Social media and the law: A resource list for Social Media Day 2014

Social media and the law: A resource list for Social Media Day 2014

The interface between social media and the law is one fraught with many grey areas, and unsurprisingly, it is a growing area of legal scholarship. From the regulatory and ethical considerations of jurors and judges using social media, to the rights and responsibilities of employers and employees, to an increasingly blurred public/private divide, social media ...more

Dr Richard Ingleby joins Family Law Review

Dr Richard Ingleby joins Family Law Review

Thomson Reuters is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Richard Ingleby, who joins Dr Anthony Dickey QC as co General Editor of Family Law Review. Dr Ingleby is a member of the Victorian Bar and an interstate member of the Western Australia Bar. He specialises in appellate matters and complex financial cases. He holds ...more

Australian Law Journal Reports headnotes: brought to you by our local FirstPoint Team

Australian Law Journal Reports headnotes: brought to you by our local FirstPoint Team

Did you know that our local FirstPoint team also writes the headnotes for the Australian Law Journal Reports? (by John Carroll and Colleen Tognetti*) As well as providing timely and accurate digest notes for all significant decisions of the High Court of Australia, the Thomson Reuters FirstPoint Cases Team is responsible for reporting those decisions ...more

Building and Construction Law Journal update: August 2014

The latest Part of the Building and Construction Law Journal includes the following articles: “Towards the reduction of construction insolvency: Examining the “supporting statement” requirement in New South Wales” – Jeremy Coggins and Wayne Lord; and “What does fairness have to do with it? A critical jurisdictional comparison regarding the notion of “buildability”” – Oliver Spencer Froböse. There is also a Report of the following case: Lend Lease (Millers Point) Pty Ltd v Barangaroo Delivery Authority.

Workplace Review update: Winter 2014

The Winter 2014 issue of Workplace Review includes the following articles: “Anti-bullying update – Fair Work Commission decisions” – Shane Wescott, Annika Anderson and Neil Napper; “Secondary boycott actions under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010″ – Robert McClelland; and “ADCO Constructions Pty Ltd v Goudappel” – Andrew Parker. Also in this Part is an interview of Professor Joellen Riley and an opinion piece by Gerard Phillips, as well as the following sections: Focus on Western Australia; Common Law and General Protections; The Last Word; and Diary.

Online Currents update: June 2014

The latest Part of Online Currents includes the following articles: “Enterprise search case studies: At the coal face of knowledge management” – Matt Moore and Kelly Tall; “Calibre for ebook management” – Jon Jermey; “VALA 2014 conference exhibition: Ebooks and electronic resources” – Glenda Browne; and “VALA 2014 conference exhibition: Software, support and equipment” – Glenda Browne. Also in this Part are the following sections: Company News; Around the Blogs; Bookshelf and Journals; Databases and Aggregators; Web Watch; Conferences, Meetings and Seminars.

Insolvency Law Journal update: June 2014

The latest Part of the Insolvency Law Journal includes the following articles: “How to achieve a win for property owners and lessors – enforcing rights of possession under Pt 5.3A of the Corporations Act and relief against forfeiture” – Natalie Byrne; “Section 588FA, Burness, and Kassem: When are payments by third parties preferential?” – Jim Hartley; and “The enforcement of foreign judgments in avoidance proceedings in insolvency” – Joshua Kelly. There is also a Recent Developments section and a Report from New Zealand.

Photoshop law – Legislating to protect body image – This month in JLM

Photoshop law – Legislating to protect body image – This month in JLM

Australia’s first scholarly article on digitally altered images, body image and the law appears in the June Part of the Journal of Law and Medicine. On 1 January 2013, the Israeli legislation popularly known as “Photoshop Law” came into effect. The first ever law of its kind, Photoshop Law requires that all models used in ...more