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The latest Part of the Building and Construction Law Journal includes the following articles: “Towards the reduction of construction insolvency: Examining the “supporting statement” requirement in New South Wales” – Jeremy Coggins and Wayne Lord; and “What does fairness have to do with it? A critical jurisdictional comparison regarding the notion of “buildability”” – Oliver Spencer Froböse. There is also a Report of the following case: Lend Lease (Millers Point) Pty Ltd v Barangaroo Delivery Authority.
The Winter 2014 issue of Workplace Review includes the following articles: “Anti-bullying update – Fair Work Commission decisions” – Shane Wescott, Annika Anderson and Neil Napper; “Secondary boycott actions under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010” – Robert McClelland; and “ADCO Constructions Pty Ltd v Goudappel” – Andrew Parker. Also in this Part is an interview of Professor Joellen Riley and an opinion piece by Gerard Phillips, as well as the following sections: Focus on Western Australia; Common Law and General Protections; The Last Word; and Diary.
The latest Part of Online Currents includes the following articles: “Enterprise search case studies: At the coal face of knowledge management” – Matt Moore and Kelly Tall; “Calibre for ebook management” – Jon Jermey; “VALA 2014 conference exhibition: Ebooks and electronic resources” – Glenda Browne; and “VALA 2014 conference exhibition: Software, support and equipment” – Glenda Browne. Also in this Part are the following sections: Company News; Around the Blogs; Bookshelf and Journals; Databases and Aggregators; Web Watch; Conferences, Meetings and Seminars.
The latest Part of the Insolvency Law Journal includes the following articles: “How to achieve a win for property owners and lessors – enforcing rights of possession under Pt 5.3A of the Corporations Act and relief against forfeiture” – Natalie Byrne; “Section 588FA, Burness, and Kassem: When are payments by third parties preferential?” – Jim Hartley; and “The enforcement of foreign judgments in avoidance proceedings in insolvency” – Joshua Kelly. There is also a Recent Developments section and a Report from New Zealand.
Australia’s first scholarly article on digitally altered images, body image, and the law appears in the June Part of the Journal of Law and Medicine. Israeli legislation popularly known as “Photoshop Law” came into effect on 1 January 2013. Photoshop Law is the first ever law of its kind; it requires that all models used ...more
In last month’s editorial for The Australian Law Journal, General Editor Acting Justice Peter W Young AO wondered whether law schools are producing too many lawyers: read the full text here. In the July Part of the ALJ, Stephen Magee writes a letter to the editor, suggesting that great results in tertiary entrance exams don’t necessarily make great lawyers: ...more
The latest Part of JLM includes the following articles: “Unfitness to stand trial decision-making in the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia” – Ian Freckelton QC and Magda Karagiannakis; “Legal risk management and injury in the fitness industry: The outcomes of focus group research and a national survey of fitness professionals” – Patrick Keyzer, Ian R Coyle, Joachim Dietrich, Kevin Norton, Betul Sekendiz, Veronica Jones and Caroline F Finch; “Just a little bit more: When sports scientists cross the line” – Tyler Fox; “Beauty is only photoshop deep: Legislating models’ BMIs and photoshopping images” – Marilyn Krawitz; “Medical use of cannabis in Australia: “Medical necessity” defences under current Australian law and avenues for reform” – Charles Martin; “Patents and the obligation to protect health: Examining the significance of human rights considerations in the protection of pharmaceutical patents: – Olasupo Ayodeji Owoeye; ““Best interests” and withholding and withdrawing life-sustaining treatment from an adult who lacks capacity in the parens patriae jurisdiction” – Lindy Willmott, Ben White and Malcolm K Smith; “Transparency in mental health: Why mental health tribunals should be required to publish reasons” – Alison Smith and Andrew Caple; “Government databases and public health research: Facilitating access in the public interest” – Carolyn Adams and Judy Allen; “The spectre of court-sanctioned sacrificial separation of teenage conjoined twins against their will” – Colleen Davis; and “Judicial virtues and decision-making in the VCAT Guardianship List” – Richard Polkinghorn. Also included in this Part are several section notes, including Legal Issues; Medical Issues; Bioethical Issues; Nursing Issues; and Medical Law Reporter. There is also an editorial, a letter to the Editor and a book review.
The latest Part of the Environmental and Planning Law Journal includes the following articles: “Theory to practice: Adaptive management of the groundwater impacts of Australian mining projects” – Jessica Lee; “The precautionary principle, the coast and Temwood Holdings – Hon Justice Stephen Estcourt; ” “Marginal improvements in the West”: New approaches to managing complex environmental and planning cases in the State Administrative Tribunal of Western Australia” – Peter McNab; and “Science hubris and insufficient legal safeguards” – Paul Martin and Jacqueline Williams.
The latest Part of the Journal of Civil Litigation Law and Practice publishes the following articles: “Project management in legal practices: Practical lessons from the e-Discovery workflow” – Tomoyuki Hachigo; “Playing fair: When advocates’ immunity is out of court” – Linda Haller; “Class action settlement in Australia: A regulatory work in progress?” – Anna Harley; and “Client legal privilege, discovery and Expense Reduction in the information age” – Michael Legg. There is also a Comments section.
The latest Part of the Local Government Law Journal includes the following articles: “Integrating social impact assessment into the planning regime of Parramatta City Council” – Kate McCauley and Richard Howitt; and “Cleaning up pollution fair and square: The duty to afford procedural fairness in the issue of clean-up notices in NSW” – Alison Packham. There is also a Digest of Cases and the Local Government and Planning Law Guide Cases.