The latest Part of the Environmental and Planning Law Journal includes the following articles: “Natural capital risk management: Regulating the main externalities of business” – Rhett Martin; “The World Heritage Convention: Compliance, public participation and the rights of Indigenous people” – Simon Marsden; “‘Restorative justice activity’ orders: Furthering restorative justice intervention in an environmental and planning law context?” – Mark Hamilton; “Ku-ring-gai, New South Wales: A battleground between urban consolidation and green amenity” – Luke McGregor and Andrew H Kelly. This Part also includes a book review: “Interpreting Environmental Offences: The Need For Certainty” by Emma Lees – reviewed by Dr Chris McGrath.
The latest Part of the Australian Tax Review includes the following articles: “Tax base erosion through thin capitalisation: Consequences of Australian reforms and the tax accounting interface” – Dean Hanlon and Les Nethercott; “Internal derivatives and the attribution of income and expenditure to permanent establishments of Australian banks” – Simon Croese; and “The constitutional validity of a statutory remedial power for the Commissioner of Taxation” – Nicole Wilson-Rogers. There is also an editorial, a Current note by Dr Terry Dwyer; and a Book review on “Value Added Tax: A Comparative Approach” by Alan Schenk, Victor Thuronyi and Wei Cui, reviewed by Richard Krever.
The latest Part of the Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal includes the following articles: “International arbitration in Australia: 2014/2015 in review” – Albert Monichino QC and Alex Fawke; “The (im)propriety of judicial mediation – David Kwok; “All the way with ADR: Further endorsement of ADR in litigation” – Tina Popa; “Religious tribunals and courts of law – are their decisions or procedural determinations subject to review by secular courts?” – Nadav Prawer; “Mediation of property division in late stage Family law matters: A procedural initiative” – Marilyn Scott; “Emotion in mediation” – Ken Skinner; and “Applying findings from neuroscience to inform and enhance mediator skills” – Craig Smith. It also contains Case notes: “Intervening in mediation; the right to public over private mediation; and mediation media watch” – David Spencer.
The latest Part of the Journal of Judicial Administration includes the following articles: “Connecting with Victoria’s culturally diverse communities: Enhancing public trust and confidence in courts and tribunals” – The Hon Chief Justice Marilyn Warren AC; “From advocacy to collegiality: The view of experts of ‘concurrent evidence’ and ‘expert conferral’ in the State Administrative Tribunal” – Bertus de Villiers; “Known unknowns: The overarching obligations of self-represented parties” – Harlis Kirimof and Erik Dober; and “Should Australian courts give more witnesses the right to Skype?” – Marilyn Krawitz and Justine Howard.
The latest Part of the Australian Business Law Review includes the following articles: “Good faith in Australian contract law after Barker” – Anthony Gray; ““Re-thinking” the influence of regulatory capture in the development of government regulation” – Kerrie Sadiq and Janet Mack; and “Regulating unilateral supermarket misconduct as customer/acquirer of goods and services” – Stephen Corones. Also in this Part are the following sections: Media and Telecommunications: “Competition Law and Digital Disruption – International Trends” – Martyn Taylor; and a Book Review: “Anti-cartel Enforcement in a Contemporary Age” – Caron Beaton-Wells and Christopher Tran, reviewed by Ian Stewart.
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal includes the following articles: “Equal justice and cultural diversity: The general meets the particular” – Chief Justice Robert French AC; “The United Nations report on North Korea and the Security Council: Interface of security and human rights” – Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG; and “Magna Carta in Australia 1803-2015: Law and myth” – David Clark. Also in this Part are the following sections: Current Issues; Conveyancing and Property; Family Law, Around the Nation: Vic; Environmental Law; Human Rights; Competition and Consumer Law, Admiralty and Maritime; Recent Cases; and a Book Review.
The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes the following content: “Misconduct in public office and directors of public entities in Victoria” – Dr Marco Bini; “Towards coherent co-presentation of expert evidence in criminal trials: Experiences of communication between forensic scientists and legal practitioners” – Loene Howes; Phillips’ Brief: “Patriarchal terrorism and burning women at the stake: The petty treason of Elizabeth Herring 1773” – Heather Douglas and Simon Bronitt; and Digest of Criminal Law Cases.
The latest Part of The Queensland Lawyer includes the following article: “Workplace law issues raised by commercialised dentistry: Some tips and traps lawyers advising dentists should think about” – Louise Floyd; and the following sections: Administrative law; Conveyancing and property law; Criminal law; Industrial law; and Book reviews. There is also a Report on the the following case: Radich v Kenway.
The latest Part of AJ Admin L includes the following articles: “Judicial review of police decisions to not investigate reported crimes: The barriers to success” – Edward Elliott; “The power of an administrative tribunal to inform itself” – Matthew Groves; and “Jurisdictional error and no-invalidity clauses at State level: Does the High Court still hold all the cards?” – Giridhar Kowtal. Also in this Part are the following sections: Work and employment; Immigration and international aspects; Casenotes; and a Book review.
The latest Part of the Journal of Law and Medicine includes the following sections: Editorial: “The medico-scientific marginalisation of homeopathy: International legal and regulatory developments” – Ian Freckelton QC; Legal Issues: “Disciplinary proceedings against doctors who abuse controlled substances” – Danuta Mendelson; Medical Issues: “Methamphetamine: Where will the stampede take us?” – Danny Sullivan and Michael McDonough; Bioethical Issues: “‘Never regard yourself as already so thoroughly informed’: The withdrawal of its invitation to Rodney Syme to address its 2015 congress by the Royal Australasian College of Physicians” – Malcolm Parker, Ian Kerridge and Paul Komesaroff; Medical Law Reporter: “Australian Competition and Consumer Commission v ACN 117 372 915: Should consumer law regulate doctor-patient relations in a corporatised health care system?” – Jessica Wallace, Ella Pyman and Thomas Faunce; and Letter to the Editor. Also in this Part are the following articles: “Medical teams and the standard of care in negligence” – Carolyn Sappideen; “Prevention of non-communicable diseases in Australia: What role should public health law play?” – Kate Mulvany; “Personal responsibility or shared responsibility: What is the appropriate role of the law in obesity prevention?” – Benjamin Brooks; “Assessing testamentary and decision-making capacity: Approaches and models” – Kelly Purser and Tuly Rosenfeld; “Slice them up or slice them out? Legal liability for operating on the troublesome patient in cosmetic surgery” – Aileen Kennedy; “State intervention in pregnancy: Should the law respond thus to the problem of Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder?” – Emily Gordon; “Criminal injuries compensation: Protecting vulnerable applicants” – Robert Guthrie; “Unwanted pregnancy: The outer boundary of “treatment injury” in the New Zealand accident compensation scheme” – Rosemary Tobin; “Patient’s right to information under the New Zealand Code of Rights” – Kyla Mullen; and “A way through the dark and thorny thickets? The adjudication of “serious injury” under the narrative tests in the Transport Accident Act 1986 (Vic) and the Workplace Injury Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2013 (Vic)” – Jason Taliadoros. There is also a review of the book “A Scientist in Wonderland: A Memoir of Searching for Truth and Finding Trouble” by Edzard Ernst.