The Australian Law Journal has been recording and analysing legal developments since it started publishing in 1927. We’ve had a look through the online backset on Westlaw AU to find some highlights. In 1928, The Australian Law Journal was still in its first year of publication, and NSW debated whether police should able ...more
The latest Part of the Local Government Law Journal include the following articles: “Distributive justice, ordinary rates and the categorisation of land for rating purposes in New South Wales: An update” – Guy J Dwyer; and “Retreat from retreat – the backward evolution of sea-level rise policy in Australia, and the implications for local government” – Justine Bell and Mark Baker-Jones. Also in this Part are the Digest of Cases and the Local Government & Planning Law Guide Cases.
Thomson Reuters is pleased to announce the appointment of Jennifer Stuckey-Clarke as a brand new New South Wales Section Editor for Property Law Review. Jennifer Stuckey-Clarke is a barrister practising in Sydney at 15 Wardell Chambers. Educated at the Australian National University and Cambridge University, she was Senior Lecturer in Equity and Trusts and Intellectual ...more
The first Part of Volume 3 of Property Law Review includes three interesting articles on different aspects of property law in Australia. The first article is by AJ van der Walt and explores two narratives in which the effects of the abolition of feudalism in modern servitude law are explained in terms of the promotion of liberty. The second article comes from Helena Howe who seeks to demonstrate that the stewardship model of property does not involve the problematic denial of Lockean natural rights to property. The final article, by Kunal Sharma, analyses the phenomenon of intentional communities, and evaluates how effectively the New South Wales community title legislation can be used to implement, in practice, such communities.
The latest Part of EPLJ includes articles on the key principles and concepts of the Carbon Farming Initiative, the consistency of Australia’s Illegal Logging Prohibition Bill with the WTO Agreement, climate change and shareholder activism in Australia, New South Wales’ renewable energy planning law changes and standalone Aboriginal heritage legislation in New South Wales.
This Part of JLM includes a wide range of articles and sections to choose from, for example the range includes misleading health service practitioner representations and health outcomes after whiplash, an argument that male circumcision does prevent HIV infection and ethical psychiatric research in Singapore, the legal status of the fetus in NSW and an argument for legalising voluntary physician- based euthanasia, legal capacity under the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and open disclosure following medical error. Plus much, much more.
The latest Part of EPLJ includes: “The potential and reality of the environment protection licensing system in New South Wales: The case of water pollution” – Kristy Graham and Ian A Wright; “Navigating muddy waters: Does the High Court have a role in adjudicating interstate river disputes?” – Amy Preston-Samson; “Energy security, oil and the transport sector – is Australia’s policy adequate, reliable and affordable?” – Megan Vine; and ““Planning away” Victoria’s renewable energy future? Resolving the tension between the local and global in windfarm developments” – Lisa Caripis and Anne Kallies.
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal includes an article by John P Bryson which describes the principles of common law pleadings as applied in the Supreme Court of New South Wales prior to the Supreme Court Act 1970 (NSW); an article by Oliver Jones that considers the precedential status in the Federal Magistrates Court of decisions by the Federal Court; and an article by Rachel Mansted which discusses jurisdiction over foreign intellectual property law. Also in this Part are several sections: Current Issues; Letter to the Editor; Conveyancing and Property; Family Law; and Recent Cases.
Part 3 of Volume 86 of the Australian Law Journal includes articles covering such diverse topics as the importance of the rule of law, the statutory elements of the definition of “ship” in the Admiralty Act 1988 and the evolving office of the NSW Attorney General. Also in this Part are a range of section notes including Current issues, Conveyancing and property, Family law, International focus, Recent cases and Book reviews.
The second Part of Volume 29 of the Environmental and Planning Law Journal presents six articles on different issues surrounding coal seam gas. Rosemary Lyster looks at CSG in the context of global energy and climate change scenarios; Laura Letts considers the amendments to the Qld Water Act in the context of CSG production; Katherine Owens focuses on Strategic Regional Land Use Plans; Tim Poisel makes the case for better strategic planning and regulation for CSG exploration and production in NSW; Alan Randall looks toward a risk management framework for CSG; and Dr Nicola Swayne analyses the current regulatory approaches to CSG projects in Qld. Not to be missed!