Hanks Australian Constitutional Law Materials and Commentary, 10th edition

An essential resource for students and practitioners, Hanks Australian Constitutional Law is the authoritative casebook for the study of constitutional law.

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ISBN/ISSN: 9780409341973
Release Date: October 01, 2016
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This book considers the concepts underlying our 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. The book covers all major areas of study in both constitutional law and public law.

Updates for this edition include the two Williams cases in which the High Court reworked the executive power of the Commonwealth to contract and spend; recent cases developing the Kable principles and considering the validity of State laws against Chapter III implications; important recent cases on the implied freedom of political communication; recent cases on s 92 of the Constitution dealing with internet trade and commerce.

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  • Highly respected authors
  • Covers all major areas of study in constitutional and public law
  • Most up-to-date Constitutional Law casebook
  • Authoritative teaching source

Related Titles

Hanks, Gordon & Hill, Constitutional Law in Australia, 4th ed, 2016
Harvey et al, LexisNexis Study Guide — Constitutional Law, 2nd ed, 2016
Omar, LexisNexis Questions & Answers — Constitutional Law, 4th ed, 2015
Price, LexisNexis Case Summaries — Constitutional Law, 6th ed, 2016
Siow, Constitutional Law at a Glance, 2015
Trone, Quick Reference Card — Constitutional Law, 2015

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Table of contents


  1. An Introduction to Australian Constitutional Law

  2. Commonwealth Legislative Powers

  3. Federalism: the Legal Relations

  4. Federalism: the Fiscal Relations

  5. The Parliaments and Legislative Procedures

  6. The Executive

  7. The Australian Judicial System

  8. Rights and Freedoms