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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 ...
Legal aid and family law reform in Ireland.
While Australia and the rest of the western world were restricting both funds and eligibility for civil legal aid during the 1990s, Ireland, whose civil legal aid is 97% devoted to family law matters, was expanding. At ...
"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 ...
"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 ...
The Vietnamese and the law.
This article examines the unique barriers which exist between Vietnamese refugees and the Australian legal system.
"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 ...