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05 June 2018

Outstanding students recognised at 2018 Prize Ceremony

Sydney Law School held its annual Prize Giving Ceremony on 31 May 2018 to celebrate the academic achievements of its students.
23 May 2018

Student and alumni named winners in 30 Under 30 Awards

A Master of Laws student and five alumni were announced as winners in the 2018 Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 Awards.

22 May 2018

Graduate wins 2018 Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Alumnus Alex Horne has been awarded a prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship to undertake PhD studies at the University of Cambridge.
16 May 2018

Sydney Law School alumnus named 2018 Alumni of the Year

Congratulations to Sydney Law School alumnus Dr Laode Syarif who was named 2018 Alumni of the Year at a recent Australia Awards gala event in Indonesia.
11 May 2018

Does banking attract cheats or make them?

The Banking Royal Commission has exposed a culture of dishonesty that demands reform, writes Professor David Kinley from Sydney Law School. Will changing corporate culture change the morals of the finance industry or threaten its viability?
10 May 2018

Dual citizenship crisis sounds a stern warning for future MPs

Ignorance is no excuse for parliamentarians holding dual citizenship, writes Professor Anne Twomey from Sydney Law School. What are the ramifications of the High Court ruling on the Katy Gallagher case? Can the dual citizenship crisis be fixed?
08 May 2018

Law students represent Australia at global innovation program

Bachelor of Laws students Olivia Grivas and Brent Liang headed to Miami last month to present at the final event of international legal innovation program, LawWithoutWalls (LWOW).
01 May 2018

Awards to honour recent graduates

Sydney Law School is pleased to announce that two recent graduates have been recognised in the 2018 Alumni Awards as Graduate Medal finalists.

24 April 2018

How #MeToo has created a safe space for women

The #MeToo movement has put male privilege on notice. A student and a graduate discuss the mechanics of social change and their experience of the movement.
17 April 2018

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is back

Read Professor Luke Nottage's submission to the Australian Parliamentary Inquiry.
23 March 2018

Everything you need to know about daylight saving

Daylight saving is a ritual observed by over 40 percent of the world, but why do we change our clocks and how does it impact your sleep? University of Sydney experts explain.
12 March 2018

6 new academic staff join Sydney Law School

The Law School continues to expand research and teaching expertise with new appointments.

06 March 2018

Sydney Policy Lab fellows combine theory and practice

Gender equality, valuing the benefits of infrastructure projects and online dispute resolution are among the policy issues being tackled by the University of Sydney's inaugural Sydney Policy Lab fellows.
26 February 2018

10 questions with Associate Professor Rita Shackel

In celebration of International Women’s Day, SOAR Fellow, Associate Professor Rita Shackel shares her personal thoughts on career success, inspirational women, and the need for society to step up to sexual abuse and violence.      

23 February 2018

Alumna Laina Chan shares her career insights

International Women's Day MC, Laina Chan (BSc Hons LLB Hons '94), shares her career journey and tips for women entering the legal profession.

14 February 2018

Jessup team to represent Australia in Washington DC

A team of law students have returned from Canberra as national champions in the Australian round of the prestigious Philip C Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition.
13 February 2018

Sydney Law School alumni recognised in Australia Day honours

Congratulations to our Sydney Law School community members who were acknowledged in the 2018 Australia Day Honours List.

12 January 2018

For women fighting the gender pay gap discrimination law is limited

Discrimination law has limited capacity to address the gender pay gap, writes legal expert Alice Orchiston.