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The latest Part of the Building and Construction Law Journal includes two interesting articles. The first article is by Jennifer McVeigh and Kimie Tsukakoshi who look at the potential complications involved in the inclusion of termination for convenience clauses in construction contracts. The second article is by Richard Manly SC and looks at the use of formulae to calculate liquidated damages or stipulated sums in contracts. There is also a Report on Austman Pty Ltd v Mount Gibson Mining Ltd and a review of The Leaky Buildings Crisis: Understanding the Issues by Steve Alexander. Not to be missed!
The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal publishes the following articles: “Homicide, self-defence and the (inchoate) criminology of battered women” – Marilyn McMahon; “Staying focused on the big picture: Should Australia legislate for corporate manslaughter based on the United Kingdom model?” – Des Taylor and Geraldine Mackenzie; and “Question trails in trials: Structured versus unstructured juror decision-making” – Tamsin Ede and Jane Goodman-Delahunty. There is also a Case and Comment section and a Digest of Criminal Law Cases.
The latest Part of EPLJ includes the following articles: “Moving from consideration to application: The uptake of principles of ecologically sustainable development in environmental decision-making in New South Wales” – Guy J Dwyer and Mark P Taylor; “Getting the balance right: A renewed need for the public interest test in addressing coastal climate change and sea level rise” – Tayanah O’Donnell and Louise Gates; “Energy efficiency or energy wasted? The record of Australian and Swedish law to improve energy efficiency in the buildings sector” – Joshua Prentice; “Evaluating the effectiveness of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Cth): 2008-2012” – Susan Tridgell; and “Wild law in Australia: Practice and possibilities” – Claire Williams.
The latest Part of AJ Admin L includes two interesting articles and several interesting sections on various aspects of administrative law. The first article comes from Justice Chris Maxwell and asks whether the giving of reasons for administrative decisions a question of natural justice. The second article is by Anthony Gray who challenges the current understanding of “alien” in the context of s 51(xix) of the Constitution. The section notes include Book reviews, Casenotes, Trade, Commerce and Revenue, Civil and Political Rights. Not to be missed!
The latest Part of the Australian Intellectual Property Journal publishes the following material: “Appropriation in the name of art: Is a quotation exception the answer?” – Elizabeth Adeney; “Plain packaging and the TRIPS Agreement: A response to Professor Gervais” – Mark Davison; “Perez v Fernandez: Australia’s first decision on the moral right of integrity” – Jani McCutcheon; and “Defining intellectual property crime” – Michael Speck and Gregor Urbas.
The last Part of Volume 22 of JJA publishes the following articles: “Misconceptions or expert evidence in child sexual assault trials: Enhancing justice and jurors’ “common sense”” – Annie Cossins and Jane Goodman-Delahunty; “Mind the gap: Making evidence-based decisions about self-represented litigants” – Elizabeth Richardson and Tania Sourdin; “Solution-focused court programs for mentally impaired offenders: What works?” – Michelle Edgely; and “The constitutionality of minimum mandatory sentencing regimes: A rejoinder” – Andrew Hemming.
The latest Part of the Family Law Review publishes two interesting article and several different sections. The first article is by the Hon Justice Paul Brereton AM RFD in which two recent adventures of the High Court of Australia in the field of family law are considered. The second article is by Patrick Parkinson AM and considers the implications of the High Court’s decision in Stanford v Stanford. Also in this Part are the following sections: Professional Insights, Child Support, Recent Cases and Family Dispute Resolution.
The latest Part of OLC includes the following articles: “Catching lightning in a bucket: Archiving the performing arts in the digital age” – Paul Bentley; “Have you zeen the zines?” – Jane Douglas; “What’s online for children?” – Anne Parbury; “Online office suites” – Jon Jermey. Also included in this Part are the following sections: Around the Blogs; Bookshelf and Journals; Company News; Conferences, Meetings and Seminars; Databases and Aggregators; and Web Watch. Definitely worth a look!
The latest Part of ABLR includes three articles of interest. The first comes from Andrew Eastwood and seeks to explore policy issues such as whether it is appropriate for regulators to encourage the voluntary provision of a party’s legal advice, and whether a willingness to produce such advice should be seen as a necessary aspect of “full cooperation” with the regulator’s investigation. The second article is by Julie Anne Tarr which looks at striking a balance between commercial and public interests when regulating the coal industry. The final article comes from Philip Williams and explores the range of meaning given to the words “take advantage” as they appear in the monopolisation provisions of the competition laws of Australia and New Zealand.