Constitutional Alteration and the High Court: The Jurisprudence of Justice Callinan

@inproceedings{Twomey2008ConstitutionalAA,
  title={Constitutional Alteration and the High Court: The Jurisprudence of Justice Callinan},
  author={A. C. Twomey},
  year={2008}
}
This article considers the relationship between constitutional interpretation and constitutional alteration as manifested by the jurisprudence of Justice Callinan of the High Court of Australia. It discusses the connection between originalism and respect for the role of the people in amending the Constitution. In doing so it considers how the High Court has dealt with the significance of referenda, and in particular failed referenda, when interpreting the Constitution. It also considers how the… CONTINUE READING

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