ACJI hosted a Law Week event on 17 May designed to unlock insights into the future of NewLaw.
Ellen Hays explains how amicus curiae help courts to make better decisions by sharing their expertise and research.Read more "Courts need friends too: Three amicus curiae case snapshots"
Zak Gaddie argues that Victorian apology laws should be reformed so that all parties can experience the therapeutic and dispute-resolving benefits of apologies.Read more "Government Bodies Just Need to Say “Sorry”"
Alicia Crossley considers how the experience of self-represented litigants at VCAT can be improved by imagining a conversation between key stakeholders.Read more "Mapping a new path for self-represented litigants in VCAT: A commitment to conversation"
Does the adversarial system re-traumatise sexual assault victims? Sarah Tan provides a critique of the system and makes suggestions for reforms based on Restorative Justice and Therapeutic Jurisprudence.Read more "Sexual assault victims: Helpless before the law"
Jacob Chacko considers the relationship between Forgiveness and Restorative Justice in transitional societies.Read more "A reflection: Can restorative justice heal wrongs of the past?"
The Call for Papers for the National Wellness for Law Forum is now open.Read more "Call for Papers: National Wellness for Law Forum"