The latest Part of the Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal includes the following articles: “Re-appraising Mediation’s Value of Self-determination” – Laurence Boulle and Rachael Field; “Issues of Justice in Mediated Outcomes for Survivors of Sexual Abuse in State Care?” – Louise Marie Mc Donald and Patrick O’Leary; “The Danger in Prescribing the Publication of International Commercial Arbitration Awards in Order to Cure a Stagnating Common Law” – Michael Elliott; “Bringing Children Metaphorically into the Room: Strategies FDRPs can Use to Focus Parents on their Children’s Best Interests” – Donna Cooper; “Client Case Management: Does It Compromise the FDR Practitioner?” – Mieke Brandon and Linda Kochanski; “Expert Determination as Dispute Resolution in New Zealand” – Shane Campbell; “Silent Parties in Arbitration: Does Rinehart v Hancock Prospecting Pty Ltd Open the Door for Increased Third-party Participation in Arbitral Proceedings?” – Andrew L Mason; and “Nation Building through Mediation: The Mongolia Experience” – Katherine Johnson. It also contains the following sections: Editorial – Ruth Charlton; Case Notes: “Lack of Capacity to Enter a Mediated Settlement Agreement; and Good Faith & Satisfactory Mediation under the Farm Debt Mediation Act; and Mediation Media Watch” – David Spencer; and Book Review: “Dispute Resolution: A practitioner’s guide to successful alternative Dispute Resolution”, by Michael Mills – Reviewed by Mieke Brandon and Elizabeth Rosa.
The latest Part of the Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal includes the following articles: “International Arbitration in Australia: 2017/2018 in Review” – Albert Monichino QC and Alex Fawke; “Australia and Singapore – Differences in Applications to Set Aside an Arbitral Award?” – Craig Edwards; “Comparative Study of Asian Arbitration Centres vis-a-vis Public Interest and Transparency Measures” – Aayushi Singh; “Final Offer as a First Choice? Police Arbitration: A New Zealand Case Study” – Giuseppe Carabetta; “The Arbitrator as Mediator: Ku-ring-gai Council v Ichor Constructions Pty Ltd  NSWSC 610” – George Pasas; “The Empty Idea of Mediator Impartiality” – Jonathan Crowe and Rachael Field; “Will the Creation of AFCA Be of Benefit to the Parties That Come Before It?” – Andrew Greenhalgh; and “A Comparative Analysis of the Mediation in Kazakhstan and States of Victoria and New South Wales” – Saida Assanova, Almas Serikuly and Arhat Abikenov. It also contains an Editorial: “The Panel of Editorial Consultants” – Ruth Charlton; and Case Notes: “New Zealand Edition – Ordering Specific Performance of a Mediated Settlement Agreement; Mediated Settlement Agreement Not Privileged; and Mediation Media Watch NZ Edition”; “Mediation Media Watch – New Zealand Edition” – David Spencer.
The latest Part of the Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal includes the following articles: “Skilled Mediators and Workplace Bullying” – Ryan Murphy and Tania Sourdin; “ADR: Championing the (Unjust) Resolution of Bullying Disputes?” – Doris Bozin, Allison Ballard and Patricia Easteal; “Property Settlements and Spousal Maintenance for the Elderly” – Kay Feeney; “Teaching Mediation Using Video and Peer Discussion: An Engaged Video Learning Model” – Kathy Douglas, Dr Tina Popa and Christina Platz; and “Mediation – My First Ten Years: 1982–1992” – Ruth Charlton. It also contains Case Notes: “Mediator Advice and an Attorney Gone Missing – Baas v Baas”; “Mediator Fees as Costs Reasonably Necessary to the Conduct of Litigation – Berkeley Cement Inc v Regents of the University of California”; “Mediation Media Watch” – David Spencer; and Book Reviews: “Mediating with Families” by Mieke Brandon and Linda Fisher and “Mediation in Australia” by Laurence Boulle and Rachael Field – Reviewed by Paul Lewis.
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!