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Retreat from Injustice : Human rights law in Australia - Nick O'Neill

Retreat from Injustice

Human rights law in Australia

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Published: 22nd July 2004
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This new edition of Retreat from Injustice has the strengths and style of its predecessor:

the account of human rights in Australia is firmly grounded in historical and international contexts; the availability and limitations of rights and freedoms are clearly detailed and illustrated with cases; and a particular spotlight is placed on key current human rights issues including terrorism, indigenous issues and asylum seekers.

a useful resource for anyone who has an interest in the area of human rights, especially legal practitioners, students and politial commentators. - The Catholic Weekly, October 21, 2007

From natural law to human rights Sources of human rights law in Australia Explicit constitutional human rights in Australia Implied constitutional rights The 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 Terrorism 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 Indigneous land rights Indigenous Australians' right to customs and cultural heritage Migrants, refugees and asylum seekers Table of Cases/ Table of Statutes/ Index

ISBN: 9781862874145
ISBN-10: 186287414X
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 800
Published: 22nd July 2004
Publisher: Federation Press
Country of Publication: AU
Weight (kg): 1.07
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: New edition