Empirical and Legal Trends at the High Court of Australia

Southwest Political Science Association Annual Meeting, 2011

48 Pages Posted: 17 Jan 2012

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Rebecca D. Gill

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Jason L. Pierce

University of Dayton

David Weiden

Hofstra University

Date Written: March 18, 2011

Abstract

In this paper, we examine several aspects of the High Court of Australia and demonstrate the changing nature of this tribunal. Specifically, we examine the agenda-setting role of the Court, the decision-making process, and policy trends.

Keywords: High Court of Australia, judicial decision making, agenda setting

Suggested Citation

Gill, Rebecca D. and Pierce, Jason L. and Weiden, David, Empirical and Legal Trends at the High Court of Australia (March 18, 2011). Southwest Political Science Association Annual Meeting, 2011. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1985814

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Jason L. Pierce

University of Dayton ( email )

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David Weiden

Hofstra University ( email )

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