A Bill of Rights Odyssey for Australia: The Sirens are Calling
University of Queensland Law Journal, Vol. 19, pp. 175,1997
23 Pages Posted: 13 Sep 2012
Date Written: September 12, 2012
This comparative article argues that Australia, amongst almost all the major Common Law (and other) jurisdictions in the developed world, especially, has been fortunate not to have a full Constitutional Bill of Rights. Such Bills of Rights, experience shows (not least in Canada) lead to over-reaching public policy decisions by unelected (and remote from consequences) judges.
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