The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes the following articles: “Calibrating the Scales of Justice: Inferences on Prohibited Drug Manufacture” – Gary Edmond and D Brynn Hibbert; and “Propensity Evidence Reform after the Royal Commission into Child Sexual Abuse” – David Hamer. Also in this Part is an Editorial on rethinking corporation prosecution; Legislation Comment: “Derivative Liability and South Australia’s New Firearms Law: ‘Inherently Dangerous’ or the ‘Best Gun Laws in the Country’?” – Kellie Toole and David Plater; and a Digest of Criminal Law Cases.
The August 2011 Part of the Criminal Law Journal contains a range of interesting material on various topics related to criminal law in Australia. The first article provides an analysis of whether offences related to electronic transactions should be considered as theft or fraud. The second article considers the scope of the law of manslaughter to respond to deaths at work. There is also a Case and comment section on marital rape, a digest of criminal law cases and Phillips’ brief.