We have received the following letter from The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG in response to the September issue of the Australian Law Journal.
This Special Issue of the Australian Law Journal on Religious Freedom contains the following articles: “The Future Of Religious Freedom” – Patrick Parkinson AM; “Can Australian Law Better Protect Freedom Of Religion?” – Nicholas Aroney; “Protecting Religious Freedom In A Human Rights Act” – Harry Hobbs and George Williams; “Towards Re-Thinking ‘Balancing’ In The Courts And The Legislature’s Role In Protecting Religious Liberty” – Joel Harrison; “Evidence Of Absence In The Ruddock Report” – Jeremy Patrick; “Religious Schools And Discrimination Against Staff On The Basis Of Sexual Orientation: Lessons From European Human Rights Jurisprudence” – Anja Hilkemeijer and Amy Maguire; “Religious Schools, Religious Vendors And Refusing Services After Ruddock: Diversity Or Discrimination?” – Alex Deagon; “Enforcing Conformity: Criminalising Religiously Inspired Acts” – Michael Quinlan; and “The Good Of Religion” – Joshua Neoh.
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal contains the following articles: “Vulnerability of Elders to Physical Harm and Death: Criminal Law Responses” – John Anderson; “Preventing Miscarriages of Justice: The Reliability of Forensic Evidence and the Role of the Trial Judge as Gatekeeper” – Chris Maxwell; “Rights and Freedoms under the Australian Constitution: What Are They and Do They Meet the Needs of Contemporary Australian Society?” – Ashleigh Mills; and “Prints, Profiles and Templates: Adducing Biometric Evidence in Australian Courts” – Marcus Smith and Gregor Urbas. This Part also includes the following sections: Current Issues; Conveyancing and Property; Around the Nation: Tasmania; Equity and Trusts; and Book Reviews.
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal contains the following articles: “Enforcement of Foreign Judgments: Does an Issue Estoppel Arise from a Foreign Court’s Determination of its Own Jurisdiction?” – Dan Butler; “‘Seeking Equal Dignity without Discrimination’ – The Australian Human Rights Commission and the Handling of Complaints” – Emeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher AM; “Alternative Facts in the Courts” – The Hon Justice Stephen Gageler AC; and “Exploring New and Old Ideas about Estoppel and Election” – The Hon K R Handley QC. This Part also includes the following sections: Current Issues; Around the Nation: Victoria; Family Law; International Focus; Admiralty and Maritime; Competition and Consumer Law; Personalia; Recent Cases; and Obituary.
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal contains the following articles: “Statistics on Trial” – Professor John S Croucher AM; “Limitation of Actions and Specific Performance” – Perry Herzfeld; “Liability of Educational Institutions for Child Abuse” – Jack Maxwell; “From Morotai To Manus: The Australian War Crimes Trials of The Japanese, 1945–1951 and The Australian Legal Profession” – Narrelle Morris; and “Law Schools and The Burden Of Bureaucracy: Release The Yoke (A Plea From The Coalface). Part 2: International Comparators and A Proposal” – Olivia Rundle and Lynden Griggs. This Part also includes the following sections: Current Issues; Letter to the Editor; Conveyancing and Property; Corporations and Securities; Class Actions; Around the Nation: Australian Capital Territory; Personalia; and Book Review.