The latest Part of The Queensland Lawyer includes the following articles: “The Statutory Life of Caretaking Service Agreements in Body Corporates in Queensland: The Exception to the Freedom of Contract Principle” – Neil Samuel Hope and Dane Bryce Weber; and “The Human Rights Act 2019 – Does It Make Any Difference?” – Andrew West. This Part also includes the following sections: Editorial; Commercial Law: “Casino’s Pursuit of a Gaming Debt in Two Different Forums: Star Entertainment Qld Ltd v Wong  QSC 67”; Conveyancing and Property Law: “When Is Service by Email Effected?”; Criminal Law: “Private Complaints in Relation to Indictable Offences”; Health and Guardianship Law: “The Commencement of Hormone Therapy for Minors with Gender Dysphoria: A Recent Queensland Case”; Industrial Law: “R v Brisbane Auto Recycling Pty Ltd: Industrial Manslaughter under the Work Health and Safety Act (Qld) 201”; and Book Reviews: “The Tuning Cymbal: Selected Papers and Speeches of Robert French”, by R Pascoe – Reviewed by Fiona Maher; “Admiralty Jurisdiction”, by DJ Cremean – Reviewed by Julius Moller; “Proportionality in Australian Constitutional Law”, by Shipra Chordia – Reviewed by Thomas Feeney; and “Treaty”, by George Williams and Harry Hobbs – Reviewed by Sunny van den Berg.
This Special Issue of the Australian Law Journal on Religious Freedom contains the following articles: “The Future Of Religious Freedom” – Patrick Parkinson AM; “Can Australian Law Better Protect Freedom Of Religion?” – Nicholas Aroney; “Protecting Religious Freedom In A Human Rights Act” – Harry Hobbs and George Williams; “Towards Re-Thinking ‘Balancing’ In The Courts And The Legislature’s Role In Protecting Religious Liberty” – Joel Harrison; “Evidence Of Absence In The Ruddock Report” – Jeremy Patrick; “Religious Schools And Discrimination Against Staff On The Basis Of Sexual Orientation: Lessons From European Human Rights Jurisprudence” – Anja Hilkemeijer and Amy Maguire; “Religious Schools, Religious Vendors And Refusing Services After Ruddock: Diversity Or Discrimination?” – Alex Deagon; “Enforcing Conformity: Criminalising Religiously Inspired Acts” – Michael Quinlan; and “The Good Of Religion” – Joshua Neoh.
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 Public Law Review includes the following content: Comments: “Extraordinary Powers without Judicial Oversight: A Separation of Powers Dilemma” – Rebecca Ananian-Welsh; “Constitutional Recognition through a (Justiciable) Duty to Consult? Towards Entrenched and Judicially Enforceable Norms of Indigenous Consultation” – Megan Davis and Rosalind Dixon; “Revisiting the Scope of the Race Power after McCloy” – Harry Hobbs; and the following Articles: “Refining the Australian Counter-terrorism Legislative Framework: How Deliberative Has Parliament Been?” – Dominique Dalla-Pozza; “The Constitutional and Regulatory Dimensions of Plebiscites in Australia” – Paul Kildea; “The Entrenchment of Certiorari and Habeas Corpus: A Reconceptualisation of the Source and Content of Judicial Power” – Ying Hao Li and Kevin Ngo; and Book review: “Damages and Human Rights” – reviewed by Stephen Gageler.
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal includes the following articles: “A response to Professor Finn’s “Fiduciary reflections”” – Andrew Eastwood and Luke Hastings; “The principle in Suttor v Gundowda Pty Ltd: Back to the drawing board” – Paul A Walker; and “Under the oak tree: Institutional reform in the deep north” – Andrew Trotter and Harry Hobbs. Also in this Part are the following sections: Current Issues, Conveyancing and Property, Overseas Law, International Focus and Recent Cases.
The April 2014 Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes three interesting articles on different aspects of criminal law. The first article is by Andrew Trotter and Harry Hobbs who look at recent juvenile justice reforms in Queensland and place them in a historical context. The second article comes from Andrew Torre and analyses the implications of jail time discounting for court sentences. The final article is by Luke McNamara who considers a judicial contribution to over-criminalisation: the common law rules on extended joint criminal enterprise in their application to murder. Also in this Part is an Editorial about sentencing law reform and a digest of criminal law cases. Not to be missed!