The latest Part of the Property Law Review includes the following content: “Migratory Boundaries of Coastal Properties in Cases of Artificially Caused Erosion” – Brent Michael; “Better Protecting Native Title and Indigenous Land Use Agreements in Queensland: A New Class of Easement?” – Tim Wishart and Margaret Stephenson; “Up in the Air(bnb): Can Short-term Rentals Be Tamed?” – Laura Schatz and Rebecca Leshinsky; Essay: “Baseball, Friendship, Law and Property” – Paul Babie; Consumer Issues: “A Law of Neighbours: Views, Sunlight, and Intervention” – Lynden Griggs; Singapore and Hong Kong: “Recent Developments: Presumed Resulting Trusts, Vitiating Factors for Trusts, Interrupting Adverse Possession, and Abandonment of Leasehold Covenants” – Kelvin Low and Alvin See; United States: “Joint Tenancy – Severance – Unilateral Severance without Notice to Other Joint Tenant” – John Orth; South Australia: “The Annual Rent Threshold Triggering the Application of the Retail and Commercial Leases Act 1995 (SA)” – Paul Babie; and Victoria: “Part Performance: When It Is the Context that Counts” – Vanessa Johnston. This issue also includes the following section: Editorial; General Editor and South Australia Editor – Paul Babie.
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal includes the following articles: “Discretion and the rule of law in the criminal justice system” – Justice M J Beazley AO and Myles Pulsford; “In defence of McCracken: A response to “Why do courts cut back on statutory remedies provided by parliament under corporate law”” – Nishad Kulkarni; “Recourse to contractual context reaffirmed” – Brent Michael and Derek Wong; and “The intoxication defence: Toward a better understanding of current doctrine and reform” – Kenneth J Arenson. Also in this Part are the following sections: Current Issues; Conveyancing and Property; Recent Cases; and Book Reviews.
The latest Part of the Public Law Review includes articles on a wide range of topics, including the loss or impairment of native title; s 6(2)(b) of the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006 (Vic); what role international law should play in Australian constitutional interpretation; and the power of State parliaments to entrench legislation by enacting manner or form requirements. There are also two Comments, the first discussing executive power after Williams v Commonwealth and the second looks at the use of representative government to bypass representative government. There is also a Developments section.
The January 2012 issue of the Australian Law Journal includes the usual interesting mix of articles and sections. The articles cover such diverse topics as judicial review of decisions of non-governmental bodies exercising governmental powers, the practice of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal in relation to medical evidence, potential problems with a transfer of property made by an insolvent company and ambiguity as a precondition to the use of extrinsic evidence. The Sections include notes on the authority of the High Court, termination of lease and duty of care, plus much more.