Hanks Australian Constitutional Law Materials and Commentary, 11th edition
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Hanks Australian Constitutional Law is the authoritative casebook for the study of constitutional law. This book considers the concepts underlying the Australian Constitution and explores constitutional decision-making in context. It 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. Updates for this edition include recent cases on:
• disqualification of members from the Houses of the Commonwealth Parliament, particularly under s 44(i) of the Constitution for foreign citizenship;
• Indigenous Australians and the aliens power;
• the implied freedom of political communication; and
• Chapter III of the Constitution, including cases on the Kable principle, the entrenchment of judicial review and due process protections.
• Fully revised and updated
• Covers key cases and legislation and emerging issues in constitutional law
• Clear and accessible format
• Comprehensive analysis enables in-depth understanding of the subject area
• Easy to navigate
• Harvey et al, LexisNexis Study Guide: Constitutional Law, 3rd ed, 2018
• Omar, LexisNexis Questions & Answers: Constitutional Law, 4th ed, 2015
• Price, LexisNexis Case Summaries: Constitutional Law, 6th ed, 2016
• Stellios, The Federal Judicature: Chapter III of the Constitution, 2nd ed, 2020
Table of contents
- An Introduction to Australian Constitutional Law
- The Parliaments and Legislative Procedures
- Constitutional Interpretation and Characterisation
- Commonwealth Legislative Powers
- Commonwealth Financial Powers
- Federalism: The Legal Relations
- The Executive
- The Australian Judicial System
- Express Rights and Freedoms
- Implied Rights and Freedoms