The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal contains the following articles: “250 Years of the Crown in Australia: From James Cook to the Palace Papers (1770–2020)” – The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG; “The Crown in Australia: From James Cook To Charles III, Another Perspective” – Geoffrey Robertson AO QC; and “A Response to Geoffrey Robertson QC” – The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG. This Part also includes the following sections: Current Issues: “The Palace Papers – 1975 Revisited and a Future Australian Republic?”; “The Curated Page Continues”; and “The Curated Page”; Environmental Law: New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria and Western Australia; Class Actions: “Time For Some ‘Rough Justice’ – Federal Court Makes Common Fund Orders at Settlement Stage in Two Class Actions”; Personalia: New South Wales: Justice Kate Williams and Appointment of Senior Counsel; South Australia: Justice Christopher Bleby; and Victoria: Justice Lisa Nichols, Justice Jim Delany, Justice Kathryn Stynes and Appointment of Senior Counsel; Recent Cases: Criminal Law – Sentence – Where Appellant Suffered from Severe Personality Disorder – Where Causal Connection between Personality Disorder and Offending – Whether R v Verdins (2007) 16 VR 269 Principles Applicable – Whether Statements in Director of Public Prosecutions (Vic) v O’Neill (2015) 47 VR 395 Should No Longer Be Followed; and Obituary: Mr Bruno Cappelletti OAM.
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal contains the following articles: “Dixonian Legalism and its Adherents: Assessing the Place for Policy Choices under “Strict and Complete Legalism” in Theory and Practice” – Ned Hirst; “Discrimination Against Employees of Religious Schools in Australia, US and the EU – A Comparison in Light of Human Rights and Deliberative Democracy” – Robert Mężyk; and “Resolving Conflicts at the Interface of Public and Private Law” – Ellen Roc. This Part also includes the following sections: Current Issues; Conveyancing and Property; Environmental Law; International Focus; and Obituary: The Hon John Cain.
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.
Thomson Reuters is pleased to announce the appointment of The Hon Justice Dean Mildren AM RFD QC as the Section Editor for a brand new Northern Territory Section in The Australian Law Journal. As part of a reinvigoration program, a range of new Sections are being commissioned to ensure that subscribers are receiving a wide range of ...more
The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes the following articles: “Policing corruption and corporations in Australia: Towards a new national agenda” – Simon Bronitt; “Drug-trafficker property confiscation schemes in Western Australia and the Northern Territory: A study in legislation going too far” – Dr Natalie Skead; “Recent developments in Canadian criminal law” – Gerry Ferguson and Benjamin L Berger. Also in this Part is a Case and Comment and a Digest of Recent Criminal Cases.
The latest Part of JJA publishes the following articles: “Transforming governance and technology in civil and administrative justice” – David Tait and Terry Carney; “Are retributive aims achievable in a restorative justice setting?” – Tony Foley; “Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder in children: Implications for judicial administration” – Samantha Parkinson and Sara McLean; “Child protection law and practice in the Northern Territory and implications for the court” – Hilary Hannam; and “QCAT’s hybrid hearing: The best of both worlds or compromised mediation?” – Bobette Wolski.
The latest Part of the Northern Territory Law Journal publishes on a range of interesting topics, including the interaction between the Aboriginal people of the Territory and the court; the clash of customary law and Australian law; Ngarra law; and legal education in remote Aboriginal communities. Also included in this Part is a case note on civil procedure reforms and a Comment:”Wunungmurra, The Intervention and the Cab-Rank Rule”. Not to be missed.
The latest Part of the Northern Territory Law Journal includes an article by George Williams AO which addresses the place of the Northern Territory under the Australian Constitution, and the status of Territorians as “secondclass citizens”.. This Part also includes an article by Patrick Bolton which considers the development and juridical basis of a doctor’s duty of care after Young v Central Australian Aboriginal Congress Inc and argues that its extension to preventable conditions is both contrary to principle and unachievable. There is also a “Current Issue” section looking at the content of double jeopardy in Crown appeals and a “Case notes” section.
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.
By Cameron Ford. For the first time since their enactment in 2004, an appellate court, in AJ Lucas Operations Pty Ltd v Mac-Attack Equipment Hire Pty Ltd (2009) 25 NTLR 14, has spoken on the construction security of payment legislation of Western Australia and the Northern Territory.