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.
Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006
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There is every chance that a prominent test case like this could take years and eventually end up in the High Court of Australia.
93 Ostrowski v Palmer (High Court of Australia, P25/2002, McHugh J
However, his manifest talent and positioning soon won him promotion to the High Court of Australia in 1970, filling the vacancy that followed the retirement of another tine jurist.
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. It would just seem remiss to not include him as someone who has an interesting perspective on what the law does.
Part II addresses the High Court of Australia and explores how, by contrast, the design of Australia's amendment formula limited the opportunities for the states to successfully pursue constitutional reform and encouraged policy-makers to take a pragmatic approach to reforming the High Court's appointment system.
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).
The High Court of Australia has overturned ACT's legislation in December 2013 allowing same-sex marriages.
But the New South Wales Registrar hit back and last year went to the High Court of Australia in a bid to overturn the judgment.
But the High Court of Australia threw out his case.
Judicialization of politics; the interplay of institutional structure, legal doctrine, and politics on the High Court of Australia.
(16) Kartinyeri v Commonwealth (Hindmarsh Island Bridge Case) (Transcript of Argument, High Court of Australia, 5 February 1998).

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