Friday, September 27, 2013

Keeping Up with Australian Constitutional Law Developments

Professor Melissa Castan has an excellent round-up of sites devoted to Australian Constitutional Law over at Amicae Curiae ("Girlfriends of the Court"). 

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As a bonus, it's illustrated by a still from the classic Australian comedy The Castle where lawyer Dennis Denuto is pleading Daryl Kerrigan’s case in the Federal Court and is so far out of his depth that he starts to refer to the Australian Constitution and rather than a specific textual reference, says that it is just the "vibe of the thing" that the judge should consider.

Here's a video of the pertinent scene:

 

 

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