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The Resource Retreat from injustice : human rights law in Australia, Nick O'Neill, Simon Rice, Roger Douglas

Retreat from injustice : human rights law in Australia, Nick O'Neill, Simon Rice, Roger Douglas

Label
Retreat from injustice : human rights law in Australia
Title
Retreat from injustice
Title remainder
human rights law in Australia
Statement of responsibility
Nick O'Neill, Simon Rice, Roger Douglas
Title variation
Retreat from injustice
Title variation remainder
human rights in Australian law
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A distinctive review and analysis of the history and growth of human rights in Australia, taking account of the revolution in law relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples; the implied constitutional rights jurisprudence in the High Court and the increased relevance of international law and treaties
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O'Neill, N. K. F.
Dewey number
342.085
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Rice, Simon
  • Douglas, Roger
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Human rights
Label
Retreat from injustice : human rights law in Australia, Nick O'Neill, Simon Rice, Roger Douglas
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Previously published: 1994
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
1. From natural law to human rights -- 2. Sources of human rights law in Australia -- 3. Explicit constitutional human rights in Australia -- 4. Implied constitutional rights -- 5. the common law and human rights -- 6. International protection of human rights -- 7. Implementation of international human rights in Australia -- 8. Liberty and security of the person -- 9. Fair trial -- 10. Treatment of persons in custody -- 11. Counter-terrorism laws -- 12. Freedom of assembly -- 13. Freedom of speech, expression and the media -- 15. Censorship -- 16. Contempt of court -- 17. Defamation -- 18. Anti-discrimination law -- 19. Indigenous australians and the legal system -- 20. Indigenous australians and the criminal justice system -- 21. Indigenous land rights -- 22. Indigenous Australians' right to customs and cultural heritage -- 23. Migrants, refugees and asylum seekers
Control code
000025676729
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xlvi, 754 p.
Isbn
9781862874145
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Label
Retreat from injustice : human rights law in Australia, Nick O'Neill, Simon Rice, Roger Douglas
Publication
Note
Previously published: 1994
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
1. From natural law to human rights -- 2. Sources of human rights law in Australia -- 3. Explicit constitutional human rights in Australia -- 4. Implied constitutional rights -- 5. the common law and human rights -- 6. International protection of human rights -- 7. Implementation of international human rights in Australia -- 8. Liberty and security of the person -- 9. Fair trial -- 10. Treatment of persons in custody -- 11. Counter-terrorism laws -- 12. Freedom of assembly -- 13. Freedom of speech, expression and the media -- 15. Censorship -- 16. Contempt of court -- 17. Defamation -- 18. Anti-discrimination law -- 19. Indigenous australians and the legal system -- 20. Indigenous australians and the criminal justice system -- 21. Indigenous land rights -- 22. Indigenous Australians' right to customs and cultural heritage -- 23. Migrants, refugees and asylum seekers
Control code
000025676729
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xlvi, 754 p.
Isbn
9781862874145
Isbn Type
(pbk.)

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