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Suing into submission: using litigation to quell dissent

23 Aug 2005
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The common law assumes that private individuals only take court action to protect their private interests. The common law also assumes that the only party who approaches the courts to uphold the public interest is the Attorney-General. Both these assumptions are now outdated and wrong, argues Brian Walters in this overview of recent legal battles over public-interest issues.

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2005
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