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 Criminal Law Journal includes the following articles: “Injustice Arising from the Unnoticed Power of Priming: How Lawyers and Even Judges can be Misled by Unreliable Transcripts of Indistinct Forensic Audio” – Helen Fraser and Yuko Kinoshita; “Check Your Privilege: The Foundation of Legal Professional Privilege within the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions” – Adam Murphy; and “The Use of Victim Impact Statements in Sexual Offence Sentencing: A Critique of Judicial Practice” – Rhiannon Davies and Lorana Bartels. Also in this Part is an Editorial: “The Burden and Standard of Proof”; Contemporary Comment: “Affirmative Consent in New South Wales: Progressive Reform or Dangerous Populism?” – Andrew Dyer; and Digest of Criminal Law Cases.
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: “Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing and Memory: A Dilemma for the Criminal Justice System” – Greg Walsh OAM; and “Bail in Extradition Proceedings” – Matthew Groves. Also in this Part are the following sections: Editorial: “Can the Pandemic Induced Fall in Prison Numbers Lead to Durable Principled Sentencing Reform?”; Case and Comment: “R v Sunderland  QCA 156” – Deborah Kim; Sentencing Review: “Sentencing Review 2019–2020”; and Digest of Criminal Law Cases.
The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes the following articles: “A Case for Systemic Design in Criminal Law Techno-Regulation” – Brendan Walker-Munro; “Vulnerable Witnesses and Victoria’s Intermediary Pilot Program” – Natalia Antolak-Saper and Hannah MacPherson; and “The New Northern Territory ICAC: Better Corruption Offences, but Prevented by a Lack of Prevention” – Neil Samuel Hope, Dane Bryce Weber and Maija-Ilona Wilhelmiina Pekkanen. Also in this Part is an Editorial on a new right of appeal as a response to wrongful convictions; Sentencing Review 2018-2019; and a Digest of Criminal Law Cases.
The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes the following articles: “The High Court on Crime in 2018: Outcomes and Jurisprudence” – Mirko Bagaric; “Will Australia Raise the Minimum Age of Criminal Responsibility?” – Thomas Crofts; and “More, Longer, Tougher … or Is It Finally Time for a Different Approach to the Post-sentence Management of Sex Offenders in Australia?” – Lorana Bartels, Jamie Walvisch and Kelly Richards. Also in this Part is an Editorial on parole without hope and the desirability of capping the maximum length of prison terms in light of the Gargasoulas Sentence; Legislation Comment: “20 Years of Torture: Reflections on s 320A of Queensland’s Criminal Code” – Andreas Schloenhardt, Joseph Lelliott, Anna Kretowicz, Omar Harduwar, Rory McFadden and Greta Sweeney; and a Digest of Criminal Law Cases.
The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes the following articles: “A Life without Hope – The Victorian Charter and Parole” – Matthew Groves; and “Just Attribution of Criminal Liability: Consideration of Extended Joint Criminal Enterprise Post-Miller” – Jenny Richards and Luke McNamara. Also in this Part is an Editorial on permanent stays of criminal cases and public confidence in the courts; Case and Comment: “DS v The Queen: Tendency and Doli Incapax” – Sam Hartridge; Sentencing Review 2017-2018 – Lorana Bartels; and a Digest of Criminal Law Cases.
The latest Part of the Journal of Judicial Administration includes the following articles: “Communicating the Right to Silence to Aboriginal Suspects: Lessons from Western Australia v Gibson” – Diana Eades; “Police Interviews and Coerced False Confessions: Gibson v Western Australia (2017) 51 WAR 199” – Joseph Briggs and Russ Scott; “Invisible Women: Where Are All the Female Lawyers? – Errol Chua; and “Aggravating or Mitigating? Comparing Judges’ and Jurors’ Views on Four Ambiguous Sentencing Factors” – Kate Warner, Caroline Spiranovic, Arie Freiberg, Julia Davis and Lorana Bartels.
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.