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The Law Institute of Victoria today acknowledged the outstanding contribution of Supreme Court Chief Justice Marilyn Warren, following her decision...
Proposed changes to local laws aiming to reduce the number of homeless people in the CBD will result in more vulnerable people...
Discrimination Human Rights
Victoria’s bail system needs additional funding, improved...
Courts Criminal Procedure Justice Punishment Sentencing
Overcrowding and understaffing is contributing to unrest in Victoria's youth detention centres and putting the safety of young people and staff at risk...
The Law Institute of Victoria welcomes the appointment of four highly respected Victorians to the Judicial Commission of Victoria...
The LIV welcomes the announcement by the Attorney General that the federal government will ratify the Optional Protocol to the Convention...
Access to Justice Punishment Young Persons
The Law Institute of Victoria has sent a letter to City of Melbourne councillors expressing its concern about by-law amendments that may...
Discrimination Human Rights Justice
The LIV is concerned about recent media commentary that suggests a therapeutic approach by magistrates and the judiciary is to blame for...
Courts Criminal Procedure Drugs Justice Sentencing Young Persons
The LIV congratulates all members of the profession recognised in the Australia Day honours list for 2017.
The LIV is invited to provide up to six nominations of suitably qualified candidates to be considered for appointment to the SRO/LIV Quarterly Revenue Liaison Committee.
The LIV expresses our deepest sympathy for the victims of last Friday’s tragic events in the Melbourne CBD as well as to their families and friends. We welcome the announced review into the state's bail system.
The LIV has been requested by the Minister for Revenue and Financial Services, The Hon. Kelly O’Dwyer MP, to provide two...
Administrative Appeals Administrative Tribunals Appointments
The Law Institute of Victoria and the Victorian Bar are deeply concerned by recent comments by the Minister for Families and Children Jenny Mikakos...
Courts Young Persons
The Law Institute of Victoria says the government's suite of reforms aimed at addressing youth crime in Victoria is an encouraging move that will help deter young offenders....
The Law Institute of Victoria remains strongly opposed to the Victorian state government sending 40 young offenders to adult prison...
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