The Three 'R's of Recent Australian Judicial Activism: Roach, Rowe and (No) 'Riginalism'

Melbourne University Law Review Vol 36:743

40 Pages Posted: 15 Dec 2012 Last revised: 23 Mar 2014

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James Allan

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

Date Written: December 14, 2012

Abstract

This paper considers two recent voting rights cases in Australia and argues that they are the worst sort of exemplars of judicial activism by the High Court of Australia.

Keywords: judicial activism, Roach, Rowe, constitutional interpretation, originalism, living tree, living, Constitution

Suggested Citation

Allan, James, The Three 'R's of Recent Australian Judicial Activism: Roach, Rowe and (No) 'Riginalism' (December 14, 2012). Melbourne University Law Review Vol 36:743. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2189252

James Allan (Contact Author)

The University of Queensland - T.C. Beirne School of Law ( email )

The University of Queensland
St Lucia
4072 Brisbane, Queensland 4072
Australia

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