LIJ May 2007 Issue

Cover Story

Steering through troubled waters

Therapeutic jurisprudence approaches are helping criminal lawyers guide clients towards rehabilitation.

By Kathy Douglas

Feature Article

Do the right thing


Franchisors need to disclose sufficient information to enable prospective franchisees to make informed decisions about the business.

Ron Willemsen

Ring ring – don’t give me a call

Consumer Protection

While the national Do Not Call Register is about to become operational, many Victorians are unaware of existing protection against unwanted telemarketing calls offered by the Fair Trading Act.

David Palfreeman

Spit & polish


“No action” is no longer an option for Victorian road authorities following the Road Management Act 2004.

Dr Karinne Ludlow

The foreign currency curve ball

Statutory Demands

Court decisions in two cases send mixed signals on the reasons for validating foreign currency demands.

David Kim

The industrial action obstacle race

Industrial Action

Applicants seeking a ballot order in the AIRC for taking protected industrial action face a number of hurdles.

Tim Donaghey



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