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The latest Part of OLC includes the following articles: “Reinventing libraries for the mobile flaneurs: The odyssey continues” – Paul Bentley; “All of a Twitter?” – Jane Douglas; “Setting up and using virtual private servers” – Jon Jermey; “Word play: A look at 10 “wordy” apps” – Denise Sutherland; and the following sections: Company News; Around the Blogs; Bookshelf and Journals; Databases and Aggregators; Web Watch; and Conferences, Meetings and Seminars.
The latest Part of The Queensland Lawyer includes the following articles: “Enduring powers of attorney: An effective advanced planning tool or an avenue for financial abuse” – Tsharna Stewart; “Queensland’s single expert UCPR provisions: Dead-letter law or underutilised opportunity?” – Keith W Wylie; and “Coal seam gas development, environmental legislation and power: Towards a pathway for conflict resolution and environmental justice” – Dr Edward Christie. Also included in this Part are several section notes, such as Industrial Law, Criminal Law, Tort Law, Book Reviews, Reports and much more.
The final Part of Volume 23 of the Public Law Review publishes two interesting articles, three Comments and a Developments section. The first article comes from Will Bateman and seeks to explain some of the more complicated aspects of the principles of federal jurisdiction. The second article is by Geoffrey Lindell and addresses the reserve powers of State Governors with respect to illegality. The Comments section includes notes on s 25 of the Constitution, decisions regarding jurisdiction and the judiciousness of advising the Governor-General.
The latest Part of the Journal of Banking and Finance Law and Practice publishes three interesting articles: “The CAMAC Report on managed investment schemes: Another opportunity missed?” – Nuncio D’Angelo; “The doctrine of merger and post-judgment contractual interest” – Sam Hiebendaal; and “If it waddles and quacks, it’s probably a duck: The New Zealand Supreme Court’s decision in Hickman v Turner and Waverley Ltd” – Mace Gorringe and Finn Howie. There are also several section notes, including Commercial and Financial Law; Book reviews; Recent Publications plus much more.
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal publishes the following material: “Causation in securities litigation” – Gerard Craddock SC; “Protecting the works of indigenous artists under copyright law and at its borders” – Mary Wyburn; and “Borrowed manners: Court etiquette and the modern lawyer” – Thomas F Gaffney. There is also a Current Issues and Recent Cases section, with Michael Lishman as Guest Editor, a Conveyancing and Property section and several book reviews.
The last Part of the Criminal Law Journal for 2012 provides a great mix of articles and sections on a range of topics. An article by Arie Freiberg and Sarah Murray seeks to explain why sentencing laws are so difficult to invalidate under Ch III of the Commonwealth Constitution; Toby Nisbet examines the scope of the provocation defence and consent in Code jurisdictions; and Jane Sanders and Edward Elliott argue against the continues use of affray as a prosecutorial tool against otherwise minor antisocial behaviour. There is also a sentencing review (2011-2012) from Kate Warner, a Digest of Criminal Law Cases and a Phillips’ Brief. Not to be missed!
The latest Part of the Building and Construction Law Journal publishes an article by David Levin QC and Luke Stanistreet which asks whether a payment claim be made in good faith and an article by James Ioannou discussing the issues of negligence and the obligation to warn in the construction industry. There are also Reports on the following cases: ALH Group Property Holdings Pty Ltd v Chief Commissioner of State Revenue, Management 3 Group Pty Ltd (in liq) v Lenny’s Commercial Kitchens Pty Ltd, Hi-Tech Telecom v RSL Com Australia and VDM Construction Pty Ltd v MCC Mining (Western Australia) Pty Ltd.
The latest Part of AJCCL publishes two articles and several section notes on a wide range of subjects. The first article comes from Nick Seddon and discusses government exemption from Australian competition and consumer law. The second article, from Dave Poddar, examines whether there should be changes to the ACCC’s informal merger clearance process. The section notes canvass such topics as collective bargaining, liability of sales agents employed by a separate entity, competition and consumer rule-making, China’s energy sector, Russian anti-monopoly legislation, plus much more!
The first Part of Volume 20 of the AJ Admin L publishes three articles of interest. The first comes from Amanda McBratney and Myles McGregor-Lowndes and looks at fair government contracts for community service provision. The second article is by Gail Pearson and examines some contemporary features of business self-regulation. The final article is by Kristy Richardson and examines the issue of the particularisation of occupational health and safety breaches in Queensland following the decision of the High Court in Kirk v Industrial Relations Commission (NSW).