The first Part of Volume 89 of the Australian Law Journal includes the following articles: “Unnecessary causation” – James Edelman; “A cattle lifter’s Bill: Nemo dat rule and the Indian Contract Act” – Gail Pearson; and “Possession of land: Missteps in the control analysis – Part 1” – Chris Boge.
The latest Part of the Tort Law Review includes two articles from Natalie Morrison and John Devereux exploring the ethical and legal dimensions of the law which governs the use of tissue or organs donated by one child (“the saviour sibling”) to another, an article by Chris Bailey which analyses what conduct gives rise to liability for inducing or procuring a breach of contract, and an article by Michael D Green and William C Powers Jr explaining the need for and formation of the American Law Institute and traces the development of the torts restatements from 1934 when the first one was completed through to today, explaining the intricate process developed by the ALI for its restatement projects.
The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes the following articles: “Policing corruption and corporations in Australia: Towards a new national agenda” – Simon Bronitt; “Drug-trafficker property confiscation schemes in Western Australia and the Northern Territory: A study in legislation going too far” – Dr Natalie Skead; “Recent developments in Canadian criminal law” – Gerry Ferguson and Benjamin L Berger. Also in this Part is a Case and Comment and a Digest of Recent Criminal Cases.
The September 2013 issue of the Australian Law Journal includes the following articles: “Causation and statutory determinism: The Civil Liability Act 2002 (NSW), s 5D” – Justice M J Beazley AO; “The injured plaintiff: Contemporary Canterbury tales” – David Ashley; “Private international law problems in succession” – Jane Needham SC and Pamela Suttor; and “Ethics of expert evidence” – Stephan Millett.
The latest Part of The Queensland Lawyer includes the published version of a speech given by Justice Alan Wilson before the 7th Annual Government Lawyers’ Conference on 31 May 2013 on procedural fairness and modern tribunals. Also in this Part are several section notes, including Conveyancing and Property Law, Criminal Law, Health and Guardianship Law, Industrial Law, Tort Law, Book Reviews and a Report.
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal publishes the following material: “Causation in securities litigation” – Gerard Craddock SC; “Protecting the works of indigenous artists under copyright law and at its borders” – Mary Wyburn; and “Borrowed manners: Court etiquette and the modern lawyer” – Thomas F Gaffney. There is also a Current Issues and Recent Cases section, with Michael Lishman as Guest Editor, a Conveyancing and Property section and several book reviews.
The latest Part of The Tort Law Review includes articles on Lord Atkin’s neighbour principle and whether it has any role to play in modern law, an examination of what events qualify as acts of God and what is the main distinction between them and coincidences with relation to intervening causation issues, the doctrine of waiver of tort in contaminated land litigation, and the law of nuisance as a means of protecting against unreasonable interferences with the use of land, including those caused by harms to the environment. Not to be missed!
The latest Part of the Tort Law Review includes a great range of material to interest everyone. The topics covered include a brief history of accident law, difficulties with the “leaky building syndrome”, legal liability for misstatements in employment, maritime intervening causation cases, traumatised secondary victims, and much more!
The September 2011 Part of the Australian Law Journal is packed with interesting articles, covering a wide range of topics including witnesses in transnational commercial litigation, the complex causation questions that can arise in class actions, the increased incidence in Australian courts of questions of foreign law and the rationale and development of the Woolwich principle. There are also some of the usual Sections, including Current issues, Conveyancing and property, Recent cases and Overseas law.
The latest issue of the Tort Law Review includes articles on medical liability laws in China, the doctrine of loss of chance and its history in Australia and the United Kingdom, material contribution to risk in the Canadian law of causation and European approaches to causation and the central role which judicial policy plays in resolving both legal causation and intervening causation issues.