The latest Part of the Journal of Judicial Administration includes the following articles: “Path Dependency, the High Court, and the Constitution” – Jeremy Patrick; “Homelessness and Contact with the Criminal Justice System: Insights from Magistrates in Australia” – Julia Quilter, Luke McNamara, Tamara Walsh and Thalia Anthony; and “COVID-19: An Exceptional or Surrounding Circumstance for the Purposes of Bail and Sentencing?” – Natalia Antolak-Saper.
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 issue of the JJA includes four articles of interest. The first comes from Iain Ross and discusses the Tribunal Excellence Framework with particular reference to the VCAT. The second article, by Natalia Antolak-Saper, discusses the purpose, regularity and practice of judicially directed verdicts in Australia. The third article is from ME Rackemann and examines the increasing significance of expert opinion evidence. The final article is by H Douglas, J Hammill, EA Russell and W Hall, reports the results of a survey about judicial understanding of Foetal alcohol spectrum disorder.