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THE CAPITAL PUNISHMENT DEBATE FOLLOWING THE DEATHS OF ANDREW CHAN AND MYURAN SUKUMARAN SHOULD SHIFT TO THE UNITED STATES by Mirko Bagaric, Dean of Law School, Deakin University The executions of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran for drug trafficking by the Indonesian authorities was cruel and futile. The Australian government and much of the community is rightly ...more
The latest Part of the Australian Business Law Review includes the following articles: “A quick fix? Credit repair in Australia” – Paul Ali, Lucinda O’Brien and Ian Ramsay; “Giving competition a sporting chance? The role for antitrust laws in promoting competition from new sporting leagues in Australia and the United States” – Danielle Wood; “The case against “French J’s arsonist”” – Katharine Kemp; and “Implied terms in contracts: Australian law” – J W Carter and Wayne Courtney.
The latest Part of the Australian Intellectual Property Journal includes the following articles: “Gene-related patents in Australia and New Zealand: Taking a step back” – Jessica Lai; “Do software patents inhibit open source licensing in Australia?” – James Scheibner and Dianne Nicol; and “Swim at your own risk: Patent pools in Australia” – Richard Hoad and Deborah Polites.
The latest part of Online Currents includes the following articles: “Cybersecurity for information professionals: The personal dimension” – Matt Moore and Kelly Tall; “Finding the edge: The ALIA Information Online Conference 2015” – Paul Bentley; “Ebook accessibility” – Glenda Browne; and “WordPress for information professionals: A call to action and some practical advice” – Alexandra Bell. Also in this part are the following sections: Company news; Around the blogs; Bookshelf and journals; Databases and Aggregators; Web watch; and Conferences, meetings and seminars.
The latest Part of the Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law includes the following articles: “A fly in the ointment for the ACCC? Implications of the Cement Australia decision for the interpretation of section 46” – Caroline Coops; and “Acceptable quality v merchantable quality” – Lynsey Edgar. Also in this Part are the following sections: Enforcement and Remedies; Case Note; What if…; Comments from Commerce; Consumer Concerns; Snapshots; Economic(s) Matters; Report from New Zealand; Report from Asia; and Report from Russia.
The latest Part of the Journal of Judicial Administration includes the following articles: “Equal justice and cultural diversity: The general meets the particular” – The Hon Chief Justice Robert French AC; “Working with interpreters: Judicial perspectives” – The Hon Justice Melissa Perry and Kristen Zornada; “Judicial Council on Cultural Diversity” – The Hon Chief Justice Wayne Martin AC; “Judging in a multicultural society” – The Hon Justice Emilios Kyrou; “Embracing technology: The way forward for the courts” – The Hon Chief Justice Marilyn Warren AC; and “Constitutional right of access to courts in Australia: The case of prisoners” – Anthony Gray.
The latest Part of the Journal of Banking and Finance Law and Practice includes the following articles: “Agricultural security interests under the PPSA” – Matthew Broderick and Nick Humzy-Hancock; and “It might be yours there but it’s not down here: Issues arising under the PPSA in cross-border transactions” – Stephanie Derrington. Also in this Part are the following sections: Banking Law and Banking Practice; Commercial and Finance Law; Wealth Management; Insolvency Law and Management; Recent Publications; Tokyo; United Kingdom and Europe; and Canada.
The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following articles: “Value judgment in company law cases” – R I Barrett; “Corporate law, the courts and corporate personality” – J C Campbell; “Independence of directors affiliated with substantial shareholders: Issues of law and corporate governance” – Pamela Hanrahan and Tim Bednall; and “How should regulators deal with entrenched company executives?” – Liam Brynes and Larelle Chapple.
The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes the following articles: “Please mind the gap: An assessment of fatal “one punch” provisions in Australia” – Dr Andrew Hemming; and “A comparative study on the offence of “maintaining a sexual relationship with a child” in the Northern Territory and Queensland” – Alannah Brown. Also in this Part is an editorial about the capital punishment debate; a Phillips’ Brief section about criminal responsibility of a “failed cadet soldier”; a book review of “Crime and Justice in America 1975–2025” edited by Michael Tonry; a digest of criminal law cases; and an obituary for Fiori Rinaldi AM.
The latest part of the Public Law Review includes the following Comments: “The constitutionality of draft legislation banning the wearing of face veils and similar clothing” – Mitchell Landrigan; and “Commonwealth spending after Williams (No 2): Has the new dawn risen?” – Andrew Lynch; and the following articles: “The impact of uncertain constitutional norms on government policy: Tribunal design after Kirk” – Gabrielle Appleby and Anna Olijnyk; and “An alternative (partial) justification for the holding in Kirk” – Oscar I Roos. There is also a Developments section.