This Part includes the following articles: “Separation of Powers – Dialogue and Deference” – John Basten; “Tale of Two Characters – The Paradoxical Application of the Character Test between Visa Holders and Applicants for Australian Citizenship” – Jason Donnelly; and “Procedural Fairness in Application Cases: Is Compellability of Consideration a Critical Safeguard?” – Emily Hammond. Also in this Part are the following sections: Current Issues; Casenotes: Legal Professional Privilege and AAT Act, s 38AA: Buttigieg v Comcare  AATA 1002; and Book Reviews.
This Part includes the following articles: “Who Decides the Validity of Executive Action? No-Invalidity Clauses and the Separation of Powers” – Lisa Burton Crawford; “Challenging Huynh: Incorrect Importation of the National Interest Term via the Back Door” – Jason Donnelly; “Merits Review and the 21st Century Tribunal” – Juliet Lucy. Also in this Part are the following sections: Current Issues; Casenotes: Construction Forestry Mining & Energy Union v Director, Fair Work Building Industry Inspectorate (2016) 91 ALJR 1;  HCA 41; and a Book Review.
The latest Part of the Journal of Civil Litigation and Practice includes the following articles: “Written submissions – what judges love (and hate)” – Justice James Allsop; “Advocacy – some essential tips for beginners” – Federal Magistrate Toni Lucev; “Amending reasons for judgment” – John Tarrant; and “The convicted felon’s right to judicial review and the common law doctrine of attainder in Australia” – Jason Donnelly. Not to be missed!
The May 2011 issue of the Australian Journal of Administrative Law includes articles and sections on a range of interesting topics, including migration jurisprudence in the High Court, the implications of ministerial interference for tribunal independence and the concept of jury secrecy in light of administrative law principles.