The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal contains the following articles: “Vulnerability of Elders to Physical Harm and Death: Criminal Law Responses” – John Anderson; “Preventing Miscarriages of Justice: The Reliability of Forensic Evidence and the Role of the Trial Judge as Gatekeeper” – Chris Maxwell; “Rights and Freedoms under the Australian Constitution: What Are They and Do They Meet the Needs of Contemporary Australian Society?” – Ashleigh Mills; and “Prints, Profiles and Templates: Adducing Biometric Evidence in Australian Courts” – Marcus Smith and Gregor Urbas. This Part also includes the following sections: Current Issues; Conveyancing and Property; Around the Nation: Tasmania; Equity and Trusts; and Book Reviews.
The latest Part of the Building and Construction Law Journal includes the following articles: “Cladding – Who Will Pay?” – Mark Waller, Chris Erfurt and Tara Mulroy; and “Is the Prevention Principle Still Relevant? A Case for Statutory Intervention” – Michael Elliott.
Also in this Part is an Editorial; Book Review: “International Construction Contract Law (2nd ed)” by Lukas Klee – Reviewed by Rami Marginean; Case Note: “Termination of Construction Contracts: The Good Faith Risk” – Jeffrey Goldberger, Emanuel Confos and Harriet Oldmeadow; and Reports on the following cases: Santos Ltd v BNP Paribas; Icon Co (NSW) Pty Ltd v Australia Avenue Developments Pty Ltd; and Robinson v 470 St Kilda Road Pty Ltd.
This issue of the Journal of Law and Medicine includes the following articles: “Social Responsibilities of the Global Pharmaceutical Companies: Towards an Ethical Health Care Paradigm” – Abhay Vir Singh Kanwar and Mia Mahmudur Rahim; “Legislative Capture: A Critical Consideration in the Commercial Determinants of Public Health” – Tony Brown; “Rational Social Impact Assessment of Alcohol Outlets: Slip Sliding Away” – Alison Ziller and Tony Brown; “Mandatory Welfare Drug Treatment in Australia” – Allan Ardill;”A Cross-sectional Survey of Health Professionals’ Attitudes toward Medicinal Cannabis Use as Part of Cancer Management” – Denesh Hewa-Gamage, Sarah Blaschke, Allison Drosdowsky, Trista Koproski, Anna Braun and Steve Ellen; “Outcome Bias in Clinical Negligence Medico-legal Cases” – Thom Petty, Lucy Stephenson, Pierre Campbell and Terence Stephenson; “Occupational Therapy Domestic Needs Assessment: Lawyer Perspectives” – Susan Arnold, Lynette Mackenzie, Michael Millington and Carole James; “Retained Surgical Items: Lessons from Australian Case Law of Items Unintentionally Left Behind in Patients after Surgery” – Tina Cockburn, Juliet Davis, and Sonya Osborne; “Understanding Client Vulnerability in the Disciplining of Legal Professionals in New South Wales” – Jennifer Schulz-Moore, Kate Diesfeld and Christine Forster; “Dealing with Patent Fragmentation in Genetics: Can Patent Pools Facilitate the Development of CRISPR Gene-Editing Technology?” – Alessandro Stasi and Isabel Pereira Rodrigues; “Considering the Provision of Growth Attenuation Treatment to Profoundly Disabled Children in Light of the Family Court’s Welfare Jurisdiction” – Elpitha (Peta) Lee Spyrou; “Advance Care Planning: A Communitarian Approach?” – Tracey Evans Chan; “Teachers’ Health, Wellbeing and Professional Misconduct. An Exploratory Analysis of Cases from New Zealand’s Teachers Disciplinary Tribunal 2017–2018” – Marta Rychert and Kate Diesfeld; and “Decisional Competence and Fitness to Stand Trial in New Zealand” – Brent Hyslop.
Also in this Part are the following sections: Editorial: “Encouraging and Rewarding the Whistleblower in Research Misconduct Cases” – Ian Freckelton QC; Legal Issues: “Electroconvulsive Therapy without Consent: The Influence of Human Rights Law” – Bernadette McSherry; Medical Issues: “The Role of Patient-reported Outcome Measures in Post-operative Death Investigations” – Anant Divyang Butala, Joseph Elias Ibrahim, Lyndal Bugeja and David Ranson; Medical Law Reporter: “Australian Medical Professionals, National Security and Administrative Offshore Punishment of Asylum-Seekers: Regulatory Update Including the Medevac Legislation” – Sarah Miller and Thomas Faunce; and Obituary: Thomas Alured Faunce. There is also a review of the following book: “Defeating the Ministers of Death; The Compelling History of Vaccination” by David Isaacs – Reviewed by Ian Freckelton QC.
This Part of the Local Government Law Journal includes the following content: “Death by a Thousand Cuts? The Diminution in the Development Assessment Role of Elected Local Councils in South Australia’s Planning System” – Paul Leadbeter; “‘The Weakest Linc’: Environmental Protection, the Power to Disclaim, and the ‘Chain of Responsibility’ in Queensland” – Christopher Vale; Local Government Planning & Law Guide Cases – Hanna Jaireth, Lawrie Groom, Chelsea White, Lea Hiltenkamp, Sam Lindsay and Connor Fisher; as well as a Digest of cases.
The latest Part of the Building and Construction Law Journal includes the following articles: “The History of the Law of Commercial Arbitration” – The Hon TF Bathurst; and “Collaborative Contracting Comeback” – Lina Fischer, Christopher Slocombe, Andrew Fry and Edwina Higgins. Also in this Part is an Editorial; Book Review: “Arbitration in Singapore – A Practical Guide (2nd Ed), by the Honourable the Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon (Editor-in-Chief), Francis Xavier SC, Chong Yee Leong and Lucy Reed (General Editors)” – Reviewed by Michael Christie SC; and Reports on the following cases: Duro Felguera Australia Pty Ltd v Trans Global Projects Pty Ltd (In Liq); Goodwin Street Developments Pty Ltd v DSD Builders Pty Ltd; and Gambaro Pty Ltd v Rohrig (Qld) Pty Ltd.
The latest Part of The Queensland Lawyer includes the following content: “Cyberbullying and Employment Law: How and Why Lawyers Advising School Principals and Teachers Should Take the Initiative Now” – Louise Floyd; “Is Time on Your Side? Applications under s 31 of the Limitation of Actions Act 1974 (Qld)” – Elizabeth Gaffney; “On International Wills in Australia: An Unused Tool in the Estate Planning Arsenal” – Francesco Maconi; and the following Sections: Editorial: “The Human Rights Act 2019” – Andrew M West; Commercial Law: “Construction of a Provision to Act in ‘Utmost Good Faith’ in a Commercial Contract: Sentinel Robina Office Pty Ltd v Clarence Property Corp Pty Ltd  QCA 314” – Clive Turner; Conveyancing and Property Law: “Tripple A Pty Ltd v WIN Television Qld Pty Ltd  QCA 246” – Dominic Fawcett; and Criminal Law: “Managing Prisoners’ Estates” – A M West. There is also a Report on the the following cases: Critchley v Schlumberger Oilfield Australia Pty Ltd; and Hong Minh Nguyen (t/a Mobile PC Doctor) v Sensis Pty Ltd.
The latest Part of the Tort Law Review includes Case Note: “Mental Impairment and the Objective Approach in Negligence: Spearman v Royal United Bath Hospitals” – Dr David Pearce; and the following articles: “A Corrective Justice Justification for Considering the Response of the Hypothetical Person of an ‘Ordinary Level of Susceptibility’ when Assessing Reasonable Foreseeability in Cases involving Negligently Inflicted Psychiatric Injury” – Martin Allcock; “Highway Immunity and the Victimisation of Australian Law: Fact or Fiction?” – Mark Lunney; “On Not Trespassing on Trespass: In Defence of Separate Torts of Trespass to the Person” – JA Devereux; and “Neural Interface Devices and Negligence” – Scott Kiel-Chisholm.
The latest Part of the Tort Law Review includes the following articles: “The Slow Death of Past Damage as an Essential Element of Negligence” – Tim Baxter; “Justification Defences under the Economic Torts” – David Goodwin; “Ignoring the Call for Law Reform: Is It Time to Expand the Scope of Protection for Personal Images Uploaded on Social Networks?” – Dr Eugenia Georgiades; and “Hard Cases Making Bad Law: The Elusive Search for a Test for Duty of Care” – Andrew Clarke and John Devereux.
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal contains the following articles: “Enforcement of Foreign Judgments: Does an Issue Estoppel Arise from a Foreign Court’s Determination of its Own Jurisdiction?” – Dan Butler; “‘Seeking Equal Dignity without Discrimination’ – The Australian Human Rights Commission and the Handling of Complaints” – Emeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher AM; “Alternative Facts in the Courts” – The Hon Justice Stephen Gageler AC; and “Exploring New and Old Ideas about Estoppel and Election” – The Hon K R Handley QC. This Part also includes the following sections: Current Issues; Around the Nation: Victoria; Family Law; International Focus; Admiralty and Maritime; Competition and Consumer Law; Personalia; Recent Cases; and Obituary.
The latest Part of the Australian Intellectual Property Journal includes the following content: “Music in Campaigns: Does the Moral Right of Integrity Protect Musicians from Political (Mis)Appropriation?” – Jessica Turley; “The Impact of Interlocutory Injunctions on the Biosimilars Industry: Re-adjusting the Balance of Convenience with Public Interest” – Bryanna Workman; and “Patenting Bioprinted Structures in a Clime of Moral Uncertainty: Time to Amend the Patents Act?” – Olumayowa O. Adesanya.