Federal Magistrates Court
CURRENT ISSUES Guest Editor: Justice Clyde Croft Supreme Court of Victoria Federal Circuit Court of Australia The Commonwealth Attorney-General, Nicola Roxon, announced on 12 September 2012, that the Federal Magistrates Court would be renamed the Federal Circuit Court of Australia and the current 63 Federal Magistrates would be judges in the renamed court. The Attorney-General ...more
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal includes an article by John P Bryson which describes the principles of common law pleadings as applied in the Supreme Court of New South Wales prior to the Supreme Court Act 1970 (NSW); an article by Oliver Jones that considers the precedential status in the Federal Magistrates Court of decisions by the Federal Court; and an article by Rachel Mansted which discusses jurisdiction over foreign intellectual property law. Also in this Part are several sections: Current Issues; Letter to the Editor; Conveyancing and Property; Family Law; and Recent Cases.