The latest Part of the Journal of Civil Litigation and Practice includes a Tribute to the Founding Editor of the Journal, Dr Damien Cremean, marking his retirement from the Journal. This Part also includes the following article: “When does a consent order operate as or evidence a contract?” – Alexander Sloan. Also in this Part are Editorial Comments and Case Notes.
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal includes the following articles: “Equal justice and cultural diversity: The general meets the particular” – Chief Justice Robert French AC; “The United Nations report on North Korea and the Security Council: Interface of security and human rights” – Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG; and “Magna Carta in Australia 1803-2015: Law and myth” – David Clark. Also in this Part are the following sections: Current Issues; Conveyancing and Property; Family Law, Around the Nation: Vic; Environmental Law; Human Rights; Competition and Consumer Law, Admiralty and Maritime; Recent Cases; and a Book Review.
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal includes the following articles: “Do the Law Lords bind lower courts?” – Oliver Jones; “Building management statements and strata management statements: Unholy mixing of contract and property” – Cathy Sherry; “Civil penalties and procedural protections” – Matthew Lees; and “Contract, confidence, and the fiduciary relationship” – Lee Aitken. Also in this Part are the following sections: Current Issues, Conveyancing and Property, and Recent Cases.
Is the accessibility of information on the WWW disrupting the foundation and rationale of the patent system of disclosure in exchange for grant of a patent?
By Eliza Jane Saunders. This article considers the reliability of information sourced through the internet and looks at how some of the major patent offices around the world use information disclosed on the World Wide Web (WWW) as a source of prior art information in the examination of patent applications.
Editor: Peter Butt. Each issue of ALJ brings readers the latest developments in conveyancing and property, written by experienced practitioners.
By Adrian Bellemore. The failure to commit to writing, fully and explicitly, the terms of an agreement may very well give rise to proceedings being taken by a party seeking to enforce what that party may allege is the agreement and in circumstances where the other party disputes such an allegation.
By Owen Hayford. This article considers the impact of proportionate liability legislation on contractual risk allocation, and why one might seek to contract out of the legislation.