The latest Part of the Australian Business Law Review includes the following articles: “The Mandatory Repair Scheme for Motor Vehicles 2019: Australia’s First Response to the International Right to Repair Movement?” – Leanne Wiseman, Kanchana Kariyawasam and Lucas Davey; “Working for the Brand: The Regulation of Employment in Franchise Systems in Australia” – Tess Hardy; “Fair Work Bargaining for Police: A Proposal for Reform” – Giuseppe Carabetta; and “Are the “Efficiently, Honestly and Fairly” and Unconscionable Conduct Civil Penalty Provisions Equally as Effective in Combating Unfair Practices By Licensees?” – Jessica Zarkovic. Also in this Part are the following sections: Editorial by Michael Terceiro; Competition Law and Market Regulation: “Natural Meaning Equals Natural Monopoly: New Declaration Criteria for Access to Services under the Competition and Consumer Act” – Michael Gvozdenovic; and Company Law and Securities: “ASIC v King – The High Court Clarifies Who Is an “Officer” of a Corporation” – Jennifer Chambers, Michael Legg and Lindsay Stankovic.
The latest Part of the Building and Construction Law Journal includes the following articles: “Proportionate Liability: Procedural or Substantive?” – Ella Delany; and “Understanding and Administering Co-operation Clauses in Major Australian Project Contracts” – Rebecca Dickson. Also in this Part is an Editorial; Book Review: “Dispute Board Manual: A Guide to Best Practices and Procedures” by Dispute Resolution Board Foundation – Reviewed by Dr Donald E Charrett; and Reports on the following cases: JKC Australia LNG Pty Ltd v CH2M Hill Companies Ltd; Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy Pty Ltd v Bulgana Wind Farm Pty Ltd; Civil Mining & Construction Pty Ltd v Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal Pty Ltd.
The latest Part of the Journal of Judicial Administration includes the following articles: “Independent Courts Governance in Victoria: Origins and Ideas from the United States” – Donald Speagle; and “Haply a Minority’s Voice May Do Some Good: Diversity at the United States Supreme Court” – Craig Westergard.
The latest Part of the Australian Intellectual Property Journal includes the following articles: “Patenting Software Inventions, Abstract Ideas, and Judicial Characterisation: The Shift Away from Recognising Patentability of Computer Software in Australia after Encompass, Rokt and Aristocrat” – Michael Williams and Vanessa Farago-Diener; “Crown Copyright 2.0 in Canada” – Ysolde Gendreau; and “Artificial Intelligence: Painting the Bigger Picture for Copyright Ownership” – Courtney White and Rita Matulionyte. There is also an Editorial by David Lindsay.
The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes the following articles: “The Decision to Prosecute: A Comparative Analysis of Australian Prosecutorial Guidelines” – Natalie Hodgson, Judy Cashmore, Nicholas Cowdery, Jane Goodman-Delahunty, Natalie Martschuk, Patrick Parkinson, Martine B Powell and Rita Shackel; and “The Devil You Know Is Not Better – The Non-Consensual Distribution of Intimate Images and Sentencing” – Marilyn Bromberg. Also in this Part are the following sections: Editorial: “Ensuring the Reliability of Expert Evidence in Criminal Trials”; Case and Comment: “Re Broes  VSC 128” – Dr Brendon Murphy; Book Review: “Expert Evidence, by Dr Ian Freckelton QC” – Reviewed by The Hon Justice Christopher Beale; and Digest of Criminal Law Cases.
The Winter 2020 Part of the Workplace Review includes the following content: “The Legacy of Jack Mundey and the Green Bans: A CFMEU Perspective” – Darren Greenfield; “Legal Life in Lockdown” – Neil Napper; “Legal Practice after the Pandemic” – Judge Gerard Phillips; “A Pandemic amongst the Sandstone” – Oscar Pursey; “Industrial Relations after COVID-19” – Craig Ryan; “Wage Theft” – Kirsty Stewart, Rick Manuel and Kaz Eaton; as well as the following sections: Editorial; Case Note: “Casual Developments” – Susan Zeitz and Rick Manuel; Obituary: “Vale Jack Mundey (1929–2020) – His Significance for Australian Unionism” – Meredith Burgmann; “(2020) Mundey’s Legacy – Jack Mundey: 17 October 1929–10 May 2020” – Dr Michael Easson AM; “Vale Jim Macken (1927–1919)” – James Macken; “The Honourable Joe Isaac AO (1922–2019)” – Paul Munro; “Peteris Ginters (1971–2020), Barrister” – Ingmar Taylor SC; Book Reviews: “Prince Albert: The Man Who Saved the Monarchy, by AN Wilson” – Reviewed by Malcolm Kerr OAM; “Going Under, by Sonia Henry” – Reviewed by Jeffrey Phillips SC; The Last Word; and Diary.
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 Journal of Civil Litigation and Practice includes the following articles: “Artificial Intelligence and Litigation – Future Possibilities” – Don Farrands; and “The Impact of Self-represented Litigants on the Administration of Justice in the Federal Court of Australia” – Emma Garrett. Also in this Part are the following sections: Editorial Comments on “COVID-19 and Online Courts” – Michael Legg and “The Seven Tenets of Civil Justice” – Roderick Joyce QSO QC; Case Notes: “Morality in Price Fixing: Lodge Real Estate Ltd v Commerce Commission” – Stephen Rankin; and New Zealand Watch: “Courts and COVID-19: Delivering the Rule of Law in a Time of Crisis” – David Harvey.
This Part of the Local Government Law Journal includes the following content: “Victoria’s New General Environmental Duty: A Comparison with Its OHS Forefather” – Leigh Howard; “Rolling Back the Legalese: A Plea for a Return to an Objective Based Clause 4.6” – Willem van Wyk; Local Government Planning & Law Guide Cases – Stephanie Booker, Paul Leadbeter, Lawrie Groom, Daniel Morey, Lea Hiltenkamp and Connor Fisher; as well as a Digest of Cases.