The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal contains the following articles: “Public Perspectives on Judges’ Reasons for Sentence” – Kate Warner, Caroline Spiranovic, Lorana Bartels, Karen Gelb and Lynne Roberts; “Waiver of Penalty Privilege in Civil Penalty Proceedings” – Michael Pearce SC; and “Cy-près Remedies in Class Actions – Quo Vadis?” – Georgina Dimopoulos and Vince Morabito.
This Part also includes the following sections: Current Issues: “Is Australian Federation Fit for Purpose in a Pandemic?”; “Sexual Harassment”; “A Notable Australian”; “Contribution to American Law Reform”; “Big Tech: A New Gilded Age?”; “Regulation of ‘Big Tech’: News Media and Digital Platforms Mandatory Bargaining Code”; and “The Curated Page”; Conveyancing and Property: “Indefeasibility, Common Building Schemes and the Torrens System: Deguisa v Lynn”; Around the Nation: Western Australia: “Western Australia v Edwards (No 7)  WASC 339 A Judge Alone Trial Like No Other”; Personalia: “Commonwealth – Justice Simon Steward, Justice Jacqueline Gleeson”; “Northern Territory – Justice Sonia Brownhill”; “Queensland – Queen’s Counsel Appointments”; “South Australia – Senior Counsel Appointments”; “Victoria – Justice James Gorton, Justice Michael Osborne”; and “Western Australia – Senior Counsel Appointments”; Book Reviews: “The Judge, the Judiciary and the Court: Individual, Collegial and Institutional Dynamics in Australia”, by Gabrielle Appleby and Andrew Lynch (eds); and “A Brilliant Boy – Doc Evatt and the Great Australian Dissent”, by Gideon Haigh; and Obituary: Soli Sorabjee AM (1930–2021).
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal contains the following articles: “250 Years of the Crown in Australia: From James Cook to the Palace Papers (1770–2020)” – The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG; “The Crown in Australia: From James Cook To Charles III, Another Perspective” – Geoffrey Robertson AO QC; and “A Response to Geoffrey Robertson QC” – The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG. This Part also includes the following sections: Current Issues: “The Palace Papers – 1975 Revisited and a Future Australian Republic?”; “The Curated Page Continues”; and “The Curated Page”; Environmental Law: New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria and Western Australia; Class Actions: “Time For Some ‘Rough Justice’ – Federal Court Makes Common Fund Orders at Settlement Stage in Two Class Actions”; Personalia: New South Wales: Justice Kate Williams and Appointment of Senior Counsel; South Australia: Justice Christopher Bleby; and Victoria: Justice Lisa Nichols, Justice Jim Delany, Justice Kathryn Stynes and Appointment of Senior Counsel; Recent Cases: Criminal Law – Sentence – Where Appellant Suffered from Severe Personality Disorder – Where Causal Connection between Personality Disorder and Offending – Whether R v Verdins (2007) 16 VR 269 Principles Applicable – Whether Statements in Director of Public Prosecutions (Vic) v O’Neill (2015) 47 VR 395 Should No Longer Be Followed; and Obituary: Mr Bruno Cappelletti OAM.
This Part of the Local Government Law Journal includes the following content: “Put That (Amber) Light Out! Some Comments on the Process for Amending Development Applications and Plans in Class 1 Development Appeals in the Land and Environment Court” – Guy Dwyer and Tristan Orgill; Local Government Planning & Law Guide Cases – Stephanie Booker, Lawrie Groom, Daniel Morey, Lea Hiltenkamp and Connor Fisher; as well as a Digest of Cases.
This Part of the Local Government Law Journal includes the following content: “Victoria’s New General Environmental Duty: A Comparison with Its OHS Forefather” – Leigh Howard; “Rolling Back the Legalese: A Plea for a Return to an Objective Based Clause 4.6” – Willem van Wyk; Local Government Planning & Law Guide Cases – Stephanie Booker, Paul Leadbeter, Lawrie Groom, Daniel Morey, Lea Hiltenkamp and Connor Fisher; as well as a Digest of Cases.
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal contains the following articles: “Dixonian Legalism and its Adherents: Assessing the Place for Policy Choices under “Strict and Complete Legalism” in Theory and Practice” – Ned Hirst; “Discrimination Against Employees of Religious Schools in Australia, US and the EU – A Comparison in Light of Human Rights and Deliberative Democracy” – Robert Mężyk; and “Resolving Conflicts at the Interface of Public and Private Law” – Ellen Roc. This Part also includes the following sections: Current Issues; Conveyancing and Property; Environmental Law; International Focus; and Obituary: The Hon John Cain.
The latest Part of the Property Law Review includes the following content: “A Law for Modern Times: The Electronic Conveyancing National Law, Forged Mortgages and Immediate Indefeasibility” – Penny Carruthers and Natalie Skead; “‘A Grade Below Them All’: Real Property Interests on the Reservation of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians” – Jason Jones; “The Troubled Borderlands of Torrens Indefeasibility: Lessons from Australia and the United States” – Paul Babie and John Orth; Singapore: “Recent Developments: Fiduciary Duties of Resulting Trustees; Joint Tenancies and the Enforcement of Judgment Debts; Developments in the Doctrine of Part Performance” – Kelvin Low; Queensland: “Instalment Contracts and the Unwary Seller – A Case for Reform” – W D Duncan and Sharon Christensen; Western Australia: “Property Law Issues in Western Australia” – Eileen Webb. This issue also includes the following sections: Editorial; General Editor and South Australia Editor – Paul Babie; and Book Review.
The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal contains the following articles: “‘Judges’ Sons Make the Final Sacrifice’: The Story of the Australian Judicial Community in the First World War” – Tony Cunneen; “The Honourable Sir Kenneth Jacobs KBE: A Centenary Appreciation” – Hon William Gummow AC; “The Honourable Septimus Burt KC” – Julian Burt and Angelina Gomez; “The Changing Face of Judicial Leadership: A Western Australian Perspective” – Robert French AC. This Part also includes the following sections: Current Issues; Conveyancing and Property; Around the Nation: Tasmania; Administrative Law; Personalia; Admiralty and Maritime; International Focus; Recent Cases and Book Reviews.
This Part of the Environmental and Planning Law Journal includes the following articles: “Supply-side climate policies and the Yasuní-ITT Initiative” – Andrew Macintosh and Amy Constable; “Rethinking threatened species legislation in the context of climate change” – Sophie Whitehead; “Victorian ecologically sustainable forest management: Part II – A cautionary tale – The Brown Mountain case and its ramifications” – Rhett Martin; “Planning for coastal erosion and inundation in Western Australia: Practices and perceptions from the local level” – Ashley Robb, Laura Stocker, Michele Payne and Garry Middle; “No way to build a highway: Law, social justice research and the Beeliar Wetlands” – Toby Nisbet and Geoffrey J Syme.
The latest Part of the Property Law Review includes the following content: “Licensee versus trespasser: Hill v Tupper resuscitated” – Oscar S Han; “Regulation and private property: The cautionary tale of Ukraine” – Paul Babie; Consumer Issues: “It’s a new day, it’s a new dawn, it’s a new life … : PEXA, electronic conveyancing, and consumers” – Lynden Griggs; Strata and Community Title: “Tragedy of the anticommons?” – Michael Kleinschmidt; New Zealand: “Are resource consents property? – Ongoing issues” – Thomas Gibbons; Singapore: “Recent developments: Resulting trusts, common intention constructive trusts, proprietary estoppel and equitable accounting” – Kelvin Low; Queensland: “Sharing your home in Queensland: Host, landlord or innkeeper?” – Sharon Christensen and WD Duncan; South Australia: “The meaning of ‘residential tenancy agreement’ in South Australia: Schaffer v Usca” – Paul Babie; Western Australia: “Recent developments: Boarders and lodgers; real estate agents code of conduct; priority between unregistered interests; the Oswal saga” – Eileen Webb.