The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal contains “Current Issues” by General Editor, the Hon Justice François Kunc. It features the following articles: “Anti-Semitism, Hate Speech and Pt IIA of the Racial Discrimination Act” – Ronald Sackville AO QC; “Liquidator Remuneration, Creditor Dividends and the Public Interest: Recent NSW Supreme Court Decisions and the Continuing Need for Reform” – A Keith Thompson; “Should Lower Court Judges Bind Magistrates and Tribunals?” – Oliver Jones. This Part also includes the following sections: Conveyancing and Property; Corporations and Securities; Recent Cases, Book Reviews and Obituary.
The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes the following articles: “Australian legal responses to foreign fighters” – Keiran Hardy and George Williams; “The impact of compulsory examinations and abrogation of the privilege against self-incrimination on criminal trials” – Alice Smith. Also in this Part is an Editorial on the moderation of its approach sentencing and lessons for Australia; Book Review: “Intermediaries in the Criminal Justice System: Improving Communication for Vulnerable Witnesses and Defendants” – Emily Henderson; and a Digest of Criminal Law Cases.
The latest part of C&SLJ includes the following articles: “Tracing under the PPSA” – Matthew Broderick; “Statutory directors’ duties, the civil penalty regime and shareholder ratification: What role does the public interest play?” – Isuru Devendra; and “Continuous disclosure and good faith” – Sulette Lombard and Jessica Viven. There is also a Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility section note providing an analysis of companies’ business objectives by Reegan Grayson Morison and Ian Ramsay.
The latest Part of JLM includes the following articles: “Unfitness to stand trial decision-making in the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia” – Ian Freckelton QC and Magda Karagiannakis; “Legal risk management and injury in the fitness industry: The outcomes of focus group research and a national survey of fitness professionals” – Patrick Keyzer, Ian R Coyle, Joachim Dietrich, Kevin Norton, Betul Sekendiz, Veronica Jones and Caroline F Finch; “Just a little bit more: When sports scientists cross the line” – Tyler Fox; “Beauty is only photoshop deep: Legislating models’ BMIs and photoshopping images” – Marilyn Krawitz; “Medical use of cannabis in Australia: “Medical necessity” defences under current Australian law and avenues for reform” – Charles Martin; “Patents and the obligation to protect health: Examining the significance of human rights considerations in the protection of pharmaceutical patents: – Olasupo Ayodeji Owoeye; ““Best interests” and withholding and withdrawing life-sustaining treatment from an adult who lacks capacity in the parens patriae jurisdiction” – Lindy Willmott, Ben White and Malcolm K Smith; “Transparency in mental health: Why mental health tribunals should be required to publish reasons” – Alison Smith and Andrew Caple; “Government databases and public health research: Facilitating access in the public interest” – Carolyn Adams and Judy Allen; “The spectre of court-sanctioned sacrificial separation of teenage conjoined twins against their will” – Colleen Davis; and “Judicial virtues and decision-making in the VCAT Guardianship List” – Richard Polkinghorn. Also included in this Part are several section notes, including Legal Issues; Medical Issues; Bioethical Issues; Nursing Issues; and Medical Law Reporter. There is also an editorial, a letter to the Editor and a book review.
The latest Part of the Environmental and Planning Law Journal includes the following articles: “The rule of law, the public interest and the management of natural resources in Australia” – Douglas E Fisher; “One stop shop for environmental approvals a messy backward step for Australia” – Dr Chris McGrath; “Australian World Heritage in danger” – Simon Marsden; “Protecting third party rights of appeal, protecting the environment: A Tasmanian case study” – Madeleine Figg; “The e-waste dilemma: Are international measures and product stewardship schemes a solution?” – Zada Lipman and Matthew Ind; and “2030 vision: An analysis of proposed structural reforms of the European Union’s Emissions Trading Scheme” – Joshua Prentice.
The latest Part of the Australian Business Law Review includes the following articles: “Circular priority conundrums – cutting the Gordian knot” – Bruce Whittaker; “Extraterritorial application of Pt IV of the Competition and Consumer Act” – Ian B Stewart; and “Businesses are people too? Anomalies in widening the ambits of “consumer” under consumer credit law” – Franci Cantatore and Brenda Marshall. Also in this Part are the following sections: Competition Law and Market Regulation; Commercial Litigation; and Contracts and Restitution.
The latest Part of ADRJ is a special issue, celebrating 25 Years of LEADR. It includes memories and reflections on the story of the first 25 years of LEADR, the beginnings of LEADR, training in Australian and New Zealand, LEADR today and personal retrospectives. Also in this Part are articles on the benefits of ADR in settling sexual harassment complaints, the emergence of lawyer representatives in ADR, the conflict of confidentiality and public interest for a mediator and the provision of FDR in prisons. Not to be missed!