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The Highest Court

Year: 1999, 56.25 mins
Code: FAM-High

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Most people know about the Mabo and Wik decisions but few know much about the decision makers - the High Court of Australia. Having gained historic access, The Highest Court shows first hand the characters and drama of the High Court of Australia, the pinnacle of legal and constitutional processes in Australia. The role of the Court is explored as the film follows constitutional, criminal and civil appeals where much is at stake and the decision of the seven Justices is final.

ABC (formerly known as The ABC National Television Service or ABC-TV from 1956 until 2008, and as ABC1 from 2008 until 2014)[3] is a national public television network in Australia. Launched on 5 November 1956 it is the responsibility of the ABC's televis

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