The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal contains the following articles: “Seriously Considering ‘Seriously Considered Dicta’: Precedent after Farah Constructions” – Bernice Chen; and “Leadership Spill Rules from the Constitutional Perspective” – Greg Taylor. This Part also includes the following sections: Current Issues: “Options for the Voice to Parliament Released”; “From ‘young’ to ‘one’ by Proclamation”; “Constitutional Unwritten ‘norms’ in the United States”; “Courtroom Drama in England”; and “The Curated Page”; Conveyancing and Property: “Ben-Pelech v Royle: Adverse Possession Alive and Well in Western Australia”; Admiralty and Maritime: “‘World in a Box’ What Legal Issues Might Yet Need to Be Resolved and by What Mechanism?”; Equity and Trusts: “When Is an Express Trust Not a ‘Trust’?”; Family Law: “Pell v The Queen, Unacceptable Risk and Relevant Findings as to the Risk of Harm”; Recent Cases: “Negligence – Public Authorities – Costs – Plaintiff Succeeded against Council and Trust but Failed against State and Grandparents – Trial Judge Declined to Make Bullock or Sanderson Order – Whether Error in Failing to Find That Council Caused Plaintiff to Join Other Parties – Non-acceptance of Calderbank Letter – Whether Trial Judge Erred in Making Partial Indemnity Costs Order”; and Book Reviews: “Church, State and Family: Reconciling Traditional Teachings and Modern Liberties”, by John Witte; “Victor Windeyer’s Legacy – Legal and Military Papers”, edited by Bruce M Debelle AO QC; “Interpreting Executive Power”, by Janina Boughey and Lisa Burton Crawford (eds); “The Foundations and Future of Public Law”, by Elizabeth Fisher, Jeff King and Alison L Young (eds); “Statutory Interpretation in Private Law”, by Prue Vines and M Scott Donald (eds); “Rectification of Documents”, by John Tarrant; and “Lord Devlin”, by Justice John Sackar.
The latest Part of The Queensland Lawyer includes the following content: “Tidal Boundaries in Queensland: Theories, Principles, and Some Not So Ordinary Rules” – Dr Chris Boge; “Does Property Held by a Bankrupt on Trust Vest in the Bankrupt’s Trustee in Bankruptcy?” – Bill Dixon; and the following Sections: Editorial; Administrative Law: “Natural Justice and the Bias Rule: CNY17 v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection  HCA 50” – Bill Lane; Commercial Law: “Effect of Payment of Life Insurance Premiums with Stolen Money: Hanson v Goomboorian Transport Pty Ltd  QCA 41” – Clive Turner; Criminal Law: “Witnesses called by the Court” – A M West; Industrial Law: “Glass v Workers’ Compensation Regulator  ICQ 001: The Connection between Injury and Employment” – Kristy Richardson; and Book Reviews.
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!