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LIJ May 2006

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Cover Story

Civil Remedies: Effect of consent judgments on third party contribution claims
Does a consent judgment effecting a settlement between a plaintiff and a defendant prevent a co-defendant or third party from claiming contribution against the former defendant?

By Dr Clifford Pannam QC and Stewart Maiden

Cover Story

Feature Articles


A questionable onus of proof in cross-vesting applications
Is there an onus of proof in applications for transfer of proceedings under state and commonwealth cross-vesting legislation?

By Meredith Schilling

Accident Compensation

Establishing serious injury under WorkCover
The first Court of Appeal decision on defining "serious injury" under s134AB of the Accident Compensation Act has shifted the parameters on this central component of work-related injury claims.

By Harry Gill


Exploring the therapeutic scope of jurisprudence
A philosophical approach to the law that considers the impact of its process on participants raises challenging issues for lawyers, the judiciary and court officers.

By # Dr Michael S King

Workplace Relations

The ABC of AWAs
The humble AWA has been promoted to the top of the class.

By Joseph Kelly


Publications Department

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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: 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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