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'Fundamental constitutional truths' : the constitutional jurisprudence of Justice Deane, 1982-1995

Roberts, Heather Jan


Justice Deane was a member of the High Court from 1982 until 1995. This thesis examines Deane's constitutional jurisprudence during this period and argues that his decisions were permeated by themes and principles forming a coherent vision of the Constitution and its interpretation. Although voiced most fully in Theophanous v Herald and Weekly Times (1994) 182 CLR 104, Deane's constitutional vision was evident from his earliest High Court decisions. Central to Deane's constitutional...[Show more]

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Date published: 2007-09-14
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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