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 Company and Securities Law Journal includes an Editorial as well as the following articles: “‘A Tiger Without Teeth’? The Forthcoming Review of the Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) and the Place of ‘Traditional’ Penalties” – Margaret Cusenza and Vivienne Brand; “ASIC’s Regulatory Powers – Search Warrants, Telecommunications Interception Warrants, Financial Services Licensing Decisions and Banning Orders – Suggested Reforms” – Dr Tom Middleton; and “A Typology of Legal, Regulatory and Voluntary Initiatives to Address Gender Balance on Corporate Boards” – Katie Watson and Tim Connor.
This Part of the Local Government Law Journal includes the following content: “Put That (Amber) Light Out! Some Comments on the Process for Amending Development Applications and Plans in Class 1 Development Appeals in the Land and Environment Court” – Guy Dwyer and Tristan Orgill; Local Government Planning & Law Guide Cases – Stephanie Booker, Lawrie Groom, Daniel Morey, Lea Hiltenkamp and Connor Fisher; as well as a Digest of Cases.
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.
The latest Part of the Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law includes the following articles: “When a Seemingly Anti-competitive Merger Is Actually Better for the Market; Vodafone v ACCC” – Ketki Kotwal; and “Australian Open Banking: The Regulatory Dilemma of Balancing Different Policy Objectives” – Suman Podder. Also in this Part are the following sections: Editorial; Authorisations and Notifications; Telecommunications; Case Notes; Consumer Concerns; Report from Asia; and Report from North America.
The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes the following articles: “The High Court on Crime in 2020: Outcomes and Jurisprudence” – Mirko Bagaric; “Suppression Orders in Criminal Trials: Still Necessary in the Digital Era” – Marco Lopresti and Andrew Burke; “A Case against Joint Criminal Enterprise: The Problem of Defences” – Thomas Poberezny-Lynch; “Pocketing the Proceeds of Crime: A Case for Reform of Criminal Property Confiscation Legislation in New South Wales, Queensland and Western Australia” – Natalie Skead, Hilde Tubex, Sarah Murray and Tamara Tulich; and “Comparing Legal and Lay Assessments of Relevant Sentencing Factors for Sex Offences in Australia” – Kate Warner, Lorana Bartels, Karen Gelb, Julia Davis and Caroline Spiranovic. Also in this Part is an Editorial: “The Reality of Recidivism; the Illusion of Rehabilitation”.
The latest Part of the Journal includes the following articles: “Judicial Guidelines for Insolvent Litigation Funding Agreements” – Sulette Lombard and Christopher F Symes; and “Regulation of Insolvency Practitioners in a Pandemic” – Catherine Robinson. Also in this Part are the following sections: Editorial – Dr David Morrison; Recent Developments: “Creditor-defeating Dispositions: A Necessary Addition to Australia’s Corporate Insolvency Laws” – Stephanie Bruce; and Report from New Zealand: “Enforcement of Directors’ Duties in a Liquidation Context: Madsen-Ries v Cooper” – Lynne Taylor.
The latest Part of the Australian Business Law Review includes the following articles: “Doing Wrong for the Right Reasons: ASIC and Foreign Language Business Names” – Timothy Magarry; “Off-duty Misconduct and the Employment Relationship: A Review of the Case Law” – Giuseppe Carabetta; and “”Criminalising Wage Theft” – Some Observations on Deterrence, Enforcement and Compliance” – Mark Lewis. Also in this Part are the following sections: Editorial – Michael Terceiro; Company and Law Securities: “”Carrying on Business in Australia”: A Study of Court Judgments” – Ian Ramsay and Mihika Upadhyaya; and Commercial Litigation: “A More Assertive Approach by ASIC to Using Information-Gathering Powers and Challenging Privilege Claims?” – Michael Legg and Daniel Faber.
The latest Part of the Australian Intellectual Property Journal includes the following articles: “Creative Machines: AI and IP Rights in Digital Authorship and Patentable Inventions” – Francina Cantatore; “Protecting the Golden Egg: Can Australian Copyright Law Respond to the Growing Problem of Live Sports Broadcast Piracy?” – Lachlan Gepp; and “Time to Face the Music: Lifting the Australian Commercial Radio Royalty Cap” – Mary Whitehead. There is also an Editorial by Dr David Brennan.