Hanks Australian Constitutional Law Materials and Commentary, 11th edition

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ISBN/ISSN: 9780409350777
Release Date: April 29, 2021
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ISBN/ISSN: 9780409350784
Release Date: April 29, 2021
AUD$ 166.00
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Product description

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

Related Titles

• 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


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Table of contents

  1. An Introduction to Australian Constitutional Law

  2. The Parliaments and Legislative Procedures

  3. Constitutional Interpretation and Characterisation

  4. Commonwealth Legislative Powers

  5. Commonwealth Financial Powers

  6. Federalism: The Legal Relations

  7. The Executive

  8. The Australian Judicial System

  9. Express Rights and Freedoms

  10. Implied Rights and Freedoms