The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes the following articles: “How does the Australian public view parole? Results from a national survey on public attitudes towards parole and re-entry” – Robin Fitzgerald, Lorana Bartels, Arie Freiberg, Adrian Cherney and Shannon Buglar; and “Sentencing review 2015–2016” – Lorana Bartels. Also in this Part is an Editorial on “Greyhounds, sharks and prisoners, a contrast in the emergence of informed public policy”; and a Digest of Criminal Law Cases.
The last Part of the Criminal Law Journal for 2014 includes an editorial on drug law reform, an article by David Lusty which presents a comprehensive analysis of the common law offence of misconduct in public office, drawing upon historical precedents and contemporary case law from around the world, a sentencing review for 2013-2014 by Kate Warner, a Digest of Criminal Law Cases, a comment on the animal cruelty case of New Zealand Police v Heka and a Phillips’ Brief section.
The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes the following articles: “Parole and parole authorities in Australia: A system in crisis?” – Lorana Bartels; “Naming young offenders: Implications of research for reform” – Jodie O’Leary; and “Sentencing review 2012-2013” – Kate Warner. There is also a Case and Comment section and a Digest of Recent Criminal Law Cases.
The last Part of the Criminal Law Journal for 2012 provides a great mix of articles and sections on a range of topics. An article by Arie Freiberg and Sarah Murray seeks to explain why sentencing laws are so difficult to invalidate under Ch III of the Commonwealth Constitution; Toby Nisbet examines the scope of the provocation defence and consent in Code jurisdictions; and Jane Sanders and Edward Elliott argue against the continues use of affray as a prosecutorial tool against otherwise minor antisocial behaviour. There is also a sentencing review (2011-2012) from Kate Warner, a Digest of Criminal Law Cases and a Phillips’ Brief. Not to be missed!
The October 2011 issue of the Criminal Law Journal includes an examination of military justice within the context of the constitution, an empirical analysis of the theory of general deterrence as one of the principal objectives of sentencing and a comment on the issue of pre-recording children’s evidence. There is also a digest of criminal law cases and the 2010-2011 Sentencing Review.