The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal contains the following articles: “From Middle East Battlefields to the War Crimes Tribunals in Borneo: The War Letters of the Hon Justice Russell Le Gay Brereton, 1940–1946” – Tony Cunneen; “Glory without Power: The Nationhood Power and Commonwealth Spending on Sport” – Daniel Goldsworthy; “The Power of “National Uniform Legislation”: What Is Its Rate of Proliferation and What Factors Are Driving It?” – Dr Guzyal Hill and Dr John Garrick; and “The King V Smail Golden Jubilee: The Failure of the High Court “to develop and clarify the law” of the Torrens Volunteer is no Cause for Jubilation” – MM Park and Serene Ho. This Part also includes the following sections: Current Issues: “Family Court Merger Becomes a Reality”; “Australia at the UN Human Rights Council”; “A Federal Judicial Commission”; “Choice of Counsel a Fundamental Matter”; “The End of the Cardinal Pell Media Saga”; “A Turn Up for the Books?”; “Anzac Lawyers”; “Remembering the Hon Mr Justice Russell Le Gay Brereton”; and “The Curated Page”; Conveyancing and Property: “The Limits of Expert’s Participation in a Leasing Dispute”; Constitutional Law: “Who Is Responsible for Quarantine under the Constitution?”; and Book Review: “Philosophical Foundations of the Law of Equity”, by Dennis Klimchuk, Irit Samet and Henry E Smith (eds).
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal contains the following articles: “Seriously Considering ‘Seriously Considered Dicta’: Precedent after Farah Constructions” – Bernice Chen; and “Leadership Spill Rules from the Constitutional Perspective” – Greg Taylor. This Part also includes the following sections: Current Issues: “Options for the Voice to Parliament Released”; “From ‘young’ to ‘one’ by Proclamation”; “Constitutional Unwritten ‘norms’ in the United States”; “Courtroom Drama in England”; and “The Curated Page”; Conveyancing and Property: “Ben-Pelech v Royle: Adverse Possession Alive and Well in Western Australia”; Admiralty and Maritime: “‘World in a Box’ What Legal Issues Might Yet Need to Be Resolved and by What Mechanism?”; Equity and Trusts: “When Is an Express Trust Not a ‘Trust’?”; Family Law: “Pell v The Queen, Unacceptable Risk and Relevant Findings as to the Risk of Harm”; Recent Cases: “Negligence – Public Authorities – Costs – Plaintiff Succeeded against Council and Trust but Failed against State and Grandparents – Trial Judge Declined to Make Bullock or Sanderson Order – Whether Error in Failing to Find That Council Caused Plaintiff to Join Other Parties – Non-acceptance of Calderbank Letter – Whether Trial Judge Erred in Making Partial Indemnity Costs Order”; and Book Reviews: “Church, State and Family: Reconciling Traditional Teachings and Modern Liberties”, by John Witte; “Victor Windeyer’s Legacy – Legal and Military Papers”, edited by Bruce M Debelle AO QC; “Interpreting Executive Power”, by Janina Boughey and Lisa Burton Crawford (eds); “The Foundations and Future of Public Law”, by Elizabeth Fisher, Jeff King and Alison L Young (eds); “Statutory Interpretation in Private Law”, by Prue Vines and M Scott Donald (eds); “Rectification of Documents”, by John Tarrant; and “Lord Devlin”, by Justice John Sackar.
Current Issues for the May edition of the Australian Law Journal has a discussion by Justice Kunc about the rule of law in the context of the current public debate about the position of the Commonwealth Attorney-General, and also the need for legislation in regard to coercive or abusive behaviour between intimate partners by Justice Kunc and Eloise Mack.
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal contains the following articles: “Reflections Upon Constitutional Interpretation And The “Aliens Power”: Love V Commonwealth” – Peter Gerangelos; “The Fluctuating Incidence Of The Burden Of Proof Under The Hague-Visby Rules: The Implications Of Volcafe Ltd V Compania Sud Americana De Vapores Sa  Ac 358 For The Position In Australia” – Angus Stewart; and “Overruling Constitutional Precedent” – Joshua Thomson SC and Madeleine Durand. This Part also includes the following sections: Current Issues: “Afghanistan – Office of Special Investigator”; “Royal Commission into Police Informants”; “Press Freedom; National Security and the Law”; “The AG’s Gambit: National Defamation Reform Enters Its Middlegame”; and “The Curated Page”; Conveyancing and Property: “The Mortgagee’s Duty to Account – Rowe and Nom de Plume”; Around the Nation: Victoria: “COVID-19 and Emergency Regulations”; Admiralty and Maritime: “World in a Box: Impact of Containerisation on Shipping Transactions”; and Book Review: “The Washington Diaries of Owen Dixon, 1942–1944”, by Philip Ayres.
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal contains the following articles: “Three Key Issues Arising Out Of The Engineers Case: A Reply” – Nicholas Aroney; “Unexplained Wealth Orders In Australia Limits To Transparency And Responsibility For Other People’s Wealth” – Paul Latimer; “Climate Conscious Lawyering” – Hon Justice Brian J Preston SC; and “Adoption In Australia: Past, Present And Considerations For The Future” – Amy Conley Wright, Betty Luu and Judith Cashmore. This Part also includes the following sections: Current Issues; Admiralty and Maritime; and Equity and Trusts.
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal contains the following articles: “Responsible Jurimetrics: A Reply To Silbert’s Critique Of The Victorian Court Of Appeal” – Brian Opeskin and Gabrielle Appleby; “Directors’ Duties In A Post-Hayne World: “The Company” As More Than The Sum Of Its Shareholders” – Philip Sales; “Some Reservations About The Use Of Artificial Intelligence In Sentencing Decisions” – Adrian Staples; and “100 Years Of Speaking: Gender Equality Among Barristers Before The High Court” – Winsome Hall and George Williams. This Part also includes the following sections: Current Issues; Letter to the Editor; Conveyancing and Property; Around the Nation: Northern Territory; Class Actions; Recent Cases; and Book Review.
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal contains the following articles: “Engineers: One Hundred Years Old And Still Going Strong: A Commentary” – The Hon Sir Anthony Mason AC KBE GBM QC; “The Continued Legacy Of The Engineers Case: A Dynamic Approach To Federal Power” – Rosalind Dixon and Brendan Lim; “”Wait[ing] For The Heavens To Fall”: The Engineers Case And Intergovernmental Immunity” – Sarah Murray; “Money Had And Received – And Retained? The Role Of Retention At Notice For Personal Common Law Liability” – Eleanor Makeig; and “Justifying Trade Restrictions Under s 92 Of The Australian Constitution: A Comparative Law-Based Proposal For A Coherent Doctrine” – Csongor István Nagy. This Part also includes the following sections: Current Issues; Around the Nation: Northern Territory; Family Law; Class Actions; Statutory Interpretation; and Technology and the Law.
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal contains the following articles: “”Personal Information” And Group Data Under The Privacy Act 1988 (Cth)” – Mark J Taylor; “Consumer Privacy And Consent: Reform In The Light Of Contract And Consumer Protection Law” – Damian Clifford and Jeannie Paterson; “Liability Of Platforms Under Australian Privacy Law” – David Lindsay; “Another Push For An Australian Privacy Tort: Context, Evaluation And Prospects” – Normann Witzleb; “The Confidentiality Of Journalists’ Sources In Police Investigations: Privacy, Privilege And The Freedom Of Political Communication” – Rebecca Ananian-Welsh and Joseph Orange; and “Privacy Class Actions” – Michael Rivette. This Part also includes Current Issues.
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal contains the following articles: “Sir Leo Finn Bernard Cussen: The Centenary of a High Court Tragedy – Part 2” – Paulina Fishman; “The Evolution from Strict Liability to Negligence: When And Why? – Part 1” – Anthony Gray; and “The Land and Environment Court of New South Wales: A Very Short History of an Environmental Court in Action” – Hon Justice Brian J Preston. This Part also includes the following sections: Current Issues; Admiralty and Maritime; Around the Nation: Western Australia; Class Actions; and Book Reviews.
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal contains the following articles: “What Remains Of The Engineers Case? A Centenary Appraisal” – Nicholas Aroney; “The Evolution From Strict Liability To Negligence: Implications For The Tort Of Private Nuisance – Part 2” – Anthony Gray; and “Pandemic Justice – An Historical Perspective” – The Honourable Justice John Logan RFD. This Part also includes the following sections: Current Issues; Conveyancing and Property; Admiralty and Maritime; New Zealand; International Focus; and Personalia.