Australian Originalism without a Bill of Rights: Going Down the Drain with a Different Spin
Posted: 14 Dec 2012 Last revised: 19 Jan 2013
Date Written: December 13, 2012
In this paper for the San Diego Originalism Conference in early 2013 Allan notes the surprising number of constitutional similarities between Australia and the US and then proceeds to consider originalist constitutional interpretation in Australia -- where there is no bill of rights -- and what it might indicate for originalism in the US.
Keywords: originalism, Australia bill of rights living, constitution
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