The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal includes the following articles: “Chief Justice Robert French AC” – Chief Justice Wayne Martin; “Appearing in the French Court” – Justice Stephen McLeish; and “The High Court under Chief Justice Robert French” – Harry Hobbs, Andrew Lynch and George Williams. Also in this Part are the following sections: Current Issues; Letter to the Editor; Conveyancing and Property; Constitutional Law; Administrative Law; Personalia; and Recent Cases.
The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes the following articles: “Australian legal responses to foreign fighters” – Keiran Hardy and George Williams; “The impact of compulsory examinations and abrogation of the privilege against self-incrimination on criminal trials” – Alice Smith. Also in this Part is an Editorial on the moderation of its approach sentencing and lessons for Australia; Book Review: “Intermediaries in the Criminal Justice System: Improving Communication for Vulnerable Witnesses and Defendants” – Emily Henderson; and a Digest of Criminal Law Cases.
The latest Part of the Environmental and Planning Law Journal includes the following articles: “Commonwealth power and environmental management: Constitutional questions revisited” – Sangeetha Pillai and George Williams; “A model law for site contamination: Key features and challenges in a developing country context” – Elizabeth J Brandon; “Fracking in Australia: The future in South Australia?” – Karen Bubna-Litic; “Miners’ liability to redress reduced water quantity and quality after mine site closure: A case study of the Collie Coalfields in Western Australia” – Clare Ward; and “The perils of fast-tracking mining development: An examination of the Mining SEPP “resource significance” amendments” – Tristan Orgill.
The latest Part of PLR includes the following articles: “A power “singular and eccentrical”: Royal commissions and executive power after Williams” – Nicholas Aroney; “Rethinking unreasonableness review” – Leighton McDonald; “Accountability of the judiciary” – Hon Justice McGrath; and the following Comments: “Drafting a replacement for the races power in the Australian Constitution” – Rosalind Dixon and George Williams; “New Zealand’s Parliamentary Privilege Bill: The empire finally strikes back” – Andrew Geddis; “Fortescue Metals Group Ltd v Commonwealth: Discrimination and fiscal federalism” – Amelia Simpson. There is also a Developments section.
The latest Part of the Public Law Review includes the following articles: “Habeas Corpus in New Zealand: Procedure and Constitution” – Richard Berkeley; “What future for Australia’s control order regime?” – Lisa Burton and George Williams; and “Judicial review of public consultation processes: A safeguard against tokenism?” – Andrew Edgar. Also in this Part are the following Comments: “Marriage equality in New Zealand” – Andrew Geddis; “The insecurity of fairness in security cases” – Matthew Groves; and “House of Representatives retains its control over Money Bills despite minority government” – Robert McClelland.
The March 2011 issue of Public Law Review contains comments and articles on outsourcing, the Murray-Darling Basis Plan, the Momcilovic Court and the Victorian Charter of Human Rights, and the role of the Governor-General in forming government in a hung Parliament.