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The Australian Law Journal (ALJ) first rolled off the presses 90 years ago in May 1927. To mark this milestone, Thomson Reuters hosted a special 90th Anniversary celebration in the Banco Court of NSW, joined by luminaries such as Hon Sir Gerard Brennan AC KBE GBS, the Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG and former ALJ General Editor the Hon Peter Young AO, with a timely ALJ 90th special edition focusing on the theme of Indigenous Australians and the Law, curated by Guest Editor Professor Megan Davis, UNSW’s first Pro Vice-Chancellor Indigenous.
The upcoming May special issue of The Australian Law Journal features an interview with recently retired High Court Chief Justice, The Hon Robert Shenton French AC, twelfth Chief Justice of Australia. This is published in a new Section called “The Legal Observer” written by Mr Michael Pelly. Meanwhile, you can read the transcript of the interview here.
ALJ Special Issue on Indigenous Australians and Interview with former High Court Chief Justice Robert French
To mark the 90th anniversary of the ALJ in 2017, the upcoming May issue will be a Special Issue dedicated to the theme of Indigenous Australians, as well as new Sections, including on statutory interpretation, as well as a Legal Observer column by Mr Michael Pelly, who sits down for an interview with recently retired High Court Chief Justice, The Hon Robert Shenton French AC, twelfth Chief Justice of Australia.
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.
Thomson Reuters offers its warmest congratulations to the Hon Justice Susan Kiefel AC on her appointment as Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia, and to the Hon Justice James Edelman on his appointment to the Court. Their Honours will begin their terms in the Court’s first sitting of 2017. Both are exceptional appointments. Justice Kiefel’s ...more
The latest Part of the Property Law Review includes the following content: “Contracts and conduct: Using tenancy law to govern crime and disorder in public housing in New South Wales” – Chris Martin; “Where property meets unjust enrichment: Subrogation to extinguished security interests” – Hin Ting Liu; Consumer Issues: “The changing face of conveyancing responsibility” – Lynden Griggs, Rouhshi Low and Rod Thomas; New Zealand: “Land covenants: Challenges and opportunities” – Thomas Gibbons; South Africa: “The South African doctrine of notice: A comparative law perspective” – PJ Badenhorst; Queensland: “Identifying statutory encumbrances for seller disclosure” – Sharon Christensen; South Australia: “Inference of an express trust on grounds of commercial necessity: Clarification by High Court” – Paul Babie; Western Australia: “Recent developments: Relief against lease forfeiture; priority of interests and electronic signatures” – Eileen Webb.
The September 2012 issue of the Journal of Banking and Finance Law and Practice publishes articles on a wide range of topics related to banking and finance law, including the characterisation of PPSA security interests, the duties of bank customers in minimising fraudulent or unauthorised account transactions, five different categories of cheque fraud and the High Court of Australia’s decision in Equuscorp. Also included in this Part are a range of Section Notes, including Banking Law and Banking Practice, Financial Markets, Securities and Mortgages, Recent Publications and reports from Tokyo and the United Kingdom and Europe.
Thi issue of the Journal of Judicial Administration includes three articles on different issues concerning judicial administration. The first article comes from Arie Freiberg and Sarah Krasnostein and examines the conflict between the principles of individualisation and consistency in sentencing. The second article is written by Tamara Walsh and reports on the results of a study at the Brisbane Special Circumstances Court. The last article was contributed by Andrew J Serpell who highlights several problems with the way social policy information is received and used in practice.