In Australia John Bennett is well known as a vigorous and outspoken defender of civil liberties and freedom of speech and inquiry. He is also known as a leading revisionist writer and publicist
Bennett is an honors graduate of the
Bennett is the author of Your Rights, a widely-circulated citizens’ rights guide to handling the most often encountered legal problems. The popular handbook has appeared in more than 25 editions, regularly revised and updated since the first in 1974. Over the years, more than 500,000 copies have been sold or otherwise distributed.
“Your Rights 1999 is an extraordinary publication a must read for just about everyone,” commented the prestigious Law Institute Journal. Sir Walter Crocker, former Australian diplomat and author of several books, said: “Your Rights 2002 is well up to the high standards of earlier editions. The material is well chosen, well arranged and highly useful to a wide variety of people. Excellent value at $6.50.”
Over the years, and especially during the 1980s and 1990s, Bennett has been a leading voice in
Bennett has addressed several conferences of the Institute for Historical Review, including the first in September 1979 and the 13th in May 2000. For years he was a member of the Editorial Advisory Committee of the IHR’s Journal of Historical Review.