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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”.
The latest Part of the Journal of Civil Litigation and Practice includes the following articles: “Written submissions – what judges love (and hate)” – Justice James Allsop; “Advocacy – some essential tips for beginners” – Federal Magistrate Toni Lucev; “Amending reasons for judgment” – John Tarrant; and “The convicted felon’s right to judicial review and the common law doctrine of attainder in Australia” – Jason Donnelly. Not to be missed!
The Autumn 2013 edition of the Workplace Review has a great mix of interesting articles and sections. There is a series of four articles on workplace bullying and bullying in the courtroom with a focus on research into the area, legislative changes and possible strategies for dealing with a difficult situation in the workplace. There are also several sections, including Focus On: WA, Work Health and Safety, The Last Word and Diary. There is also an opinion piece by David Elliott, Vales of Gregory James Tulk Hart and Michael O’Sullivan and an interview with Dr Jim Macken.