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Graham, Irene
Censorship laws threaten freedom to access case law
Electronic Frontiers Australia
Electronic Frontiers Australia; This copy courtesy Irene Graham, Canberra, 22 March, 2000

Article explaining the background and consequences of Electronic Frontiers Australia's (EFA) application to have a judgment of the Federal Court classified by the Office of Film and Literature Classification. In 1996, the editors of the student newspaper, Rabelais, were charged for publishing an article on shoplifting. However, the text of the article was later published in full as part of the Federal Court's judgment. As part of the campaign to drop the charges against the editors, EFA applied for the classification.