The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal contains the following articles: “What Remains Of The Engineers Case? A Centenary Appraisal” – Nicholas Aroney; “The Evolution From Strict Liability To Negligence: Implications For The Tort Of Private Nuisance – Part 2” – Anthony Gray; and “Pandemic Justice – An Historical Perspective” – The Honourable Justice John Logan RFD. This Part also includes the following sections: Current Issues; Conveyancing and Property; Admiralty and Maritime; New Zealand; International Focus; and Personalia.
Thomson Reuters is pleased to publish a special issue of the Journal of Law and Medicine on issues relating to COVID-19. It incorporates international perspectives, including from Brazil, Canada, Russia and New Zealand, as well as from Australia. The Journal carries an important multi-disciplinary review (by Mendelson et al) of issues arising from the use ...more
The Winter 2020 Part of the Workplace Review includes the following content: “The Legacy of Jack Mundey and the Green Bans: A CFMEU Perspective” – Darren Greenfield; “Legal Life in Lockdown” – Neil Napper; “Legal Practice after the Pandemic” – Judge Gerard Phillips; “A Pandemic amongst the Sandstone” – Oscar Pursey; “Industrial Relations after COVID-19” – Craig Ryan; “Wage Theft” – Kirsty Stewart, Rick Manuel and Kaz Eaton; as well as the following sections: Editorial; Case Note: “Casual Developments” – Susan Zeitz and Rick Manuel; Obituary: “Vale Jack Mundey (1929–2020) – His Significance for Australian Unionism” – Meredith Burgmann; “(2020) Mundey’s Legacy – Jack Mundey: 17 October 1929–10 May 2020” – Dr Michael Easson AM; “Vale Jim Macken (1927–1919)” – James Macken; “The Honourable Joe Isaac AO (1922–2019)” – Paul Munro; “Peteris Ginters (1971–2020), Barrister” – Ingmar Taylor SC; Book Reviews: “Prince Albert: The Man Who Saved the Monarchy, by AN Wilson” – Reviewed by Malcolm Kerr OAM; “Going Under, by Sonia Henry” – Reviewed by Jeffrey Phillips SC; The Last Word; and Diary.
Much more is at stake in enabling the effective operation of security of payment laws in the building and construction industry than just preventing contractors becoming insolvent. Employees, taxation authorities, suppliers and lenders – all rely on receiving their due payments from contractors, so the flow-on effect of building industry insolvencies is far reaching. “More ...more
This issue of the Journal of Law and Medicine includes the following articles: “COVID-19, Negligence and Occupational Health and Safety: Ethical and Legal Issues for Hospitals and Health Centres” – Ian Freckelton QC; “The Lake Alice Hospital Child and Adolescent Unit: Accountability – The Response to Date” – Rosemary L Thomson; “Vaginal Dialogues: The Trials and Tribulations of Mesh in the Repair of Prolapse” – Mike O’Connor and Bill Madden; “Consideration of a Legislative Framework to Support the Diagnostic Odyssey Commonly Encountered in the Instance of Rare Disease” – Marisa Taliangis and Gareth Baynam; “Children of the Dead: Posthumous Conception, Critical Interests and Consent” – Neil Maddox; “Medical Practitioners Who Deny Young Women Sterilisation Surgery “Because They Will Regret It Later”: Patient-centred Practice or Discrimination?” – Joshua Taylor; “Breaches of New Zealand’s Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights: Human Rights Review Tribunal Decisions” – Kate Diesfeld, Lois Surgenor and Marta Rychert; “Dancing away from Reform: The Inquest into the Death of Six Patrons of NSW Music Festivals” – Sebastian De Brennan; “Involuntary Sterilisation, Eugenics, and Physician-assisted Dying: Lessons for New Zealand” – Gail Bingham; “Embryonic Regulation and Research: What Is the Status of Human Germline Genome Editing in Australia?” – Rose Burbery; and “Australia after Cresswell and Chapman: A Legal and Regulatory Paradox, or an Opportunity for Uniformity?” – Christopher D Mills.
Also in this Part are the following sections: Editorial: “Law, Global Health, and Sustainable Development: The Lancet Commission on the Legal Determinants of Health” – Belinda Bennett; Legal Issues: “Changing to Deemed Consent for Deceased Organ Donation in the United Kingdom: Should Australia and New Zealand Follow?” – Joanna Manning; Medical Issues: “Surgical Experimentation by John Marion Sims in the Pre-Anaesthetic Era” – Mike O’Connor; Bioethical Issues: “The Voluntary Assisted Dying Law in Victoria – A Good First Step but Many Problems Remain” – Hugh Platt; Complementary Health Issues: “Prohibition Orders and the Regulation of Unregistered Health Practitioners” – Ian Freckelton QC; Technology and Health Law: “Health Care, Technology and Innovation: What’s Law Got to Do with It?” – Bernadette Richards; Mental Health Law Issues: “Preventing Harm to Others as a Criterion for Compulsory Treatment: An Overview of Criticisms and Current Research” – Bernadette McSherry; Health Law Reporter: “Unconventional Practice, “Innovative” Interventions and the National Law” – Cameron Stewart, Ian Kerridge, Catherine Waldby, Wendy Lipworth, Megan Munsie, Tamra Lysaght, Christopher Rudge, Narcyz Ghinea, Lisa Eckstein, Jane Neilsen, Jenny Kaldor and Dianne Nicol; Obituary: Kerry Anne Petersen: 22 December 1945–6 March 2020; Maurice Wallin (1944–2020); and Book Review: “Mental Capacity Law in New Zealand”.