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18 May 2020
Law Society welcomes return of jury trials in Canberra
The ACT Law Society welcomes the announcement that jury trials will recommence on 15 June 2020.
7 May 2020
Missed opportunity to address elder abuse
The ACT legal profession today expressed dismay at the ACT Government’s introduction of flawed legislation to address elder abuse.
2 Apr 2020
Law Society condemns ACT Government’s removal of right to trial by jury
The ACT Law Society today condemned the ACT Government's removal of a defendant's right to a fair trial.
31 Jan 2020
Road accident compensation slashed
From Saturday, Canberrans injured in a road accident that is not their fault will have their compensation slashed.
8 Jan 2020
ACT legal support for bushfire victims
The Law Society joins with the chorus legal organisations offering help and support during the bushfires devastating our beautiful country.
30 Aug 2019
Community service in the spotlight at 2019 Awards Night
The ACT Law Society’s Annual Dinner and Awards Night, held on Friday 30 August 2019, is an opportunity to thank all those who have contributed to the work of the Law Society over the course of the year. The Dinner is sponsored by Arthur J Gallagher.
9 Aug 2019
ACT Law Society appalled by closure of GDLP program
The Law Society is appalled by the decision of the ANU to close down its Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice (GDLP).
1 Aug 2019
Law Society objects to retrospective legislation
The ACT Law Society expressed strong opposition to recent changes to specific offences in the Crimes Act and the Firearms Act which the ACT Government intends to apply retrospectively.
22 May 2019
Law Society welcomes ACT's newest Judge
The Law Society issued a warm welcome to The Honourable Acting Justice Robert Crowe, who has joined the bench of the ACT Supreme Court.