About the Journal
As one of the oldest and most cited legal journals in Australia, The Australian Law Journal (ISSN: 0004-9611) is the pre-eminent legal journal covering a spectrum of all the important current and historical legal issues. First published in 1927, each monthly Part contains the Current Issues, Conveyancing and Property, and Recent Cases Sections, along with a number of other informative and interesting Sections, as well as two or three articles written by leading legal practitioners, academics, and prominent members of the judiciary.

General Editor
Justice Francois Kunc of the Supreme Court of New South Wales

Assistant General Editors
Angelina Gomez, Lawyer, Perth
Emily Vale, Solicitor, Sydney
Ruth C A Higgins SC, Barrister, Sydney
Dr Nuncio D’Angelo, Solicitor, Sydney
Katy Barnett, Professor, Melbourne

Section Editors
Administrative Law Justice Melissa Perry
Admiralty & Maritime Dr Damien Cremean
Book Reviews Angelina Gomez
Class Actions Justice Michael B Lee
Competition & Consumer Law John Kettle
Constitutional Law Professor Anne Twomey
Conveyancing & Property Robert Angyal SC and Professor Brendan Edgeworth
Corporations & Securities Dr Beth Nosworthy
Crime & Evidence Justice Phillip Priest
Current Issues Justice Francois Kunc
Environmental Law Justice Rachel Pepper
Equity & Trusts Justice Mark Leeming
Family Law Justice Grant Riethmuller
From the Law Schools Professor David Barker
Human Rights Professor Simon Rice
International Focus Professor Stuart Kaye
The Legal Observer Michael Pelly
New Zealand Justice Matthew Palmer
Personalia Emily Vale
Recent Cases Ruth C A Higgins SC
Statutory Interpretation Justice John Basten
Technology and the Law Associate Professor Lyria Bennett Moses

State and Territory Editors: Around the Nation
Australian Capital Territory Justice David Mossop
Northern Territory The Hon Dean Mildren RFD
Queensland John McKenna QC
South Australia Justice Kevin Nicholson
Tasmania Justice Stephen Estcourt AM
Victoria Justice Clyde Croft AM
Western Australia Justice Kenneth Martin

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http://legal.thomsonreuters.com.au/australian-legal-journals-index-online/productdetail/85643 (Australian Legal Journals Index)
https://clarivate.com/products/web-of-science/ (Web of Science Emerging Sources Citation Index)

The Australian Legal Journals Index is an online legal database prepared by the Lionel Murphy Library of the Commonwealth Attorney-General’s Department. It is produced by Thomson Reuters and is available via subscription.
The ESCI (Emerging Sources Citation Index) is an online database formerly produced by Thomson Reuters and now maintained by Clarivate Analytics. It is part of the Web of Science Core Collection and is available via subscription.

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Contents listing
For the individual contents pages for each Part, click here.