Theophanous v the Herald and Weekly Times Ltd

JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
CourtHigh Court
Judgment Date1994
Neutral Citation[1994] HCA 46,1994-1012 HCA C
Date1994
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  • Avoiding defamation claims in contentious times
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 8 June 2022
    ...Pty Ltd v the Commonwealth (1992) 177 CLR 106; Unions NSW v New South Wales [2013] HCA 58. 2 Theophanous v Herald & Weekly Times Ltd (1994) 182 CLR 104; Stephens v West Australian Newspapers Ltd (1994) 182 CLR 211. 3 (1997) 145 ALR 96. 4 Ballina Shire Council v Ringland [1994] 33 NSWLR 680 ......
64 books & journal articles
  • The Australian Constitution's Influence on the Common Law
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review Nbr. 31-1, March 2003
    • 1 March 2003
    ...law prior to Lange. See, eg, Mabo v Queensland (No 2) (1992) 175 CLR 1, 29(Brennan J) (Mason CJ and McHugh J agreeing).30 (1994) 182 CLR 104 ('Theophanous').31 (1994) 182 CLR 211 ('Stephens').32 Nationwide News Pty Ltd v Wills (1992) 177 CLR 1 ('Nationwide News'); Australian CapitalTelevisi......
  • Alexander Meiklejohn, American Constitutional Law, and Australia's Implied Freedom of Political Communication
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review Nbr. 34-3, September 2006
    • 1 September 2006
    ...and Relationship in Constitutional Law (1969). The acknowledgment of Meiklejohn came later in Theophanous v Herald & Weekly Times Ltd (1994) 182 CLR 104, 124 (Mason CJ) ('Theophanous'), where Mason CJ noted that '[a] similar view has been advocated by Alexander Meiklejohn.' 2006 American Co......
  • Grounding the High Court's Modern Section 92 Jurisprudence: The case for Improper Purpose as the Touchstone
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review Nbr. 33-3, September 2005
    • 1 September 2005
    ...CJ: Australian Capital Television Pty Ltd v Commonwealth [No 2] (1992) 177 CLR 106, 159; Theophanous v Herald & Weekly Times Ltd (1994) 182 CLR 104, 156; Cunliffe (1994) 182 CLR 272, 325; Leask (1996) 187 CLR 579, 595. 145 Kirk also seems to suggest that, in characterising laws by reference......
  • The Race Power — Its Replacement and Interpretation
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review Nbr. 40-3, September 2012
    • 1 September 2012
    ...textualism still involves reading the text and structure in its historic context. 7 See, eg, Theophanous v Herald & Weekly Times Ltd (1994) 182 CLR 104, 171–2 (Deane J); Eastman v The Queen (2000) 203 CLR 1, 79–80 [242] (Kirby J). 8 Kartinyeri v Commonwealth (1998) 195 CLR 337, 413 [157] (K......
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