The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal includes the following articles: “The best interests duty and the standard care for superannuation trustees” – Paul Collins; ““Confusion hath now made his masterpiece”: Federal jurisdiction, State tribunals and constitutional questions” – Gim Del Villar and Felicity Nagorcka; “Reading words into statutes: When Homer nods” – Stephen Lumb and Sharon Christensen; and the following sections: Current Issues; Conveyancing and Property; Human Rights; Constitutional Law, Admiralty and Maritime; Equity and Trusts; Corporations and Securities; Recent Cases; Book Reviews and an Obituary for Hon Barry O’Keefe AM QC.
The final Part of Volume 23 of the Public Law Review publishes two interesting articles, three Comments and a Developments section. The first article comes from Will Bateman and seeks to explain some of the more complicated aspects of the principles of federal jurisdiction. The second article is by Geoffrey Lindell and addresses the reserve powers of State Governors with respect to illegality. The Comments section includes notes on s 25 of the Constitution, decisions regarding jurisdiction and the judiciousness of advising the Governor-General.
The latest Part of the Journal of Civil Litigation and Practice publishes the following articles: “Federal court practice and changes in discovery” – Hon Justice Bruce Lander; “Judiciary Act 1903 (Cth), s 79 – State law in federal jurisdiction” – Judge DJ McGill SC; “On proprietary trespass: The availability and application of hypothetical bargain damages” – Brian Mason; “Proportionality: A cultural revolution” – Trevor CW Farrow; and “The Czech Arbitration Court: Online forms of dispute resolution” – Tereza Bartoskova. There is also a Comments section discussing indefeasibility of title, private nuisance and unincorporated associations. Finally there is a review of Class Actions in Australia by Damian Grave, Ken Adams and Jason Betts. Not to be missed!