Underpinning China’s “Belt and Road”

Underpinning China’s “Belt and Road”

China’s “Belt and Road” initiative (BRI) describes a vast international system of trade facilitation, infrastructure development, investment, and financial integration. With over 80 countries and regions participating in it, its touchstones are interconnection among states and their co-operation for mutual benefit. Institutional support for the BRI is provided by sources such as the Asian Infrastructure ...more

Conference on Religious Freedom after Ruddock

Conference on Religious Freedom after Ruddock

The University of Queensland TC Beirne School of Law, together with The Australian Law Journal, hosted “Religious Freedom after Ruddock”, a conference held on 6 April 2019.

In Grenfell’s wake. Building safer high-rises?

In Grenfell’s wake. Building safer high-rises?

The potential dangers in high-rise apartment living have come under the spotlight recently: the Opal Tower in Sydney with its “construction issues” and the fire in the Spencer Street block in Melbourne – both requiring evacuation of residents. These events follow on the Lacrosse Apartments fire in Melbourne of some years ago, and the Grenfell ...more

Religious Freedom after Ruddock

Religious Freedom after Ruddock

The University of Queensland Law School, in partnership with The Australian Law Journal (ALJ), will host the conference on Religious Freedom following the report of the Religious Freedom Review, led by former Attorney-General Philip Ruddock. The event will take place at The University of Queensland, St Lucia on Saturday, 6 April 2019 from 9am to 5pm. Some papers that will be presented at the conference will be published in a special edition of the ALJ.

Conference Announcement and Call for Papers: Religious Freedom after Ruddock

Conference Announcement and Call for Papers: Religious Freedom after Ruddock

A conference will be held on Saturday 6th April 2019 to consider the future of religious freedom in Australia following the report of the Religious Freedom Review, led by former Attorney-General Philip Ruddock. The Conference is jointly organised by the Australian Law Journal and the TC Beirne School of Law at the University of Queensland, and will be held at UQ in Brisbane. Selected papers from the conference will be published in a special issue of the ALJ later in 2019.

Australian Law Journal update: Vol 93 Pt 7

Australian Law Journal update: Vol 93 Pt 7

The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal contains the following articles: “Enforcement of Foreign Judgments: Does an Issue Estoppel Arise from a Foreign Court’s Determination of its Own Jurisdiction?” – Dan Butler; “‘Seeking Equal Dignity without Discrimination’ – The Australian Human Rights Commission and the Handling of Complaints” – Emeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher AM; “Alternative Facts in the Courts” – The Hon Justice Stephen Gageler AC; and “Exploring New and Old Ideas about Estoppel and Election” – The Hon K R Handley QC. This Part also includes the following sections: Current Issues; Around the Nation: Victoria; Family Law; International Focus; Admiralty and Maritime; Competition and Consumer Law; Personalia; Recent Cases; and Obituary.

Australian Intellectual Property Journal update: Vol 29 Pt 4

Australian Intellectual Property Journal update: Vol 29 Pt 4

The latest Part of the Australian Intellectual Property Journal includes the following content: “Music in Campaigns: Does the Moral Right of Integrity Protect Musicians from Political (Mis)Appropriation?” – Jessica Turley; “The Impact of Interlocutory Injunctions on the Biosimilars Industry: Re-adjusting the Balance of Convenience with Public Interest” – Bryanna Workman; and “Patenting Bioprinted Structures in a Clime of Moral Uncertainty: Time to Amend the Patents Act?” – Olumayowa O. Adesanya.

Insolvency Law Journal update: Vol 27 Pt 1

Insolvency Law Journal update: Vol 27 Pt 1

The latest Part of the Journal includes the following articles: “Applications for Aid and Assistance in Respect of Foreign Insolvency Proceedings in New Zealand since the Enactment of the Insolvency (Cross-Border) Act 2006 (NZ)” – Trish Keeper; “The Evolution of Corporate Rescue in Singapore” – Casey G Watters and Paul J Omar; and the following sections: Editorial – Professor Rosalind Mason and Dr David Morrison; Recent Developments: “Recognition of Foreign Insolvency Judgments” – Neil Hannan; and Report from New Zealand: “Subcontractors and Retention Money: The Pros and Cons of Subpt 2A of the Construction Contracts Act 2002 (NZ)” – Lynne Taylor.

Journal of Judicial Administration update: Vol 28 Pt 4

Journal of Judicial Administration update: Vol 28 Pt 4

The latest Part of the Journal of Judicial Administration includes the following articles: “Measuring Legal Actor Contributions in Court: Judges’ Roles, Therapeutic Alliance and Therapeutic Change” – Rhondda Waterworth; and “Judicial Conduct Guidance and Emotion” – Sharyn Roach Anleu, Jennifer Elek and Kathy Mack”.

Australian Law Journal update: Vol 93 Pt 6

Australian Law Journal update: Vol 93 Pt 6

The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal contains the following articles: “Statistics on Trial” – Professor John S Croucher AM; “Limitation of Actions and Specific Performance” – Perry Herzfeld; “Liability of Educational Institutions for Child Abuse” – Jack Maxwell; “From Morotai To Manus: The Australian War Crimes Trials of The Japanese, 1945–1951 and The Australian Legal Profession” – Narrelle Morris; and “Law Schools and The Burden Of Bureaucracy: Release The Yoke (A Plea From The Coalface). Part 2: International Comparators and A Proposal” – Olivia Rundle and Lynden Griggs. This Part also includes the following sections: Current Issues; Letter to the Editor; Conveyancing and Property; Corporations and Securities; Class Actions; Around the Nation: Australian Capital Territory; Personalia; and Book Review.