This Part of the Environmental and Planning Law Journal includes the following articles: “A new fast lane or just a roadblock? Mitigating road transport GHG emissions under Australia’s Emissions Reduction Fund” – Prafula Pearce and Vanessa Johnston; “Co-opting the precautionary principle: The Victoria Planning Provisions’ ‘one kilometre consent requirement’ for wind energy facilities” – Chiara Bryan; “Holding fracking operations to account for environmental contamination in risk-based regulatory regimes: Insights from the United States” – Tania Murray, Dr Edward Andre and Krishna Prasad; “The drafting and content of threatened species recovery plans: Contributing to their effectiveness” – Bruce Lindsay and James Trezise; “Proactive restorative justice: A set of principles for enhancing public participation” – Clara Wilson. This Part also includes Commentary: “Determining the adequacy of Aboriginal cultural heritage assessments: Amber lights and red lights” – Ballanda Sack, Andrew Beatty and Karina O’Callaghan.
The latest Part of the Environmental and Planning Law Journal includes the following articles: “Authority, responsibility and process in Australian biodiversity policy” – Sarah Clement, Susan A Moore and Michael Lockwood; “The law and economics of feral extermination: Legal and economic answers to eradicating the cane toad” – Rhett Martin; “In the pipeline: How the Water NSW Act 2014 facilitates coal seam gas development in New South Wales” – Matthew Cole; ““(Re)investing in disaster”: The environmental and socio-economic consequences of deregulating the development of riparian and flood-prone lands in New South Wales” – Tristan Orgill; and “Restorative justice intervention in a planning law context: Is the “amber light” approach to merit determination restorative?” – Mark Hamilton.
The latest Part of EPLJ includes the following articles: “Compliance with Indigenous cultural heritage legislation in Queensland: Perceptions, realities and prospects” – Michael J Rowland, Sean Ulm and Jill Reid; “Restorative justice intervention in an Aboriginal cultural heritage protection context: Conspicuous absences?” – Mark Hamilton; “Carbon pricing and renewable energy innovation: A comparison of Australian, British and Canadian carbon pricing policies” – Karen Bubna-Litic and Natalie Stoianoff; “Implementing legislative and governance frameworks for integrated catchment management: The gap between theory and practice” – Kate Matthews; and “The future of Land and Environment Court oversight of major project offsets” – Vanessa Walsh.
The latest Part of JJA publishes the following articles: “Transforming governance and technology in civil and administrative justice” – David Tait and Terry Carney; “Are retributive aims achievable in a restorative justice setting?” – Tony Foley; “Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder in children: Implications for judicial administration” – Samantha Parkinson and Sara McLean; “Child protection law and practice in the Northern Territory and implications for the court” – Hilary Hannam; and “QCAT’s hybrid hearing: The best of both worlds or compromised mediation?” – Bobette Wolski.
The October Part of the Journal of Judicial Administration includes the following articles: “Managing the paper: Taming the Leviathan” – Hon Justice Peter Vickery; “Reflections on ADR, judging and non-adversarial justice: Parallels and future developments” – Michael S King; “To dream the impossible dream? Therapeutic jurisprudence in mainstream courts” – Pauline Spencer; and “Antisocial personality disorder and therapeutic justice court programs” – Andrew Cannon, Rebekah Doley, Claire Ferguson and Nathan Brooks.
The August 2011 issue of the Journal of Judical Administration is full of interesting articles on a range of topics, including, but not limited to, the concept of 360-degree feedback for judicial officers, the media, public perception and how these can impact on judges and the concepts and practices of therapeutic jurisprudence and restorative justice, both in Australia and internationally.
The June issue of the Criminal Law Journal contains some interesting articles on various aspects of criminal law. These include articles on restorative justice with relation to environmental crime, an analysis of judge alone trials in Australia and recent developments in Canadian criminal law.
By Kathy Douglas, Nadia Sager and Rachael Field. Conferencing is a restorative justice process that is used in the criminal justice system in Australia to deal with a variety of offences. In this article, the authors analyse research into the understandings of conferencing practitioners regarding the issue of the neutrality of the third party in facilitating the process.