High Court of Australia


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High Court of Australia

set up by the Constitution to be guardian and interpreter of the Constitution, it also has an original jurisdiction and serves as the final court of appeal, hearing appeals from the State Supreme Courts.
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After 11 years as a Justice of the High Court of Australia (197081), he was elevated in 1981 to be the eighth person and second Queenslander to serve as Chief Justice of Australia (1981-87).
And Michael Kirby--he has been such a prominent figure in the development of the Australian common law and the understanding of the High Court of Australia.
To further unpack how the particular conditions of Canada's constitutional rules have affected efforts to modify the SCC's appointment process, reform of the judicial selection system of the High Court of Australia will also be considered.
Any attempt to curtail our advocacy and that of other environment groups would not only be a challenge to the independence of Australian civil society, but a drastic move away from 400 years of case law and the position of the High Court of Australia.
The High Court of Australia has ruled that the subject matter of an international treaty becomes proper subject matter in respect of which the federal Parliament may legislate by operation of section 51 (xxix).
Beginning in the 1980s, the High Court of Australia began to shift from a strict legalism philosophy towards a path of greater judicial activism while at the same time undergoing a significant institutional change because of the change in jurisdiction that required litigants to seek special leave to appeal in civil cases, which allowed the Court greater ability to select the cases it wanted to hear.
7) The High Court of Australia is the highest court in the country, with appellate jurisdiction over all other courts.
20) In December 2011, Zentai was granted bail and special leave was granted for the Minister to appeal to the High Court of Australia.
16) Kartinyeri v Commonwealth (Hindmarsh Island Bridge Case) (Transcript of Argument, High Court of Australia, 5 February 1998).
He was admitted to practice in the High Court of Australia in 1976 and appointed as a Queen's Counsel in Australia in 1992.
21 ( ANI ): The High Court of Australia is set to announce its ruling on former Indian-origin surgeon Jayant Patel's appeal against his manslaughter convictions on Friday.
Justin was admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales and High Court of Australia in 1996 before gaining admission as a Barrister in 1998.

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