The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes the following articles: “Proving that an organisation is a ‘criminal’ organisation: R v Cluse, experiential occupational evidence and the rule against hearsay” – The Hon Justice Martin Hinton; “‘Pin the tail on the donkey’: The role of ‘role’ in sentencing for large commercial drug offences in New South Wales” – Isaac Morrison; and “Post-sentence continued detention of high-risk terrorist offenders in Australia” – Charisse Smith and Mark Nolan. Also in this Part is an Editorial on the determination regarding legal aid assistance in R v Bayley  VSC 313 (Jill Meagher case); Book Review: “The Safest Shield: Lectures, Speeches and Essays – by Lord Igor Judge – reviewed by The Hon Justice Gilles Renaud; and a Digest of Criminal Law Cases.
The April 2014 Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes three interesting articles on different aspects of criminal law. The first article is by Andrew Trotter and Harry Hobbs who look at recent juvenile justice reforms in Queensland and place them in a historical context. The second article comes from Andrew Torre and analyses the implications of jail time discounting for court sentences. The final article is by Luke McNamara who considers a judicial contribution to over-criminalisation: the common law rules on extended joint criminal enterprise in their application to murder. Also in this Part is an Editorial about sentencing law reform and a digest of criminal law cases. Not to be missed!