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The trouble with IBAC
The trouble with IBAC

 Merys Williams Oct 2017

It's time for an independent investigation of police misconduct complaints....

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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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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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Homelessness laws are discriminatory and will add to burden on police, courts and legal aid – LIV
Homelessness laws are discriminatory and will add to burden on police, courts and legal aid – LIV

 Karin Derkley Mar 2017

Proposed changes to local laws aiming to reduce the number of homeless people in the CBD will result in more vulnerable people...

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Homelessness and Public Amenity
Homelessness and Public Amenity

 Clara Bradley Mar 2017

The number of people falling victim to homelessness in the City of Melbourne has increased by 74% since 2014. The drastic increase has made homelessness more visible...

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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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Report shows criminal justice system more punitive
Report shows criminal justice system more punitive

 Law Institute of Victoria Feb 2017

Jesuit Social Services inaugural States of Justice Report shows that numbers of offenders have remained relatively steady...

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Law Council of Australia – Purpose, people and polices
Law Council of Australia – Purpose, people and polices

 Steven Sapountsis Dec 2016

The recent annual general meeting and directors’ meeting of the Law Council of Australia (LCA) has encouraged me to write something to help our members...

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Operation public confidence
Operation public confidence

 Carolyn Ford Dec 2016

After a damning report in 2013 that resulted in a forensic overhaul, the Adult Parole Board is determined to restore faith in the system. APB chair Peter Couzens has a big job ahead of him...

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Supreme Court Judgments
Supreme Court Judgments

 Professor Greg Reinhardt Dec 2016

Refusal to disclose police intelligence information – did this result in lack of procedural fairness? Chief Commissioner of Police v Nikolic [2016] VSCA 2016 (unreported, 14 October 2016, No S APCI 2016 0097...

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Living Law: On the ball
Living Law: On the ball

 Karin Derkley Oct 2016

Chief Examiner Steve McBurney is used to making tough calls – on and off the field. There are one or two similarities between being Chief Examiner and a footy umpire, says Steve McBurney..

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Amendments to s194 IBAC Act in FOI Amendment Bill 2016
Amendments to s194 IBAC Act in FOI Amendment Bill 2016

 Administrative Law & Human Rights Section Aug 2016

The LIV welcomes the Government’s steps to amend s194 of the Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission Act 2011...

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Community Consultation on IBAC, the Victorian Ombudsman and the Auditor-General
Community Consultation on IBAC, the Victorian Ombudsman and the Auditor-General

  LIV Submission Jun 2016

The LIV’s submission to the Department of Premier and Cabinet on the...

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LIV seeks answers from Victoria Police re unsworn affidavits

Oct 2011

LIV seeks answers from Victoria Police re unsworn affidavits

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