The latest Part of the Australian Business Law Review includes an Editorial by Michael Terceiro. It also contains the following articles: “Cartel Conduct or Permissible Joint Venture?” – Ian Wylie; “The Origins and Evolution of the Statutory Duties of Trade Union Officers” – Ian Ramsay and Miranda Webster; “Chains, Coins and Contract Law: The Validity and Enforceability of Smart Contracts” – Buwaneka Arachchi; the following section: Competition Law and Market Regulation: “Should Penalties Under the Competition and Consumer Act Be Increased?” – Luke Woodward (edited by Brent Fisse); and guidelines for submitting ABLR book reviews.
The Summer 2019 Part of the Workplace Review includes the following content: “Emergency C-Section Required: Improving the Delivery of Male Parental Leave Entitlements” – Sandra Hu; “The Death of Reasonable Notice?” – Rick Manuel; “Industrial Action in the Wake of Auimatagi v Australian Building and Construction Commissioner  FCAFC 191” – Lucas Moctezuma; “The Case of Foodora: The Adequacy of Australia’s Industrial Safety Net in a Gig Economy” – Cassidy O’Sullivan; “Nearly a Century of Workers Compensation in New South Wales” – Judge Gerard Phillips; “The New Judicial Review – Legal Unreasonableness” – Mark Robinson SC and Dr Simon Blount; as well as the following sections: Interview: “‘We’ll Keep Challenging the System’: United Voice National Secretary, Jo-anne Schofield” – Craig Ryan; Obituary: “Vale George Polites: A Man for All Seasons” – Paul Munro;; The Last Word; and Diary.
The University of Queensland TC Beirne School of Law, together with The Australian Law Journal, hosted “Religious Freedom after Ruddock”, a conference held on 6 April 2019.
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal contains the following articles: “Reforming the Australian Law of Contract – Some Practical Next Steps” – John Eldridge; “Internment of Terrorism Suspects and the Australian Constitution” – Anthony Gray; and “The Internationalisation of Australian Criminal Lawyers: 25 Years of Australians in The Hague” – Sarah Pitney. This Part also includes the following sections: Current Issues; Letter to the Editor; Conveyancing and Property; Constitutional Law; Class Actions; Recent Cases; and Personalia.
The latest Part of the Journal of Law and Medicine includes the following sections: Editorial: “Interstate and Overseas Deaths: Jurisdictional and Decision-Making Challenges for Coroners” – Ian Freckelton QC; Letter to the Editor; Legal Issues: “‘Hospitals and Clinicians Need Not Apply:’ Withdrawing Clinically Assisted Nutrition and Hydration in Undisputed Cases” – Joanna Manning; Medical Issues: “Eve’s Curse: Intolerable Unrelieved Pain in Labour – Necessary Evil or Medical Negligence?” – Mike O’Connor; Bioethical Issues: “Should an Advance Care Directive Refusing Life-Sustaining Treatment Be Respected after an Attempted Suicide? Development of an Algorithm to Aid Health Care Workers” – Steve John Philpot; and Medical Law Reporter: “Citizens’ Juries, Liquid Democracy and Legislative Reform of Australian Compulsory Insurance Schemes for Injury Compensation after Motor Vehicle Accidents” – Felix Blumer, Talia Gedik and Thomas Faunce. Also in this Part are the following articles: “HIV and HCV Epidemics: Lessons for Lawyers and Policymakers” – The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG; “Therapeutic Privilege Is No Defence” – Scott Davison; “A Comparative View of Australian Education in Law and Medicine” – Marcus Smith and Rachael Heath Jeffery; “Protecting the Continued Development of Collaborative Expert Witness Evidence in Australia: Surely We Should?” – Christopher D Mills; “Criminalising Health Care? The Use of Offences in the Mental Health Act 2015 (ACT)” – Sam Pang; “Authorising the Release of Data without Consent for Health Research: The Role of Data Custodians and HRECs in Australia” – Felicity Flack, Carolyn Adams and Judy Allen; “Sugar Consumption Tax: A Good Idea or Not?” – Jane Truscott; “Embryo Donation in New Zealand: Considerations of the Health and Wellbeing of Children” – Louise Wilsdon; and “A New Law of Advance Directives in Italy: A Critical Legal Analysis” – Denard Veshi, Enkelejda Koka and Carlo Venditti. There is also a review of the book “The Hanged Man and the Body Thief” by Alexandra Roginski – reviewed by Ian Freckelton QC.
The latest Part of the Journal of Banking and Finance Law and Practice includes the following articles: “SolarCoin: Virtual Currency Meets Solar Electricity – A Bright Future?” – Ben Hartsuyke; “Unfairness in Islamic Finance Contracts: The Malaysian Case” – Adnan Trakic; and “Romalpa Suppliers and the PPSA – For Better or Worse in Insolvency – Part I” – David Morrison and Matthew Broderick. Also in this Part are the following Sections: Banking Law and Banking Practice; Commercial and Finance Law; Insolvency Law and Management; Tax and Stamp Duty; and Book Review.
This Part includes the following articles: “Standards of Appellate Review in Public Law Australia” – Kristina Stern and Georgina Westgarth; “Deliberation and Automation – When is a Decision a ‘Decision’?” – Yee-Fui Ng and Maria O’Sullivan; and “Re-thinking Bias in the Age of Automation” – Sarah Lim. Also in this Part are the following sections: Editorial; Current Issues; and Book Review.
The latest Part of the Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal includes the following articles: “Skilled Mediators and Workplace Bullying” – Ryan Murphy and Tania Sourdin; “ADR: Championing the (Unjust) Resolution of Bullying Disputes?” – Doris Bozin, Allison Ballard and Patricia Easteal; “Property Settlements and Spousal Maintenance for the Elderly” – Kay Feeney; “Teaching Mediation Using Video and Peer Discussion: An Engaged Video Learning Model” – Kathy Douglas, Dr Tina Popa and Christina Platz; and “Mediation – My First Ten Years: 1982–1992” – Ruth Charlton. It also contains Case Notes: “Mediator Advice and an Attorney Gone Missing – Baas v Baas”; “Mediator Fees as Costs Reasonably Necessary to the Conduct of Litigation – Berkeley Cement Inc v Regents of the University of California”; “Mediation Media Watch” – David Spencer; and Book Reviews: “Mediating with Families” by Mieke Brandon and Linda Fisher and “Mediation in Australia” by Laurence Boulle and Rachael Field – Reviewed by Paul Lewis.
The latest Part of the Australian Intellectual Property Journal includes the following content: “In Vino Veritas? The Dubious Legality of the EU’s Claims to Exclusive Use of the Term ‘Prosecco'” – Mark Davison, Caroline Henckels and Patrick Emerton; and “Australian Laws and Regulations on Regional Branding on Food and Wine Labels: Part 2” – Paula Caroline Zito.
The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes the following articles: “The High Court on Crime in 2018: Outcomes and Jurisprudence” – Mirko Bagaric; “Will Australia Raise the Minimum Age of Criminal Responsibility?” – Thomas Crofts; and “More, Longer, Tougher … or Is It Finally Time for a Different Approach to the Post-sentence Management of Sex Offenders in Australia?” – Lorana Bartels, Jamie Walvisch and Kelly Richards. Also in this Part is an Editorial on parole without hope and the desirability of capping the maximum length of prison terms in light of the Gargasoulas Sentence; Legislation Comment: “20 Years of Torture: Reflections on s 320A of Queensland’s Criminal Code” – Andreas Schloenhardt, Joseph Lelliott, Anna Kretowicz, Omar Harduwar, Rory McFadden and Greta Sweeney; and a Digest of Criminal Law Cases.