Welcome to the third AUSPUBLAW Australian Public Law Events Roundup from across the country, and this time with a few international events that we thought might be of interest to you. The Events Roundup is divided into two sections. The … Read the rest “Public Law Events Roundup September 2015”
BY TAMARA TULICH
Australia’s recent responses to the threat posed by ‘foreign fighters’ highlights a key issue raised by anti-terror lawmaking since September 11: how far can—and should—Parliament go in legislating to prevent acts of terrorism?
Prevention of terrorism
Prevention … Read the rest “The limits of preventive lawmaking”
BY DOUGLAS MCDONALD-NORMAN
Judicial appointments of serving or former politicians were once commonplace in Australia. Thirteen members of state, federal or colonial Parliaments have been appointed to the High Court of Australia. However, the last former parliamentarian on the High … Read the rest “Politicians as Judges”