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This Special Issue of the Environmental and Planning Law Journal includes an Editorial: “Governing Energy Transitions: Unconventional Gas, Renewables and Their Environmental Nexus” – Cameron Holley, Amanda Kennedy, Tariro Mutongwizo and Clifford Shearing; and the following articles: “International Environmental Law and the Anthropocene’s Energy Dilemma” – Louis J Kotzé; “Governing the Energy Transition: The Role of Corporate Law Tools” – Jacqueline Peel, Anita Foerster, Brett McDonnell and Hari M Osofsky; “Complicity in Climate Harms: A Case Study of Australia’s Gas Export Industry” – J Moss and E Walsh; “Smart Planning for Unconventional Oil and Gas Development” – Mark Squillace; “Fracking and Transboundary Water Management” – Rhett B Larson; “Shaping Unconventional Gas Regulation: Industry Influence and Risks of Agency Capture in Texas, Colorado and Queensland” – Cameron Holley, Tariro Mutongwizo, Clifford Shearing and Amanda Kennedy; “Big Time: An Empirical Analysis of Regulating the Cumulative Environmental Effects of Coal Seam Gas Extraction under Australian Federal Environmental Law” – Rebecca Nelson; “Coal Seam Gas Regulation in New South Wales: Drawing the Connections Between Risk, Communication and Trust” – Katherine Owens; and “More Joules per Drop–How Much Water Does Unconventional Gas Use Compared to Other Energy Sources and What Are the Legal Implications?” – Wendy A Timms, Sudeep Nair and Rebecca Nelson.
The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes the following articles: “The Operation of Australian ‘One Punch’ Laws: 2008–2018” – Julia Quilter; “In Support of a Decisional Paradigm for Assisted Dying” – David Caruso, Alex Biedermann, Joëlle Vuille and Danielle Gilby; and “A Critical Analysis of the Conduct and Fault Elements in ‘Revenge Porn’ Criminalisation” – Tyrone Kirchengast and Thomas Crofts. Also in this Part is an Editorial on alternatives to short prison sentences; and a Digest of Criminal Law Cases.
This issue of the Journal of Law and Medicine includes the following articles: “Medicare Billing, Law and Practice: Complex, Incomprehensible and Beginning to Unravel” – Margaret Faux, Jonathan Wardle and Jon Adams; “Untangling the Threads: Stakeholder Perspectives of the Legal and Ethical Issues Involved in Preparing Australian Consumers for Commercial Surrogacy Overseas” – Lana Zannettino, Lauren Lines, Julian Grant and Sheryl L de Lacey; “Disclosure of Genetic Results to At-risk Relatives without Consent: Issues for Health Care Professionals in Australia” – Rebekah McWhirter, Carolyn Johnston and Jo Burke; “Obesity and Taxation – Is Australia Ready?” – Lidia Xynas; “In the Footsteps of Teiresias: Treatment for Gender Dysphoria in Children and the Role of the Courts” – Mike O’Connor and Bill Madden; “A Doctor’s Discretion Not To Offer Life-sustaining Treatment” – James Cameron; “Why Do I Have To Keep Waking Up? Terminal Sedation and the Law in Australia” – Kieran Tapsell; and “An Objective Approach to Decisions to Withdraw or Withhold Life-sustaining Medical Treatment” – Julian Savulescu and James Cameron.
Also in this Part are the following sections: Editorial: “The Complementary Medicine Insurance Wars: The Unresolved but Politicised Australian Theatre of Combat” – Ian Freckelton QC; Legal Issues: “Doctors, Defamation and Damages: Medical Practitioners Fighting Back” – Ian Freckelton QC and Tina Popa; Medical Issues: “Post-sentence Detention and Supervision: The Role of Multi-agency Panels” – Bernadette McSherry, Rajan Darjee and Danny Sullivan; Bioethical Issues: “Responsible Use of Machine Learning Classifiers in Clinical Practice” – Abhishek Mishra; Complementary Health Issues: “Guidance on Prescription of Homeopathic Treatments: Ramifications of a Failed Administrative Law Challenge” – Ian Freckelton QC; Medical Law Reporter: “Concussion, Defamation and the Ringside Doctor” – Ian Freckelton QC; Obituary: Thomas (Tom) Douglas Campbell (1938–2019); and Book Review: “Unnatural Causes” by Richard Shepherd – Reviewed by Ian Freckelton QC.
We note with great sadness the death of Richard Tracey AM RFD QC, on the 11th of October 2019. Mr Tracey passed away after a brief battle with cancer. He was at the time of his death, Commissioner on the current federal royal commission into aged care. Mr Tracey has a long and distinguished career ...more
The latest Part of the Building and Construction Law Journal includes this article: “Arbitration, Improving the Process” – Ian H Bailey AM SC. Also in this Part is an Editorial; and Reports on the following cases: Seymour Whyte Constructions Pty Ltd v Ostwald Bros Pty Ltd (In Liq); Structural Monitoring Systems Ltd v Tulip Bay Pty Ltd; and Ku-ring-gai Council v Ichor Constructions Pty Ltd.
EPLJ Special Issue on Governing Energy Transitions: Unconventional Gas, Renewables and their Environmental Nexus
This Special Issue of the Environmental and Planning Law Journal (EPLJ Vol 36 Part 5 ), compiled by Guest Editor, Professor Cameron Holley (UNSW Sydney and PLuS Alliance Fellow) brings together the contributions of leading environmental and energy law and governance experts to distil insights from Australia and the globe and examine the role of law in governing energy transitions, and law and governance mechanisms might be needed to better govern energy transitions and their nexus with the environment. The Introduction to this Special issue – Governing Energy Transitions: Unconventional Gas, Renewables and their Environmental Nexus (by Cameron Holley, Amanda Kennedy, Tariro Mutongwizo and Clifford Shearing) provides a brief overview and synthesises lessons from each article featured.
The latest Part of the Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal includes the following articles: “Is There a Place for Restorative Justice in Civil Mediation?” – Mary Riley and Susan Douglas; “Walking the Tightrope: Exploring the Relationship between Confidentiality and Disputant Participation” – John Woodward; “Does Mandatory ADR Impact on Access to Justice and Litigation Costs?” – Ummey Sharaban Tahura; “Online Dispute Resolution in the Domain Name Space” – Alpana Roy; “UNCITRAL Convention – Mediation’s Big Bang: Can Mediation Challenge Arbitration’s Dominance?” – Sala Sihombing; “The Role of International Mediation in Data Protection and Privacy Law – Can It Be Effective?” – Sinta Dewi, Robert Walters, Bruno Zeller and Leon Trakman; and “Advanced Practice Issues for Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners” – Danielle Jaku-Greenfield, Miriam Ziegler and Nicole Ash. It also contains the following sections: Editorial: “NMC2019: Articles, Observation, and Data” – Alysoun Boyle and Dr Susan Douglas; Case Notes: “Advocate Immunity in Mediation; and Setting Aside a Mediated Settlement Agreement for Vitiating Factors” – Professor David Spencer; and Book Reviews: “Mediation Quest – Making Sense of Loss”, by Dr Katherine Pavlidis Johnson – Reviewed by Lola Akin Ojelabi.
The latest Part of the Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law includes the following articles: “Problems Associated with Joint Expert Reports for ‘Hot Tubs'” – Christopher Pleatsikas; “Cartel Class Actions in Australia: Risks vs Rewards” – Lynsey Edgar; and the following sections: Editorial; Administration and National Competition Policy; Authorisations and Notifications; Enforcement and Remedies; Case Note; Consumer Concerns; Snapshots; Economic Maters; Report from Africa; and Worth Repeating.