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Ethnicity rarely relevant in crime reporting
Ethnicity rarely relevant in crime reporting

 Karin Derkley 22 Dec 2017

Don’t focus on race where it is not relevant, and avoid reinforcing ethnic-based stereotypes when reporting on crime, lawyers from the Police Accountability Project have advised journalists...

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How can I write for LIV Young Lawyers publications? Part 2
How can I write for LIV Young Lawyers publications? Part 2

 Adam Wakeling 18 Dec 2017

Writing for the LIV Young Lawyers publications is a great way to develop your skills and get your name out there in the profession. Here’s a few more tips on how to get started...

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Sexual abuse of children alleged at 4000 institutions: Royal Commission
Sexual abuse of children alleged at 4000 institutions: Royal Commission

 Carolyn Ford 08 Dec 2017

More than 4000 institutions where sexual abuse of children is alleged to have occurred have been identified by the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse...

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Obiter Dicta: the perils of instructing
Obiter Dicta: the perils of instructing

 Tully Anders 04 Dec 2017

Obiter Dicta is the column that provides you with a refreshingly frank assessment of life as a junior lawyer...

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Court on camera
Court on camera

 Law Institute Journal 01 Dec 2017

Held at the Sheraton Hotel on Friday 20 October 2017, the Young Lawyers Charity Ball was sponsored by Deakin Law School and Gatehouse Legal Recruitment...

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Age of reason
Age of reason

 Jade Murphy 01 Dec 2017

Intelligence, resilience and aptitude can be found in all ages. On 1 July this year, I was appointed to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal as a full-time member. My role involves...

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With all due respect: Jingle bells
With all due respect: Jingle bells

 Law Institute Journal 01 Dec 2017

Do you long for a time when the world was a simpler place, your worries were few, music sounded like music and you could pay the electricity bill without taking out a personal loan?...

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How can I write for LIV Young Lawyers publications?
How can I write for LIV Young Lawyers publications?

 Adam Wakeling 28 Nov 2017

Writing for the LIV Young Lawyers publications is a great way to develop your skills and get your name out there in the profession...

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Open letter calls for age of criminal responsibility to be raised to 14
Open letter calls for age of criminal responsibility to be raised to 14

 Karin Derkley 28 Nov 2017

Sixty organisations have signed an open letter to the Premier of Victoria Daniel Andrews calling to raise the minimum age of criminal responsibility from 10 to 14 years of age...

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Lessons in chambers: LIV Judicial Mentor Program (part 2)
Lessons in chambers: LIV Judicial Mentor Program (part 2)

 Ashleigh Morris 21 Nov 2017

This year the LIV was pleased to offer the newest members of the profession a unique opportunity to be mentored in groups by a member of the judiciary...

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Detention fails kids, Royal Commission finds
Detention fails kids, Royal Commission finds

 Karin Derkley 20 Nov 2017

Findings from the Northern Territory youth detention royal commission have implications right across the country, including Victoria where a new youth detention centre is currently in construction, say youth justice advocates...

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Lessons in chambers: LIV Judicial Mentoring Program
Lessons in chambers: LIV Judicial Mentoring Program

 Ashleigh Morris 13 Nov 2017

Young Lawyer Ashleigh Morris provides her reflections on what she learnt in chambers with Justice Ginnane undertaking the LIV Judicial Mentoring Program...

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Couch surfing limbo
Couch surfing limbo

 Shorna Moore 10 Nov 2017

Couch surfing is increasingly being recognised as a form of homelessness in Australia. It is a particularly complex issue for young people aged under 18, and little is known about the legal challenges these young people face...

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Advising clients on aged care options
Advising clients on aged care options

 Rachel Lane 08 Nov 2017

Few stages in life are as complex and emotionally taxing for clients as aged care – whether they are seeking care for themselves or a loved one. The complexity is largely driven by the vast choices...

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Obiter Dicta: A junior lawyer's tale
Obiter Dicta: A junior lawyer's tale

 Tully Anders 08 Nov 2017

Welcome to the first (and probably the last) edition of Obiter Dicta. A kind of ‘Eat. Pray. Love.’ for junior lawyers minus the Italian food. And the spiritual enlightenment. And Julia Roberts...

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