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LIV President's Blog 2012

LIV President's Blog 2013

Reynah Tang, LIV President 2013 on the latest issues and topics. Read and comment.

July 25, 2013

Compassion lost at sea

My mother was just four when she boarded a ship bound for Australia. She was a Jewish girl born in Paris after her parents fled Poland, in the midst of a Europe still grappling with the aftermath of t... more
 

July 18, 2013

Lending a helping hand for the public good

Early on in my career, a partner at my firm, Corrs, handed me a challenge for one of our pro bono clients. The task was to persuade the Australian Taxation Office to endorse The Big Issue as a deducti... more
 

July 11, 2013

Indigenous incarceration: not much to celebrate

More than 20 years ago, the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody warned the Aboriginal population was “grossly over-represented” in jails, and imprisonment should be a last r... more
 

July 4, 2013

Accepting people like me as members

As a young lawyer, I wrote an article and submitted it to the Law Institute Journal. To my dismay, the editor wasn’t dazzled by the musings of an articled clerk. I would have to wait longer for ... more