The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes the following articles: “Australian legal responses to foreign fighters” – Keiran Hardy and George Williams; “The impact of compulsory examinations and abrogation of the privilege against self-incrimination on criminal trials” – Alice Smith. Also in this Part is an Editorial on the moderation of its approach sentencing and lessons for Australia; Book Review: “Intermediaries in the Criminal Justice System: Improving Communication for Vulnerable Witnesses and Defendants” – Emily Henderson; and a Digest of Criminal Law Cases.
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal opens with one last “Current Issues” section from the pen of Acting Justice Peter W Young AO in his role as General Editor of the ALJ. This Part includes the following articles: “Orthodoxy Lost: The (Ir)relevance of Causation in Quantifying Breach of Trust Claims” – Nicholas A Tiverios and Clare McKay; “Prenatal Duty of Care: A Consideration of the Current Formulation of the Law and the Various Policy Arguments” – Casey Williamson; and “Terrorism, Shari’a and the Isolating of Islam” – Neville Cox and Hannah O’Farrell. Also in this Part are the following sections: Conveyancing and Property; Personalia; Constitutional Law; Recent Cases; Book Review; and Obituary.
Current Issues (May 2013) by Acting Justice Peter W Young AO BALANCING FEARS OF TERRORISM AND BASIC FREEDOMS Recently, a man came to the door of my chambers saying that the bathroom door had been reported as defective. I could not remember ever reporting any problem or indeed experiencing any. However, I invited him in, ...more