*Please note that the links to the content in this Part will direct you to Westlaw AU.
The latest issue of the Criminal Law Journal (Volume 38 Part 6) contains the following material:
- Drug law reform
The ancient common law offence of misconduct in public office has recently enjoyed a major resurgence in many jurisdictions, including New South Wales and Victoria, yet it has received relatively little attention from academics and commentators. This article presents a comprehensive analysis of the offence, drawing upon historical precedents and contemporary case law from around the world. It is submitted that this 800-year-old offence has stood the test of time and continues to provide a crucial mechanism for preserving the integrity and fidelity of public officials, including Members of Parliament and Ministers of the Crown.
Sentencing review 2013-2014 – Kate Warner
- New Zealand Police v Heka – Anita Killeen
- The scales of justice – Dr Alana Piper
For the pdf version of the table of contents, click here: WAU – Crim LJ Vol 38 Pt 6 Contents.