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13 Apr 2018
Lawyers debate: should body-worn cameras be mandatory for police?
Recent CCTV footage of a disabled man being allegedly assaulted by Victorian police in his front yard has raised questions around transparency and acc...
12 Apr 2018
LCA: Proposed electoral funding law reform ‘vast improvement’ but more work still needed
The Law Council of Australia has shown its support of recommendations to improve the government’s Electoral Funding and Reform Bill, however noted t...
Managing difficult behaviours, student, lawyer, law classrooms
11 Apr 2018
Managing ‘difficult’ behaviours in law classrooms
Educators are obligated to create an environment that is conducive to healthy and effective learning for students across the board, according to one l...
10 Apr 2018
ACT CTP reform: The pilot jury and its unpopular verdict
Although the long road to reforming the ACT’s compulsory third party (CTP) scheme is complete, the journey is not yet over, writes Arthur Marusevich...
9 Apr 2018
Lobby group claims lawyers holds 'unfair' advantages
The Financial Planning Association is calling for more regulatory allowances for financial planners, on the basis that lawyers and accountants current...
6 Apr 2018
'Heartbreaking to watch': legal orgs perturbed by police brutality
Three prominent Australian legal advocacy groups have spoken out about CCTV footage released earlier this week showing an alleged brutal assault by nu...
6 Apr 2018
Review into comp, rehab for veterans welcomed
A multinational firm has welcomed the federal government's launch of an independent inquiry into the existing compensation and rehabilitation system ...
5 Apr 2018
Aus firm welcomes Senate report to combat ‘lagging’ cyber safety
Maurice Blackburn has applauded a Senate committee report outlining recommendations to address the pressing issue of cyber bullying across the country...
4 Apr 2018
In boom and bust we must retain trust
In 2017, Australia’s insolvency industry underwent two tranches of law reform. Passed in September, the amended legislation, Treasury Laws Amendment...
3 Apr 2018
Government picks Victorian QC to be ASIC enforcer
The federal government has named barrister Daniel Crennan QC as the person it wants to take the newly created position of second deputy chairperson at...
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