NEVER TO BE RELEASED? by Carolyn Strange Australian National University Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org “For the term of his natural life” is a phrase cemented in Australian public memory to the convict era, thanks to Marcus Clarke’s novel of the same name. In contrast the sentencing condition, “never to be released” was invented in the modern penal ...more
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal includes an interesting mix of articles and section notes covering a wide range of topics. The first article comes from Geoff Lindsay SC and focuses on the history of contract law in NSW and its broader implications for Australian law. The second article, by Brendan Lim, looks at the case for hypothetical jurisdiction in civil proceedings. The final article is by Paul Miller and questions the benefits of shareholder class actions to the shareholders themselves.