The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes the following articles: “Injustice Arising from the Unnoticed Power of Priming: How Lawyers and Even Judges can be Misled by Unreliable Transcripts of Indistinct Forensic Audio” – Helen Fraser and Yuko Kinoshita; “Check Your Privilege: The Foundation of Legal Professional Privilege within the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions” – Adam Murphy; and “The Use of Victim Impact Statements in Sexual Offence Sentencing: A Critique of Judicial Practice” – Rhiannon Davies and Lorana Bartels. Also in this Part is an Editorial: “The Burden and Standard of Proof”; Contemporary Comment: “Affirmative Consent in New South Wales: Progressive Reform or Dangerous Populism?” – Andrew Dyer; and Digest of Criminal Law Cases.
The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes the following articles: “Mistakes That Negate Apparent Consent” – Andrew Dyer; “Putting Jurors First: Legislative Simplification of Jury Directions” – Greg Byrne and Chris Maxwell; and “Appeals against Conviction on Indictment: Process, Outcome and NSW Reform after Kalbasi v Western Australia” – David Hamer. Also in this Part is an Editorial on Indigenous incarceration and pragmatic solutions; Legislation Comment: “Dancing with Death: Why the NSW Homicide Offence of Drug Supply Causing Death May Cause More Harm than Good” – Elyse Methven; and a Digest of Criminal Law Cases.
The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes the following articles: “Sexual Assault Law Reform in New South Wales: Why the Lazarus Litigation Demonstrates No Need for s 61HE of the Crimes Act to Be Changed (Except in One Minor Respect)” – Andrew Dyer; “Compulsorily Obtained Material and Interference with Criminal Processes” – Simon Frauenfelder; and “United States Sentencing Developments: The World’s Largest Mass Incarcerator Goes into Decarceration Mode” – Mirko Bagaric, Gabrielle Wolf and Daniel McCord. Also in this Part is an Editorial on the first sentence imposed under Victoria’s “One Punch” homicide laws; Case and Comment: “Public Interest Immunity: Procedural Alternatives to the ‘Binary’ Outcome” – Rachel Deane; and a Digest of Criminal Law Cases.