This Part includes the following articles: “Judicial Impartiality, Bias and Emotion” – Kathy Mack, Sharyn Roach Anleu and Jordan Tutton; “Apprehended Bias in Integrated Online Dispute Resolution” – Anna Olijnyk and Joe McIntyre; “Recusal, Reconstitution and the Reasonable Apprehension of Bias in Australian Statutory Tribunals” – Sarah Lim; and “Is There a ‘Small Town’ Exception to the Bias Rule?” – Mathew Groves. Also in this Part is a Preface by The Hon RS French.
The April 2012 Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes three interesting articles on different areas of criminal law. The first article comes from the Hon Michael Kirby and discusses Homosexual law reform in the Commonwealth of nations. The second article is by Matthew Groves and focuses on the rule against bias in criminal trials and the challenges involved in maintaining impartiality. The final article, by Roxanne Burd and Jacqueline Horan, explores the level of prejudicial impact of publicity on high profile trials. There is also an editorial, book review and “Case and comment” and “Digest of criminal law cases”.