Hon Justice Susan Kiefel AC
The presumption of innocence is as old as law itself. When Lord Blackstone postulated that it is “better that ten guilty persons escape than that one innocent suffer”, his Lordship was drawing on a long and distinguished line of legal jurisprudence including Genesis, the Code of Hammurabi and the Codex Justinianus. To protect against wrongful convictions, the criminal ...more
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal includes the following articles: “The individual judge” – Hon Justice Susan Kiefel AC; ““Delivery”, “escrow”, recitals and estoppel, and attestation: Current questions with deeds” – Lee Aitken; and “The prerogative writs and the origins of English administrative law” – Clare Langford. Also in this Part are the following sections: Current Issues; Conveyancing and Property; Around the Nation: Northern Territory; Corporations and Securities; International Focus; Overseas Law; Recent Cases; and an Obituary for The Honourable Bruce Harvey McPherson CBE.
The latest Part of ALJ includes the following articles: “Lessons from a “conversation” about restitution” – Hon Justice Susan Kiefel AC; “Murray Gleeson’s contribution to the development of criminal law” – Hon Justice Margaret McMurdo AC; and “Betfair Pty Ltd v Western Australia and the new jurisprudence of section 92” – Michael Coper. Also in this Part are the following sections: Current Issues; Conveyancing and Property; Around the Nation: Western Australia; Personalia; Equity and Trusts; Recent Cases; and Book Reviews.