The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal includes the following articles: “Discretion and the rule of law in the criminal justice system” – Justice M J Beazley AO and Myles Pulsford; “In defence of McCracken: A response to “Why do courts cut back on statutory remedies provided by parliament under corporate law”” – Nishad Kulkarni; “Recourse to contractual context reaffirmed” – Brent Michael and Derek Wong; and “The intoxication defence: Toward a better understanding of current doctrine and reform” – Kenneth J Arenson. Also in this Part are the following sections: Current Issues; Conveyancing and Property; Recent Cases; and Book Reviews.
The January 2012 issue of the Australian Law Journal includes the usual interesting mix of articles and sections. The articles cover such diverse topics as judicial review of decisions of non-governmental bodies exercising governmental powers, the practice of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal in relation to medical evidence, potential problems with a transfer of property made by an insolvent company and ambiguity as a precondition to the use of extrinsic evidence. The Sections include notes on the authority of the High Court, termination of lease and duty of care, plus much more.
The September 2011 Part of the Australian Law Journal is packed with interesting articles, covering a wide range of topics including witnesses in transnational commercial litigation, the complex causation questions that can arise in class actions, the increased incidence in Australian courts of questions of foreign law and the rationale and development of the Woolwich principle. There are also some of the usual Sections, including Current issues, Conveyancing and property, Recent cases and Overseas law.