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The interface between social media and the law is one fraught with many grey areas, so unsurprisingly, it is a growing area of legal scholarship. From the regulatory and ethical considerations of jurors and judges using social media, to the rights and responsibilities of employers and employees, to an increasingly blurred public/private divide, social media ...more
Are you looking for new avenues in which to share your insights? Have you already written an article on Intellectual Property law that you would like to see published, or do you know someone who has? Do you want to get your name, your institution’s name or your firm’s name recognised for academic and professional ...more
Thomson Reuters is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Richard Ingleby, who joins Dr Anthony Dickey QC as co General Editor of Family Law Review. Dr Ingleby is a member of the Victorian Bar and an interstate member of the Western Australia Bar. He specialises in appellate matters and complex financial cases. He holds ...more
The latest Part of the Australian Business Law Review includes the following articles: “Asset lending, unconscionable conduct and intermediaries” – Denise McGill; “Certainty and the ISDA credit derivative determinations committees” – G P Craddock; and “Whither a unified approach to the functional dimension of market definition: Why Metcash was the one that got away” – Josh Buckland. Also included in this Part are the following section notes: Banking and Finance: Financial literacy and financial decision-making of Australian secondary school students – Paul Ali, Cosima McRae and Ian Ramsay; Competition Law and Market Regulation: Strategic entry deterrence: Does it constitute a misuse of market power? – Stephen Corones; Contracts and Restitution: The High Court considers the meaning of “reasonable endeavours”: Electricity Generation Corp v Woodside Energy Ltd – Troy Keily; and New Zealand Newsletter: Frustration of contract in the New Zealand Supreme Court – Rex Ahdar.
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal publishes the following articles: “Foss v Harbottle: Alive and well in the public sector?” – Marco Bini; “Limiting the nature and scope of a beneficiary’s entitlement to receive trust information” – Elizabeth Bishop; and “The rise of the information barrier: Managing potential legal conflicts within commercial law firms” – Ian Dallen. Also in this Part are several section notes, including several brand new ones: Current Issues; Letter to the Editor; Conveyancing and Property; Around the Nation: Victoria; Constitutional Law; Crime and Evidence; Environmental Law; Competition and Consumer Law; Recent Cases; and Book Reviews
The latest Part of PLR includes the following articles: “A power “singular and eccentrical”: Royal commissions and executive power after Williams” – Nicholas Aroney; “Rethinking unreasonableness review” – Leighton McDonald; “Accountability of the judiciary” – Hon Justice McGrath; and the following Comments: “Drafting a replacement for the races power in the Australian Constitution” – Rosalind Dixon and George Williams; “New Zealand’s Parliamentary Privilege Bill: The empire finally strikes back” – Andrew Geddis; “Fortescue Metals Group Ltd v Commonwealth: Discrimination and fiscal federalism” – Amelia Simpson. There is also a Developments section.
The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal publishes the following articles: “The admissibility of forensic science and medicine evidence under the Uniform Evidence Law” – Gary Edmond; and “Retrials of persons acquitted of indictable offences in England and Australia: Exceptions to the rule against double jeopardy” – Marilyn McMahon. Also in this Part is an Editorial and a Digest of Criminal Law Cases.
The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following articles: “Corporate governance survey of resources companies” – John Chandler and Barbara Gordon; “Breach reporting: Some difficult issues to consider” – Andrew Eastwood; and “The disclosure of equity derivatives in Australia” – Alexandra Eggerking.
The latest Part of the Family Law Review includes the following articles: “Applying the s 75(2) factors to the division of family property: A principled approach” – Patrick Parkinson; and “Legal capacity and case guardians – Part 2: The institution of proceedings and appointment of case guardians” – Brendan Ashdown. Also in this Part are the following sections: Family Dispute Resolution: Face-to-face, telephone and online mediation: Advantages and disadvantages; International Family Law: Recognition of foreign marriages and divorces; Recent Cases: Commissioner of Taxation v Darling (Access to and use of documents on court file) and Bondelmonte v Bondelmonte (S 75(2) factors – Lack of reasons – Substantial injustice).
In his June editorial, Acting Justice Peter W Young AO, General Editor of The Australian Law Journal, wonders whether law schools ought to become more selective: Chief Justice Marilyn Warren spoke of her concerns about the quality of legal education in her Fiat Justicia lecture on 25 March. She expressed the fear that universities, in endeavouring to ...more