The latest Part of the Journal of Civil Litigation and Practice includes the following articles: “Civil Procedure Act 2010 (Vic): Some Reflections on Civil Justice and the Need for Further Reform” – Peter Cashman; “Changing the Culture of Litigation in Victoria: Ten Years of the Civil Procedure Act 2010 (Vic)” – Corey Byrne; “Should Uniform Civil Case Management Principles ‘Overarch’ or ‘Override’? Comparing Victorian and New South Wales Active Case Management After a Decade of the Civil Procedure Act 2010 (Vic)” – Sonya Willis; and “Evaluating the Impacts of the Civil Procedure Act 2010 (Vic): Critical Disclosure and Unanswered Questions” – Genevieve Grant and Esther Lestrell. Also in this Part is an Editorial: “Commemorating 10 Years of the Civil Procedure Act 2010 (Vic)”.
The latest Part of the Journal of Judicial Administration includes the following articles: “Aggravating and Mitigating Factors in Sexual and Non-sexual Violent Cases” – Kate Warner, Lorana Bartels, Julia Davis, Lynne Roberts, Caroline Spiranovic and Karen Gelb; and “Expanding ADR in Our Courts: Mediation and the Judiciary” – Alexander Xynas.
The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes the following articles: “Voluntary Assisted Dying and the Merits of Offence-specific Prosecutorial Guidelines in Australia” – Kerstin Braun; “Sexual Offending and the Meaning of Consent in the Queensland Criminal Code” – James Duffy; “Sentencing Developments in the United States in 2020: The Pandemic, Black Lives Matter and Further Erosion of Mass Incarceration” – Mirko Bagaric and Peter Isham; and “‘Whether the Victim Wishes the Offender to Be Released or Not Is Unimportant’: Australia and New Zealand Parole Board members’ Views of the Role of Victims of Crime” – Katherine J McLachlan. Also in this Part is an Editorial: “Reform of ‘Consent’ Law” – Stephen J Odgers; and Phillips’ Brief: “The Curious Case of a Lost Emergency: Section 119 in 1919” – Mark Finnane.
The latest Part of the Journal includes the following articles: “Judicial Guidelines for Insolvent Litigation Funding Agreements” – Sulette Lombard and Christopher F Symes; and “Regulation of Insolvency Practitioners in a Pandemic” – Catherine Robinson. Also in this Part are the following sections: Editorial – Dr David Morrison; Recent Developments: “Creditor-defeating Dispositions: A Necessary Addition to Australia’s Corporate Insolvency Laws” – Stephanie Bruce; and Report from New Zealand: “Enforcement of Directors’ Duties in a Liquidation Context: Madsen-Ries v Cooper” – Lynne Taylor.
This Part includes the following articles: “Executive Detention in the Time of a Pandemic” – Anthony Gray; and “Deference as Non-jurisdictional Error” – Charlie Rotondo. Also in this Part are the following sections: Editorial: “Ministerial Adherence to the Law”; Casenote: “Northern Land Council v Quall  HCA 33”; Current Issues: “Amenability of the Executive Power to Pardon to Judicial Review: Holzinger v Attorney-General (Qld) and Attorney-General (Cth) v Ogawa” – Samuel Walpole, Aaron Moss and William Isdale; and Book Review: “The Anatomy of Administrative Law”, by Joanna Bell – Reviewed by Mark Aronson.
This COVID-19 special issue of the Journal of Law and Medicine includes the following articles: “Legal Implications of Personal Protective Equipment Use When Treating Patients for COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2)” – Danuta Mendelson, Michael Keane, Mirko Bagaric and Cameron Graydon; “Compassion, Law and COVID-19” – Nigel Stobbs, Belinda Bennett and Ian Freckelton QC; “Violation Liability in the Context of the Spread of COVID-19: Russian Experience” – Svetlana I Pospelova, Yulia V Pavlova, Natalia A Kamenskaya and Sergey V Pospelov; “International Access to Public Health Data: An Important Brazilian Legal Precedent” – Ian Freckelton QC and Vera Lúcia Raposo; “Access to Health and Medical Research: Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic” – Faith O Aboyeji; “Have Indian Surrogates Been Harmed by Commercial Surrogacy Transactions?” – Donna Cooper and Philippa Trowse; “Regulation of the Abortion Drug RU 486: The Collision of Politics, Ethics and Morals in Australia” – Nicola Bodor; “Vox populi, vox Dei? Previewing New Zealand’s Public Decision on Assisted Dying” – Jessica Young and Andrew Geddis; “Doctors and the Voluntary Assisted Dying Act 2017 (Vic): Knowledge and General Perspectives” – Jodhi Rutherford; “Legal Liability Arising from the Use of “Agent Orange” in the Kimberley: Registration of 2,4,5-T and 2,4-D in Australia” – Amne Alrifai; “Support Systems for Medical Decision-Making: Considerations for Japan” – Yoshihiko Iijima; “Corrective Justice and the Law Relating to Damages for Negligently Inflicted Psychiatric Injury: A Principled Explanation for the “Close and Loving Relationship” Consideration” – Martin Allcock; “Recency of Practice and the Maintenance of Professional Competence for Nurses and Midwives: A Scoping Review Protocol” – Casey Marnie, Micah DJ Peters, Deborah Forsythe, Kate Kennedy, Greg Sharplin, Marion Eckert, Mary Chiarella and Rachael Vernon; “Infanticide and Infanticide Statutes in Australia and New Zealand” – Russ Scott; and “Public Health versus Alcohol Industry Compliance Laws: A Case of Industry Capture?” – Tony Brown.
Also in this Part are the following sections: Editorial: “Perils of Precipitate Publication: Fraudulent and Substandard COVID-19 Research” – Ian Freckelton QC; Legal Issues: “COVID-19: Criminal Law, Public Assemblies and Human Rights Litigation” – Ian Freckelton QC; Medical Issues: “COVID-19 and Forensic Medical Practice” – David Ranson; Nursing and Midwifery Issues: “How COVID-19 Highlights an Ongoing Pandemic of Neglect and Oppression When It Comes to Women’s Reproductive Rights” – Hannah G Dahlen, Bashi Kumar-Hazard and Mary Chiarella; Genomic Law Issues: “Australian Perspectives on the Ethical and Regulatory Considerations for Responsible Data Sharing in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic” – Dianne Nicol, Don Chalmers, Christine Critchley, Lisa Eckstein, Jane Nielsen and Margaret Otlowski; Health Law Reporter: “Suicide-related Materials and Voluntary Assisted Dying” – Cameron Stewart, Ian Kerridge, Camille La Brooy and Paul Komesaroff; Family and Children’s Health Law Issues: “COVID-19 and Family Law Decision-Making” – Ian Freckelton QC; Obituary: Colin Tatz (1934–2019); Richard Tracey (1948–2019); and Book Review: “The Sealed Box of Suicide: The Contexts of Self-Death”.