Mr Justice P W Young AO
The last Part of Volume 87 of the Australian Law Journal publishes the following articles: “The courts and the parliament” – Chief Justice Robert French AC; “It tolls for thee: Accessorial liability after Bell v Westpac” – Hon T F Bathurst and Sienna Merope; “The status of law reports produced in England prior to 1865” – P W Young and A A Gomez; and “Proportionate liability in the High Court” – Leigh Warnick. Also included in this Part are the following sections: Current Issues; Conveyancing and Property; Recent Cases and Book Reviews.
The January 2012 issue of the Australian Law Journal includes the usual interesting mix of articles and sections. The articles cover such diverse topics as judicial review of decisions of non-governmental bodies exercising governmental powers, the practice of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal in relation to medical evidence, potential problems with a transfer of property made by an insolvent company and ambiguity as a precondition to the use of extrinsic evidence. The Sections include notes on the authority of the High Court, termination of lease and duty of care, plus much more.
The last issue of the Australian Law Journal for the year contains an article on sentencing justice and the underlying concepts of fairness and consistency and an article on the criminal processes of impeachment and attainder. This Part also includes a range of section notes covering topics such as the Riot Act, invasion of privacy, asset lending, piracy, revocable trusts and the end of Volume quiz, plus much more!
The November 2011 issue of the Australian Law Journal contains the usual mix of interesting articles and sections on a variety of topics. There are articles on constitutional history in the Northern Territory, the relationship between truth and the adversarial system and the concepts of “rarity” and “restraint” in Crown sentencing appeals. There are also several section notes covering such diverse topics as judges and the “social media”, severance of joint tenancy, a proposed Financial Dispute Resolution Centre in Hong Kong, unlawfully obtained evidence overseas, propensity evidence and much more.
The October 2011 Part for the Australian Law Journal contains articles on the Tokyo War Crimes Tribunal, the central role of the “error principle” in sentencing appeals and remedies for aggrieved tenderers under administrative law, trade practices legislation, and estoppel. The Part also includes the regular Sections: Current issues, Conveyancing and property and Recent cases, with diverse topics covered including the rights of sperm donors, mortgage law reform, retail leases, personal equities, intestacy, negligence and legislatures power to bind court procedure, plus much more.
The September 2011 Part of the Australian Law Journal is packed with interesting articles, covering a wide range of topics including witnesses in transnational commercial litigation, the complex causation questions that can arise in class actions, the increased incidence in Australian courts of questions of foreign law and the rationale and development of the Woolwich principle. There are also some of the usual Sections, including Current issues, Conveyancing and property, Recent cases and Overseas law.