The latest Part of the Journal of Judicial Administration is a Special Issue, featuring a number of papers presented at Second International Conference on Non-Adversarial Justice (NAJ2017) hosted by the Australasian Institute of Judicial Administration. It includes the following articles: “Non-Adversarial Justice: An Evolving Paradigm” – Warren Brookbanks; “Constructions of Impartiality in Mediation” – Susan Douglas; “Therapeutic Jurisprudence and Due Process – Consistent in Principle and in Practice” – Nigel Stobbs; “Effective Participation of Vulnerable Accused Persons: Case Management, Court Adaptation and Rethinking Criminal Responsibility” – Felicity Gerry and Penny Cooper; and “Non-Adversarial Approaches to Domestic Violence: Putting Therapeutic Jurisprudence Theory into Practice” – Rachael Field and The Hon Eugene M Hyman.
The Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal (ADRJ) starting publishing in February 1990, and this year has reached its 25th volume. The first ever issue opened with a foreword by the Honourable Sir Laurence Street, who noted: Alternative Dispute Resolution procedures … fill a legitimate place in society’s armoury for the resolution of disputes. They are being ...more
The latest Part of ADRJ includes the following articles: “Why ADR must be a mandatory subject in the law degree: A cheat sheet for the willing and a primer for the non-believer” – James Duffy and Rachael Field; “A critical evaluation of ADR in the Queensland Planning and Environment Court” – Michael Walton; “Dispute resolution and the demonisation of culture” – Dr Lola Akin Ojelabi; “Challenges in co-mediation: A practice issue” – Lan Yuan Lim; ““We assumed that by living in a civilised country things can be freer and better”: Counter stories of dispute resolution in Australia” – Siew-Fang Law; and “Solving securities exchange disputes by means of ombudsmen: Does it work?” – M Saleh Jaberi. There is also a case notes section and two book reviews.
The August issue of ADRJ is a special edition dedicated to examining the teaching of ADR in universities and the promotion of students’ well-being. The articles all originated from RMIT’s Forum, ADR in Legal Education and Promoting Student Well-being, held on 20-12 February 2012 at RMIT University in Melbourne. Some of the articles included are: “The importance of understanding different generations of ADR practice for legal education” – Kathy Douglas; “Non-adversarial justice and the three apprenticeships of law” – Dr Becky Batagol and Ross Hyams; “Law student psychological distress, ADR and sweet-minded, sweet-eyed hope: – Rachael Field and James Duffy; and “Humanising legal education: Lessons from ADR” – Susan Douglas, plus much more!