The Rule of Law and Reasonable Suspicion

Anthony Gray*

*Corresponding author for this work

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This article considers the increased use of police search powers, typically requiring the existence of reasonable suspicion. Some recent laws have removed this requirement, and there is evidence that the powers on occasion have been utilised to target ethnic minorities, in a way that might effectively undermine the rule of law.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)53-79
Number of pages27
JournalAustralian Journal of Human Rights
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2011
Externally publishedYes


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