Uniform Evidence Act
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal contains “Current Issues” by the new General Editor, the Hon Justice François Kunc. It contains the following articles: “The Australian Law Journal: Volume 90 and Beyond” – Justice François Kunc; “The State of the Australian Judicature” – Chief Justice Robert French AC; “Contours and Prospects for Indigenous Recognition in the Australian Constitution and Why it Matters” – Fr Frank Brennan SJ AO; “The Future of Lawyers: Blue Sky or Dark Clouds Ahead?” – Fiona McLeod SC; “Change Drivers and their Likely Effects: Shifting Sands Beneath Australian Solicitors” – S Stuart Clark AM, Robert Leeder and Nicholas McBride; “The Evolving Role and Future of In-house Lawyers” – Gillian Wong and Emma Langoulant; “The Changing Environment in the Legal Profession and Legal Education: The Best of the Old World and the New” – Carolyn Evans; and “The Law and the Legal Profession in the Next Decade: The Student’s Perspective” – Paul Melican, Alex Bell-Rowe, Albert Patajo and Hannah McDonald. This Part also includes the following sections: Conveyancing and Property; Crime and Evidence; Around the Nation: Victoria; Competition and Consumer Law; Around the Nation: Northern Territory; Recent Cases, Books Received and a Book Review.
The November Part of the Australian Law Journal includes the following articles: “Equity: The soul and spirit of all law or a roguish thing? – Lehane Lecture 2014” – Lord David Neuberger; and “ACCC compulsory examinations: Does the “accusatorial” principle of criminal justice affect them?” – Peter Strickland; and the following sections: Current Issues; Conveyancing and Property; Crime and Evidence; Around the Nation: Northern Territory; Administrative Law; Around the Nation: Western Australia; Personalia; Corporations and Securities; International Focus; and Recent Cases.
The second Part of Volume 2 of the Northern Territory Law Journal includes two interesting articles and several case notes. The first article comes from PA Keane and is based on the inaugural oration delivered by Justice Keane at the Inaugural Austin Asche Oration in Law and Governance at Charles Darwin University. The second article is by Cameron Ford and discusses whether the Anunga Guidelines can be accommodated within the Uniform Evidence Act regime.