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The latest Part of the Journal of Law and Medicine contains the usual interesting mix of articles and sections. The topics covered range from the use of organs after death to the role of public interest organisation at inquests, from cosmetic surgery and voluntary limb amputation to psychiatric disability, from advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease to voluntary euthanasia, from cryopreserved sperm to genetic testing, plus much more.
The final Part of the Local Government Law Journal publishes the following material: “Managing vegetation clearing in the South East Queensland urban footprint” – Grace Field, Georgette Leah Burns and Pat Dale; “An evaluation of the administrative law role of the Queensland Planning and Environment Court” – Michael Walton; “The “review of Australia’s future tax system”: Implication for local government in Australia and recommendations” – John Passant and John McLaren; Digest of Cases and Merits Appeals.
The latest Part of the Family Law Review publishes an article by Danielle Bozin-Odhiambo which critiques the usefulness of habitual residence as the sole connecting factor in Hague Convention child abduction cases. There are also two notes in Professional Insights, a Child Support Update, an International Family Law section, two notes regarding cases before the High Court and a Recent Cases section. Something for everyone!
The latest Part of the Australian GST Journal publishes the following material: “GST and compulsory acquisitions of land: Can you have an “involuntary supply”?” – Christopher Sievers; “Eliminating the impossible – Australian GST, residential premises, and the improbable solution” – Naomi Kewley; Case Note: “Qantas: A landmark case or deja vu?”; Book Review: “The Future of Indirect Taxation: Recent Trends in VAT and GST Systems Around the World” by T Ecker, M Lang and I Lejeune.
The last Part of Volume 40 of the Australian Business Law Review publishes articles on restricting foreign acquisitions of Australian enterprises, the liability of corporate officers for occupational health and safety breaches, and continuous disclosure and the need for practical guidance. There is also a Competition Law and Market Regulation section and two book reviews.
CURRENT ISSUES Guest Editor: Justice Clyde Croft Supreme Court of Victoria Federal Circuit Court of Australia The Commonwealth Attorney-General, Nicola Roxon, announced on 12 September 2012, that the Federal Magistrates Court would be renamed the Federal Circuit Court of Australia and the current 63 Federal Magistrates would be judges in the renamed court. The Attorney-General ...more
Editorial By Damien J Cremean A FAILURE OF KING REX Professor Lon L Fuller in The Morality of Law (1964) begins Ch 11 of his work with a fairly lengthy allegory based on the unhappy (but fortunately short) reign of King Rex. Professor Fuller tells us that Rex comes to the throne “filled with the ...more
Hospital Babylon, by Imogen Edwards-Jones: 2011, Bantam Press, London. Pages 1-319. Price: $A32.95 (pb). Reviewed by Ian Freckelton SC Hospital Babylon is an archetypal airport book. It can be read on a flight between Brisbane and Melbourne, as long as there isn’t a distraction on the television screens or too much turbulence. It is written ...more
NEVER TO BE RELEASED? by Carolyn Strange Australian National University Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org “For the term of his natural life” is a phrase cemented in Australian public memory to the convict era, thanks to Marcus Clarke’s novel of the same name. In contrast the sentencing condition, “never to be released” was invented in the modern penal ...more
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