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Monthly Archives: October 2012

Plain packaging in the High Court: JT International SA v Commonwealth [2012] HCA 43

The South Australian Chapter of the Australian Association of Constitutional Law (AACL) is proud to host   Plain packaging in the High Court: JT International SA v Commonwealth [2012] HCA 43 In August this year, the High Court dismissed a constitutional challenge brought by a number of big tobacco companies to Commonwealth legislation mandating the […]

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Reforming Military Justice

On 21 June 2012, the Attorney-General introduced two Bills to Parliament, the Military Court of Australia Bill 2012 and the Military Court of Australia (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Bill 2012. (The Bills can be accessed here). The Bills are the culmination of a series of attempts by the Commonwealth to create a new institution […]

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