This is the second in a special series of posts on the 50th anniversary of the Kerr Report, examining whether Australian administrative law is still fit for purpose. To see other posts in this series, click here.
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This is the first in a special series of posts on the 50th anniversary of the Kerr Report, examining whether Australian administrative law is still fit for purpose. To see other posts in this series, click here.
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BY JULES O’DONNELL
Earlier this year, the High Court unanimously ruled that the Australian Federal Police (AFP) had unlawfully searched journalist Annika Smethurst’s home in 2018. The Court held that the warrant for the search was invalid because it did … Read the rest
BY NICK SEDDON
This post introduces a very strange story. It is about the Western Australian government’s legislative attempt to shut down Mr Clive Palmer’s arbitration claims to an estimated $30 billion, an amount that is about equal to the … Read the rest
This is one of a special series of posts exploring the public law implications of the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information on the Gilbert + Tobin Centre’s work in the area of public law and public health, see here.
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BY SALMAN SHAH
There is a longstanding debate about whether it is democratically legitimate for a court to review the constitutional validity of a democratically elected parliament’s legislation. In a recent iteration of this debate, Jeremy Waldron adopts a … Read the rest
BY ANNE TWOMEY
Parliamentary privilege was established for the purposes of protecting Members of Parliament from being prosecuted or penalised for what they debated in Parliament or from being controlled by the executive in what they were permitted to debate. … Read the rest