The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal publishes the following articles: “The admissibility of forensic science and medicine evidence under the Uniform Evidence Law” – Gary Edmond; and “Retrials of persons acquitted of indictable offences in England and Australia: Exceptions to the rule against double jeopardy” – Marilyn McMahon. Also in this Part is an Editorial and a Digest of Criminal Law Cases.
The latest Part of the Northern Territory Law Journal includes an article by George Williams AO which addresses the place of the Northern Territory under the Australian Constitution, and the status of Territorians as “secondclass citizens”.. This Part also includes an article by Patrick Bolton which considers the development and juridical basis of a doctor’s duty of care after Young v Central Australian Aboriginal Congress Inc and argues that its extension to preventable conditions is both contrary to principle and unachievable. There is also a “Current Issue” section looking at the content of double jeopardy in Crown appeals and a “Case notes” section.
The October 2011 issue of the Northern Territory Law Journal includes articles on Crown appeals with relation to double jeopardy, the court’s duty to ascertain jurisdiction and the Territory Supreme Courts and Kirk v Industrial Relations Commission (NSW). This Part also includes case notes and a note on the centenary ceremonial sitting of the Supreme Court of the Northern Territory.