The OUCLJ is glad to announce the completion of its 17th Volume, which marks its successful shift to a production schedule that aligns with the calendar year. From this year on, the Journal will aim to bring out the first issue of each volume by July and the second issue by the end of each calendar year.
Issue 17(2) features the following contributions:
- Moira Paterson & Maeve McDonagh, 'Freedom of information and the public interest: the Commonwealth experience'
- Chia Ming Lee & Kenny Chng, 'Variation contracts in Australia and New Zealand: whither consideration?'
- Marcus Roberts, 'Variation contracts in Australia and New Zealand: whither consideration?'
- Kayleen Manwaring, 'Emerging information technologies: challenges for consumers'
- Mohammud Jaamae Hafeez-Baig & Jordan English, 'An inconsistency in the Canadian law of adverse possession? Nelson (City) v Mowatt 2017 SCC 8'
The Inaugural Farquharson Lecture
Issue 17(1), which appeared in September, featured the following pieces:
- Thaddeus Manu, 'Interpretation of TRIPS provisions in a manner consistent with human rights instruments: a policy option for the exploration of South-South judicial cooperation'
- M Ehteshamul Bari, 'Preventive detention laws in Bangladesh and their increased use during emergencies: a proposal for reform'
- Joe Tomlinson, 'The narrow approach to substantive legitimate expectations and the trend of modern authority'
- Allan Beever, 'Negligence and utility'
- Dominic Npoanlari Dagbanja, 'Constitutionalism and local remedies rule as limitations on investor-state arbitration: perspectives from Ghana'
- Mohammud Jaamae Hafeez-Baig & Jordan English, 'The Supreme Court rectifies a wrong turn in Canadian law'
- Michael Douglas, 'Characterisation of a foreign maritime lien by the lex fori'
- James Goudkamp & James Plunkett, 'Vicarious liability in Australia: on the move?'
The 2016 Bram Fischer Memorial Lecture