The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal contains the following articles: “Responsible Jurimetrics: A Reply To Silbert’s Critique Of The Victorian Court Of Appeal” – Brian Opeskin and Gabrielle Appleby; “Directors’ Duties In A Post-Hayne World: “The Company” As More Than The Sum Of Its Shareholders” – Philip Sales; “Some Reservations About The Use Of Artificial Intelligence In Sentencing Decisions” – Adrian Staples; and “100 Years Of Speaking: Gender Equality Among Barristers Before The High Court” – Winsome Hall and George Williams. This Part also includes the following sections: Current Issues; Letter to the Editor; Conveyancing and Property; Around the Nation: Northern Territory; Class Actions; Recent Cases; and Book Review.
This Part includes the following articles: “Executive Detention in the Time of a Pandemic” – Anthony Gray; and “Deference as Non-jurisdictional Error” – Charlie Rotondo. Also in this Part are the following sections: Editorial: “Ministerial Adherence to the Law”; Casenote: “Northern Land Council v Quall  HCA 33”; Current Issues: “Amenability of the Executive Power to Pardon to Judicial Review: Holzinger v Attorney-General (Qld) and Attorney-General (Cth) v Ogawa” – Samuel Walpole, Aaron Moss and William Isdale; and Book Review: “The Anatomy of Administrative Law”, by Joanna Bell – Reviewed by Mark Aronson.
The latest Part of the Tort Law Review includes the following articles: “Judicial Law-Making and the Common Law of Negligence” – Kumaralingam Amirthalingam; “Assessing Potential Liability Regimes for Autonomous Vehicle Technologies in Singapore” – Terence Yeo; and “A Longitudinal Analysis of “Obvious Risk”: The Elucidation of Principle and Process” – Andrew Clarke and John Devereux. Also in this Part is a Book Review: “Compensation Funds in Comparative Perspective”, by Thierry Vansweevelt and Britt Weyts (eds) – Reviewed by Dr Tina Popa.
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.