Australian Law Journal, The (ALJ)

About the Journal
As one of the oldest and most cited legal journals in Australia, The Australian Law Journal (ISSN: 0004-9611) is the pre-eminent legal journal covering a spectrum of all the important current and historical legal issues. First published in 1927, each monthly Part contains the “Current Issues”, “Conveyancing and Property”, and “Recent Cases” Sections, along with a number of other informative and interesting Sections, as well as two or three articles written by leading legal practitioners, academics, and prominent members of the judiciary.

General Editor
Justice François Kunc of the Supreme Court of New South Wales (commencing May 2016).

Acting Justice Peter W Young AO of the Supreme Court of New South Wales held the post of ALJ General Editor from 1992 to April 2016.

Assistant General Editors
Angelina Gomez, Lawyer, Perth
Clare Langford, Solicitor, Sydney
Ruth Higgins, Barrister, Sydney
Dr Nuncio D’Angelo, Solicitor, Sydney

Section Editors
Administrative Law – Justice Melissa Perry
Admiralty & Maritime – Dr Damien Cremean
Around the Nation:
• Australian Capital Territory – Justice John Burns
• Northern Territory – Acting Justice Dean Mildren RFD
• Queensland – John McKenna QC
• South Australia – Justice Kevin Nicholson
• Tasmania – Justice Stephen Estcourt
• Victoria – Justice Clyde Croft
• Western Australia – Justice Kenneth Martin
Book Reviews – Angelina Gomez
Competition & Consumer Law – Robert Baxt AO
Corporations & Securities – Robert Baxt AO
Constitutional Law – Professor Anne Twomey
Conveyancing & Property – Professor Peter Butt
Crime & Evidence – Justice Priest
Environmental Law – Justice Rachel Pepper
Equity & Trusts – Justice Mark Leeming
Family Law – Dr Anthony Dickey QC
From the Law Schools – Professor Michael Coper
Human Rights – Professor Simon Rice
International Focus – Professor Ryszard Piotrowicz
Overseas Law – Professor Colin Picker
Personalia – Clare Langford

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Contents listing
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Australian Law Journal update: Vol 90 Pt 5

The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal introduces the first “Current Issues” by the new General Editor, the Hon Justice François Kunc. This Part contains the following articles: “Retirement of the Hon Peter W Young AO QC: Seventh Editor of the Australian Law Journal” – Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG; “The Interaction of Statute Law and Common Law” – Hon Sir Anthony Mason AC KBE GBM; “Contours and Prospects for Indigenous Recognition in the Australian Constitution and Why it Matters” – Fr Frank Brennan SJ AO; and “How Should Academia, the Practising Profession and the Courts Assist Each Other in the Education of Australian Lawyers?” – Ailsa McKeon. This Part also includes the following sections: Conveyancing and Property; Around the Nation: Tasmania; Corporations and Securities; Overseas Law; Around the Nation: Western Australia; Human Rights; and Recent Cases.

The Australian Law Journal: Farewell reception for The Hon Acting Justice Peter W Young AO

The Australian Law Journal: Farewell reception for The Hon Acting Justice Peter W Young AO

Members of the bench, bar, academia and all walks of the legal profession gathered for a historic occasion to mark the retirement of the longest-serving General Editor of the The Australian Law Journal, the Hon Acting Justice Peter Wolstenholme Young AO, at a farewell reception held on Wednesday 27th April at the Supreme Court of New South Wales. Acting Justice Young served on the bench ...more