The latest Part of The Queensland Lawyer includes the following content: “‘Hogan Orders’: Interim property settlement for litigation funding” – Justin Thomas; and the following Sections: Conveyancing and Property law; Criminal law; Industrial Law; and Book Reviews. There is also a Report on the the following case: Sutton v Tang  QDC 191.
The presumption of innocence is as old as law itself. When Lord Blackstone postulated that it is “better that ten guilty persons escape than that one innocent suffer”, his Lordship was drawing on a long and distinguished line of legal jurisprudence including Genesis, the Code of Hammurabi and the Codex Justinianus. To protect against wrongful convictions, the criminal ...more
The latest Part of The Queensland Lawyer includes the following content: “Farewell Speech” – Judge Sarah Bradley; and the following sections: Commercial law; Conveyancing and Property law; Criminal law; and Book reviews. There are also Reports on the the following cases: Schmidt-Weichert v White  QDC 14; Richardson v Queensland  QDC 30.
Thomson Reuters is pleased to welcome Sarah McNaughton SC, newly appointed Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions, to the Editorial Board of the Criminal Law Journal. Sarah holds a Masters of Law from the University of Sydney, and joined the New South Wales Bar in 1996. She was appointed senior counsel in 2011 and, prior to her appointment as CDPP, was ...more
We are pleased to announce two new additions to the Criminal Law Journal team. Beginning with Issue 40(3) of the Journal, we warmly welcome criminal law expert Professor Luke McNamara as the State Editor for New South Wales and Christoph Liedermann as the Section Editor for the Digest of Criminal Law Cases. Professor Luke McNamara is a professor of law at the University of New ...more
The latest Part of The Queensland Lawyer includes the following article: “Changes in property transactions: Out with PAMDA, in with e-conveyancing” – Jessica Beckman; and the following sections: Administrative law; Conveyncing and Property law, Criminal law; Health and Guardianship law; and Book reviews. There is also a Report on the the following case: Hickey v Bender  QDC 8.
The 2016 meeting of the Criminal Law Journal Editorial Board was held on 22 March at Government House, Tasmania. Thomson Reuters and the Board are both grateful to Her Excellency Professor the Honourable Kate Warner AM, Governor of Tasmania, for hosting the event. This year marks the Journal’s 40th year in publication. The Journal was first published in 1977 and over ...more
The latest Part of The Queensland Lawyer includes the following article: “Provisions of the Dangerous Prisoners (Sexual Offenders) Act 2003 (Qld) should be amended to allow the purpose of the Act to be fulfilled” – Glenn Wood JD; “Admission to legal practice in Queensland – cases and processes” – Francesca Bartlett and Linda Haller; and the following sections: Commercial law; Criminal law; Industrial law; and Book reviews. There is also a Report on the the following case: Cunningham v Gapes  QDC 5.
The latest Part of The Queensland Lawyer includes the following article: “Workplace law issues raised by commercialised dentistry: Some tips and traps lawyers advising dentists should think about” – Louise Floyd; and the following sections: Administrative law; Conveyancing and property law; Criminal law; Industrial law; and Book reviews. There is also a Report on the the following case: Radich v Kenway.
The latest Part of The Queensland Lawyer includes the following article: “Pleading guilty online in Queensland: Efficiency at the expense of justice” – Mikayla Brier-Mills; and the following sections: Administrative law: Uelese v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection  HCA 15; Commercial law: A bank’s liability for the advice of its financial planner: Westpac Banking Corp v Jamieson  QCA 50; (2015) 294 FLR 48; Conveyancing and Property law: Compensation or consideration for a statutory right of user?; Criminal law: Particulars in workplace health and safety prosecutions; and Alleging previous convictions in the magistrates court; Health and Guardianship law: Children, consent and the refusal of blood: A recent Queensland case; and Industrial law: Fighting at work – Disentitling and serious and wilful misconduct?. Also in this Part is a Report on FCA v Commissioner of Queensland Police Service (Family law and child welfare, Magistrates) and reviews of the following books: The Law of Misleading or Deceptive Conduct – Colin Lockhart; Native Title in Australia – Richard Barlett; Criminal Law in Queensland and Western Australia: Cases and Commentary – Eric Colvin, Justice John McKechnie and Jodie O’Leary; Law of Confidentiality – G E Dal Pont.