The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal contains the following articles: “Public Perspectives on Judges’ Reasons for Sentence” – Kate Warner, Caroline Spiranovic, Lorana Bartels, Karen Gelb and Lynne Roberts; “Waiver of Penalty Privilege in Civil Penalty Proceedings” – Michael Pearce SC; and “Cy-près Remedies in Class Actions – Quo Vadis?” – Georgina Dimopoulos and Vince Morabito.
This Part also includes the following sections: Current Issues: “Is Australian Federation Fit for Purpose in a Pandemic?”; “Sexual Harassment”; “A Notable Australian”; “Contribution to American Law Reform”; “Big Tech: A New Gilded Age?”; “Regulation of ‘Big Tech’: News Media and Digital Platforms Mandatory Bargaining Code”; and “The Curated Page”; Conveyancing and Property: “Indefeasibility, Common Building Schemes and the Torrens System: Deguisa v Lynn”; Around the Nation: Western Australia: “Western Australia v Edwards (No 7)  WASC 339 A Judge Alone Trial Like No Other”; Personalia: “Commonwealth – Justice Simon Steward, Justice Jacqueline Gleeson”; “Northern Territory – Justice Sonia Brownhill”; “Queensland – Queen’s Counsel Appointments”; “South Australia – Senior Counsel Appointments”; “Victoria – Justice James Gorton, Justice Michael Osborne”; and “Western Australia – Senior Counsel Appointments”; Book Reviews: “The Judge, the Judiciary and the Court: Individual, Collegial and Institutional Dynamics in Australia”, by Gabrielle Appleby and Andrew Lynch (eds); and “A Brilliant Boy – Doc Evatt and the Great Australian Dissent”, by Gideon Haigh; and Obituary: Soli Sorabjee AM (1930–2021).
The latest Part of the Journal of Judicial Administration includes the following articles: “Aggravating and Mitigating Factors in Sexual and Non-sexual Violent Cases” – Kate Warner, Lorana Bartels, Julia Davis, Lynne Roberts, Caroline Spiranovic and Karen Gelb; and “Expanding ADR in Our Courts: Mediation and the Judiciary” – Alexander Xynas.
The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes the following articles: “The High Court on Crime in 2020: Outcomes and Jurisprudence” – Mirko Bagaric; “Suppression Orders in Criminal Trials: Still Necessary in the Digital Era” – Marco Lopresti and Andrew Burke; “A Case against Joint Criminal Enterprise: The Problem of Defences” – Thomas Poberezny-Lynch; “Pocketing the Proceeds of Crime: A Case for Reform of Criminal Property Confiscation Legislation in New South Wales, Queensland and Western Australia” – Natalie Skead, Hilde Tubex, Sarah Murray and Tamara Tulich; and “Comparing Legal and Lay Assessments of Relevant Sentencing Factors for Sex Offences in Australia” – Kate Warner, Lorana Bartels, Karen Gelb, Julia Davis and Caroline Spiranovic. Also in this Part is an Editorial: “The Reality of Recidivism; the Illusion of Rehabilitation”.
The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes the following articles: “Deterring Corporate Crime through the Use of Deferred Prosecution Agreements: An Analysis of the Proposed Australian Deferred Prosecution Agreement Regime” – Mark Lewis; “Bail, Risk and Law Reform: A Review of Bail Legislation across Australia” – Lorana Bartels, Karen Gelb, Caroline Spiranovic, Rick Sarre and Shannon Dodd; and “A Spoiled Mixture: The Excessive Favouring of Police Discretion over Clear Rules by Queensland’s Consorting Laws” – Carmel O’Sullivan and Mark Lauchs. Also in this Part is an Editorial on re-thinking non-parole periods; Phillips’ Brief: “A Brief History of Art, Fraud and the Framing of Law” – Dr Saskia Hufnagel; From the CDPP: “The (Ir)Relevance at Sentence that a Matter Could Have been Dealt with Summarily: The NSWCCA’s Recent Examination of this ‘Principle'” – Suzanne Martinez; and a Digest of Criminal Law Cases.