Assisted Theft

  title={Assisted Theft},
  author={A. Reale},
  journal={Alternative Law Journal},
  pages={147 - 151}
  • A. Reale
  • Published 2009
  • Sociology
  • Alternative Law Journal
  • This article discusses the increasing occurrence in Australia and the USA of compulsory acquisition of private property not for public use, but for the use and benefit of private individuals and corporations. The author centres her discussion on the recent High Court decision in Griffiths v Minister for Lands, Planning and Environment which involved native title, comparing it to the US Supreme Court decision of Kelo v City of New London. The author examines the background of these cases as well… CONTINUE READING
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