Australian Left Review

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Labor and the HIgh Court


John Playford


JUDGES IN ADVANCED CAPITALIST COUNTRIES are men of a conservative disposition, in regard to all the major economic, social and political arrangements of their societies. They have the same outlook as the ruling class which owes its position to the private ownership of property. The law in advanced capitalist societies defends capitalist relations of production and the political and social conditions which are based on them.