The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal publishes the following articles: “The admissibility of forensic science and medicine evidence under the Uniform Evidence Law” – Gary Edmond; and “Retrials of persons acquitted of indictable offences in England and Australia: Exceptions to the rule against double jeopardy” – Marilyn McMahon. Also in this Part is an Editorial and a Digest of Criminal Law Cases.
The latest Part of the Building and Construction Law Journal includes the following articles: “The enforcement of international arbitral awards in the Asia-Pacific region – a comparative study of recent cases” – Jaclyn Smith; and “An analysis of dispute review boards and settlement mediation as used in the Australian construction industry” – Stephanie Duffy and James Duffy. Also in this Part are Reports on three cases: Eccles v Koolan Iron Ore Pty Ltd (No 3); Grave v Blazevic Holdings; and Kell & Rigby Holdings Pty Ltd v Lindsay Bennelong Developments Pty Ltd.
The latest Part of the Tort Law Review publishes the following material: “When worlds collide: Transatlantic efforts to curb libel tourism and their implications for Australia” – Michael Gillooly; “Wilkinson v Downton: Pathways to the future?” – Peter Handford; “A consideration of “scope of liability” within the Restatements” – Nicola Bodor; and “Simplifying Canadian negligence actions against public authorities – or maybe not “– Bruce Feldthusen.
The latest Part of ADRJ includes several interesting articles canvassing a wide range of topics, including international arbitration in Australia, the common law requirement of “good faith”, child-inclusive mediation, legal fairness in ADR processes, judicial mediation in Indonesia and the effectiveness of customary arbitration as a peace-making mechanism in Nigeria. There is also a case note, a Vale for Professor Roger Fisher, a review of a DVD of simulated mediation produced by La Trobe University and a book review.