OverviewClick here to read the review first published in Ethos - ACT Law Society Journal September 2013 - Issue 229. Hanks Australian Constitutional Law - Materials Commentary is the authoritative casebook for the study of constitutional law. This book considers the concepts underlying our Constitution and explores constitutional decision-making in context. The title reviews all of the important constitutional decisions of the High Court of Australia, and exposes the issues that arise in those decisions to a critical analysis. Improvements for this edition include an integrated chapter on judicial power (Ch 9), separate consideration of s 92 (Ch 11), strengthening the public law focus of chapter 1, and reintroducing a detailed table of contents. New to this edition are reference of state powers to the Commonwealth and intergovernmental co-operation (Ch 1 and 5), national security and defence (Ch 3), and a complete re-write of chapter 8, 'The Executive'. Features • Covers all major areas of study in constitutional law and public law; two subjects, one text. • Complimentary teaching and learning support available on www.lexisnexis.com.au/campus/study-help. • Attractive internal design distinguishes different features in the text, allowing readers to easily navigate through the bookWith Lexis® Learning, you can access interactive eLearning tools and supporting academic materials, whenever and wherever you choose to study. Visit the website to view features and benefits.Look for the Lexis Learning symbol on your textbooks.After purchasing your textbook, a LexisNexis representative will be in contact with you to provide your log-in details to access Lexis Learning Tools.