Journal of Judicial Administration (JJA)
Contemporary developments in judicial systems and court administration
About the Journal
The Journal of Judicial Administration (ISSN: 1036-7918) is a leading forum for the discussion of contemporary issues impacting on judicial administration.
The Journal features informed discourse on areas such as:
• the efficient and effective operation of Courts, Tribunals and quasi-judicial forums;
• the impact of new technology on judicial administration;
• the structure, organisation, financing and management of the Courts and the Court system;
• the appointment, tenure, independence and accountability of judicial officers; and
• education programs to enhance the work performance of justice system personnel.
The Journal of Judicial Administration is published in association with the Australasian Institute of Judicial Administration (AIJA). The articles featured in the Journal are written by leading judges, academics, practitioners and other legal specialists and experts.
Greg J Reinhardt AM is the Executive Director of the Australasian Institute of Judicial Administration. He is also a member of the Melbourne Law School at the University of Melbourne.
PUBLISHED IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE AUSTRALASIAN INSTITUTE OF JUDICIAL ADMINISTRATION.
The following websites contain details of material published in the Journal:
http://legal.thomsonreuters.com.au/australian-legal-journals-index-online/productdetail/85643 (Australian Legal Journals Index)
https://clarivate.com/products/web-of-science/ (Web of Science Emerging Sources Citation Index)
The Australian Legal Journals Index is an online legal database prepared by the Lionel Murphy Library of the Commonwealth Attorney-General’s Department. It is produced by Thomson Reuters and is available via subscription.
The ESCI (Emerging Sources Citation Index) is an online database formerly produced by Thomson Reuters and now maintained by Clarivate Analytics. It is part of the Web of Science Core Collection and is available via subscription.
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The latest Part of the Journal of Judicial Administration includes the following articles: “A Pathway to Fair(er) Trials: Why We Need a Juries Advisory Council” – Greg Byrne; “The Feasibility of Mainstreaming Therapeutic Jurisprudence within the South-East Queensland Magistrate’s Courts in 2021” – Rhondda Waterworth; and “Illegally or Improperly Obtained Evidence: Time to Reform s 138 of the Uniform Evidence Legislation?” – Andrew Hemming.
The latest Part of the Journal of Judicial Administration includes the following articles: “Judicial and Lawyer Interventions in Trials of Child Sexual Assault” – Natalie Martschuk, Martine B Powell, Jane Goodman-Delahunty, Simone Thackray and Nina Westera; “Development of a Measurement Tool for Courtroom Legal Actor Contributions: A Delphi Study Consulting the Experts” – Rhondda Waterworth; and “‘What Is the Court to Do with All of This Data?’ Empirical Evidence, COVID-19 and the Law” – Scott Currie. This Part also includes a Book Review: “The Judge, the Judiciary and the Court: Individual, Collegial and Judicial Dynamics in Australia”, edited by Gabrielle Appleby and Andrew Lynch – Reviewed by Dr Andrew Cannon AM.
The latest Part of the Journal of Judicial Administration includes the following articles: “Aggravating and Mitigating Factors in Sexual and Non-sexual Violent Cases” – Kate Warner, Lorana Bartels, Julia Davis, Lynne Roberts, Caroline Spiranovic and Karen Gelb; and “Expanding ADR in Our Courts: Mediation and the Judiciary” – Alexander Xynas.
The latest Part of the Journal of Judicial Administration includes the following articles: “Do Juries Understand the Criminal Standard of Proof of Beyond Reasonable Doubt? – Andrew Hemming”; and “Maximising the Pivot to Online Courts: Digital Transformation, Not Mere Digitisation” – Vicki Waye, Joe McIntyre, Jane Knowler, Anna Olijnyk, Collette Snowden, Ben Martini, Gaye Deegan and Jasmine Palmer.
The latest Part of the Journal of Judicial Administration includes the following articles: “Path Dependency, the High Court, and the Constitution” – Jeremy Patrick; “Homelessness and Contact with the Criminal Justice System: Insights from Magistrates in Australia” – Julia Quilter, Luke McNamara, Tamara Walsh and Thalia Anthony; and “COVID-19: An Exceptional or Surrounding Circumstance for the Purposes of Bail and Sentencing?” – Natalia Antolak-Saper.
The latest Part of the Journal of Judicial Administration includes the following articles: “Is Australia Ready for AI on the Bench?” – Ilana Bolingford, Mirko Bagaric, Melissa Bull, Dan Hunter and Nigel Stobbs; “The Rehabilitative Ideal and the Realism of Drug Court Success” – Amanda Clarke; and “Allowing for Participants in Royal Commissions: A Scoping Review” – Dave McDonald, Jenae Carpenter and Natalia Hanley.
The latest Part of the Journal of Judicial Administration includes the following articles: “Independent Courts Governance in Victoria: Origins and Ideas from the United States” – Donald Speagle; and “Haply a Minority’s Voice May Do Some Good: Diversity at the United States Supreme Court” – Craig Westergard.
The latest Part of the Journal of Judicial Administration includes the following articles: “Single Joint Expert Witnesses” – Ian Freckelton QC; “Court Delay and Judicial Wellbeing: Lessons from Self-Determination Theory to Enhance Court Timeliness in Australia” – Sarah Murray, Ian Murray and Tamara Tulich; “A Tale of Two Courts” – Felicity Bell; and “Implications of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Abuse for the Protection of Vulnerable Witnesses: Royal Commission Procedures and Introduction of Intermediaries and Ground Rules Hearings around Australia” – Anita Mackay and Jacqueline Giuffrida.
The latest Part of the Journal of Judicial Administration includes the following articles: “‘Say My Name, Say My Name’: Changing the Title ‘Magistrate’ to ‘Judge’ in Australia” – Marilyn Bromberg and Michael Montalto; and “The Punishment of Journalists for Contempt for Refusing to Reveal Their Sources in Court” – Anthony Gray.
The latest Part of the Journal of Judicial Administration includes the following articles: “Protecting Victims and Vulnerable Witnesses Participating in Royal Commissions: Lessons from the 2016–2017 Royal Commission into the Protection and Detention of Children in the Northern Territory” – Taylah Cramp and Anita Mackay; and “Robo-Judge: Common Law Theory and the Artificially Intelligent Judiciary” – Meena Hanna.