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Australian Law Journal update: Vol 95 Pt 1

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

  • Three Key Issues Arising Out Of The Engineers Case: A Reply – Nicholas Aroney
  • Unexplained Wealth Orders In Australia Limits To Transparency And Responsibility For Other People’s Wealth – Paul Latimer
  • Climate Conscious Lawyering – Hon Justice Brian J Preston SC 
  • Adoption In Australia: Past, Present And Considerations For The Future – Amy Conley Wright, Betty Luu and Judith Cashmore 

This Part also includes the following sections: 

  • Current Issues
  • Admiralty and Maritime
  • Equity and Trusts


Company and Securities Law Journal update: Vol 38 Pt 2

The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal includes the following articles: 

  • A Review of the Theoretical Foundations for the Continuous Disclosure Regime between Australia and China: Contributing Factors for Chinese Cross-border Listed Companies' Continuous Disclosure Performance in Australia? – Belle Qi Guo 
  • Charitable Companies and Related Party Transactions – Rosemary Teele Langford 
  • An Analysis of ASIC Enforcement against Auditors and Liquidators – Ian Ramsay and Miranda Webster 

This issue also includes the following sections: 

  • Editorial
  • Takeovers and Public Securities: "Modifications to Continuous Disclosure Requirements and the Role of Corporate Knowledge, Intent, Recklessness and Negligence in Breaches: A Discussion" – Michael J Duffy


Journal of Law and Medicine update: Vol 28 Pt 1

This Part of the Journal of Law and Medicine includes the following articles:

  • COVID-19 and the Right to Support in New Zealand Hospitals – Sarah Gwynn
  • COVID-19 Curfews: Kenyan and Australian Litigation and Pandemic Protection – Ian Freckelton QC 
  • Clinical Decision Support Systems and Medico-Legal Liability in Recall and Treatment: A Fresh Examination – Megan Prictor, Mark Taylor, Jane Kaye, Jon Emery, Craig Nelson and Jo-Anne Manski-Nankervis 
  • Navigating the Australian National Disability Insurance Scheme: A Scheme of Big Ideas and Big Challenges – Allan Ardill and Brett Jenkins
  • Fifteen Years On: What Patterns Continue to Emerge from New Zealand’s Health Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal? – Lois J Surgenor, Kate Diesfeld, Kate Kersey, Olivia Kelly and Marta Rychert 
  • Maintaining Privacy in Artificial Intelligence-driven Bioinformatics: An Inquiry into the Suitability of Australia's Laws – Jade Luci Andrews 
  • Transgender and Intersex Athletes in Single-sex Sports – Laura Johnston 
  • The Right of the Child to Oral Health: The Role of Human Rights in Oral Health Policy Development in Australia – Gillian Jean, Estie Kruger, Vanessa Lok and Marc Tennant 
  • (Re)Drawing the Line: Australian Regulation of Human–Animal Interspecies Embryos – Andrew Ng and Karinne Ludlow 
  • In Whose Interest? Recent Developments in Regulatory Immediate Action against Medical Practitioners in Australia – Owen M Bradfield, Matthew J Spittal and Marie M Bismark 
  • A Little Less Discrimination, a Little More International Legal Compliance: A Capacity-based Approach to Substitute Decision-Making for People with Mental Illness – Seb Recordon 
  • Adolescent Drivers – Are We Doing Enough? – Roy G Beran 
  • Don Chalmers: His Contributions to Legal Research and Education, Health Law, and Research Ethics, Locally and Globally – Dianne Nicol, Yann Joly, Jane Kaye, Bartha Knoppers, Eric M Meslin, Jane Nielsen, Margaret Otlowski and Kate Warner 

Also in this Part are the following sections: 

  • Editorial: "The Rights to Life, Dignity and the Highest Attainable Standard of Health: Internationally Influential African Jurisprudence" – Ian Freckelton QC
  • Legal Issues: "Embracing the Future: Using Artificial Intelligence in Australian Health Practitioner Regulation" – Editor: Gabrielle Wolf 
  • Medical Issues: "Personality Disorder and Moral Culpability: Brown v The Queen" – Danny Sullivan and Adam Deacon 
  • Technology Health Law Issues: "Consumer Law, Technology and Health Care: A Shift in Focus, a Panacea or a Confounder?" – Joel Grieger, Mark Giancaspro and Bernadette Richards 
  • Mental Health Law Issues: "Gender, Trauma and the Regulation of the Use of Restraint on Women in Australian Mental Health Services" – Yvette Maker 
  • Health Law Reporter: "Brain Death and Pregnancy: On the Legalities of Post-mortem Gestation" – Cameron Stewart, Ian Kerridge, Lisa O’Reilly, Linda Sheahan, George Tomossy and George Skowronski 
  • Health Research Law and Ethics: "Clinical Research without Consent: Challenges for COVID-19 Research" – Editor: Ian Freckelton QC 
  • Letter to the Editor
  • Letter to the Editor (and Response)
  • Book Review: "Memoir of an Accidental Ethicist", by KJ Breen


Public Law Review update: Vol 31 Pt 4

The latest Part of the Public Law Review includes the following content:

  • Comments: 
    • Brett Cattle: New Limits on Delegated Law-making Powers? – Janina Boughey
    • "Right"-based Judicial Review of Secondary Legislation – A New Zealand View of Brett Cattle – Ross Carter 
    • Brett Cattle: A New Lease on Life for Misfeasance? – Ellen Rock 
  • New Zealand's Legal Response to COVID-19: A Symposium: 
    • Introduction – Janet McLean
    • Law, Luck and Lessons (Un)Learned: New Zealand Emergency Law from Canterbury to COVID-19 – John Hopkins 
    • Judicial Deference and Emergency Power: A Perspective on Borrowdale v Director- General – Claudia Geiringer and Andrew Geddis 
    • Interpreting Pandemic Powers: Qualifications to the Principle of Legality – Hanna Wilberg 
    • Government Expression and the COVID-19 Pandemic: Advising, Nudging, Urging, Commanding – Dean R Knight   
  • Articles: 
    • The Court Services Victoria Act 2014 (Vic): Disappointed Expectations? – Donald Speagle 
    • Military Intervention in Australian Industrial Action – Samuel White 
    • The Principle of Legality and s 32(1) of the Victorian Charter: Is the Latter a Codification of the Former? – Bruce Chen 
  • Developments
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