The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes the following articles: “The High Court on Crime in 2019: Analysis and Jurisprudence” – Stephen Odgers; “More Scope for Murder: Reckless Indifference in Queensland’s Criminal Code” – Joseph Lelliott, Andreas Schloenhardt, Lauren Causer and Madeleine Skeen; “Respects of Character” – Greg Taylor; “The Futility of a “Hug” from the Commonwealth: Property Restraining Orders and the Fight for Victim Compensation under the Commonwealth Proceeds of Crime Legislation” – Natalie Skead, Sarah Murray and Tamara Tulich; and “Sentencing Developments in the United States in 2019: Shifting from the “Tough on Crime” Mantra to (Seriously) Contemplating the Abolition of Prisons” – Mirko Bagaric, Gabrielle Wolf and Daniel McCord. Also in this Part is an Editorial: “Incarceration Trends over the Past Decade: The Need for More Effective Risk and Needs Assessments and Rehabilitative Measures”; and a Digest of Criminal Law Cases.
This issue of the Journal of Law and Medicine includes the following articles: “COVID-19, Negligence and Occupational Health and Safety: Ethical and Legal Issues for Hospitals and Health Centres” – Ian Freckelton QC; “The Lake Alice Hospital Child and Adolescent Unit: Accountability – The Response to Date” – Rosemary L Thomson; “Vaginal Dialogues: The Trials and Tribulations of Mesh in the Repair of Prolapse” – Mike O’Connor and Bill Madden; “Consideration of a Legislative Framework to Support the Diagnostic Odyssey Commonly Encountered in the Instance of Rare Disease” – Marisa Taliangis and Gareth Baynam; “Children of the Dead: Posthumous Conception, Critical Interests and Consent” – Neil Maddox; “Medical Practitioners Who Deny Young Women Sterilisation Surgery “Because They Will Regret It Later”: Patient-centred Practice or Discrimination?” – Joshua Taylor; “Breaches of New Zealand’s Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights: Human Rights Review Tribunal Decisions” – Kate Diesfeld, Lois Surgenor and Marta Rychert; “Dancing away from Reform: The Inquest into the Death of Six Patrons of NSW Music Festivals” – Sebastian De Brennan; “Involuntary Sterilisation, Eugenics, and Physician-assisted Dying: Lessons for New Zealand” – Gail Bingham; “Embryonic Regulation and Research: What Is the Status of Human Germline Genome Editing in Australia?” – Rose Burbery; and “Australia after Cresswell and Chapman: A Legal and Regulatory Paradox, or an Opportunity for Uniformity?” – Christopher D Mills.
Also in this Part are the following sections: Editorial: “Law, Global Health, and Sustainable Development: The Lancet Commission on the Legal Determinants of Health” – Belinda Bennett; Legal Issues: “Changing to Deemed Consent for Deceased Organ Donation in the United Kingdom: Should Australia and New Zealand Follow?” – Joanna Manning; Medical Issues: “Surgical Experimentation by John Marion Sims in the Pre-Anaesthetic Era” – Mike O’Connor; Bioethical Issues: “The Voluntary Assisted Dying Law in Victoria – A Good First Step but Many Problems Remain” – Hugh Platt; Complementary Health Issues: “Prohibition Orders and the Regulation of Unregistered Health Practitioners” – Ian Freckelton QC; Technology and Health Law: “Health Care, Technology and Innovation: What’s Law Got to Do with It?” – Bernadette Richards; Mental Health Law Issues: “Preventing Harm to Others as a Criterion for Compulsory Treatment: An Overview of Criticisms and Current Research” – Bernadette McSherry; Health Law Reporter: “Unconventional Practice, “Innovative” Interventions and the National Law” – Cameron Stewart, Ian Kerridge, Catherine Waldby, Wendy Lipworth, Megan Munsie, Tamra Lysaght, Christopher Rudge, Narcyz Ghinea, Lisa Eckstein, Jane Neilsen, Jenny Kaldor and Dianne Nicol; Obituary: Kerry Anne Petersen: 22 December 1945–6 March 2020; Maurice Wallin (1944–2020); and Book Review: “Mental Capacity Law in New Zealand”.
This Part includes the following articles: “The National Disability Insurance Scheme and Administrative Decision-Making: Unique Challenges and Opportunities” – Louise P Bygrave and Ron McCallum; “Australian Tribunals: Impact of Amalgamation” – Robin Creyke; “Administrative Justice and the Legacy of Executive Devolution: Establishing a Tribunals System for Wales” – Sarah Nason and Huw Pritchard; and “Administrative Justice and Tribunals in the United Kingdom: Developments; Procedures; and Reform” – Robert Thomas. Also in this Part is an Editorial: Tribunals – Their Continued Evolution and Reform.
The latest Part of the Australian Intellectual Property Journal includes the following articles: “IP Law Reform in Australia: A Story of Mixed Successes and Failures” – Sam Ricketson; and “The Productivity Commission and the Prevalence, Prohibition and Proposed Monitoring of Pay-for-Delay Agreements within Australia: A Comparative Analysis with the United States” – Chantel Cotterell. There is also an Editorial by Dr David Lindsay.
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal contains the following articles: “The Law Of Sorcery In Madayin” – Dr Danial Kelly; “Strategies For Avoiding A Jurisdiction Clause In International Litigation” – James O’Hara; “The Qualification To The Birthright Doctrine And Beyond: The Judicial Attitude To Adapting The Common Law To Australian Conditions” – Dr Sonali Walpola. This Part also includes the following sections: Current Issues; Conveyancing and Property; Class Actions; Equity and Trusts; and Around the Nation: Tasmania.
The latest Part of the Public Law Review includes the following content: Comments: “Of Lonely Ghosts: The Primacy of Responsible Government in Comcare v Banerji” – Patrick Graham; “Momentum on Variable Standards of Review in New Zealand” – M B Rodriguez Ferrere; “Launching “Jesting Pilate””; “”Jesting Pilate” Third Edition Launch, Supreme Court of Victoria Law Library, 24 June 2019″ – Michael Crommelin; “”Jesting Pilate” Third Edition Launch, Banco Court, Supreme Court of New South Wales, 31 July 2019″ – Murray Gleeson; the following Articles: “Immaterial Errors, Jurisdictional Errors and the Presumptive Limits of Executive Power” – Lisa Burton Crawford; “Non-Compellable Powers: A Relational Analysis” – Kristen Rundle; “The Development of Native Title: Opening Our Eyes to Shared History” – Justice Michelle Gordon; Book Review: “The Purpose of Administrative Law and the Legitimacy of Administrative Government, by Jerry L Mashaw” – Reviewed by Leighton McDonald; and Developments.
This Issue of the Environmental and Planning Law Journal includes the following articles: “Urgent Need to Use and Reform Critical Habitat Listing in Australian Legislation in Response to the Extensive 2019–2020 Bushfires” – James A Fitzsimons; “A Case Study of Incentive Regulation in Electricity Transmission Networks for the Uptake of Renewable Energy: Build It and They Will Come” – Simon Anderson; “”If We Don’t Mine Coal, Someone Else Will”: Debunking the “Market Substitution Assumption” in Queensland Climate Change Litigation” – Justine Bell-James and Briana Collins; “Environmental Class Actions in Australia: A Coming Storm?” – Corey Byrne; “Climate-induced Displacement: Protection under the Current International Legal Frameworks” – Ishrat Jahan; “Reconsidering the Species-specific Approach: Insects and the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act” – Sophie Lloyd; “Muddied Waters: Revealing Methodological Confusion in Australia’s Environmental Impact Assessment Process” – Maya Suzuki; and “Essay Topic: A New Era for a Higher Level of Public Participation in the Administration of Environmental Law and Justice in the People’s Republic of China” – Xu (John) Zhang. This issue also includes an Editorial: “Why Australia (Desperately) Needs a New National Sustainability Strategy” – Dr Gerry Bates.
The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following articles: “Disclosure, Transparency and Regulation of Open Market Repurchases in Australia” – Christine Brown, John Handley and Asjeet S Lamba; “Cyber-related Risk Disclosure in Australia: Evidence from the ASX200” – Cary Di Lernia, Catherine Hardy and Asaf Dori; and “Should Australians Have a Revised Uniform Unincorporated Nonprofit Associations Act?” – Dr Matthew Turnour. This issue also includes an Editorial.
The latest Part of the Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law includes the following articles: “Dealing with Multi-sided Platforms and the Digital Economy” – Rod Sims; “Avoiding Liability under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth)” – Dyson Heydon; and the following sections: Editorial; Authorisations and Notifications; Telecommunications; Case Note; Landmarks; Snapshots; Report from New Zealand; Report from Asia; and Report from North America.
The latest Part of the Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal includes the following articles: “Re-appraising Mediation’s Value of Self-determination” – Laurence Boulle and Rachael Field; “Issues of Justice in Mediated Outcomes for Survivors of Sexual Abuse in State Care?” – Louise Marie Mc Donald and Patrick O’Leary; “The Danger in Prescribing the Publication of International Commercial Arbitration Awards in Order to Cure a Stagnating Common Law” – Michael Elliott; “Bringing Children Metaphorically into the Room: Strategies FDRPs can Use to Focus Parents on their Children’s Best Interests” – Donna Cooper; “Client Case Management: Does It Compromise the FDR Practitioner?” – Mieke Brandon and Linda Kochanski; “Expert Determination as Dispute Resolution in New Zealand” – Shane Campbell; “Silent Parties in Arbitration: Does Rinehart v Hancock Prospecting Pty Ltd Open the Door for Increased Third-party Participation in Arbitral Proceedings?” – Andrew L Mason; and “Nation Building through Mediation: The Mongolia Experience” – Katherine Johnson. It also contains the following sections: Editorial – Ruth Charlton; Case Notes: “Lack of Capacity to Enter a Mediated Settlement Agreement; and Good Faith & Satisfactory Mediation under the Farm Debt Mediation Act; and Mediation Media Watch” – David Spencer; and Book Review: “Dispute Resolution: A practitioner’s guide to successful alternative Dispute Resolution”, by Michael Mills – Reviewed by Mieke Brandon and Elizabeth Rosa.