New co-editor of the Public Law Review

New co-editor of the Public Law Review

Professor Janet McLean is warmly welcomed as co-editor of the Public Law Review. She has been the Book Review editor for the journal for a number of years and will now join forces with the co-founder of the journal and current co-editor, Laureate Professor Cheryl Saunders (Founding Director of the Centre for Comparative Constitutional Studies, Melbourne Law School, ...more

Professors Dale Pinto and Kerrie Sadiq join Australian Tax Review

Professors Dale Pinto and Kerrie Sadiq join Australian Tax Review

Thomson Reuters is pleased to announce the appointment of Professors Dale Pinto and Kerrie Sadiq as Associate Editors for the Australian Tax Review. Dale and Kerrie will assist General Editor Chris Evans with the management of the Journal. Kerrie Sadiq is a Professor in the School of Accountancy at the QUT Business School, Queensland University of Technology, Australia, an ...more

Property Law Review – New topical sections provide expert insight

Property Law Review Vol 4 Pt 1 (November 2014) is available online now. Topical section notes authored by professional and academic experts in a broad range of property law related subject areas and jurisdictions have been introduced into the Property Law Review journal, including Strata and Community Title, Consumer Issues, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, New South Wales, and Queensland.

The Tort Law Review update: March 2015

The latest Part of the Tort Law Review includes the following articles: “Concurrent liability: Where have things gone wrong?” – Lord Justice Rupert Jackson; “Qualified privilege in defamation and the evolution of the doctrine of reportage” – Sarah Gale; “The ghost in the machine: Legal challenges of neural interface devices” – Scott Kiel-Chisholm and John Devereux; and “Googols of liability and censoring the internet – the liability of internet intermediaries for defamation: Part II” – Andrew Row. There is also a book review of The Canadian Law of Toxic Torts by Brandon D Stewart and Alexandra Mogyoros.

Criminal Law Journal update: April 2015

The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes the following articles: “The nullum crimen, nulla poena sine lege principle: The principle of legality in Australian criminal law” – Guy Cumes; and “Problematic provisions: Trafficking in persons for organ removal under Australian Commonwealth criminal law” – Melanie O’Brien; also in this Part is an Editorial about Professor the Honourable Kate Warner AM; a review by Gilles Renaud of the book Popular Punishment: On the Normative Significance of Public Opinion; and a Digest of Criminal Law Cases.

Journal of Law and Medicine update: March 2015

The latest Part of the Journal of Law and Medicine includes the following sections: Editorial: “The privilege against self-incrimination in coroners’ inquests” – Ian Freckelton QC; Legal Issues: “Updating Australia’s pandemic preparedness: The revised Australian Health Management Plan for Pandemic Influenza (AHMPPI)” – Belinda Bennett; Medical Issues: “Cruise control: Prevention and management of sexual violence at sea” – Mike O’Connor; Bioethical Issues: “Clayton’s compromises and the assisted dying debate” – Malcolm Parker; Medical Law Reporter: “Professional misconduct: The case of the Medical Board of Australia v Tausif (Occupational Discipline)” – Caroline Colton; Letters to the Editor; and Book Review: “Human Dignity in Bioethics and Law” by Charles Foster. Also in this Part are the following articles: “Health care justice for temporary migrant workers on 457 visas in Australia: A case study of internationally qualified nurses” – Paula O’Brien and Melissa Phillips; “A delayed inheritance: The Medical Board of Victoria’s 75-year wait to find doctors guilty of “infamous conduct in a professional respect”” – Gabrielle Wolf; “Correcting the record: Australian prosecutions for manslaughter in the medical context” – David J Carter; “Adapting to concurrent expert evidence in medical litigation” – Tina Cockburn and Bill Madden; ““Loss of situation awareness” by medical staff: Reflecting on the moral and legal status of a psychological concept” – Hugh Breakey, Roel D van Winsen and Sidney W A Dekker; “Coroners’ guidelines for health practitioners: Help or hindrance?” – Sarah Middleton; “Unfair employment discrimination of previously depressed individuals” – Kenneth Wei-Qiang Choo and Wei-Liang Lee; “The decision-making of the Mental Health Review Tribunal in New Zealand” – Katey Thom, Stella Black and Graham Panther; “Re-visiting Re X: Hysterectomy, removal of reproductive capacity and the severely intellectually disabled child in New Zealand” – Jeanne Snelling; “An alternative to Zoe’s Law” – James Dalmau.

Building and Construction Law Journal update: April 2015

The latest Part of the Building and Construction Law Journal includes the following article: “Termination for convenience: Good faith and other possible restrictions” – Albert Monichino QC and Reports for the following cases: Caltex Refineries (Qld) Pty Ltd v Allstate Access (Australia) Pty Ltd; Johnston v Brightstars Holding Company Pty Ltd; and Queensland Building Services Authority v JM Kelly (Project Builders) Pty Ltd. Also in this Part is an editorial and a book review.

Journal of Banking and Finance Law and Practice update: March 2015

The latest Part of the Journal of Banking and Finance Law and Practice includes the following articles: “Responding to bank failure: Evaluating open bank resolution in New Zealand” – Jordan Boyd; “Bank custodians and systemic risk in the Australian superannuation system” – M Scott Donald and Rob Nicholls; and “The adjudication of Shari’ah issues in Islamic finance contracts: Guidance from Malaysia” – Tun Abdul Hamid Mohamad and Adnan Trakic. Also in this Part are the following sections: Banking Law and Banking Practice; Wealth Management; and Recent Publications.