The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal contains the following articles: “Crime Commissions and Compulsory Examinations: Whither the Right to Silence?” – Hon T F Bathurst AC and Sarah Schwartz; “Ramifications of the Recognition of a Common Fund in Australian Class Actions: An Early Appraisal” – Michael Legg; “The Case Against a National Court of Appeal” – Shawn Rajanayagam. This Part also includes the following sections: Current Issues; Letter to the Editor; Conveyancing and Property; The Legal Observer; Personalia; Around the Nation: Tasmania; Corporations and Securities; From the Law Schools; Admiralty and Maritime; Recent Cases; Book Reviews; and Obituary.
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal contains speeches presented at the ALJ’s 90th Anniversary celebrations in the Banco Court of the NSW Supreme Court; a welcome to the co-editors of the “Conveyancing and Property Section” upon the retirement of Emeritus Professor Peter Butt; and a look back at the beginnings of the Journal, as covered by the press and media outlets of the day, in a fascinating piece by the Hon Justice Reginald Barrett. This Part contains the following articles: “The in personam exception to Torrens indefeasibility” – Hon William Gummow AC; “Artificial Intelligence in the courts, legal academia and legal practice” – Lyria Bennett Moses; “Taking advantage of advances in technology to enhance the rule of law” – Robert Size. It also includes the following sections: Current Issues; Letters to the Editor; Conveyancing and Property; International Focus; Competition and Consumer Law; Recent Cases; Book Reviews and Obituary.
The latest Part of the Public Law Review includes the following content: Comments: “The Law Officers of the Commonwealth” – Gabrielle Appleby; “Third Party Electioneering on New Zealand’s Broadcast Media” – Andrew Geddis; Speech: “Rights and Freedoms and the Rule of Law” – The Hon Robert French AC; and the following Articles: “Towards Indigenous–Settler Federalism” – Dylan Lino; “The Masking of Judicial Power Values: Historical Analogies and Double Function Provisions” – James Stellios; “Adequacy of Risk Assessment in the Exercise of the Character Cancellation Power under the Migration Act 1958 (Cth)” – Joel Townsend; and Developments.
The latest part of the Public Law Review includes the following Comments: “The constitutionality of draft legislation banning the wearing of face veils and similar clothing” – Mitchell Landrigan; and “Commonwealth spending after Williams (No 2): Has the new dawn risen?” – Andrew Lynch; and the following articles: “The impact of uncertain constitutional norms on government policy: Tribunal design after Kirk” – Gabrielle Appleby and Anna Olijnyk; and “An alternative (partial) justification for the holding in Kirk” – Oscar I Roos. There is also a Developments section.
The latest Part of the Public Law Review includes the following articles: “An Australian spectrum of political rights scrutiny: “Continuing to lead by example?”” – Laura Grenfell; and “Resisting the siren song of the Hansen sequence: The state of Supreme Court authority on the sections 5 and 6 conundrum” – Hanna Wilberg; and the following Comments: “The 2014 counter-terrorism reforms in review” – Gabrielle Appleby; and “The use of “legislative rules” in preference to regulations: A “novel” approach?” – Stephen Argument. Also in this Part is an editorial, a book review and a Developments section.
The latest Part of the Public Law Review publishes three Comments and three Articles of interest to readers. The first Comment is by Gabrielle Appleby and Matthew Stubbs who look at the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. The second Comment comes from Shubhankar Dam and focuses on Tan Eng Hong v Attorney-General in Singapore. The final Comment is by Vergil Narokobi who looks at Parliament testing the supremacy of the Constitution in PNG. In the first article, Justin Gleeson SC asks what is left of Cole v Whitfield. The second article is by Dean R Knight and considers the amenability of private incorporated bodies to judicial review in New Zealand. The final article comes from Fiona Wheeler and looks at extra-judicial activity by High Court justices. There is also a Developments section.