fitness to plead
The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes the following articles: “The High Court on crime in 2014: Outcomes and jurisprudence” – Mirko Bagaric; “Sexsomnia – excusable or just insane?” – Colleen Davis; “Fitness to plead in Queensland’s youth justice system: The need for pragmatic reform” – Suzie O’Toole, Jodie O’Leary and Bruce D Watt; and “Swift and certain sanctions: Is it time for Australia to bring some HOPE into the criminal justice system?” – Lorana Bartels. Also in this Part is an editorial about the fallout from Barbaro v The Queen and a Digest of Criminal Law Cases.
The latest Part of Crim LJ publishes the following material: “The High Court on crime in 2012: Outcomes and jurisprudence” – Mirko Bagaric; “Provocation: The good, the bad and the ugly” – Thomas Crofts and Arlie Loughnan; “Judicial valuation of the social costs of crime” – Andrew Torre and Scott Sherwen; and “Intellectual disabilities and the determination of fitness to plead in the magistrates’ courts” – Betheli O’Carroll. There is also an editorial discussing appeals against conviction and a Digest of Criminal Law Cases.