Legal services

Report

28 Feb 2019
93

Many border communities experience complex and unique challenges in accessing justice and have a proportionally higher demand for legal services than other parts of Victoria and New South Wales. This report, by Victoria Legal Aid and Legal Aid NSW, outlines how the commissions will improve...

Briefing paper

5 Feb 2019
81

In 2018, the Law and Justice Foundation developed a resource which provided tabulation of data on legal needs for each generalist community legal centres (CLC) catchment. To best meet the requirements of the CLC sector, a bespoke measure of legal need was developed for inclusion...

Briefing paper

19 Dec 2018
20

In 2015 the Foundation developed the Need for Legal Assistance Services (NLAS) indicators. These provide a census-based measure of the geographic distribution of potential demand for not-for-profit legal assistance services from organisations such as legal aid commissions and community legal centres. Following the release by...

Report

13 Nov 2018
45

The Law and Justice Foundation of NSW has partnered with Victoria Legal Aid (VLA) to undertake a program of work which will assist VLA in the efficient and effective use of information service resources. VLA will use the findings in this report to understand more...

Survey

18 Oct 2018
42

The QoWL Quality of Working Life Survey was sent in June 2018 to 2160 Victorian Bar Practicing Certificate holders and 856 valid responses were returned (40%).

Report

To support the Cameron Review implementation
21 Sep 2018
95

This report has been prepared to provide evidence of legal need in New South Wales to assist the implementation of the Cameron Review in 2018. The evidence in this report builds on over twenty years of legal needs research undertaken by the foundation and others...

Report

30 Aug 2018
318

Health justice partnerships are part of a growing movement that is seeing health and legal services working collaboratively to address a previously unmet legal need. Yet, until now, there has been no reliable data about the number, nature and scope of health justice partnerships across...

Report

Fair practices in discrimination conciliation
20 Aug 2018
120

This report explores the experiences of vulnerable people making complaints under NSW and Commonwealth discrimination law, and details recommended best practice for conciliation processes to ensure people who are disadvantaged are able to access dispute resolution processes equitably.

Conference paper

The establishment of Redfern Legal Centre 1977
29 Jun 2018
5

On 14 March 1977, the first non-Indigenous community legal centre in New South Wales, established in Redfern Town Hall, opened its doors to clients. The centre has become an icon in Australian legal history and developed a number of other centres critical to the provision...

Report

19 Jun 2018
6

On 16 December 2016, the Attorney-General, the Hon. Martin Pakula MP, asked the Victorian Law Reform Commission to report on ways to ensure that litigants who use the services of litigation funders or participate in group proceedings (class actions) are not exposed to unfair risks...

Report

7 Jun 2018
241

This study systematically reviews research into the use and impact of protection orders, using the EMMIE framework (Effectiveness, Mechanisms, Moderators, Implementation and Economy).

Journal article

6 Jun 2018
208

This paper reports on a multifaceted response to build capacity and willingness of health professionals to identify signs of family violence and engage with referral pathways to on‐site legal assistance.

Report

Global Pound Conference Series
24 May 2018
46

This report drew input from a global cast of stakeholders in international dispute resolution. In the aggregate, its results were not surprising, highlighting a global focus on efficiency, collaboration, and pre-dispute and mixed-mode dispute resolution protocols.

Discussion paper

2 May 2018
134

This paper is the first from the Regulating Automated Legal Advice Technologies (RALAT) project supported by the University of Melbourne’s Networked Society Institute.

The project focuses on a cutting-edge development in legal technology: the automation of legal advice. It seeks to understand the practice...

Briefing paper

1 May 2018
145

This paper examines the experience of Indigenous Australians in relation to the resolution of legal problems in comparison with non-Indigenous people. Using the Legal AustraliaWide (LAW) Survey national dataset, the findings show that Indigenous respondents were significantly more likely than others to have unresolved crime...

Policy report

21 Mar 2018
221

This policy report is a statement on how tech and design can maximise opportunities for making the legal sector better. It provides a guide for individuals working in legal industries, or those hoping to get into them, to improve the way justice works.

Briefing paper

13 Mar 2018
256

This research used population-level data from the Legal Australia-Wide (LAW) Survey to examine whether the prevalence of problems with fines is higher for disadvantaged groups than others. It also investigated whether people’s responses to fines problems, and the outcomes they achieve for these problems, varies...

Report

6 Mar 2018
70

For women experiencing disadvantage, the risk of poverty, homelessness and ongoing financial insecurity is heightened by the lack of fast, affordable pathways to resolve family law property disputes. Many women are simply walking away from their entitlement to a fair division of property.

Discussion paper

1 Mar 2018
14

This paper responds to the Australian Law Reform Commission Review of the Family Law System. In particular, it addresses question 25 in the issues paper released in March 2018 - how should the family law system address misuse of process as a form of abuse...

Evaluation

28 Feb 2018
101

The Domestic Violence Unit (DVU) of Legal Aid NSW began delivering services in January 2016. This evaluation involved quantitative analysis of Legal Aid NSW administrative data, and interviews and focus groups with stakeholders. It examined key questions such as whether the DVU is reaching disadvantaged...

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