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Australian Law Journal update: Vol 95 Pt 5

The latest Part of the Australian Law Journal contains the following articles: 

  • Estoppel And Enforcement Of International Arbitration Awards – Richard Garnett 
  • Defamation: Serious Harm And Contextual Truth – James O'Hara 
  • Towards A Coherent Sentencing Jurisprudence For Animal Cruelty Offences – Gabrielle Wolf, Mirko Bagaric and Jane Kotzmann

This Part also includes the following sections: 

  • Current Issues: "The Rule of Law"; "Coercive Control"; "The Curated Page" 
  • Around the Nation: Tasmania: "Hobart's Supreme Court Buildings" 
  • Family Law: "Section 114AB: Semantics and Chaos"
  • Human Rights: "Major UN Review of Australia's Human Rights Record" 
  • New Zealand: "End of Life Choice: Coming to New Zealand by the Road Less Travelled" 
  • Recent Cases: "Trade and Commerce – Misleading and Deceptive Conduct – Unconscionable Conduct – Procuring Breach of Fiduciary Duty – Equity – Fiduciaries – Duty – Breach – Contract – Breach of Contract – Joint Venture – Termination"


Australian Journal of Administrative Law update: Vol 28 Pt 1

This Part includes the following articles: 

  • Judicial Review of Administrative Action: Between Grand Theory and Muddling Through – Mark Aronson
  • The State of the Art in Contemporary Administrative Law – Paul Daly 
  • Peremptory Mandamus in Australian Administrative Law – Christopher Chiam
  • Delegated Legislation and Emergency Rule-making in Australia – Tim Wright

Also in this Part are the following sections: 

  • Editorial: "The State of Our Administrative Law" 
  • Book Review: "Measuring Accountability in Public Governance Regimes", by Ellen Rock – Reviewed by Robin Creyke


Building and Construction Law Journal update: Vol 36 Pt 5

The latest Part of the Building and Construction Law Journal includes the following article: 

  • The Duty to Warn and the Combustible Cladding Crisis – Owen Hayford 

Also in this Part are the following sections: 

  • Editorial: "The Technology and Construction List of the Supreme Court of New South Wales: an Attractive Forum for Litigants in the Construction Industry" – Michael Christie SC
  • Book Review: "The International Application of FIDIC Contracts – A Practical Guide", by Dr Donald Charrett – Reviewed by Phillip Greenham
  • Reports on the following cases: 1155 Nepean Highway Pty Ltd v Promax Buildings Pty Ltd; Inghams Enterprises Pty Ltd v Hannigan; Lepcanfin Pty Ltd v Lepfin Pty Lt 


Criminal Law Journal update: Vol 45 Pt 2

The latest Part of the Criminal Law Journal includes the following articles: 

  • Voluntary Assisted Dying and the Merits of Offence-specific Prosecutorial Guidelines in Australia – Kerstin Braun 
  • Sexual Offending and the Meaning of Consent in the Queensland Criminal Code – James Duffy
  • Sentencing Developments in the United States in 2020: The Pandemic, Black Lives Matter and Further Erosion of Mass Incarceration – Mirko Bagaric and Peter Isham
  • "Whether the Victim Wishes the Offender to Be Released or Not Is Unimportant": Australia and New Zealand Parole Board members' Views of the Role of Victims of Crime – Katherine J McLachlan 

Also in this Part are the following sections:

  • Editorial: "Reform of 'Consent' Law" – Stephen J Odgers
  • Phillips' Brief: "The Curious Case of a Lost Emergency: Section 119 in 1919" – Mark Finnane
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