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The significance of one High Court case interpreting sections 7 and 24 of the Australian Constitution

From : http://www.findlaw.com.au/articles/4529/do-we-have-the-right-to-freedom-of-speech-in-austr.aspx Is there a constitutional defence to actions of defamation? The decision of Theophanous may have seem to have heralded a new personal right to free speech, but it was short lived, with the judgment of Lange v Australian Broadcasting Corporation (1997) 189 CLR 520 categorically providing certainty to the position of the right in Australia. The matter … Continue reading

New 2018 Report from Victoria’s major law reform society the VLRC

http://lawreform.vic.gov.au/projects/litigation-funding-and-group-proceedings/litigation-funding-and-group-proceedings-report The link and image are from the latest VLRC report to be tabled in the Victorian parliament. A concern was raised about lawyers’ fees and group litigation actions by plaintiffs in Victoria. The overview and report will provide interesting reading for students looking to extend their knowledge in Unit 4. I look forward to … Continue reading

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