Stephen Odgers SC
The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes the following articles: “The Decision to Prosecute: A Comparative Analysis of Australian Prosecutorial Guidelines” – Natalie Hodgson, Judy Cashmore, Nicholas Cowdery, Jane Goodman-Delahunty, Natalie Martschuk, Patrick Parkinson, Martine B Powell and Rita Shackel; and “The Devil You Know Is Not Better – The Non-Consensual Distribution of Intimate Images and Sentencing” – Marilyn Bromberg. Also in this Part are the following sections: Editorial: “Ensuring the Reliability of Expert Evidence in Criminal Trials”; Case and Comment: “Re Broes  VSC 128” – Dr Brendon Murphy; Book Review: “Expert Evidence, by Dr Ian Freckelton QC” – Reviewed by The Hon Justice Christopher Beale; and Digest of Criminal Law Cases.
The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes the following articles: “Australia’s Child Abuse Material Legislation: What’s the Artistic Merit Defence Got to Do with It?” – Dr Hadeel Al-Alosi; and “Keeping Vulnerable Offenders Out of the Courts: Lessons from the United Kingdom” – Tamara Walsh. Also in this Part is an Editorial on the incomplete right to counsel in criminal trials; Legislation Comment: “Police Powers and Responsibilities (Commonwealth Games) Amendment Act 2017 (Qld): Rethinking the Rules of the Games” – Daniel Rigden; Case and Comment: “Appellate Authority on the Role of the Prosecutor” – Kieran Fitzgerald and “Sentencing Young People for Federal Terrorism Offences” – Aneta Peretko; and a Digest of Criminal Law Cases.
The 2016 meeting of the Criminal Law Journal Editorial Board was held on 22 March at Government House, Tasmania. Thomson Reuters and the Board are both grateful to Her Excellency Professor the Honourable Kate Warner AM, Governor of Tasmania, for hosting the event. This year marks the Journal’s 40th year in publication. The Journal was first published in 1977 and over ...more
Thomson Reuters was pleased to host the 2013 Criminal Law Journal Board Meeting and Dinner on Friday 3 May. The Criminal Law Journal was first published in 1977. It features in-depth articles and reviews of criminal issues across all Australian jurisdictions. Consideration is given to law reform issues, comments on High Court and State criminal ...more