This textbook considers the concepts underlying the Australian Constitution and explores constitutional decision-making in our local context.
Like all good law books, it reviews all the important constitutional decisions of the High Court of Australia and exposes the issues that arise in those decisions to a critical analysis.
In keeping with previous edition textbooks, this publication covers all major areas of study in both constitutional law and public law.
Updates for this edition include:
The two Williams cases in which the High Court reworked the executive power of the Commonwealth to contract and spend.
Recent cases developing the Kable principles and considering the validity of State laws against Chapter III implications.
Important recent cases on the implied freedom of political communication.
Recent cases on s 92 of the Constitution dealing with internet trade and commerce.
Highly respected authors.
Covers all major areas of study in constitutional case law and public law.
Most up-to-date Constitutional law book.
Authoritative teaching source.
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