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The latest issue of the Australian Law Journal (Volume 89 Part 6) contains the following material:

CURRENT ISSUES – Editor: Acting Justice Peter W Young AO

  • Magna Carta
  • Appointment of Australian jurists to the Singapore International Commercial Court
  • Human rights in tiers
  • More on Quistclose
  • Crime and the “cross”
  • Je suis Charlie
  • Freedom of the press

CONVEYANCING AND PROPERTY – Editor: Peter Butt

  • Shaking the foundations: What is the nature of a purchaser’s interest before completion?
  • Mutual wills and severance of joint tenancies

AROUND THE NATION: WESTERN AUSTRALIA – Editor: Justice Kenneth Martin

  • David Kingsley Malcolm AC, QC, CitWA
  • Summaries of top civil and public law cases of 2014

PERSONALIA – Editor: Clare Langford

New South Wales

  • Justice Helen Wilson
  • Justice Peter Hamill
  • Chief Judge Derek Michael Price

Queensland

  • Justice Peter Flanagan
  • Justice Anthe Philippides

Victoria

  • Justice Michael Phillip Mcdonald
  • Justice Peter Julian Riordan
  • Justice Rita Zammit

Victoria (cont)

  • Justice Emilios John Kyrou
  • Justice Anne Ferguson

Western Australia

  • Justice Robert Mackenzie Mitchell

EQUITY AND TRUSTS – Editor: Justice Mark Leeming

  • “Chameleon-hued words”: A note on discretionary trusts

COMPETITION AND CONSUMER LAW – Editor: Robert Baxt AO

  • Have small business rights been adequately recognised in the Harper Report?

RECENT CASES – Editor: Acting Justice Peter W Young AO

  • Fidicuary: Liability for account of profits
  • Injunctions: Interim – Whether damages an adequate remedy
  • Landlord and tenant: Tenants holding jointly – Notice to quit
  • Payment into joint account as security for stay does not create PPSA security interest

Articles

Magna Carta in its medieval contextHon James Spigelman AC QC

This article discusses the background, development and significance of the Magna Carta in the century after it was accepted by King John in June, 1215. The article also considers the importance of the companion Forest Charter, which elaborated the provisions in the original Magna Carta for regulation of the Royal Forests.

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Misleading or deceptive conduct cases in the Supreme Court of VictoriaGraeme S Clarke QC

Misleading and deceptive conduct cases decided by the Supreme Court of Victoria usefully illustrate the principles stated by the High Court.

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BOOK REVIEWS – Editor: Angelina Gomez

  • Meagher, Gummow & Lehane’s Equity Doctrines & Remedies (5th ed), by J D Heydon, M J Leeming and P G Turner
  • Director’s Duties: Principles and Application, by Rosemary T Langford
  • The Law Affecting Valuation of Land in Australia (5th ed), by Alan Hyam

For the pdf version of the table of contents, click here: ALJ Vol 89 No 6 Contents.

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