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Conceptions of Judicial Review: Commentary on Dixon

Stellios, James


It is an understandable reflex that, in the face of doctrinal uncertainty and instability, the High Court would retreat to the text of the Constitution. That has been the case in relation to two controversial doctrines recognised over the last 25 years. In Lange v Australian Broadcasting Corporation, a unanimous Court emphasised the need to ground the implied freedom of political communication in the text of the Constitution. This exceptional showing of unanimity followed a period of doctrinal...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Federal Law Review
DOI: 10.22145/flr.43.3.8
Access Rights: Open Access
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