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"Gender, 'Race' and International Relations: Violence against Filipino women in Australia" by Chris Cunneen and Julie Stubbs. [review]
In the past two decades there has been anecdotal evidence that young Filipino women brought to Australia as fiancées or spouses of, usually much older, Australian men, are being exploited as 'sex slaves' and suffering from ...
Education v Casework: A Losing Battle: Some SA solutions.
Community legal education (CLE) has traditionally been the poor relation of case work in the allocation of resources designed to improve access to justice in Australia. Against the many odds, community legal education has ...
Lawyers, lawyers and more lawyers: Can the profession cope with the growing numbers of law graduates?
(Legal Service Bulletin Co-operative, Law Faculty, Monash University, 1996)
We are often reminded of the startling fact that there are more students currently studying to be lawyers in Australia than there are lawyers practicing law. And the expansion of law schools over the past 10 years means ...
"Making Sense of the Family Court" by Leonie Star. [review]
The "Family Law Act 1975" has been subject to multiple and ongoing reforms since it came into force more than 20 years ago and it is no easy task to steer a clear path through all its provisions. This book, however, is a ...
Cultural Heritage on the Move: Significance and Meaning.
This article appears in a special issue of 'Law in Context', entitled "Law and Cultural Heritage", edited by Martin Chanock and Cheryl Simpson. As Australians' 'cultural cringe' has diminished in recent years there has ...
The Vietnamese and the law.
This article examines the unique barriers which exist between Vietnamese refugees and the Australian legal system.
Multiculturalism in the law: Ethnicity overlooked?
The recently completed "Multiculturalism and the Law" report from the Australian Law Reform Commission has thoroughly canvassed the issues of access and equity which arise in connection with the administration of the ...
"If Divorce is the Only Way" by John D. Bieber. [review]
Usually divorce manuals lead the reader through what they need to know about family law and the legal process. This book does more. In addition to providing sound legal advice, it engages with the emotional experiences of ...
Rolls Royce or Rundown 1970s Kingswood? Australia's legal aid in comparative perspective.
(Law Faculty, Monash University, Clayton, Vic, 1997)
The Commonwealth Attorney-General, Daryl Williams’ comment earlier this year that Australia’s legal aid was a ‘Rolls Royce’ scheme was surprisingly ill informed and created an unfortunate perception that legal aid ...