The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal contains the following articles: “Security for Costs in Unfunded Federal Class Actions: Back to the Future” – Vince Morabito and Naomi Hatcher; and “The Unresolved Problem of Expert Evidence” – Thomas Kearney. This Part also includes the following sections: Current Issues; Conveyancing and Property; Statutory Interpretation; The Legal Observer; Personalia; Family Law; and Recent Cases.
This Part of the Environmental and Planning Law Journal includes the following articles: “Environmental decision-making in the Anthropocene: Challenges for ecologically sustainable development and the case for systems thinking” – Laura Schuijers; “Should a general ‘duty of care’ for the environment become a centerpiece of a ‘next generation’ environment protection statute?” – Neil Gunningham; “Victorian ecologically sustainable forest management: Pt III – Regulatory theory and modality” – Rhett Martin; “Anything goes? Performance-based planning and the slippery slope in Queensland planning law” – Philippa England and Amy McInerney; “REDD+ and forest fires: Implications for the legal and policy forest fire management framework in Indonesia” – Laely Nurhidayah, Zada Lipman and Shawkat Alam.
The latest Part of The Queensland Lawyer includes the following article: “Changes in property transactions: Out with PAMDA, in with e-conveyancing” – Jessica Beckman; and the following sections: Administrative law; Conveyncing and Property law, Criminal law; Health and Guardianship law; and Book reviews. There is also a Report on the the following case: Hickey v Bender  QDC 8.
This Part of the Local Government Law Journal includes the following content: “Restorative justice intervention in a compulsory acquisition context: Applicability” – Mark Hamilton; “Human rights cities – how does Australia fare?” – Hanna Jaireth; and Local Government & Planning Law Guide cases.
The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes the following content: “Misconduct in public office and directors of public entities in Victoria” – Dr Marco Bini; “Towards coherent co-presentation of expert evidence in criminal trials: Experiences of communication between forensic scientists and legal practitioners” – Loene Howes; Phillips’ Brief: “Patriarchal terrorism and burning women at the stake: The petty treason of Elizabeth Herring 1773” – Heather Douglas and Simon Bronitt; and Digest of Criminal Law Cases.
The last Part for Volume 19 of the Local Government Law Journal publishes an article by Hanna Jaireth and Madeleine Figg which sketches the context for the enactment of the EPBC Act and explains that intergovernmental arrangements have been contentious since its passage, outlining the nature and purpose of bilateral assessment and approval agreements, stakeholders’ responses to the Australian Government’s One-Stop-Shop policy, and recent reviews of the Act. Also in this Part is a Digest of Cases and a Local Government and Planning Law Guide Cases section.
The latest Part of the Journal of Civil Litigation and Practice publishes the following articles: “The future for employment dispute resolution” – Caroline Bergin-Cross; “Recent developments in expert evidence in Victoria” – Albert Monichino SC; and “Expense Reduction Analysts Group Pty Ltd v Armstrong Strategic Management & Marketing Pty Ltd: Implications for case management obligations and the doctrine of waiver” – Jocelyn Williams. Also in this Part is a Comments section and a case note.
The June 2013 Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes the following articles: “Obtaining the best evidence from children and witnesses with cognitive impairments – “plus ça change” or prospects new?” – Terese Henning; “A committal waste of time? Reforming Victoria’s pre-trial process: Lessons from other jurisdictions” – Asher Flynn; and “The demand for sentence discounts: Some empirical evidence” – Andrew Torre and Darren Wraith. There is also a Case and Comment: The Queen v Khazaal and a Digest of Criminal Law Cases.
The latest Part of EPLJ includes: “The potential and reality of the environment protection licensing system in New South Wales: The case of water pollution” – Kristy Graham and Ian A Wright; “Navigating muddy waters: Does the High Court have a role in adjudicating interstate river disputes?” – Amy Preston-Samson; “Energy security, oil and the transport sector – is Australia’s policy adequate, reliable and affordable?” – Megan Vine; and ““Planning away” Victoria’s renewable energy future? Resolving the tension between the local and global in windfarm developments” – Lisa Caripis and Anne Kallies.