The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal contains the following articles: “Engineers: One Hundred Years Old And Still Going Strong: A Commentary” – The Hon Sir Anthony Mason AC KBE GBM QC; “The Continued Legacy Of The Engineers Case: A Dynamic Approach To Federal Power” – Rosalind Dixon and Brendan Lim; “”Wait[ing] For The Heavens To Fall”: The Engineers Case And Intergovernmental Immunity” – Sarah Murray; “Money Had And Received – And Retained? The Role Of Retention At Notice For Personal Common Law Liability” – Eleanor Makeig; and “Justifying Trade Restrictions Under s 92 Of The Australian Constitution: A Comparative Law-Based Proposal For A Coherent Doctrine” – Csongor István Nagy. This Part also includes the following sections: Current Issues; Around the Nation: Northern Territory; Family Law; Class Actions; Statutory Interpretation; and Technology and the Law.
The October 2013 issue of the ALJ includes the following articles: “1361 and all that” – Rt Hon The Lord Judge; “Hypothetical jurisdiction: A reply to Justice Mark Leeming” – Brendan Lim; “Hypothetical jurisdiction: A rejoinder” – Justice Mark Leeming; “Administrative law in the superannuation context” – Hon Kevin Lindgren AM, QC; “The recognition, administration and enforcement of foreign trusts” – David Russell QC; and “Development of solicitors’ possessory liens” – Paul Collins.
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal includes an interesting mix of articles and section notes covering a wide range of topics. The first article comes from Geoff Lindsay SC and focuses on the history of contract law in NSW and its broader implications for Australian law. The second article, by Brendan Lim, looks at the case for hypothetical jurisdiction in civil proceedings. The final article is by Paul Miller and questions the benefits of shareholder class actions to the shareholders themselves.