.Legal precedent had laid down customary title, but was extinguished by the acquisition of the island by the Crown. Some argue that, for instance, the High Court was dubious and misled people in the definitions and legal significance of terra nullis. The fraud at Crazy Eddie was one of the longest running in modern times, lasting from to
This meant that the doctrine of terra nullis, or land belonging to nobody, was annulled and the indigenous people in question could possess and occupy the land as they wished, and according to their own customs. In this respect, the paper states, "The hysteria on the part of the non-indigenous population, on the one hand, and the euphoria on the part of the indigenous people, on the other, which greeted the decision attest eloquently to an act of life which most Australians knew to exist but pretended did not, or were indifferent to: racism. After months of practicing, Alex and Eddie switched instruments. Crazy Eddie executed its business without taking into account moral implications of doing business. The effectiveness of the law and the law reform in protecting the rights of individual and society at large is demonstrated throughout this essay. In the process , Eddie Mabo get much support by his wife, his lawyers, his friends.
The fact of the matter is that though the Mabo case was a revolution in Australian law and brought the country in line with other remaining common law countries, such as he United States, Canada and New Zealand, its legal effects have turned out to be largely illusory. From the point-of-view of historian Michael Connor, she states: "[…] Connor's contention is threefold: first, that the doctrine of terra nullius was 'invented' by historian, Henry Reynolds, in his work The Law of the Land, secondly, that the doctrine of terra nullius is, therefore, a modem fiction rather than the legal foundation of Australia's sovereignty; and, thirdly, because the Mabo decision was based upon Reynolds' flawed invention of the doctrine of terra nullius, the Mabo decision was itself flawed.
This is further evident from dispatches between The Crown and the colony in its earliest days. I believe that Eddie Mabo has influenced modern society with his beliefs and values of the Indigenous people and their rights.
The first paper undertakes the analysis of co-existence between indigenous and non-indigenous peoples. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples occupied Australia for 40, to 60, years before the British arrived in Crazy Eddie executed its business without taking into account moral implications of doing business. Furthermore, it was clear, as it had been for ages, that the doctrine of terra nullis was flawed, as Australia had clearly been occupied for centuries when colonized. Meanwhile , Australia government also is anti-hero, the government admit the mistake and reconcile with aboriginals and apology. And this is exactly what Eddie Mabo did.
From this perspective the author here aims to understand some of the most difficult interactions between the two populations, namely at mining sites, infrastructure development sites, and at negotiations, especially those involving cross cultural and governmental issues. XI References. Despite this favorable and internationally applauded outcome, however, the reality has not been as uncomplicated. These people sacrifice something and bear pressure for supporting Eddie Mabo. Others yet argue that the court created newly racist laws. Thus, Connor purports to discredit the doctrine of terra nullius and with it - the decision in Mabo.