ) 220-243, 2015, University of Queensland TC Beirne School of Law Research Paper
Posted: 03 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2015
Nicholas Aroney and Haig Patapan
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law and Griffith University

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On the Distinction Between Law and Convention

N Aroney, 'On the Distinction Between Law and Convention' in Brian Galligan and Scott Brenton (ed), Constitutional Conventions in Westminster Systems: Controversies, Changes and Challenges (Cambridge University Press, Melbourne 2015) 24-51 , University of Queensland TC Beirne School of Law Research Paper
Posted: 09 Sep 2015
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law

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The Accommodation of the Shari'a within Western Legal Systems

Rutgers Journal of Law and Religion, 13 2: 387-413
Posted: 30 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2015
Nicholas Aroney and Rex Ahdar
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law and University of Otago - Faculty of Law

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Divine Law, Religious Ethics, Secular Reason

Political Theology, 14 5: 670-685, 2013
Posted: 30 Jun 2015
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law

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An Upper House for Queensland: An Idea Whose Time Has Come?

Democratic Audit of Australia, 07 1: 1-9, 2007
Posted: 27 Jun 2015
Nicholas Aroney and Scott Prasser
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law and Australian Catholic University

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The Influence of German State-Theory on the Design of the Australian Constitution

International and Comparative Law Quarterly, 59 3: 669-699, 2010, University of Queensland TC Beirne School of Law Research Paper
Posted: 10 Jun 2015
Nicholas Aroney
The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law

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