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LIJ June 2012

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Cover Story

(Self) knowledge is power: reinforcing the ethics of lawyering

The integrity and reputation of the legal profession  will be enhanced as lawyers develop a greater  awareness of the moral factors that motivate  their decisions.

By Adrian Evans

ETHICS

Feature Articles

Not a good look: The risks of high level sexual harassment

SEXUAL HARASSMENT

Not a good look: The risks of high level sexual harassment

With a broader legal definition making sexual harassment claims easier to prove, failure to respond appropriately to such claims can severely damage the reputation of any corporation, large or small. 

By Julie White

Keying in trbl:-( Social media and sexual harassment

SEXUAL HARASSMENT

Keying in trbl:-( Social media and sexual harassment
With sexual harassment increasingly likely via social media, employers should be aware of their legal responsibilities and ensure they have policies and training programs for appropriate use of "instantnt" communication.

By Laura Douglas

Avoiding  the lot knots

OWNERS CORPORATIONS

Avoiding the lot knots

Legislation on subdivisions that create owners corporations  contains traps for the unwary, but there are ways to minimise the risks.

By Simon Libbis

A stronger victim's voice

VICTIMS

A stronger victim's voice

It has been over a year since new Victim Impact Statement (VIS) legislation was introduced. What has this new legislation meant for legal practitioners, judicial officers and  victims of crime?

By Clare Morton

A bridge across time

JUDICIAL REVIEW

A bridge across time

An application for an extension of time to lodge a judicial review application has been held to be an application for judicial review and non-citizens are entitled to a bridging visa.

By Roz Germov

 



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