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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


Feature Articles


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

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


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 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


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

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


  • 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

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