The latest Part of The Queensland Lawyer includes the following content: “Public Roads in Queensland: Where Statute and the Common Law Intersect – Part 1” – Chris Boge; and the following Sections: Commercial Law: “The Liability of an Insurer to Indemnify a Builder for Defective Workmanship: Bigby v Kondra  QSC 37” – Dr Clive Turner; Conveyancing and Property Law: “A Trip to the Beach: A Matter of Right or Trespass?” – Chris Boge; Criminal Law: “Murder by Negligence – a Hard Case Makes Bad Law?” – Andrew M West; Industrial Law: “Towards a Harmonised Approach to Penalties: Williamson v VH & MG Imports Pty Ltd (2017) 264 IR 103;  QDC 56” – Dr Kristy Richardson; and Book Reviews. There is also a Report on the the following case: Gabeen Services Pty Ltd v Neverfail Bottled Water Co Pty Ltd  QDC 212.
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal contains speeches presented at the ALJ’s 90th Anniversary celebrations in the Banco Court of the NSW Supreme Court; a welcome to the co-editors of the “Conveyancing and Property Section” upon the retirement of Emeritus Professor Peter Butt; and a look back at the beginnings of the Journal, as covered by the press and media outlets of the day, in a fascinating piece by the Hon Justice Reginald Barrett. This Part contains the following articles: “The in personam exception to Torrens indefeasibility” – Hon William Gummow AC; “Artificial Intelligence in the courts, legal academia and legal practice” – Lyria Bennett Moses; “Taking advantage of advances in technology to enhance the rule of law” – Robert Size. It also includes the following sections: Current Issues; Letters to the Editor; Conveyancing and Property; International Focus; Competition and Consumer Law; Recent Cases; Book Reviews and Obituary.
The latest Part of The Queensland Lawyer includes the following content: “Criminal Liability for Deaths in the Workplace: A Case against ‘Industrial Manslaughter’ in Queensland” – Brendan Walker-Munro; and the following Sections: Conveyancing and Property Law; Criminal Law; Health and Guardianship Law; and Industrial Law. There is also a Report on the the following case: Szucs v Queensland Police Service  QDC 190.
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