The February issue of the Criminal Law Journal includes articles on international responses to infant abandonment, neonaticide and infanticide, the application of criminal defamation to inflammatory comments made on social networking sites and the possibility of racial discrimination for Indigenous people seeking bail. Also in this issue is an editorial on the rift between the judiciary and parliament over mandatory prison terms for people smugglers, a review of the High Court decisions in 2011 related to criminal matters and a Digest of Criminal Law Cases.
THEMATIC ISSUE: NEW PARADIGMS IN POLICING IN AUSTRALIA Profiling research from the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Policing and Security The December issue of the Criminal Law Journal (Volume 35 Part 6) is a special thematic issue put together by our Guest Editor, Professor Simon Bronitt, Director of the Australian Research Council Centre of ...more
A comparative approach to Indigenous legal rights to freshwater: Key lessons for Australia from the United States, Canada and New Zealand
By Melanie Durette. This article compares Indigenous legal rights to water across four countries: the United States, Canada, New Zealand and Australia and identifies gaps in how the legal system in Australia accounts for the range of interests that Indigenous people have in water – from customary through to commercial.