The latest Part of the Public Law Review includes the following content:
Editorial; Keynote Lecture: “Engineers: The Drama of Its Day in the Climate of Its Era” – Stephen Gageler AC; Comments: “Has Engineers Passed Its Use-by Date?” – Jeffrey Goldsworthy; “Engineers’ Problematic Comparative Legacy” – William Partlett; “Engineers and Persistent Constitutional Dissent” – Andrew Lynch; the following Articles: “Spence v Queensland and the Federal Balance: How Many Swallows Make a Summer?” – Nicholas Aroney; “The Engineers’ Case and Intergovernmental Immunities: A Century On” – Stephen Donaghue QC and Christine Ernst; “Impairment and Limited State Immunity” – David Tan; “Engineers and Constitution-building” – Cheryl Saunders AO and Michael Crommelin AO; Book Review: “A Tribute to Australia’s Killer of “Living Constitutionalism” and “Common Law Constitutionalism”, by Lisa Burton Crawford, Patrick Emerton and Dale Smith (eds)” – Reviewed by James Allan; and Developments.
The latest Part of The Queensland Lawyer includes the following content: “Management Rights Agreements for Body Corporates in Queensland: Must They Expire, or May They Be “Topped Up” Indefinitely?” – Neil Samuel Hope, Dane Bryce Weber and Maija-Ilona Wilhelmiina Pekkanen; “Amendments to the Small Business Capital Gains Concessions” – Francesco Maconi; and the following Sections: Editorial; Commercial Law: “Assessment of Damages for Loss of Use of a Non-profit Earning Chattel on Breach of a Contract for the Sale of Goods: Rider v Pix  QCA 182” – Clive Turner; Conveyancing and Property Law: “Musical Chairs and Good Faith Limitations upon Contractual Notice” – Dr Bill Dixon; Criminal Law: “Climate Mayhem” – A M West; Industrial Law: “Foreseeability of Risk: Deans v Maryborough Christian Education Foundation Ltd” – Kristy Richardson; and Book Reviews.
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal contains speeches presented at the ALJ’s 90th Anniversary celebrations in the Banco Court of the NSW Supreme Court; a welcome to the co-editors of the “Conveyancing and Property Section” upon the retirement of Emeritus Professor Peter Butt; and a look back at the beginnings of the Journal, as covered by the press and media outlets of the day, in a fascinating piece by the Hon Justice Reginald Barrett. This Part contains the following articles: “The in personam exception to Torrens indefeasibility” – Hon William Gummow AC; “Artificial Intelligence in the courts, legal academia and legal practice” – Lyria Bennett Moses; “Taking advantage of advances in technology to enhance the rule of law” – Robert Size. It also includes the following sections: Current Issues; Letters to the Editor; Conveyancing and Property; International Focus; Competition and Consumer Law; Recent Cases; Book Reviews and Obituary.
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal includes the following articles: “Chief Justice Robert French AC” – Chief Justice Wayne Martin; “Appearing in the French Court” – Justice Stephen McLeish; and “The High Court under Chief Justice Robert French” – Harry Hobbs, Andrew Lynch and George Williams. Also in this Part are the following sections: Current Issues; Letter to the Editor; Conveyancing and Property; Constitutional Law; Administrative Law; Personalia; and Recent Cases.
The latest part of the Public Law Review includes the following Comments: “The constitutionality of draft legislation banning the wearing of face veils and similar clothing” – Mitchell Landrigan; and “Commonwealth spending after Williams (No 2): Has the new dawn risen?” – Andrew Lynch; and the following articles: “The impact of uncertain constitutional norms on government policy: Tribunal design after Kirk” – Gabrielle Appleby and Anna Olijnyk; and “An alternative (partial) justification for the holding in Kirk” – Oscar I Roos. There is also a Developments section.
The June 2012 issue of the Public Law Review publishes an edited version of the 2011 Sir Anthony Mason Lecture given by The Hon Justice Susan Kiefel AC entitled “Proportionality: A rule of reason” as well as three interesting articles: “Jurisdictional error after Kirk: Has it a future?” by The Hon Justice John Basten; “Judicial review of the administration of parliamentary elections” by Graeme Orr and “An obituary for s 25 of the Constitution” by Anne Twomey. There is also a “Comments” and “Developments” section.