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3 Dec 2004
Indigenous youth beckoned to law
A GUIDE for Indigenous students wanting to study law has been launched at a seminar at the University of NSW. A Guide to Indigenous Legal Education in...
3 Dec 2004
Modern eye for the Law Institute
“IT IS a complete makeover that would make even Carson from Queer Eye For The Straight Guy pleased,” Law Institute of Victoria (LIV) presi...
3 Dec 2004
Lawyers to call for migration law reform
APPALLED BY a recent High Court decision to uphold the federal government’s right to detain asylum seekers indefinitely, a group of lawyers is takin...
1 Dec 2004
Legal professional privilege ousted for Hardie
LEGAL PROFESSIONAL privilege hangs in the balance as the Federal Government last week introduced laws into parliament that would enable the nation’s...
30 Nov 2004
Bells keep ringing for Lawyers Weekly
CONTINUING ITS red-hot run of form, Lawyers Weekly has once again garnered awards for itself at the annual ABSP Bell Awards late last week.Underlining...
26 Nov 2004
Legal aid booms in Queensland
IT WAS a case of ‘build it and they will come’ when Legal Aid Queensland set up its free telephone information and advice service, which resulted ...
26 Nov 2004
Law graduates to go bush in Queensland
YOUNG LAWYERS are being lured back to the bush by a new program aimed at reversing a legal brain drain in the remote areas of Queensland.The Regional ...
26 Nov 2004
Silence not golden in media crisis: lawyers
LAWYERS ARE not doing their clients any favours by advising them to disengage with the media during crises, chairman of the International Bar Associat...
26 Nov 2004
“Am I missing something” at Gadens
LAWYERS AT Gadens will think outside the square and about the natural environment, if nothing else, due to a new art instalment in the firm’s Brisba...
26 Nov 2004
Government vetoes defence lawyers: LCA
THE PEAK BODY representing the legal profession has condemned new national security laws introduced into Parliament last week. While the Federal Gover...
26 Nov 2004
QLS defends new Energex chair
A PUBLIC stoush has developed between the Queensland Law Society (QLS) and the Electrical Trade Union (ETU) state secretary following his public attac...
26 Nov 2004
Australian commercial ADR skills promoted online
THE FEDERAL Attorney-General has welcomed a new website promoting the skills of Australian arbitrators and mediators in the resolution of internationa...
26 Nov 2004
Publish and be damned (or at least sued)
The Gutnick online defamation case recently ended with an out-of-court settlement in Joe Gutnick’s favour. The fallout from the decisions in the ca...
26 Nov 2004
Legal risk training scoops top award
A RISK MANAGEMENT training and education program for legal professionals in Western Australia has won one of Australia’s top risk awards. At a gala ...
25 Nov 2004
ACLA identifies top in-house performers
PETER CAILLARD, general counsel and company secretary of Tabcorp Holdings, carried off the award for Australian Corporate Lawyer of the Year 2004 at t...
19 Nov 2004
Lawyers welcome knock on military commission
The Law Council of Australia (LCA) has applauded the District Court of Columbia’s ruling that military commission tribunals, as presently constitute...
19 Nov 2004
Victorian graduates get new PLT option
THE FATE of law graduates in Victoria is again an issue of contention with record numbers likely to be turned away by law firms because of a shortage ...
19 Nov 2004
Judges condemn Hulls’ plan for Victorian judiciary
THE VICTORIAN Government faces a revolt by judges over its plan to appoint acting judges to make the state’s court system more flexible and efficien...
19 Nov 2004
Uniform defamation at arm’s length
IT IS A case of deflation after much hot air was generated about the Standing Committee of Attorneys-General’s (SCAG’s) newly released model defam...
19 Nov 2004
UTS success a legal drawcard
APPARENTLY ON the right track with their chosen professions, law students at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) have this year won three major...
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