The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal contains the following articles: “Courts as (Living) Institutions and Workplaces” – Chief Justice James Allsop; “Law Reform – Future Directions” – The Hon Justice S C Derrington; “Law Schools and The Burden Of Bureaucracy: Release The Yoke (A Plea From The Coalface). Part 1: Over-Regulation in Australia” – Olivia Rundle and Lynden Griggs; and “The Animal as a Chattel? Conferring Equitable Rights on Nonhuman Animals” – Scott Wotherspoon. This Part also includes the following sections: Current Issues; Conveyancing and Property; Environmental Law; Corporations and Securities; Statutory Interpretation; Around the Nation: Australian Capital Territory; Around the Nation: Northern Territory; and Book Review.
The latest Part of the Property Law Review includes the following content: “Asset Protection and NSW Stamp Duty: A Symbiosis” – Rebecca Barbou; “Overriding Statutes and Torrens – Developing a Response to Torrens’s ‘Greatest Legal Enemy'” – Lynden Griggs; “Improving Housing Security through Tenancy Law Reform: Alternatives to Long Fixed Term Agreements” – Chris Martin; “Public Nuisance Claims in Climate Change Litigation: How Useful Are They?” – Jana Norman; “Sharing Property: Multi-owned Property Workshop – Sarah Blandy, Clare Mouat and Cathy Sherry; Queensland: “The Human Body and Private Property: Sperm Harvesting” – Sharon Christensen; New Zealand: “The Land Transfer Act 2017 – Part 1” – Thomas Gibbons; and United States: “Joint Bank Account Held by Husband and Wife – Presumption of Tenancy by the Entirety – Severance on Withdrawal by One” – John Orth. This issue also includes the following section: Editorial; and Book Reviews.
The latest Part of the Property Law Review includes the following content: “Migratory Boundaries of Coastal Properties in Cases of Artificially Caused Erosion” – Brent Michael; “Better Protecting Native Title and Indigenous Land Use Agreements in Queensland: A New Class of Easement?” – Tim Wishart and Margaret Stephenson; “Up in the Air(bnb): Can Short-term Rentals Be Tamed?” – Laura Schatz and Rebecca Leshinsky; Essay: “Baseball, Friendship, Law and Property” – Paul Babie; Consumer Issues: “A Law of Neighbours: Views, Sunlight, and Intervention” – Lynden Griggs; Singapore and Hong Kong: “Recent Developments: Presumed Resulting Trusts, Vitiating Factors for Trusts, Interrupting Adverse Possession, and Abandonment of Leasehold Covenants” – Kelvin Low and Alvin See; United States: “Joint Tenancy – Severance – Unilateral Severance without Notice to Other Joint Tenant” – John Orth; South Australia: “The Annual Rent Threshold Triggering the Application of the Retail and Commercial Leases Act 1995 (SA)” – Paul Babie; and Victoria: “Part Performance: When It Is the Context that Counts” – Vanessa Johnston. This issue also includes the following section: Editorial; General Editor and South Australia Editor – Paul Babie.
The latest Part of the Property Law Review includes the following content: “Completing the painting: Legislative innovation and the ‘Australianness’ of Australian real property law” – Paul Babie; “Blockchains, trust and land administration: The return of historical provenance” – Lynden Griggs, Rod Thomas, Rouhshi Low and James Scheibner; “Verification of identity: As simple as it seems?” – Brett Harding; “Compulsory acquisition without compensation and the Nigerian Land Use Act” – Akintunde Otubu; New Zealand: “Unit titles and bodies corporate: Simple questions and difficult answers” – Thomas Gibbons; Queensland: “Enforcing obligations in development conditions against successors in title: Heaven’s door remains closed” – Sharon Christensen; South Australia: “A never-ending story: Torrens title in South Australia and the 2015-2016 Amendments to the Real Property Act 1886 (SA)” – Paul Babie; and Book Review.
The latest Part of the Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law includes the following articles: “Proving Misleading or Deceptive Conduct: Challenges Posed by the Internet” – Adrian Coorey; “Influencers, Instagurus, and Enablers: Using Accessorial Liability to Establish a Norm of Behaviour in Relation to Disguised Viral Marketing” – Lynden Griggs and Aviva Freilich; “Extracting Value from Big Data: Taking Big Data Processing and Analysis into Account” – Suiyi Zhang; Access to Services; Case Note: Tribunal Tableaux; Consumer Concerns; What If…; Comments from Commerce; Report from Russia; Report from New Zealand; and Benchmarks.
The latest Part of the Property Law Review includes the following content: “Licensee versus trespasser: Hill v Tupper resuscitated” – Oscar S Han; “Regulation and private property: The cautionary tale of Ukraine” – Paul Babie; Consumer Issues: “It’s a new day, it’s a new dawn, it’s a new life … : PEXA, electronic conveyancing, and consumers” – Lynden Griggs; Strata and Community Title: “Tragedy of the anticommons?” – Michael Kleinschmidt; New Zealand: “Are resource consents property? – Ongoing issues” – Thomas Gibbons; Singapore: “Recent developments: Resulting trusts, common intention constructive trusts, proprietary estoppel and equitable accounting” – Kelvin Low; Queensland: “Sharing your home in Queensland: Host, landlord or innkeeper?” – Sharon Christensen and WD Duncan; South Australia: “The meaning of ‘residential tenancy agreement’ in South Australia: Schaffer v Usca” – Paul Babie; Western Australia: “Recent developments: Boarders and lodgers; real estate agents code of conduct; priority between unregistered interests; the Oswal saga” – Eileen Webb.
The latest Part of the Property Law Review includes the following content: “Developing the ultimate cadastre: Using indefeasibility to guarantee geodetic defined land boundaries” – Lynden Griggs; “Towards women’s equal right to property: Recent judicial developments in India” – Archana Mishra; “Succession and inheritance law in Nigeria: Resolving the discriminatory proprietary rights of widows and children” – T Kehinde Adekunle; New Zealand: “Developments in easements – or easements in development?” – Thomas Gibbons; Singapore: “Recent developments: Leases, interests of specific legatees, indefeasibility and collective sales” – Kelvin Low; South Australia: “Is native title a defence to a mortgagee’s right to possession?” – Paul Babie; Western Australia: “Legislation and case law developments: Strata title; residential parks; rent review provisions and uncertainty” – Eileen Webb.
The latest Part of the Journal of Law and Medicine features a special issue on the topic of commercial surrogacy, prefaced with an “Introductory note” by Chief Judge John H Pascoe and followed by five articles which examine some areas of development, regulation and debate: “The regulation of commercial surrogacy: The wrong answers to the wrong questions” – Anita Stuhmcke; “Responsive regulation of cross-border assisted reproduction” – Jenni Millbank; “Commercial surrogacy and the human right to autonomy” – Ronli Sifris; “Genes and gestation in Australian regulation of egg donation, surrogacy and mitochondrial donation” – Karinne Ludlow; “The Family Courts and parentage of children conceived through overseas commercial surrogacy arrangements: A child-centred approach” – Adiva Sifris.
This Part also includes the following sections: Guest Editorial: “Commercial surrogacy: What role for law in Australia?” – Ronli Sifris, Karinne Ludlow and Adiva Sifris; Legal Issues: “Defining seclusion and restraint: Legal and policy definitions versus consumer and carer perspectives” – Cath Roper, Bernadette McSherry and Lisa Brophy; Medical Issues: “The dangers of dementia: Getting the balance right” – Ross Bicknell, Joseph Ibrahim, Lyndal Bugeja and David Ranson; Bioethical Issues: “Lecretia Seales and aid in dying in New Zealand” – Grant Gillett; Nursing Issues: “The role of observation and feedback in enhancing performance with medication administration” – Karen Davies, Charles Mitchell and Ian Coombes; Medical Law Reporter: “Myriad voices against gene patents in the High Court” – Lucas McCallum and Thomas Faunce; and Letter to the Editor. Also in this Part are the following articles: “Medical and scientific authorship: A conflict between discipline rules and the law” – Elizabeth Adeney; “Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: A consideration of sentencing and unreliable confessions” – Heather Douglas; “Cutting the cord: Can society over-invest in extremely premature and critically impaired neonates?” – Neera Bhatia; “Nazi medical experiments on Australian prisoners of war: Commentary on the testimony of an Australian soldier” – George M Weisz; “A problem of modernity: Dual burial plots, the right to inter, and the interrelationship between the two” – Lynden Griggs; and “Our Father who art in prison: Conviction and rehabilitation for Australian Catholic clergy who are child sexual offenders” – Mike O’Connor. There is also a Book Review of “Critically Impaired Infants and End of Life Decision Making” – by Neera Bhatia.
The latest Part of the Property Law Review includes the following content: “Contracts and conduct: Using tenancy law to govern crime and disorder in public housing in New South Wales” – Chris Martin; “Where property meets unjust enrichment: Subrogation to extinguished security interests” – Hin Ting Liu; Consumer Issues: “The changing face of conveyancing responsibility” – Lynden Griggs, Rouhshi Low and Rod Thomas; New Zealand: “Land covenants: Challenges and opportunities” – Thomas Gibbons; South Africa: “The South African doctrine of notice: A comparative law perspective” – PJ Badenhorst; Queensland: “Identifying statutory encumbrances for seller disclosure” – Sharon Christensen; South Australia: “Inference of an express trust on grounds of commercial necessity: Clarification by High Court” – Paul Babie; Western Australia: “Recent developments: Relief against lease forfeiture; priority of interests and electronic signatures” – Eileen Webb.
The latest Part of the Property Law Review includes the following content: “Strata scheme termination reforms and compulsory acquisition” – Cassandra Campbell; “Contractual damages and post-Sidhu proprietary estoppel: A further blow to the Statute of Frauds?” – Wei Wen; Consumer Issues: “The evolving discourse as to whether animals are property” – Lynden Griggs; Singapore: “Recent developments: Subterranean and cyber space” – Kelvin Low; South Africa: “Extinction of a praedial servitude of light” – PJ Badenhorst; New South Wales: “The omitted easement exception to indefeasiblity: Registrar-General of New South Wales v Jea Holdings (Aust) Pty Ltd” – Ken Kanjian; Queensland: “Email negotiations form a binding land contract without a “signature”” – Sharon Christensen; “Compulsory acquisition and a survey plan: Tenants must protect their rights” – Sebastian Greenway; South Australia: “Caveats and competing equitable mortgages: Commonwealth Bank of Australia v Psevdos” – Paul Babie.