Coleman v Power

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
JudgeGleeson CJ.,McHugh J.,GUMMOW,HAYNE JJ.,Kirby J.,Callinan J.,Heydon J.
Judgment Date01 September 2004
Neutral Citation[2004] HCA 39,2004-0901 HCA A
CourtHigh Court
Docket NumberB98/2002
Date01 September 2004
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  • Smith v Western Australia
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 27 February 2013
    ...the end sought to be achieved.’ That distinction appears to have been applied, albeit not explicitly, by three Justices of this Court in Coleman v Power148 when they rejected a high threshold proportionality test in relation to laws affecting the implied freedom of political communication. ......
  • Nsw Council for Civil Liberties Inc. v Classification Review Board (No. 2)
    • Australia
    • Federal Court
    • Invalid date
  • Phillip v. Whitecourt General Hospital et al., (2004) 359 A.R. 259 (QB)
    • Canada
    • Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta (Canada)
    • 21 October 2004
    ...Broadcasting Authority, [1998] H.C.A. 28; 194 C.L.R. 355; 153 A.L.R. 490 (H.C.), refd to. [para. 118, footnote 73]. Coleman v. Power, [2004] H.C.A. 39 (Aust. H.C.), refd to. [para. 119, footnote R. v. Morgentaler, [1988] 1 S.C.R. 30; 82 N.R. 1; 26 O.A.C. 1, refd to. [para. 123, footnote 75]......
  • Morse v The Police Sc
    • New Zealand
    • Supreme Court
    • 6 May 2011
    ...and in a different statutory and social setting. They seem no longer to be good law in Australia. There, the High Court has indicated in Coleman v Power 46 (a case concerning use of “insulting words?) that such offences must cause disturbance to public use of the space, and not simply priva......
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51 books & journal articles
  • Mandatory sentencing for people smuggling: issues of law and policy.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 36 No. 2, August 2012
    • 1 August 2012
    ...CLR 337, 384 [97] (Gummow and Hayne JJ); Plaintiff S157/2002 v Commonwealth (2003) 211 CLR 476, 492 [29] (Gleeson CJ); Coleman v Power (2004) 220 CLR 1, 8-9 [19]-[20] (Gleeson CJ), 66-7 [225] (Kirby (138) R v Ambo (2011) 13 DCLR (NSW) 229, 237 [52] (Knox DCJ). (139) R v Ladoke (2011) 13 DCL......
  • WALKING THE TIGHTROPE BETWEEN LEGALITY AND LEGITIMACY
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal No. 2017, December 2017
    • 1 December 2017
    ...of Political Communication” in Law and Government in Australia (Matthew Groves ed) (Federation Press, 2005) at p 59. 86Coleman v Power(2004) 220 CLR 1 at [50]–[51], [77]–[78] and [82]. 87 It should be noted that in McCloy v New South Wales(2015) 257 CLR 178, while all members of the High Co......
  • The Constitutional (In)Validity of Religious Vilification Laws: Implications for their Interpretation
    • United Kingdom
    • Sage Federal Law Review No. 34-2, June 2006
    • 1 June 2006
    ...should be struck for the assessment made by the _____________________________________________________________________________________ 20 (2004) 220 CLR 1 ('Coleman'). 21 Coleman (2004) 220 CLR 1, 48–50 (McHugh J), 77–9 (Gummow and Hayne JJ), 82, 88–9 (Kirby J). See also APLA Limited v Legal......
  • The Constitution and the Substantive Principles of Judicial Review: The Full Scope of the Entrenched Minimum Provision of Judicial Review
    • United Kingdom
    • Sage Federal Law Review No. 39-3, September 2011
    • 1 September 2011
    ...of the implied freedom of political communication (Lange v Australian Broadcasting Corporation (1997) 189 CLR 520; Coleman v Power (20 04) 220 CLR 1), the, still protean, test concerning the federal franchise (Roach v Electoral Commissioner (200 7) 233 CLR 162; Rowe v Electoral Commissioner......
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