A Constitutional Right to a Fair Trial? Implications for Reform of the Australian Criminal Justice System

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In the past decade problems of expense and delay in the administration of criminal justice have been the subject of numerous expressions of concern. 1 In several Australian jurisdictions, legislative measures designed to improve the administrative efficiency of the criminal justice system so that cases can be disposed of more quickly and cheaply have been introduced. 2 In many cases such legislation has had the effect of diminishing the protections available to accused persons.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)172-199
Number of pages28
JournalFederal Law Review
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1996
Externally publishedYes


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