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Australia: Freedom of speech and insult in the High Court of Australia

Adrienne Stone and Simon Evans

in International Journal of Constitutional Law

Published on behalf of The New York University School of Law

Volume 4, issue 4, pages 677-688
Published in print October 2006 | ISSN: 1474-2640
Published online October 2006 | e-ISSN: 1474-2659 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/icon/mol030
Australia: Freedom of speech and insult in the High Court of Australia

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Implied freedom of political communication—prohibition on the use of “threatening, abusive, or insulting words to any person” in or near a public place—interpretation—scope of implied freedom—deference to legislature—prohibition of incivility or intimidation as a legitimate legislative end

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Subjects: Constitutional and Administrative Law ; UK Politics

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