The latest Part of the Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal includes the following articles: “The Dispute Resolution Lag in Australia: The Time to Be Aggressive Is Now” – Tracy Albin; “Effectively Managing the Impact of Family Violence on Mediation in the Family Law Context” – Sian Green; “International Tax Treaty Arbitration – Fighting an Uphill Battle in the Global Arena” – Michelle Markham; “Inclusiveness or Tokenism? Culture and Mediation in New Zealand’s Dispute Resolution Statutory Regimes” – Grant Morris and Katie Alexander; “Towards a Practical Model to Improve Outcome Acceptance in Dispute Resolution” – A J Orchard; “Improving Dispute Resolution in the Financial System” – Ian Ramsay; “With Great Power There Must Also Come Great Responsibility: Reining in Unbridled Expert Determinations” – Alisa Taylor. It also contains Case Notes: “Costs Order Against Non-Attending Party to Mediation, Costs for Breach of Confidentiality, and Mediation Media Watch” – Professor David Spencer.
The latest Part of the Journal of Judicial Administration includes the following articles: “The award of wasted costs arising from defective expert evidence” – Dr Ian Freckelton QC; “Therapeutic jurisprudence in the coronial jurisdiction” – Isabel Roper and Vivien Holmes; “The International Framework for Court Excellence and therapeutic jurisprudence: Creating excellent courts and enhancing wellbeing” – E Richardson, Magistrate P Spencer and Prof D Wexler; “Improving the use of court decisions in the Federal Circuit Court” – Grant T Riethmuller; and “The High Court and the cocktail party from hell: Can social media improve community engagement with the courts?” – Andrew Henderson. There is also a review of the following book: “Expert Evidence in Criminal Jury Trials” (2016) by Ian Freckelton QC, Jacqueline Horan, Jane Goodman-Delahunty and Blake McKimmie.
The latest Part of the Journal of Civil Litigation and Practice includes the following content: Comments: “Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board: Doctors’ duty of disclosure”; and “Vidal-Hall v Google Inc: Misuse of private information recognised as a tort?”; Case notes: “Giedo van der Garde BV v Sauber Motorsport AG (2015) 294 FLR 367;  VSC 80: The need for speedy enforcement”; “Selig v Wealthsure Pty Ltd (2015) 89 ALJR 572;  HCA 18: High Court of Australia limits federal proportionate liability regimes to misleading or deceptive conduct”; and “Re Felicity (No 4)  NSWCA 19: Costs orders against a solicitor for serious incompetence”; and Articles: “Commercial litigation in Australia: An empirical study” – Asjeet S Lamba and Ian Ramsay; and “Communications by counsel” – Richard Lilley and Justin Carter.