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Victoria Leads On Human Rights
Victoria Leads On Human Rights

 George Williams & Daniel Reynolds Sep 2017

Many Australians believe our nation already has a national bill of rights, and yet Australia is the only democratic nation without one. It’s time Australia had a Charter of Rights...

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Submission to the Education and Training Reform Regulations Review
Submission to the Education and Training Reform Regulations Review

 Administrative Law and Human Rights Section Aug 2017

The Law Institute of Victoria (LIV) welcomes the opportunity to provide a submission to the Scrutiny of Acts and Regulations Committee towards...

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NAIDOC Week: Celebrating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages
NAIDOC Week: Celebrating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages

 Belinda Wilson Jul 2017

A couple of weeks ago Victorian Parliament heard for the first time legislation which included the language of the traditional owners...

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Indigenous prison crisis under investigation
Indigenous prison crisis under investigation

 ALRC Jul 2017

Alarming rates of incarceration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women will be a focus of the inquiry. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people constitute only 2 per cent...

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Inquiry into Freedom of Speech 2016
Inquiry into Freedom of Speech 2016

 Clara Bradley Jun 2017

The LIV submits that the current operation of Part IIA of the Racial Discrimination Act does not impose unreasonable restrictions upon freedom of speech...

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A joint open letter to the Attorney-General and Ministers Mikakos and Neville on youth justice reform
A joint open letter to the Attorney-General and Ministers Mikakos and Neville on youth justice reform

 LIV Media Jun 2017

The LIV has co-signed a letter to the Victorian state government expressing deep concerns about the recent...

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June LIJ flipbook
June LIJ flipbook

 Law Institute Journal Jun 2017

Welcome to the June 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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Does it really happen in Australia?
Does it really happen in Australia?

 Claire Walczak and Nadine Udorovic Jun 2017

Imagine being told at 17 you were being taken out of school, away from your friends and familiar environment to the non-Hague country of Lebanon to marry a man you had...

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Rights without remedies
Rights without remedies

 Bill Swannie Jun 2017

An independent review recommended the Charter be amended to allow legal proceedings based on breach of the rights in the Charter. Recent cases illustrate the current difficulties...

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Profit for purpose
Profit for purpose

 Carolyn Ford Jun 2017

Courts are expected to benefit from the arrival of Salvos Legal in Victoria. Award-winning social enterprise law firm Salvos Legal is opening a humanitarian practice in Melbourne...

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Victoria Police Restorative Engagement and Redress Scheme
Victoria Police Restorative Engagement and Redress Scheme

 Criminal Law Section May 2017

The LIV welcomes the Department of Justice and Regulation's inquiry into the merit and form of a restorative engagement...

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Time to remove stigma of old minor offences records – LIV
Time to remove stigma of old minor offences records – LIV

 LIV Media May 2017

The Law Institute of Victoria is urging the state government to consider legislation for a spent convictions scheme in Victoria...

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Voluntary Assisted Dying Submission
Voluntary Assisted Dying Submission

 Administrative Law and Human Rights Section May 2017

The LIV has made a submission to the Ministerial Advisory Panel on Voluntary Assisted Dying to ensure proposed legislation for voluntary assisted dying in Victoria is clear, workable and in line with the rule of law...

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LIV welcomes budget measures to reduce family violence
LIV welcomes budget measures to reduce family violence

 LIV Media May 2017

The Law Institute of Victoria today welcomed the measures outlined by the Victorian Government in the State Budget to tackle family violence and improve court infrastructure and services...

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Champion of change
Champion of change

 Carolyn Ford May 2017

Court of Appeal president Justice Chris Maxwell is shocked by the numbers that tell a sorry tale for women in the law. Damning new data from Victoria’s Court of Appeal illustrates...

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