The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal contains the following articles: “Estoppel And Enforcement Of International Arbitration Awards” – Richard Garnett; “Defamation: Serious Harm And Contextual Truth” – James O’Hara; and “Towards A Coherent Sentencing Jurisprudence For Animal Cruelty Offences” – Gabrielle Wolf, Mirko Bagaric and Jane Kotzmann. This Part also includes the following sections: Current Issues: “The Rule of Law”; “Coercive Control”; and “The Curated Page”; Around the Nation: Tasmania: “Hobart’s Supreme Court Buildings”; Family Law: “Section 114AB: Semantics and Chaos”; Human Rights: “Major UN Review of Australia’s Human Rights Record”; New Zealand: “End of Life Choice: Coming to New Zealand by the Road Less Travelled”; and Recent Cases: “Trade and Commerce – Misleading and Deceptive Conduct – Unconscionable Conduct – Procuring Breach of Fiduciary Duty – Equity – Fiduciaries – Duty – Breach – Contract – Breach of Contract – Joint Venture – Termination”.
The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes the following articles: “Voluntary Assisted Dying and the Merits of Offence-specific Prosecutorial Guidelines in Australia” – Kerstin Braun; “Sexual Offending and the Meaning of Consent in the Queensland Criminal Code” – James Duffy; “Sentencing Developments in the United States in 2020: The Pandemic, Black Lives Matter and Further Erosion of Mass Incarceration” – Mirko Bagaric and Peter Isham; and “‘Whether the Victim Wishes the Offender to Be Released or Not Is Unimportant’: Australia and New Zealand Parole Board members’ Views of the Role of Victims of Crime” – Katherine J McLachlan. Also in this Part is an Editorial: “Reform of ‘Consent’ Law” – Stephen J Odgers; and Phillips’ Brief: “The Curious Case of a Lost Emergency: Section 119 in 1919” – Mark Finnane.
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 Journal of Judicial Administration includes the following articles: “Is Australia Ready for AI on the Bench?” – Ilana Bolingford, Mirko Bagaric, Melissa Bull, Dan Hunter and Nigel Stobbs; “The Rehabilitative Ideal and the Realism of Drug Court Success” – Amanda Clarke; and “Allowing for Participants in Royal Commissions: A Scoping Review” – Dave McDonald, Jenae Carpenter and Natalia Hanley.
This COVID-19 special issue of the Journal of Law and Medicine includes the following articles: “Legal Implications of Personal Protective Equipment Use When Treating Patients for COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2)” – Danuta Mendelson, Michael Keane, Mirko Bagaric and Cameron Graydon; “Compassion, Law and COVID-19” – Nigel Stobbs, Belinda Bennett and Ian Freckelton QC; “Violation Liability in the Context of the Spread of COVID-19: Russian Experience” – Svetlana I Pospelova, Yulia V Pavlova, Natalia A Kamenskaya and Sergey V Pospelov; “International Access to Public Health Data: An Important Brazilian Legal Precedent” – Ian Freckelton QC and Vera Lúcia Raposo; “Access to Health and Medical Research: Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic” – Faith O Aboyeji; “Have Indian Surrogates Been Harmed by Commercial Surrogacy Transactions?” – Donna Cooper and Philippa Trowse; “Regulation of the Abortion Drug RU 486: The Collision of Politics, Ethics and Morals in Australia” – Nicola Bodor; “Vox populi, vox Dei? Previewing New Zealand’s Public Decision on Assisted Dying” – Jessica Young and Andrew Geddis; “Doctors and the Voluntary Assisted Dying Act 2017 (Vic): Knowledge and General Perspectives” – Jodhi Rutherford; “Legal Liability Arising from the Use of “Agent Orange” in the Kimberley: Registration of 2,4,5-T and 2,4-D in Australia” – Amne Alrifai; “Support Systems for Medical Decision-Making: Considerations for Japan” – Yoshihiko Iijima; “Corrective Justice and the Law Relating to Damages for Negligently Inflicted Psychiatric Injury: A Principled Explanation for the “Close and Loving Relationship” Consideration” – Martin Allcock; “Recency of Practice and the Maintenance of Professional Competence for Nurses and Midwives: A Scoping Review Protocol” – Casey Marnie, Micah DJ Peters, Deborah Forsythe, Kate Kennedy, Greg Sharplin, Marion Eckert, Mary Chiarella and Rachael Vernon; “Infanticide and Infanticide Statutes in Australia and New Zealand” – Russ Scott; and “Public Health versus Alcohol Industry Compliance Laws: A Case of Industry Capture?” – Tony Brown.
Also in this Part are the following sections: Editorial: “Perils of Precipitate Publication: Fraudulent and Substandard COVID-19 Research” – Ian Freckelton QC; Legal Issues: “COVID-19: Criminal Law, Public Assemblies and Human Rights Litigation” – Ian Freckelton QC; Medical Issues: “COVID-19 and Forensic Medical Practice” – David Ranson; Nursing and Midwifery Issues: “How COVID-19 Highlights an Ongoing Pandemic of Neglect and Oppression When It Comes to Women’s Reproductive Rights” – Hannah G Dahlen, Bashi Kumar-Hazard and Mary Chiarella; Genomic Law Issues: “Australian Perspectives on the Ethical and Regulatory Considerations for Responsible Data Sharing in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic” – Dianne Nicol, Don Chalmers, Christine Critchley, Lisa Eckstein, Jane Nielsen and Margaret Otlowski; Health Law Reporter: “Suicide-related Materials and Voluntary Assisted Dying” – Cameron Stewart, Ian Kerridge, Camille La Brooy and Paul Komesaroff; Family and Children’s Health Law Issues: “COVID-19 and Family Law Decision-Making” – Ian Freckelton QC; Obituary: Colin Tatz (1934–2019); Richard Tracey (1948–2019); and Book Review: “The Sealed Box of Suicide: The Contexts of Self-Death”.
The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes the following articles: “The High Court on Crime in 2019: Analysis and Jurisprudence” – Stephen Odgers; “More Scope for Murder: Reckless Indifference in Queensland’s Criminal Code” – Joseph Lelliott, Andreas Schloenhardt, Lauren Causer and Madeleine Skeen; “Respects of Character” – Greg Taylor; “The Futility of a “Hug” from the Commonwealth: Property Restraining Orders and the Fight for Victim Compensation under the Commonwealth Proceeds of Crime Legislation” – Natalie Skead, Sarah Murray and Tamara Tulich; and “Sentencing Developments in the United States in 2019: Shifting from the “Tough on Crime” Mantra to (Seriously) Contemplating the Abolition of Prisons” – Mirko Bagaric, Gabrielle Wolf and Daniel McCord. Also in this Part is an Editorial: “Incarceration Trends over the Past Decade: The Need for More Effective Risk and Needs Assessments and Rehabilitative Measures”; and a Digest of Criminal Law Cases.
The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes the following articles: “Mistakes That Negate Apparent Consent” – Andrew Dyer; “Putting Jurors First: Legislative Simplification of Jury Directions” – Greg Byrne and Chris Maxwell; and “Appeals against Conviction on Indictment: Process, Outcome and NSW Reform after Kalbasi v Western Australia” – David Hamer. Also in this Part is an Editorial on Indigenous incarceration and pragmatic solutions; Legislation Comment: “Dancing with Death: Why the NSW Homicide Offence of Drug Supply Causing Death May Cause More Harm than Good” – Elyse Methven; and a Digest of Criminal Law Cases.
The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes the following articles: “Sexual Assault Law Reform in New South Wales: Why the Lazarus Litigation Demonstrates No Need for s 61HE of the Crimes Act to Be Changed (Except in One Minor Respect)” – Andrew Dyer; “Compulsorily Obtained Material and Interference with Criminal Processes” – Simon Frauenfelder; and “United States Sentencing Developments: The World’s Largest Mass Incarcerator Goes into Decarceration Mode” – Mirko Bagaric, Gabrielle Wolf and Daniel McCord. Also in this Part is an Editorial on the first sentence imposed under Victoria’s “One Punch” homicide laws; Case and Comment: “Public Interest Immunity: Procedural Alternatives to the ‘Binary’ Outcome” – Rachel Deane; 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.