Detaining Future Dangerous Offenders: Dangerous Law

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This article takes issue with the increasing use of preventive detention legislation, to incarcerate a person suspected of likely to engage in future wrongdoing. Arguably such laws may ask the Court to exercise a power that is non-judicial in nature, contrary to Chapter III of the Constitution.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)243-259
Number of pages18
JournalDeakin Law Review
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2004
Externally publishedYes


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