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Inside stories: Ethics and ripping yarns
Inside stories: Ethics and ripping yarns

 Carolyn Ford 01 Sep 2021

In her thesis on a case that made headlines in the 1980s, Dr Rachel Spencer reminds readers that true crime writing is about real people and carries moral obligations. 

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Inside stories: Second chance advocate makes good
Inside stories: Second chance advocate makes good

 Karin Derkley 01 Aug 2021

Jason James’ relationship with the law has come full circle. 

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Inside stories: The coming of CLCs
Inside stories: The coming of CLCs

 Carolyn Ford 01 Jun 2021

Monash University law students started a social movement in the 1970s.

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Inside stories: Family hearings bring better outcomes
Inside stories: Family hearings bring better outcomes

 Karin Derkley 01 Feb 2021

The innovative Marram-Ngala Ganbu program for child protection matters is being expanded to Shepparton. 

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Inside stories: Bringing relief in dangerous times
Inside stories: Bringing relief in dangerous times

 Carolyn Ford 01 May 2020

A health justice partnership is making a difference for new mothers affected by family violence.

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LIV advocacy in response to COVID-19
LIV advocacy in response to COVID-19

 LIV Legal Policy 01 Apr 2020

In reponse to the effect of COVID-19 on the legal profession, the LIV has written to the Commonwealth and Victorian Attorney-General about the need for support in the legal and justice sector...

 

 

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Victorian Legal Services Board: Majority of lawyers say #MeToo
Victorian Legal Services Board: Majority of lawyers say #MeToo

 Fiona McLeay 01 Apr 2020

Lawyers are urged to speak up if they witness sexual harassment.

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Victorian Legal Services Board: Understanding the Public Purpose Fund
Victorian Legal Services Board: Understanding the Public Purpose Fund

 Fiona McLeay 01 Feb 2020

The PPF provides funding to both the LIV and the Victorian Bar to deliver education and engagement initiatives that benefit the profession...

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Submission to the Law Council Of Australia - 2020-2021 Federal Pre-Budget
Submission to the Law Council Of Australia - 2020-2021 Federal Pre-Budget

 Law Institute of Victoria 01 Nov 2019

The LIV has provided the LCA with feedback and recommendations regarding the impact of proposed changes to the Indigenous Legal Assistance Program and negotiations for funding to the legal sector through the new National Partnership Agreement...

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Technophile: Meet Josef
Technophile: Meet Josef

  Peter Moran 01 Jul 2019

Lawyers can create their own online bots with this platform...

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Don’t Google it: The right way to research
Don’t Google it: The right way to research

 LIV Membership 02 Apr 2019

Google is a great search tool for a quick book title, but it’s the wrong place to look if you want fast and accurate legal research...

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Legal clinic breaks new ground
Legal clinic breaks new ground

 Carolyn Ford 01 Jun 2018

The Alfred hospital’s HeLP Clinic recently helped patient number 1000, a milestone for the pro bono initiative. Some mornings going to work at Alfred...

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Restrictions on Lawyers' Managed Investment Schemes Commence 1 July
Restrictions on Lawyers' Managed Investment Schemes Commence 1 July

 Legal Profession Uniform Law LPUL@liv.asn.au 03 May 2018

From 1 July 2018, new legislation will restrict the invovlement of law practices in promoting and operating managed investment schemes.

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Commissioner aims to be good cop
Commissioner aims to be good cop

 Karin Derkley 01 Feb 2018

The new Legal Services Commissioner Fiona McLeay believes her role as regulator includes standing up for the profession as well as policing it...

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 LIV library 01 Feb 2018

Books, seminar papers, multimedia and articles from the LIV library...

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