‘A terrible idea’: Law professor casts vote to parliament

University of Queensland Professor James Allan says the Indigenous voice to parliament is a

Professor James Allan of the University of Queensland says the Indigenous vote to parliament is a “license for judicial activism”. “Our judges in Australia don’t need a licence, they are already enjoying themselves – this will only make things worse,” he said. “I think it’s a terrible idea, The Voice. “On grounds of principle, on grounds of judicial activism, and because you can’t empirically point to any country that has had good results taking down an ethnic or racial division.” Professor James Allan of the University of Queensland says the Indigenous vote to parliament is a “license for judicial activism”. “Our judges in Australia don’t need a licence, they are already enjoying themselves – this will only make things worse,” he said. “I think it’s a terrible idea, The Voice. “On grounds of principle, on grounds of judicial activism, and because you can’t empirically point to any country that has had good results taking down an ethnic or racial division.”

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