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Winners of the 2010 Kirby Cup Law Reform Competition announced

The ALRC is pleased to announced that this year’s winning entry in the Kirby Cup Law Reform Competition is from Monash University law students, Israel Cowen and Adam Delacorn. This winning entry was chosen from five other finalists. President Professor Rosalind Croucher said, ‘this year the entrants in the Kirby Cup competition had to look

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Discovery Inquiry stakeholders are invited to attend a Panel Discussion in Sydney, 18 November 2010

The Australian Law Reform Commission invites you to attend a PANEL DISCUSSION following the release of the ALRC’s Consultation Paper, Discovery of Documents in Federal Courts

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The ALRC congratulates Tony McAvoy, winner of the inaugural Indigenous Legal Professional of the Year

Attorney-General, Robert McClelland, has awarded Tony McAvoy the inaugural Indigenous Legal Professional of the Year at the 5th National Indigenous Legal Conference in Canberra. The Government established the award to recognise outstanding Indigenous lawyers who have made a special contribution to the rights of Indigenous people or who have an exceptional commitment to providing legal

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Unsung Heroes – Closing the Gap by Leading the Way

This year’s NAIDOC week theme recognises ‘the many unsung Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who have made huge contributions to Australian society’. The ALRC would like to acknowledge the invaluable contribution that Indigenous Australians have made to our work in reforming and developing the law. In celebrating NAIDOC week for 2010, we would particularly

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Kirby Cup Law Reform Competition – Call for Entries

The Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) and the Australian Law Students’ Association (ALSA) today called on law students to register their interest in entering the 2009 Kirby Cup, one of Australia’s most prestigious student law reform competitions. Registration closes on 10 April 2009. The topic for this year’s competition is on animal rights and teams

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