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JLM Vol 27 No 2 Contents:

- Editorial - Tourette’s disorder and the Criminal Law - Ian Freckelton QC

- Legal Issues - Medical Panels in Victoria, Australia and Alberta, Canada: Answering Medical Questions – Determining Matters of Fact and Law? - ​Carol Newlands (Editor: Danuta Mendelson)

- Medical Issues - Neglect in Aged Care – A Role for the Justice System? - Joseph Ibrahim and David Ranson

PUBLIC HEALTH LAW ISSUES - Warning Labels about Alcohol Consumption and Pregnancy: Moving from Industry Self-regulation to Law – Paula O’Brien

GENOMIC LAW ISSUES - Gene Editing Clinical Trials Could Slip through Australian Regulatory Cracks – Lisa Eckstein and Dianne Nicol

HEALTH LAW REPORTER - Methamphetamine-induced Psychosis and Mental Impairment: A Challenge from New Zealand – Ian Freckelton QC


- Concussion, Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy and Sport in a Legal Setting – David Thorpe

- Truth-telling or Not: A Dilemma for Health Care Providers Regarding Disclosure of Cancer in China – Ting Yao, Ted Metzler and Betty Gorrell

- Abortion Decriminalisation in New South Wales: An Analysis of the Abortion Law Reform Act 2019 (NSW) – Anna Walsh and Tiana Legge

- Terms of Engagement: Transfer of Biological Materials for Research in Australia – Tess Whitton, Jane Nielsen and Dianne Nicol

- The Donor-Linking Practices of Australian Fertility Clinics – Fiona Kelly, Deborah Dempsey and Charlotte Frew

- Parentage, Surrogacy and the Perplexing State of Australian Law: A Missed Opportunity – Ronli Sifris and Adiva Sifris

- Sugar-Sweetened Beverages, Type 2 Diabetes and Factual Causation in Negligence – Zac Smithers and Jay Sanderson

- Community Knowledge of Law on End-of-life Decision-making: An Australian Telephone Survey – Cheryl Tilse, Jill Wilson, Ben White, Lindy Willmott, Deborah Lawson, Jeffrey Dunn, Joanne F. Aitken, Angela Pearce and Michele Ferguson

- Australian Policies on “Futile” or “Non-beneficial” Treatment at the End of Life: A Qualitative Content Analysis – Eliana Close, Malcolm Parker, Lindy Willmott, Ben White and Andrew Crowden

- Justice Is Blind but Expert Witnesses in Medical Imaging Are All Seeing: The Potential For “Blind Reads” to Mitigate Bias in Expert Evidence – Nicole Woodrow

- Medical Experts and Evaluations of the Standard of Care in Medical Litigation – Strengths, Weaknesses and Potential Improvements – Anne-Maree Kelly

- The National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse – The Western Australian Response – Robert Guthrie and Amy Dickerson

- OBITUARY - Louis Waller (1935-2019)

- Book Review - Impostress: The Dishonest Adventures of Sara Wilson