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Interested in developing your practical legal skills while making a contribution to the community AND getting course credit? Applications for Spring/Summer 2019 Clinical Legal Education LAW2434 (CLE), a JD elective course, will be open soon on Monday 16 September 2019.
The Centre for Innovative Justice, together with the Court of Appeal of the Supreme Court of Victoria is offering an opportunity to RMIT JD students to spend a day observing a criminal conviction and sentence appeal in the highest Victorian Court.
Work is progressing well on the CIJ’s Supporting Justice project which, through two streams of work, aims to design better justice responses for people with a cognitive impairment and/or complex needs in Victoria.
Building on its groundbreaking work in partnership with Jesuit Social Services and people with lived experience on the Enabling Justice project, the CIJ will undertake a program of research and system change aimed at improving the justice system's response to mental health and disability.
Stan Winford and Bronwyn Naylor jointly received two awards, one for 'Research for Impact' in relation to their work with Woor Dungin on the Criminal Record Discrimination and the other for developing and teaching the course Innovative Justice during 2018.
The UK's Centre for Justice Innovation recently released a book about reducing violence in society and CIJ's Elena Campbell and Rob Hulls were asked to contribute a chapter about what measures can be brought into view to reduce family violence.
RMIT University acknowledges the Kulin Nations as the Traditional Custodians of the land on which the University stands. The University respectfully recognises Elders both past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of lands across Australia where it conducts its business, their Elders, Ancestors, cultures and heritage.