Tag: Lange

Does the Constitution protect offensive political speech?

Maxwell photoBY JACK MAXWELL 

A fortnight ago, chiropractor Chris Nelson sprang into the national consciousness with several shockingly racist posts on the Facebook page of Labor Senator Nova Peris. Senator Peris refused to delete the posts, leaving them on her page … Read the rest

Proportionality and McCloy v New South Wales: close but not quite?


This post is the first in a special series AUSPUBLAW is featuring this week providing a more sustained look at the McCloy v New South Wales judgment, and its impact on the High Court’s approach to proportionality Read the rest


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