The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal contains the following articles: “Recognition in Keeping with the Constitution” – The Hon Murray Gleeson AC; “Court-referred Alternative Dispute Resolution and Judicial Education in Australia: Perspectives from the Bench” – Nicky McWilliam, Jennifer Tridgell and Hannah Bell; and “Beware the Double-edged Sword: When Private Regulation (By-laws) Seeks to Limit Freehold Land Rights (Short-term Holiday Letting in Multi-owned Properties)” – Melissa Pocock. This Part also includes the following sections: Current Issues; Letter to the Editor; Conveyancing and Property; Constitutional Law; Around the Nation: Western Australia; Personalia; and Book Review.
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal includes the following articles: “Lord Denning: His Judicial Philosophy” – Justice James Douglas; and “Australia is Different: Restitution and the Australian Constitution” – Brian Mason. Also in this Part are the following sections: Current Issues; Conveyancing and Property; Crime and Evidence; Personalia; Equity and Trusts; Admiralty and Maritime; Competition and Consumer Law; and Recent Cases.
The latest Part of PLR includes the following Comments: “Future challenges on the path to constitutional recognition of Indigenous peoples” – Megan Davis; “Dedicated Indigenous representation in New Zealand’s Parliament” – Andrew Geddis; the following Speech: “The changing character of judicial review in Australia: The legacy of Marbury v Madison?” – Ronald Sackville AO QC; and the following articles: “The Constitution and its common law background” – Jeffrey Goldsworthy; and “Dual federal and State judicial appointments: An Australian impossibility?” – Sarah Murray. There is also a book review and a developments section.
The latest Part of the Public Law Review includes the following content: Comments: “Commonwealth v Australian Capital Territory” – Margaret Brock; “Options for the Senate’s voting system” – Brian Costar; “Williams v Commonwealth (No 2): The National School Chaplaincy Program struck down again” – Simon Evans; Speech: “Federal implications under the Australian Constitution” – Stephen McLeish SC; Articles: “Constitutional restraints to the development of privacy in Hong Kong” – Jojo YC Mo; “The constitutional validity of State Chief Justices acting as Governor” – Matthew Stubbs; Book reviews and Developments.
The latest Part of PLR includes the following articles: “A power “singular and eccentrical”: Royal commissions and executive power after Williams” – Nicholas Aroney; “Rethinking unreasonableness review” – Leighton McDonald; “Accountability of the judiciary” – Hon Justice McGrath; and the following Comments: “Drafting a replacement for the races power in the Australian Constitution” – Rosalind Dixon and George Williams; “New Zealand’s Parliamentary Privilege Bill: The empire finally strikes back” – Andrew Geddis; “Fortescue Metals Group Ltd v Commonwealth: Discrimination and fiscal federalism” – Amelia Simpson. There is also a Developments section.
The latest Part of ALJ includes the following articles: “Lessons from a “conversation” about restitution” – Hon Justice Susan Kiefel AC; “Murray Gleeson’s contribution to the development of criminal law” – Hon Justice Margaret McMurdo AC; and “Betfair Pty Ltd v Western Australia and the new jurisprudence of section 92” – Michael Coper. Also in this Part are the following sections: Current Issues; Conveyancing and Property; Around the Nation: Western Australia; Personalia; Equity and Trusts; Recent Cases; and Book Reviews.
The November 2013 Part of the Australian Law Journal publishes the following articles: “The equitable duties of company directors” – Hon William Gummow AC; “The role of the “applicant” in native title disputes” – Justice Darryl Rangiah and Justin Carter; “Are the High Court’s reasons for refusing special leave binding?” – Oliver Jones; “Section 53 of the Constitution: An overlooked reference to the constitutional people” – Elisa Arcioni. Also in this Part are the following sections: Current Issues; Conveyancing and Property Law, Admiralty and Maritime, Recent Cases and Book Reviews.
The latest Part of the Public Law Review includes the following articles: “Habeas Corpus in New Zealand: Procedure and Constitution” – Richard Berkeley; “What future for Australia’s control order regime?” – Lisa Burton and George Williams; and “Judicial review of public consultation processes: A safeguard against tokenism?” – Andrew Edgar. Also in this Part are the following Comments: “Marriage equality in New Zealand” – Andrew Geddis; “The insecurity of fairness in security cases” – Matthew Groves; and “House of Representatives retains its control over Money Bills despite minority government” – Robert McClelland.
The August 2013 issue of the Journal of Judicial Administration publishes four interesting articles. In the first article, Chief Justice French reflects on the task of defining courts and distinguishing them from other decision-making bodies. The second article, by Marilyn Krawitz, discusses issues regarding Australian judges’ use of social media. The third article comes from Lorana Bartels and Jessica Lee and considers the use of social media by jurors during the trial and deliberation processes. The final article, by Anthony Gray and Gerard Elmore, is a follow-up to an article originally published by the same authors in 2012 and looks at the constitutionality of minimum mandatory sentencing regimes. Not to be missed!
(Selection of excerpts published in Developments, Vol 23 Pt 4 (Dec 2012) of the Public Law Review) FEDERAL GOVERNMENT DELAYS REFERENDUM ON INDIGENOUS CONSTITUTIONAL RECOGNITION The federal government has decided to delay any referendum on the recognition of Indigenous Australians. The decision to delay the referendum, which was originally planned to be held before the next ...more