The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes the following articles: “The High Court on crime in 2014: Outcomes and jurisprudence” – Mirko Bagaric; “Sexsomnia – excusable or just insane?” – Colleen Davis; “Fitness to plead in Queensland’s youth justice system: The need for pragmatic reform” – Suzie O’Toole, Jodie O’Leary and Bruce D Watt; and “Swift and certain sanctions: Is it time for Australia to bring some HOPE into the criminal justice system?” – Lorana Bartels. Also in this Part is an editorial about the fallout from Barbaro v The Queen and a Digest of Criminal Law Cases.
The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes the following articles: “Parole and parole authorities in Australia: A system in crisis?” – Lorana Bartels; “Naming young offenders: Implications of research for reform” – Jodie O’Leary; and “Sentencing review 2012-2013” – Kate Warner. There is also a Case and Comment section and a Digest of Recent Criminal Law Cases.
The June issue of the Criminal Law Journal contains some interesting articles on various aspects of criminal law. These include articles on restorative justice with relation to environmental crime, an analysis of judge alone trials in Australia and recent developments in Canadian criminal law.