The High Court on Constitutional Law: the 2003 Statistics

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dc.contributor.author Lynch, Andrew en_US
dc.contributor.author Williams, George en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-05-14T07:48:01Z
dc.date.available 2010-05-14T07:48:01Z
dc.date.created 2010-05-14T07:48:01Z en_US
dc.date.issued 2004
dc.date.issued 2004 en_US
dc.identifier 2004000317 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Lynch Andrew and Williams George 2004, 'The High Court on Constitutional Law: the 2003 Statistics', University of New South Wales, vol. 27, no. 1, pp. 88-99. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0313-0096 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/6538
dc.description.abstract The statistics set out below present information on the High Court?s decision-making at both an institutional and individual level for 2003, with an emphasis on constitutional cases as a subset of the total. They have been compiled using a methodology developed by the Harvard Law Review for the United States Supreme Court and adapted for the High Court of Australia,[1] which has previously been used to produce an empirical analysis of the first five years of the Gleeson Court.[2] We do not outline that method again here. The only significant difference is that the data collection was done exclusively using the matters made available on the AustLII database for 2003.[3] It is important to acknowledge at the outset the limitations which inhere in any empirical study over only one year. While the statistics capture what occurred in 2003, the reader should be wary of making broad generalisations about the behaviour of the Court and its justices. For example, where percentage calculations have been given in addition to raw figures these should obviously be treated more warily than those produced after a significantly longer study. Caution is also warranted in the case of Justices Gaudron and Heydon, neither of whom served a full year on the Court in 2003.[4] en_US
dc.publisher University of New South Wales en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/journals/UNSWLJ/2004/4.html en_US
dc.title The High Court on Constitutional Law: the 2003 Statistics en_US
dc.parent University of New South Wales Law Journal en_US
dc.journal.volume 27 en_US
dc.journal.number 1 en_US
dc.publocation Sydney en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 88 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 99 en_US
dc.cauo.name LAW.Faculty of law en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 180100 en_US
dc.personcode 990769 en_US
dc.personcode 0000021230 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Law en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.description.keywords NA en_US


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