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Cover Story

Effective justice

For Victoria's 53rd Attorney-General Martin Pakula, bringing down the rate of offending and reoffending is the way to make the community safer. 

By Carolyn Ford

Feature Articles

Technology and the Law - Introduction

SPECIAL ISSUE

Technology and the Law - Introduction

It is a fact of modern life that innovation and technology find those places where they can make an impact, sometimes with radical consequences. 

Tech terms

TERMINOLOGY

Tech terms

It seems that each day brings a new technology product, term or phrase. It can all be a little confounding so here are explanations of terms and technologies in popular use.

By Fabian Hobart

The 3 Legal Disrupts

PRACTICE MANAGEMENT

The 3 Legal Disrupts

Lawyers need to be aware of the theoretical and practical implications of technology on the law.

By Fabian Horton

The paperless contract

CONTRACTS

The paperless contract

Despite increasing demand, and the ETA being in place for 15 years, Australian lawyers are yet to embrace the paperless contract. To do so requires a good understanding of the law and the technical options available.

By Peter Moran

In the clouds

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

In the clouds

Legal firms must have a good understanding of cloud based computing and should constantly reassess how it can improve their practice. 

By Anthony Burke

How to run a new law firm

LEGAL FIRMS

How to run a new law firm

Legal firms should look at NewLaw as an opportunity to learn from the innovators and jump on board.

By Laura Vickers

Marketing matters

MARKETING

Marketing matters

With the changing technological landscape, law firms should address their marketing plan to benefit from opportunities and avoid risks.

By Michael Alf

Discovery in the digital age

LITIGATION

Discovery in the digital age

The legal profession must embrace technology for the discovery process to be efficient and cost-effective.

By Julian Lambert

The changing face of litigation

LITIGATION

The changing face of litigation
Rapid technological change is affecting how litigation is conducted in the courts. 

By Mark Yorston and Alexandra Yorston

 



Publications Department

(for LIJ (Law Institute Journal) and LIV Directory and Diary inquiries only) Tel:(61 3) 9607 9319 Fax:(61 3) 9607 9451 Email: CFord@liv.asn.au Managing editor: Carolyn Ford. Sub-editor/publications coordinator: Mary Kerley. Journalist: Karin Derkley. Sub-editor/proofreader: Libby Brown. Art director: Katherine Alexander. Editorial & administrative assistant: Sophie Suelzle. Advertising: Lisa Crowle.

 

Editorial committee

Chair: Gerry Bean Members:  Tony Burke, Geoff Gronow, Melissa Macken, Chris Molnar, Cameron Ross and Carolyn Ford.

 

Editorial policy

All contributions and letters to the editor to be addressed to: Managing editor, Carolyn Ford, Law Institute of Victoria Ltd, GPO Box 263, Melbourne 3001. Tel: (61 3) 9607 9319. Mob: 0406 004 935. Fax: (61 3) 9607 9451. Email: CFord@liv.asn.au. Views expressed by contributors are not necessarily endorsed by the Law Institute of Victoria. No responsibility is accepted by the Institute, the editor or the printers for the accuracy of information contained in the text and advertisements.

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