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Advocacy

 Law Institute Journal Apr 2017

Chief Magistrate: LIV CEO Nerida Wallace met with Chief Magistrate Peter Lauritsen and Children’s Court president Judge Amanda Chambers. Court of Appeal president: LIV president Belinda Wilson...

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Review of Victoria's Bail System
Review of Victoria's Bail System

 Criminal Law Section Mar 2017

The LIV's Review of Victoria's Bail System submission was prepared in response to the Victorian Government's decision to review Victoria's Bail System.

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International human rights advocacy
International human rights advocacy

 Tess McEvoy Mar 2017

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...

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LIV rejects homelessness ban
LIV rejects homelessness ban

 Law Institute Journal Mar 2017

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...

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Advocacy
Advocacy

 Law Institute Journal Mar 2017

Australia Day celebrations: LIV president Belinda Wilson attended the Australia Day celebration at Government House, hosted by Governor of Victoria the Hon Linda Dessau...

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Burial rights out of step
Burial rights out of step

 VLRC Mar 2017

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...

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Access to Justice Review Report: LIV Response
Access to Justice Review Report: LIV Response

 Keren Murray and Andrew Tabone Feb 2017

In October 2016, the Department of Justice & Regulation submitted its Access to Justice Review Report to the Victorian Attorney-General...

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Letter to Lord Mayor on proposed by-law changes
Letter to Lord Mayor on proposed by-law changes

 Kate Browne Feb 2017

This letter to the Lord Mayor notes the LIV's concerns about the proposed by-law amendments to broaden the definition of public camping...

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Cross-examination – art or science?
Cross-examination – art or science?

 Melissa Lirosi Feb 2017

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...

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Jan/Feb LIJ flipbook
Jan/Feb LIJ flipbook

 Law Institute Journal Feb 2017

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...

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Advocate for the profession
Advocate for the profession

 Law Institute Journal Feb 2017

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...

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LIV advocacy
LIV advocacy

 Law Institute Journal Feb 2017

Chief Justice Robert French conversation and dinner LIV 2016 president Steven Sapountsis attended “A Conversation with Chief Justice Robert French”...

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Wrongs Amendment (Organisational Child Abuse) Bill 2016
Wrongs Amendment (Organisational Child Abuse) Bill 2016

 LIV Submissions Dec 2016

The LIV provided a short submission on this Bill to various members of Parliament. Some key points raised... 

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Temporary Visa for Parents Discussion Paper – LCA and LIV Joint Submission
Temporary Visa for Parents Discussion Paper – LCA and LIV Joint Submission

 ALHR Section Dec 2016

The LIV sent a joint submission with the Law Council of Australia to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection’s Discussion Paper...

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