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LIJ May 2005

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On a sticky wicket — the uncertain world of casual employment
Employment of casuals can be a useful source of additional staff. However, it can also present hazards and unexpected pitfalls for both employers and employees.

By Frances Anderson

Feature Articles

“Produce the body”: The heritage of habeas corpus
While habeas corpus may be almost forgotten in Australia, recent detention cases in Australia and overseas have proved it to be an important historical remedy when the freedom of the individual is threatened.

By Andrew Field

Location location location: Selling the Retail Leases Act - Part 1
The Retail Leases Act 2003, which commenced operation on 1 May 2003, provided a revised system of regulation for retail leases. After two years of operation it is time to see how well those further reforms are working.

By Michael Gronow

Pre-nuptial agreements-possible escape routes
Lawyers are likely to be increasingly approached for advice by clients who do not want to be bound by pre-nuptial agreements.

By Jacqueline Campbell

The Koori Court – a positive experience
Initially predicted to be a soft option for sentencing, Koori Court practices have resulted in lower recidivism rates and a safer community.

By Dr Kate Auty, Daniel Briggs, Kerri Thomson, Mike Gibson And Sergeant Gordon Porter


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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: 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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