The latest Part of AJ Admin L includes the following articles: “Judicial review of police decisions to not investigate reported crimes: The barriers to success” – Edward Elliott; “The power of an administrative tribunal to inform itself” – Matthew Groves; and “Jurisdictional error and no-invalidity clauses at State level: Does the High Court still hold all the cards?” – Giridhar Kowtal. Also in this Part are the following sections: Work and employment; Immigration and international aspects; Casenotes; and a Book review.
The last Part of the Criminal Law Journal for 2012 provides a great mix of articles and sections on a range of topics. An article by Arie Freiberg and Sarah Murray seeks to explain why sentencing laws are so difficult to invalidate under Ch III of the Commonwealth Constitution; Toby Nisbet examines the scope of the provocation defence and consent in Code jurisdictions; and Jane Sanders and Edward Elliott argue against the continues use of affray as a prosecutorial tool against otherwise minor antisocial behaviour. There is also a sentencing review (2011-2012) from Kate Warner, a Digest of Criminal Law Cases and a Phillips’ Brief. Not to be missed!