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Bob Brown wins his case, but High Court leaves the door open to laws targeting protesters

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Gogarty, B, Bob Brown wins his case, but High Court leaves the door open to laws targeting protesters, The Conversation, Conversation Media Trust, Australia, 18 October 2017 (2017) [Magazine Article]


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Abstract

The High Court has ruled today by a 6:1 majority in favour of Bob Brown and Jessica Hoyt’s challenge to the validity of a Tasmanian anti-protest law. The decision is a significant win for forestry and public-interest activists, although it does not go as far as some may have hoped.

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Item Type:Magazine Article
Keywords:law, constitutional law, protest, high court, freedom of political communication
Research Division:Law and Legal Studies
Research Group:Law
Research Field:Law not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Law, Politics and Community Services
Objective Group:Justice and the Law
Objective Field:Justice and the Law not elsewhere classified
Author:Gogarty, B (Dr Brendan Gogarty)
ID Code:121929
Year Published:2017
Deposited By:Law
Deposited On:2017-10-20
Last Modified:2017-10-20
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