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Editorial: Get Involved In Reform
Editorial: Get Involved In Reform

 Adam Wakeling and Andrea de Souza 15 Sep 2017

Reading through the Summary Offences Act 1966 (Vic) you may notice some odd offences. There are many reasons for law reform, from microeconomic reform to protecting human rights...

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Make Your Views Count
Make Your Views Count

 Suzan Gencay 15 Sep 2017

Law reform can seem intimidating to lawyers at the beginning of their careers. You have the skills and knowledge to make a meaningful contribution to law reform. So what are you waiting for?...

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Changing Attitudes Through Law Reform
Changing Attitudes Through Law Reform

 Sarah Timmers 15 Sep 2017

The YL Law Reform Committee is a great forum for law graduates to get involved in live legal issues in Victoria. On behalf of the LIV it delivered a submission to parliament on lowering the driving age in Victoria...

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On The Right Track
On The Right Track

 Young Lawyers Journal 15 Sep 2017

Members of the YL executive committee outline their career progression. In this quarter's journal, we talk with Suzan Gencay, Milli Allan and Linda Rayment...

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The Appeal Of Court-Led Reform
The Appeal Of Court-Led Reform

 Julianna Marshall 15 Sep 2017

Do you consider the Court of Appeal to be too activist or not activist enough? Rules of precedent and the separation of powers do not prevent the judiciary from engaging in meaningful reform...

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Legal Knowledge Is Power
Legal Knowledge Is Power

 Larissa Iglesias 15 Sep 2017

As law graduates and students, we need to remind ourselves that we are privileged to possess the knowledge that can make a difference in the social justice, community and not-for-profit sectors...

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Fighting For Safe Housing
Fighting For Safe Housing

 Damian Stock 15 Sep 2017

Pursuing law reform is critical for Victoria Legal Aid (VLA) to fulfil its statutory objectives. These objectives are enshrined in legislation in recognition that strategic advocacy has the power...

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A Matter Of Balance
A Matter Of Balance

 Kathie Karapalidis 15 Sep 2017

Victims are key stakeholders in the justice system. Providing victims with a greater role and voice, and by acknowledging that criminal justice requires an end-to-end approach, will make for a better sentencing model...

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A Modern Slavery Act In Australia?
A Modern Slavery Act In Australia?

 Emily Scott 15 Sep 2017

A modern slavery Act would be a big step towards bringing Australian domestic law in line with international human rights principles. Modern slavery refers to slavery, forced labour and wage exploitation, involuntary servitude...

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Including The Community In Law Reform
Including The Community In Law Reform

 Nick Gadd 15 Sep 2017

The VLRC’s tagline is "Inclusive, independent, innovative" and while all of those qualities are important, it is significant that inclusive comes first. The VLRC actively seeks out the views of the community for all its inquiries...

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Grass Roots
Grass Roots

 Young Lawyers Journal 15 Sep 2017

Former YL president Joel Silver stood for the Council of Glen Eira in 2016 and won. In this Q&A he discusses campaigning and the power to influence from public office...

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How To Tackle Youth Crime
How To Tackle Youth Crime

 Kirsti Weisz 15 Sep 2017

Youth justice has been at the forefront of public debate in Victoria with news reports and opinion pieces covering issues such as the Apex gang and the Malmsbury and Parkville detention centre riots...

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A Passion For Children's Rights
A Passion For Children's Rights

 Young Lawyers Journal 15 Sep 2017

New Melbourne Law Masters student Philip Chan has dedicated his short but successful career to human rights and the rights of children...

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Seven trends in the legal job market to watch
Seven trends in the legal job market to watch

 Adam Wakeling 15 Jun 2017

Law graduates looking to enter the job market and lawyers seeking a career change face challenges, but there are also...

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Top 10 tips for using LinkedIn
Top 10 tips for using LinkedIn

 Thomas Hobbs 15 Jun 2017

Everyone talks about LinkedIn, but using it can be intimidating. Here are 10 tips from recruiter Thomas Hobbs to make the platform work for you...

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