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Retreat from Injustice
human rights law in Australia
Author: O'Neill, Nick
2004
Format: Book
An overview of the history and development of human rights in Australia. Topics included are the debate over a Bill of Human Rights and international human rights law and its relevance to Australia
Law and Lawmaking Human rights Law, international Law, Australian Aboriginal issues Constitution, Australian Constitutional rights jurisprudence Legislation, anti-discrimination Law, common Rights, Bill of Refugees
Table of contents
From natural law to human rights
Sources of human rights law in Australia
Explicit constitutional human rights in Australia
Implied constitutional rights
Common law and human rights
International protection of human rights Implementation of international human rights in Australia
Liberty and security of the person
Fair trial
Treatment of persons in custody
Counter-terorism laws
Freedom of assembly; freedom of association
Freedom of speech, expression and the media
Censorship
Contempt of court
Defamation
Anti-discrimination law
Indigenous Australians and the legal system
Indigenous Australians and the criminal justice system
Indigenous land rights
Indigenous Australians' right to customs and cultural herritage
Migrants, refugees and asylum seekers.
Published: Federation Press Pty Ltd; Leichardt, NSW, Australia
Shelf Number: La18
Acquisiton Number: 1881
ISBN: 186287414X

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