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LIJ July 2003

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LIJ July 2003

Cover Story

Cover Story

Alternative sentencing in environment protection: making the punishment fit the crime
Victorian courts are bypassing traditional sentences in favour of more flexible alternatives when it comes to environmental prosecutions.

By Rosemary Martin

Sentencing

Feature Articles

Discovery

Managing e-files in discovery in civil litigation matters
The move to include electronic files (e-files) as part of the civil litigation discovery process is an international trend gaining momentum in Australia.

By Sandra Potter and Phil Farrelly

Sport
Sports discipline on and off the field 
It is clear that the courts remain reluctant to interfere when it comes to sports discipline cases, no matter what the code or sport.
By Max Duthie

Technology

Overseas legal technology trends
A research trip to the UK and attendance at the global legal IT forum (GlenLegal) in Gleneagles, Scotland, shows that most law firms are adopting a conservative approach when it comes to information technology.

By Elizabeth Broderick and Chrissy Burns

Superannuation
Superannuation splitting: cure or curse? 
It remains to be seen whether legislative changes involving superannuation will solve a long-standing problem in family law - namely, how to properly deal with an asset that is ordinarily not available for immediate division.
By Adrian Stone

Tenders

Love me tender
Tendering has become a way of life for law firms. Clients are becoming more sophisticated in their tender requirements and firms are having to find new ways to respond to them.

By Jane Fenton and Anna Grutzner

Transsexuality
The right of transsexual people to marry in Australia confirmed 

In a follow-up to the September 2002 LIJ article "The case of Kevin and Jennifer: trans- sexual marriage in Australia", the authors look at the Full Court of the Family Court decision which upheld the legal validity of the marriage of Kevin and Jennifer.

By Eithne Mills and James McConvill

Briefs

  • Keeping gender on the agenda
  • Pro bono: one-stop-shop
  • Kits available for self-represented litigants
  • State judicial college launched
  • The winner is ... workplace relations debate
  • New HREOC president appointed
  • Applications for Senior Counsel
  • ALRC appointments
  • News

  • Lawyers fight personal injuries claims legislation
  • Legal aid scores budgets win
  • Highs and lows of Law Week
  • A fair hearing
  • Practical empathy
  • Obituary : Richard Elgin McGarvie (21/05/1926 – 24/05/2003)
  • Obituary : John Frederick Riordan (25/02/1913 – 08/05/2003)
  • Every Issue

  • Tax issues : Duty on transfers of land and goodwill
  • VLRC : Getting away with murder
  • I.T. in practice : Filed but not forgotten
  • inreference (articles)
  • Pro bono : Centring on pro bono
  • Conferences
  • From the President : Suffer the little children
  • Law Institute advocacy
  • inprint (books)
  • Ethics Committee rulings
  • According to merit? : Up-front and personal
  • insites (web)
  • Ethics : A mutuality of interest
  • ALRC : Security blanket
  • Legal action
  • Human resources : Bullying bad for business
  • Institute update
  • Member Services
  • New admissions
  • Unsolicited
  • Legislation update
  • From the CEO : Desperately seeking articles
  • Reviews of judgments
  • With all due respect? : Whip it, whip it good
  • Penalty interest rate
  • Practice notes
  • Comments




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