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Tess McEvoy is legal counsel and program coordinator at the International Service for Human Rights (ISHR) in Geneva and New York. She spoke to the LIV Young Lawyers about her career...
Advocacy Human Rights
Criminal Law Section
The LIV has issued a submission to the Parliamentary Inquiry into Youth...
Access to Justice Advocacy Child Welfare Courts Criminal Procedure Justice Punishment Sentencing Young Persons
Law Institute Journal
The LIV is concerned about by-law amendments voted in by Melbourne City Council in February that subject homeless people to penalties for rough sleeping in the Melbourne CBD...
Australia Day celebrations: LIV president Belinda Wilson attended the Australia Day celebration at Government House, hosted by Governor of Victoria the Hon Linda Dessau...
People should have the right to decide what happens to their body when they die, the VLRC recommends. A man bought two adjacent burial plots, one for his wife and the other for himself...
Keren Murray and Andrew Tabone
In October 2016, the Department of Justice & Regulation submitted its Access to Justice Review Report to the Victorian Attorney-General...
Access to Justice Advocacy Courts Dispute Resolution Human Rights Justice Technology Voluntary Associations/Pro Bono
This letter to the Lord Mayor notes the LIV's concerns about the proposed by-law amendments to broaden the definition of public camping...
Advocacy Discrimination Human Rights
If you’ve ever studied criminal law or attempted to hone your skills in cross-examination you will most likely have pondered the question of whether effective cross-examination is an art or a science...
Advocacy Courts Criminal Procedure Education
Law Institute Journal
Welcome to the Jan/Feb LIJ flipbook. You can turn pages electronically, magnify type and click through to editorial content, LIV goods and services and upcoming events and advertising...
Access to Justice Advocacy Capacity Young Persons
LIV president Belinda Wilson wants to challenge what it means to be a lawyer in 2017. After 15 years working as a commercial lawyer in regional Victoria, Belinda Wilson...
Advocacy Legal Biography Legal Services
Chief Justice Robert French conversation and dinner LIV 2016 president Steven Sapountsis attended “A Conversation with Chief Justice Robert French”...
The LIV provided a short submission on this Bill to various members of Parliament. Some key points raised...
Advocacy Civil Procedure Human Rights Legislation Personal Injuries Torts
The LIV sent a joint submission with the Law Council of Australia to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection’s Discussion Paper...
The LIV’s supplementary submission to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection’s Discussion Paper...
Advocacy Asylum Child Welfare Civil Rights Human Rights Parents
The LIV provided a submission in response to the Victorian Government’s Draft Action Plan for improving the welfare of animals in Victoria...
CPD & Networking