The December 2011 Part of Online Currents contains the usual mix of articles and section notes. This month the articles cover readers’ advisory tools, how academic institutions approach plagiarism, an overview of different puzzles that benefit learning, how to search for convict ancestors online and recent seminars held by AGLIN and HLA. Also included are several informative section notes such as Company News, Around the Blogs and Conferences, Meetings and Seminars.
The first Part for Volume 19 of the Australian Journal of Administrative Law includes articles on the obligation of public authorities to consider human rights under the Victorian Charter and the history and development of illogicality as a species of jurisdictional error at common law. This Part also includes Casenotes, Civil and Political Rights and book reviews.
The last issue of AJCCL for 2011 includes an article and several sections on different aspects of competition and consumer law. The article comes from David Brewster and Verity Quinn and examines partial shareholdings and minority interests in mergers. The sections include Restrictive Trade Practices, Comments from Commerce, Reports from New Zealand, Latin America and Russia, Worth Repeating, Odds and Ends, plus much more!
The first ever issue of the Journal of Civil Litigation and Practice includes several interesting articles and sections on a wide range of topics. There are articles on the importance of early identification of issues in litigation, efficiency and cost in different legal cultures, security for costs against impecunious plaintiffs and preliminary discovery, discovery to identify a party and non-party discovery. There is also a book review and a Comments section. This new journal is not to be missed!
The last Part of the 2011 volume of the Building and Construction Law Journal includes articles on expert determination as a means of resolving general disputes arising under construction contracts and fixed time/fixed price collaborative contracts. There is also a Topic of Interest regarding suing for defects and joint or several tortfeasors. This issue also includes a book review and four Reports.
The last issue of Volume 28 of the Environmental and Planning Law Journal includes three interesting articles on a range of topics regarding environmental law in Australia, including the regulation of coal mining activities in Australia, the rights of solar panel owners and Australia’s Clean Energy Future Package.
The last issue of the Australian Law Journal for the year contains an article on sentencing justice and the underlying concepts of fairness and consistency and an article on the criminal processes of impeachment and attainder. This Part also includes a range of section notes covering topics such as the Riot Act, invasion of privacy, asset lending, piracy, revocable trusts and the end of Volume quiz, plus much more!
The last issue of the Company and Securities Law Journal for 2011 includes articles on personal liability for corporate disclosure problems and the truth about limited liability with relation to equity investors in a unit trust. There is also a Corporate insolvency section discussing shadow directors and Buzzle v Apple, and a Corporate finance section discussing mining joint ventures and the legal infrastructure of sukuk structures.
Thi issue of the Journal of Judicial Administration includes three articles on different issues concerning judicial administration. The first article comes from Arie Freiberg and Sarah Krasnostein and examines the conflict between the principles of individualisation and consistency in sentencing. The second article is written by Tamara Walsh and reports on the results of a study at the Brisbane Special Circumstances Court. The last article was contributed by Andrew J Serpell who highlights several problems with the way social policy information is received and used in practice.
The latest issue of Workplace Review contains many interesting articles and sections exploring such topics as employer responses to natural disasters, adverse action, State government wages policies, interpreting the Fair Work Act and protected industrial action. There is also a book review, an interview with Justice Boland and a Vale for Roderick Pitt Meagher QC, plus much more.