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Judging Democracy

Haig Patapan

Judging Democracy

The New Politics of the High Court of Australia (Reshaping Australian Institutions)

by Haig Patapan

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Courts & procedure,
  • Jurisprudence & philosophy of law,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Law,
  • Government - Comparative,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Australia,
  • Political Ideologies - Democracy,
  • General,
  • Australia.--High Court,
  • Law / General,
  • Democracy,
  • High Court,
  • Judicial process,
  • Political questions and judici,
  • Political questions and judicial power

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages226
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7753031M
    ISBN 100521773458
    ISBN 109780521773454


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