The latest Part of the Public Law Review includes the following content: Comments: “Determining Membership: Aboriginality and Alienage in the Australian High Court” – Michelle Foster and Kirsty Gover; “Rebuilt on Sand: Canadian Administrative Law after Vavilov” – Léonid Sirota; “The Constitution and Outer Space” – Matthew Stubbs and Joel Lisk; Book Symposium: The Politico-legal Dynamics of Judicial Review: “The Dynamics of Judicial Review” – Cheryl Saunders AO; “Comparing Judicial Review Regimes: A Review Essay on the Politico-legal Dynamics of Judicial Review, by Theunis Roux” – Dr Zim Nwokora; “Ideal Types and the Dynamics of Ideational Change” – Mark Tushnet; “Response to Zim Nwokora and Mark Tushnet” – Theunis Roux; the following Articles: “The “Threshold Question” in Clubb v Edwards: Political Communication, Severance and Practice” – Thomas Wood; “The Japan–Australia Investment Relationship: Treaties Then and Now” – Tania Voon; “Forty Years of Freedom of Information (FOI): Accountability, Policymaking and the National Innovation and Science Agenda” – AJ George, Julie-Anne Tarr and Susan Bird; Book Review: “The Coherence of Statutory Interpretation”, by Jeffrey Barnes (ed) – Reviewed by Jeffrey Goldsworthy AM; and Developments.
This COVID-19 special issue of the Journal of Law and Medicine includes the following articles: “Legal Implications of Personal Protective Equipment Use When Treating Patients for COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2)” – Danuta Mendelson, Michael Keane, Mirko Bagaric and Cameron Graydon; “Compassion, Law and COVID-19” – Nigel Stobbs, Belinda Bennett and Ian Freckelton QC; “Violation Liability in the Context of the Spread of COVID-19: Russian Experience” – Svetlana I Pospelova, Yulia V Pavlova, Natalia A Kamenskaya and Sergey V Pospelov; “International Access to Public Health Data: An Important Brazilian Legal Precedent” – Ian Freckelton QC and Vera Lúcia Raposo; “Access to Health and Medical Research: Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic” – Faith O Aboyeji; “Have Indian Surrogates Been Harmed by Commercial Surrogacy Transactions?” – Donna Cooper and Philippa Trowse; “Regulation of the Abortion Drug RU 486: The Collision of Politics, Ethics and Morals in Australia” – Nicola Bodor; “Vox populi, vox Dei? Previewing New Zealand’s Public Decision on Assisted Dying” – Jessica Young and Andrew Geddis; “Doctors and the Voluntary Assisted Dying Act 2017 (Vic): Knowledge and General Perspectives” – Jodhi Rutherford; “Legal Liability Arising from the Use of “Agent Orange” in the Kimberley: Registration of 2,4,5-T and 2,4-D in Australia” – Amne Alrifai; “Support Systems for Medical Decision-Making: Considerations for Japan” – Yoshihiko Iijima; “Corrective Justice and the Law Relating to Damages for Negligently Inflicted Psychiatric Injury: A Principled Explanation for the “Close and Loving Relationship” Consideration” – Martin Allcock; “Recency of Practice and the Maintenance of Professional Competence for Nurses and Midwives: A Scoping Review Protocol” – Casey Marnie, Micah DJ Peters, Deborah Forsythe, Kate Kennedy, Greg Sharplin, Marion Eckert, Mary Chiarella and Rachael Vernon; “Infanticide and Infanticide Statutes in Australia and New Zealand” – Russ Scott; and “Public Health versus Alcohol Industry Compliance Laws: A Case of Industry Capture?” – Tony Brown.
Also in this Part are the following sections: Editorial: “Perils of Precipitate Publication: Fraudulent and Substandard COVID-19 Research” – Ian Freckelton QC; Legal Issues: “COVID-19: Criminal Law, Public Assemblies and Human Rights Litigation” – Ian Freckelton QC; Medical Issues: “COVID-19 and Forensic Medical Practice” – David Ranson; Nursing and Midwifery Issues: “How COVID-19 Highlights an Ongoing Pandemic of Neglect and Oppression When It Comes to Women’s Reproductive Rights” – Hannah G Dahlen, Bashi Kumar-Hazard and Mary Chiarella; Genomic Law Issues: “Australian Perspectives on the Ethical and Regulatory Considerations for Responsible Data Sharing in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic” – Dianne Nicol, Don Chalmers, Christine Critchley, Lisa Eckstein, Jane Nielsen and Margaret Otlowski; Health Law Reporter: “Suicide-related Materials and Voluntary Assisted Dying” – Cameron Stewart, Ian Kerridge, Camille La Brooy and Paul Komesaroff; Family and Children’s Health Law Issues: “COVID-19 and Family Law Decision-Making” – Ian Freckelton QC; Obituary: Colin Tatz (1934–2019); Richard Tracey (1948–2019); and Book Review: “The Sealed Box of Suicide: The Contexts of Self-Death”.
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 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 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.
This Part includes the following articles: “Migrating towards a Principled Approach to Reviewing Jurisdictional Facts” – The Hon Justice R Derrington; “Materiality: Marking the Metes and Bounds of Jurisdictional Error?” – Harry Aniulis; and “A Question of Capacity: Does the AAT Have the Power to Appoint Litigation Guardians?” – Matthew Paterson. Also in this Part are the following sections: Editorial: “Immigration Litigation – Impact, Study and Reform”; Current Issues: “Finding Law in a Time of Emergency: COVID-19” – Katie Miller; and Book Review: “Military Law in Australia, by Robin Creyke, Dale Stephens and Peter Sutherland (eds)” – Reviewed by Matthew Groves.
The latest Part of the Building and Construction Law Journal includes this article: “Timing is Everything: Security of Payment, Set-off and (In)solvency” – Professor Helen Anderson and Dr Matthew Bell. Also in this Part is an Editorial; Book Review: “Delay and Disruption in Construction Contracts, by Andrew Burr” – Reviewed by Michael Christie SC; and Reports on the following cases: James Engineering Pty Ltd v ABB Australia Pty Ltd; Style Timber Floor Pty Ltd v Krivosudsky; Niclin Constructions Pty Ltd v SHA Premier Constructions Pty Ltd.
This Part includes the following articles: “Judicial Review of the Fast-track Asylum Seeker Assessment Process” – Tim Peyton; and “A(nother) New Unreasonableness Framework for Canadian Administrative Law” – Janina Boughey. Also in this Part are the following sections: Editorial: “The Ongoing Quest to Define a Duty of Consistency”; Casenote: “CNY17 v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection  HCA 50” – Stephen Tully; Speech: “Delivering Reasons in the Tribunal Context” – The Hon Justice A S Bell; and Book Review: “Administrative Redress in and out of the Courts, by Greg Weeks and Matthew Groves (eds)” – Reviewed by Dr Maria O’Sullivan.
The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following articles: “Market-based Causation after TPT Patrol Pty Ltd v Myer Holdings Ltd” – Corey Byrne and Michael Legg; “Delegation by Superannuation Fund Trustees” – M Scott Donald; and “Competition and Efficiency at the Mercy of Equality: Balancing the Equal Opportunity Principle and Maintaining a Competitive and Efficient Market” – Vanessa Murphy. This issue also includes the following sections: Editorial; Book Review: “A Case for Shareholders’ Fiduciary Duties in Common Law Asia” by Ernest Lim – reviewed by Associate Professor Rosemary Teele Langford; Directors’ Duties: “Cassimatis v Australian Securities and Investments Commission  FCAFC 52 – “Dystopian Accessorial Liability” or The End of “Stepping Stones” as We Know It?” – Rosemary Teele Langford; and New Zealand and South Pacific: “Supporting SME Fundraising in Fiji” – Gordon Walker.
This issue of the Journal of Law and Medicine includes the following articles: “COVID-19, Negligence and Occupational Health and Safety: Ethical and Legal Issues for Hospitals and Health Centres” – Ian Freckelton QC; “The Lake Alice Hospital Child and Adolescent Unit: Accountability – The Response to Date” – Rosemary L Thomson; “Vaginal Dialogues: The Trials and Tribulations of Mesh in the Repair of Prolapse” – Mike O’Connor and Bill Madden; “Consideration of a Legislative Framework to Support the Diagnostic Odyssey Commonly Encountered in the Instance of Rare Disease” – Marisa Taliangis and Gareth Baynam; “Children of the Dead: Posthumous Conception, Critical Interests and Consent” – Neil Maddox; “Medical Practitioners Who Deny Young Women Sterilisation Surgery “Because They Will Regret It Later”: Patient-centred Practice or Discrimination?” – Joshua Taylor; “Breaches of New Zealand’s Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights: Human Rights Review Tribunal Decisions” – Kate Diesfeld, Lois Surgenor and Marta Rychert; “Dancing away from Reform: The Inquest into the Death of Six Patrons of NSW Music Festivals” – Sebastian De Brennan; “Involuntary Sterilisation, Eugenics, and Physician-assisted Dying: Lessons for New Zealand” – Gail Bingham; “Embryonic Regulation and Research: What Is the Status of Human Germline Genome Editing in Australia?” – Rose Burbery; and “Australia after Cresswell and Chapman: A Legal and Regulatory Paradox, or an Opportunity for Uniformity?” – Christopher D Mills.
Also in this Part are the following sections: Editorial: “Law, Global Health, and Sustainable Development: The Lancet Commission on the Legal Determinants of Health” – Belinda Bennett; Legal Issues: “Changing to Deemed Consent for Deceased Organ Donation in the United Kingdom: Should Australia and New Zealand Follow?” – Joanna Manning; Medical Issues: “Surgical Experimentation by John Marion Sims in the Pre-Anaesthetic Era” – Mike O’Connor; Bioethical Issues: “The Voluntary Assisted Dying Law in Victoria – A Good First Step but Many Problems Remain” – Hugh Platt; Complementary Health Issues: “Prohibition Orders and the Regulation of Unregistered Health Practitioners” – Ian Freckelton QC; Technology and Health Law: “Health Care, Technology and Innovation: What’s Law Got to Do with It?” – Bernadette Richards; Mental Health Law Issues: “Preventing Harm to Others as a Criterion for Compulsory Treatment: An Overview of Criticisms and Current Research” – Bernadette McSherry; Health Law Reporter: “Unconventional Practice, “Innovative” Interventions and the National Law” – Cameron Stewart, Ian Kerridge, Catherine Waldby, Wendy Lipworth, Megan Munsie, Tamra Lysaght, Christopher Rudge, Narcyz Ghinea, Lisa Eckstein, Jane Neilsen, Jenny Kaldor and Dianne Nicol; Obituary: Kerry Anne Petersen: 22 December 1945–6 March 2020; Maurice Wallin (1944–2020); and Book Review: “Mental Capacity Law in New Zealand”.