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The Commonwealth Principles (Latimer House) on the Three Branches of Government
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A Guide for the Magistrate in the Commonwealth: Fundamental Principles and Recommended Practices

Formerly “The Magistrate in the Commonwealth : A Training Manual”
Updated: August 2021
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Gender and Human Rights Toolkit

Containing the International/Commonwealth regional instruments for use by paralegals/lawyers and judicial officers. Updated 2010. CD version only.


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Last issue Volume 25, No 4, December 2021


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Last issue Volume 50, November 2021


  1. Editorial
  2. CMJA President’s Opening Speech at the CMJA Conference
  3.  CMJA Virtual Conference
  4. UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights
  5. Judicial Independence
  6. International Humanitarian Law Issues
  7. UNESCO Tools for Freedom of Expression
  8. Diary of Events
  9. Judicial and Court Reform Collection
  10. New Members

Volume 25 No 4 December 2021 now available
Editorial:  December 2021



Dennis W. Barr:  The Impact of Training on the Transformation of Lay Justice in Scotland

Joseph Weiler and Mark Bakhet:  Deferred Prosecution Agreements/Remediation Agreements, Part II: Canada’s Controversial Early Experience with its Remediation Agreement Regime

Jennifer Oulton:  Defending Democracy: The Price of Liberty is Eternal Vigilance (Part II)

Luke Moffett:  Reparations for Slavery: The Role of the Law , States and Corporations in Redressing Past Wrongs

Paul Bowden: The UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights: Taking Stock of Their Impact at Ten Years

Jacqueline Kamau: Trafficking of Persons: A Perspective from Kenya

Law Reports
Gerner and Anor v State of Victoria;
Attorney General of Malaysia v Mkini Dotcom SDN BHD and Anor
Book Reviews
Law in a Time of Crisis;
Histories Written by International Courts and Tribunals: Developing a Responsible History Framework;
The Law of Renewable Energy;
Who Killed Cock Robin? English Folk Songs of Crime and Punishment;
My Story: Justice in the Wilderness.

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