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 is pleased to announce the appointment of the Hon Justice Stephen Estcourt as the Section Editor for a brand new Tasmania Section in The Australian Law Journal. Justice Escourt was appointed as a Magistrate in 1990, after 15 years as a barrister and solicitor with the firm of Archer Bushby in Launceston. He left ...more
The latest Part of the Journal of Judicial Administration publishes two interesting articles. The first article comes from Dr Anthony E Cassimatis and Dr Peter Billings and addresses whether statutory judicial review mechanisms enacted in the Australian Capital Territory, Queensland and Tasmania have realised their overall aims of promoting access to justice and accountability of public administration. The second article is a personal reflection by Justice Emilios Kyrou on some of the key personal attributes of a good judge.
The latest Part of Crim LJ includes the following: Editorial: “Biffing with impunity: Reflections on boxing, rugby and State of Origin” – Simon Bronitt; Articles: “Jurisdiction over criminal acts on cruise ships: Perhaps, perhaps, perhaps?” – Kate Lewins and Nick Gaskell; and “Involving juries in sentencing: Insights from the Tasmanian jury study” – Kate Warner and Julia Davis. Case and Comment: Field v The Queen – Anita Killeen; Phillips’ Brief: The severest provocation – Amanda Nettelbeck; and Digest of Recent Criminal Cases.