The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal contains the following articles: “Sir Leo Finn Bernard Cussen: The Centenary of a High Court Tragedy – Part 2” – Paulina Fishman; “The Evolution from Strict Liability to Negligence: When And Why? – Part 1” – Anthony Gray; and “The Land and Environment Court of New South Wales: A Very Short History of an Environmental Court in Action” – Hon Justice Brian J Preston. This Part also includes the following sections: Current Issues; Admiralty and Maritime; Around the Nation: Western Australia; Class Actions; and Book Reviews.
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal includes the following articles: “Conscience, Fair-Dealing and Commerce: Parliaments and the Courts” – Chief Justice James Allsop AO; and “The Decline and Fall of Australia’s Law Reform Institutions – And the Prospects of Revival” – Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG. Also in this Part are the following sections: Current Issues; Conveyancing and Property; Around the Nation: Victoria; Competition and Consumer Law; Recent Cases; and Book Reviews.
The May 2012 issue of the Australian Law Journal publishes an article by Keith Mason examining how the functions and powers of intermediate appellate courts differ from those of the High Court and an article by Hon Justice James Douglas surveying the current position of English law as a source of Australian law, areas of divergence in the common law and statute law and recent developments in English law as it has been affected by European law. Also in this Part are a range of interesting section notes covering such diverse topics as the role of prosecutors, priority in equity, action in rem, estoppel and legal profession discipline, plus much more!