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Current Issues (May 2013) by Acting Justice Peter W Young AO BALANCING FEARS OF TERRORISM AND BASIC FREEDOMS Recently, a man came to the door of my chambers saying that the bathroom door had been reported as defective. I could not remember ever reporting any problem or indeed experiencing any. However, I invited him in, ...more
LITIGANTS IN PERSON by Damien Cremean Litigants in person are a growing phenomenon across all jurisdictions, at all levels, and in all sorts of cases. It is hard to know how this has come about. Litigants have always been able to present their own cases but them doing so has become far more frequent. The ...more
Thomson Reuters is pleased to announce the appointment of Domenico Cucinotta as a brand new Case Note Editor for Journal of Civil Litigation and Practice. Domenico Cucinotta is a Law Graduate in the Sydney office of King & Wood Mallesons where he works in Construction and Engineering Law. At King & Wood Mallesons, Domenico has ...more
Thomson Reuters was pleased to host the 2013 Criminal Law Journal Board Meeting and Dinner on Friday 3 May. The Criminal Law Journal was first published in 1977. It features in-depth articles and reviews of criminal issues across all Australian jurisdictions. Consideration is given to law reform issues, comments on High Court and State criminal ...more
The latest Part of Australian Tax Review publishes the following articles: “Tax, the way ahead” – Chris Jordan; “Income tax issues for impaired debt” – Joshua Cardwell and Angela Danieletto; and “Lawyers and accountants as “gatekeepers” to combat money laundering – an international comparison” – Maria Italia.
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal includes the following articles: “Stemming the flood: Procedural and ethical issues arising from potential flood litigation” – Jennifer Corrin and Francesca Bartlett; “The arbitrability of oppression and winding-up actions” – Alistair Marchesi and Kanaga Dharmananda SC; “Oppression in the context of corporate trustees” – Michael May; “Things gained through unjust fraud are never secure: Fairclough Homes v Summers” – Mark Smyth. Also included in this Part are several section notes: Current issues; Conveyancing and Property; Overseas Law; Admiralty and Maritime; and Recent Cases.
Thomson Reuters is pleased to announce the appointment of The Hon. Justice Clyde Croft as the Section Editor for a brand new Victorian Law Section in The Australian Law Journal. As part of a reinvigoration program, a range of new Sections are being commissioned to ensure that subscribers are receiving a wide range of valuable and ...more
The latest Part of ADRJ includes the following: Case note: “United Kingdom: Enforcing dispute resolution clauses; costs orders against a successful party unwilling to mediate?; Mediation media watch – Christmas present for family law lawyers” – David Spencer; “Farm debt mediation 18 years on” – Geoff Charlton; “Towards a history of mediation in New Zealand’s legal system” – Grant Morris; “Resolving federal age discrimination complaints: Where have all the complainants gone?” – Therese MacDermott; “Protect, respect and remedy: The multiple roles for mediators in the United Nations business and human rights framework” – Christopher Halburd; and “Making the invisible visible in family dispute resolution: The elephant in the room” – Mieke Brandon and Tom Stodulka.
The latest Part of the Tort Law Review publishes three interesting articles on various aspects of tort law. The first article is by Sasha Baglay and looks at the theoretical and practical implications of recent Canadian jurisprudence on immigration-related torts. The second article comes from Alexandra Mogyoros and examines the distinction between direct and indirect acts in battery. The final article is by Jai Singh who argues that the tort defence of voluntary assumption of risk provides a simple and credible solution to the problem of vicarious immunity.
The first Part of the Australian GST Journal for 2013 publishes two articles on GST in Australia: “GST on judgments and out of court settlements: Is GSTR 2001/4 still relevant?” – Christopher Sievers and “Taxation of “the margin” – a different paradigm?” – Michael Evans. There is also a case note: “Cyonara Snowfox – Unusual arguments about ordinary transactions”.