The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes the following articles: “How does the Australian public view parole? Results from a national survey on public attitudes towards parole and re-entry” – Robin Fitzgerald, Lorana Bartels, Arie Freiberg, Adrian Cherney and Shannon Buglar; and “Sentencing review 2015–2016” – Lorana Bartels. Also in this Part is an Editorial on “Greyhounds, sharks and prisoners, a contrast in the emergence of informed public policy”; and a Digest of Criminal Law Cases.
The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes the following content: “Marital rape: Retrospectivity and the common law” – Kellie Toole; “Divergent approaches to the admissibility of tendency evidence in New South Wales and Victoria: The risk of adopting a more permissive approach” – David Hoitink and Anthony Hopkins; Sentencing Review 2014-2015 – Lorana Bartels; and Digest of Criminal Law Cases.
The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes the following articles: “The High Court on crime in 2014: Outcomes and jurisprudence” – Mirko Bagaric; “Sexsomnia – excusable or just insane?” – Colleen Davis; “Fitness to plead in Queensland’s youth justice system: The need for pragmatic reform” – Suzie O’Toole, Jodie O’Leary and Bruce D Watt; and “Swift and certain sanctions: Is it time for Australia to bring some HOPE into the criminal justice system?” – Lorana Bartels. Also in this Part is an editorial about the fallout from Barbaro v The Queen and a Digest of Criminal Law Cases.
The interface between social media and the law is one fraught with many grey areas, so unsurprisingly, it is a growing area of legal scholarship. From the regulatory and ethical considerations of jurors and judges using social media, to the rights and responsibilities of employers and employees, to an increasingly blurred public/private divide, social media ...more
The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes the following articles: “Parole and parole authorities in Australia: A system in crisis?” – Lorana Bartels; “Naming young offenders: Implications of research for reform” – Jodie O’Leary; and “Sentencing review 2012-2013” – Kate Warner. There is also a Case and Comment section and a Digest of Recent Criminal Law Cases.
The August 2013 issue of the Journal of Judicial Administration publishes four interesting articles. In the first article, Chief Justice French reflects on the task of defining courts and distinguishing them from other decision-making bodies. The second article, by Marilyn Krawitz, discusses issues regarding Australian judges’ use of social media. The third article comes from Lorana Bartels and Jessica Lee and considers the use of social media by jurors during the trial and deliberation processes. The final article, by Anthony Gray and Gerard Elmore, is a follow-up to an article originally published by the same authors in 2012 and looks at the constitutionality of minimum mandatory sentencing regimes. Not to be missed!
The February issue of the Criminal Law Journal includes articles on international responses to infant abandonment, neonaticide and infanticide, the application of criminal defamation to inflammatory comments made on social networking sites and the possibility of racial discrimination for Indigenous people seeking bail. Also in this issue is an editorial on the rift between the judiciary and parliament over mandatory prison terms for people smugglers, a review of the High Court decisions in 2011 related to criminal matters and a Digest of Criminal Law Cases.