The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal contains the following articles: “Estoppel And Enforcement Of International Arbitration Awards” – Richard Garnett; “Defamation: Serious Harm And Contextual Truth” – James O’Hara; and “Towards A Coherent Sentencing Jurisprudence For Animal Cruelty Offences” – Gabrielle Wolf, Mirko Bagaric and Jane Kotzmann. This Part also includes the following sections: Current Issues: “The Rule of Law”; “Coercive Control”; and “The Curated Page”; Around the Nation: Tasmania: “Hobart’s Supreme Court Buildings”; Family Law: “Section 114AB: Semantics and Chaos”; Human Rights: “Major UN Review of Australia’s Human Rights Record”; New Zealand: “End of Life Choice: Coming to New Zealand by the Road Less Travelled”; and Recent Cases: “Trade and Commerce – Misleading and Deceptive Conduct – Unconscionable Conduct – Procuring Breach of Fiduciary Duty – Equity – Fiduciaries – Duty – Breach – Contract – Breach of Contract – Joint Venture – Termination”.
The last Part for Volume 88 of the Australian Law Journal includes the following articles: “The defaulting executor” – Hon Peter W Young AO QC; and “Equity’s obligation to perform: Efficient breach and the inadequacy of common law damages” – Samuel Kang and James Nguyen. Also in this Part are the following sections: Current Issues; Conveyancing and Property; Family Law; Environmental Law; Personalia; Admiralty and Maritime; Overseas Law; Human Rights; Administrative Law; and Recent Cases.
The November Part of the Australian Law Journal includes the following articles: “Equity: The soul and spirit of all law or a roguish thing? – Lehane Lecture 2014” – Lord David Neuberger; and “ACCC compulsory examinations: Does the “accusatorial” principle of criminal justice affect them?” – Peter Strickland; and the following sections: Current Issues; Conveyancing and Property; Crime and Evidence; Around the Nation: Northern Territory; Administrative Law; Around the Nation: Western Australia; Personalia; Corporations and Securities; International Focus; and Recent Cases.
The final Part for 2011 of the Journal of Banking and Finance Law and Practice includes several interesting articles across a range of issues, including the new Product Disclosure Statement regime, personal property securities legislation in Australia, Canada and New Zealand, the case of Goodridge v Macquarie Bank and novation of (syndicated) loan agreements and an analysis of the rule in Inglis, the law of equity and new trends, plus much more.
The final Part for 2011 of The Queensland Lawyer includes articles on the practical impact of the Retail Shop Leases Act 1994 (Qld) and pool safety in Queensland. There are also several section notes on a wide variety of subjects, including Administrative Law, Conveyancing and Property Law, Criminal Law, Industrial Law and Tort Law. There is also a book review and two reports.
By Peter Hannan. In this article the author considers the width of the concept of “property” for the purposes of s 79 of the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) in light of the 2008 decision of the High Court in Kennon v Spry, and also the subsequent litigation between the parties.