Archives by date
You are browsing the site archives by date.
This Special Issue on the Charter includes an introduction by Justice Pamela Tate, and the following articles: “Administrative Decision-Making under Victoria’s Charter” – Janina Boughey and Adam Fletcher; “How Does the Charter Affect Discretions? The Limits of s 38(1) and Beyond” – Bruce Chen; “Judicial Review and the Charter” – Mark Aronson; and “Judicial Review and Human Rights” – Matthew Groves.
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal contains the following articles: “Sentencing Inconsistencies: A Case Study” – Dr Clare Farmer, Ian Parsons and Professor Mirko Bagaric; “Setting Aside Expert Determinations – A Comprehensive Review” – Grant Lubofsky; and “The Legislative Challenge of Facilitating Climate Change Adaptation for Biodiversity” – Phillipa C McCormack. This Part also includes the following sections: Current Issues; Equity and Trusts; Personalia; Recent Cases; Book Review; and Obituary to Sir Laurence Street AC KCMG QC.
The latest Part of the Journal includes the following articles: “Mortgagee Sales, Disclaimer and Escheat – A Suggested Statutory Solution” – William Dixon, Sharon Christensen and WD Duncan; “A Blind Spot in the Test for Solvency? Reconsidering the Exclusion of Unliquidated Damages Claims” – Annita Stucken; and the following section notes: Recent Developments: “Preferences and Running Accounts: ‘Peak Indebtedness’: The Elephant in the Room” – Dr Garry J Hamilton; “An Analysis of Recent Cases Involving Insolvent Corporate Trustees” – Tom McClintock; “Researching Personal Insolvency Law and Practice in Australia: An Update and Call for Continued Investment” – Nicola Howell; and Report from New Zealand: “Fish Man Ltd (in liq) v Hadfield” – Lynne Taylor.
The latest Part of the Building and Construction Law Journal includes the following articles: “Advocate, Judge and Arbitrator: Perspectives on Commercial Law” – The Honourable Murray Gleeson AC; and “‘Venial Faults’ and ‘Oppressive Retribution’: The Relationship Between Substantial Performance and Damages for Breach of Construction Contracts” – Nuwan Dias and James Claridge. Also in this Part is an Editorial; and Reports on the following cases: Probuild Constructions (Aust) Pty Ltd v Shade Systems Pty Ltd; Maxcon Constructions Pty Ltd v Vadasz; and All Seasons Air Pty Ltd v Regal Consulting Services Pty Ltd.
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal contains the following articles: “Extending the Life of a Discretionary Trust” – Michael Flynn QC; “Unseen Networks: The Legal Professions’ Involvement in the Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1944 (NSW)” – Mark Lunney; and “Can There Ever Be Affordable Family Law?” – Patrick Parkinson and Brian Knox. This Part also includes the following sections: Current Issues; Conveyancing and Property; Around the Nation: Tasmania; Around the Nation: Western Australia; Personalia; Recent Cases; Book Reviews; and Obituary.
Commodore Sir Laurence Street AC KCMG QC, the fourteenth Chief Justice of the NSW Supreme Court and former Lieutenant-Governor of New South Wales, died on 21 June 2018, and a state funeral was held in his honour at the Sydney Opera House on 5 July 2018. This obituary and tribute was written by The Hon Arthur R Emmett AO QC, Acting Judge of the New South Wales Court of Appeal (to be published in the forthcoming July issue of The Australian Law Journal).
The latest Part of the Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal includes the following articles: “Will Somebody Please Think of the Children?! Child Focused and Child Inclusive Models in Family Dispute Resolution” – Dr Hadeel Al-Alosi; “Apologies, Mediation and the Law: Resolution of Civil Disputes” – Robyn Carroll, Alfred Allan and Margaret Halsmith; “The Field of Dreams” – Judge Joe Harman; “Default Proceedings in Arbitration” – Low Sze Hui Jasmine; “Costs, Claims and Counter-claims or Victims, Vindication and Victory: The “Real Issue” and the Case for Mediation in Von Marburg v Aldred (No 3)” – André Retrot; and “The Mediating Brain” – Benjamin Allen and Tania Sourdin. It also contains Case Notes: “Restraining Solicitors from Acting in Post-Mediation Proceedings; and Mediation Media Watch” – Professor David Spencer.
The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following articles: “Directors’ Duties to Respect Human Rights in Offshore Operations and Supply Chains: An Emerging Paradigm” – Riana Cermak; and “Consumer Protection and Life Insurance Claims” – Andrew J Serpell. This issue also includes the following sections: Editorial; Corporate Insolvency – Helen Anderson: “Harmful Phoenix Activity and Disqualification from Managing Corporations: An Unenforceable Regime?” – Jasper Hedges, Helen Anderson, Ian Ramsay and Michelle Welsh; and New Zealand – Gordon R Walker: “McIntosh v Fisk  NZSC 78: New Zealand’s Largest Ponzi Scheme and the Liquidator’s Clawback Powers: The Supreme Court Decision” – Trish Keeper.
The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes the following articles: “Australia’s Child Abuse Material Legislation: What’s the Artistic Merit Defence Got to Do with It?” – Dr Hadeel Al-Alosi; and “Keeping Vulnerable Offenders Out of the Courts: Lessons from the United Kingdom” – Tamara Walsh. Also in this Part is an Editorial on the incomplete right to counsel in criminal trials; Legislation Comment: “Police Powers and Responsibilities (Commonwealth Games) Amendment Act 2017 (Qld): Rethinking the Rules of the Games” – Daniel Rigden; Case and Comment: “Appellate Authority on the Role of the Prosecutor” – Kieran Fitzgerald and “Sentencing Young People for Federal Terrorism Offences” – Aneta Peretko; and a Digest of Criminal Law Cases.
The latest Part of the Australian Intellectual Property Journal includes the following content: “Loss of Property Ownership and Registered Trade Mark Law” – Rob Batty; “What Blockchain Can and Can’t Do for Copyright” – Annabel Tresise, Jake Goldenfein and Dan Hunter; and “Entitlement to Sue: The Rights of Non-exclusive Licensees in Patent Infringement Proceedings” – Andrew Mullane.