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Member opinion paper: Australia and the Rule of Law

Mr Louis A. Coutts, an Honorary Life Member of International Commission of Jurists Victoria, wrote a paper about the Rule of Law in Australia and the societal impacts of the Rule of Law. Mr Coutts has outlined the components of the eight sub-rules outlined by Lord Thomas Bingham. Further the paper also outlines the importance of the Rule of Law and the freedoms individuals have in Western societies, such as the freedom of speech,  freedom of the press, and, but not limited to, the freedom of movement.

Please click to view the Paper writter by Mr Louis A. Coutts: Australia and the Rule of Law