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1

What is a right?

Entitlements that people have by legal or moral authority

2

What is a responsibility?

Legal or moral OBLIGATIONS that a person may have to another person, group etc

3

How are Rights and responsibilities interrelated?

When someone has a responsibility to another person, the other person has a corresponding right to be treated in a particular way.

4

What is an example of a right covered by statute law?

The right to not be discriminated against

5

What is an example of a right covered by common law?

In tort law, if someone buys something they have the right to enjoy it

6

What counties have a bill of rights?

US UK AND NZ

7

What is a bill of rights?

A statement of basic human rights and privelleges

8

Why doesn't Australia have a bill of rights?

The authors of the constitution believe our rights would be protected by statute.
Eg. The right to trial by jury

9

How do we determine the difference between legal and moral rights?

Moral rights come from ethics
Legal comes from statute or the body of decisions constituting common law

10

Why are their conflicts between rights and responsibilities?

State interference with personal liberties
Eg. Manly beach smoking ban

11

What's an example where freedom of expression was controversial?

World Youth Day 2006

12

How is defamation linked to freedom of expression?

If poses the question: to what extent can u criticise someone without it being defaming

13

What are limitations of international law in protecting rights?

Self-determination is a right to determine ones own acts without external influence

14

What are implied rights ?

Not explicitly stated (no bill of rights)

15

What section is right to a trial by jury?

Section 80

16

What have Indigenous people faced?

Challenges to political autonomy and self determination

17

What are implied rights ?

Not explicitly stated (no bill of rights)

18

What section is right to a trial by jury?

Section 80

19

What have Indigenous people faced?

Challenges to political autonomy and self determination