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19 March 2019

Legal protection for the world’s most vulnerable

In a world-first study, University of Sydney Law School researchers have developed innovative tools to capture lived experiences of some of the world’s most vulnerable people.
15 March 2019

University community booked for 2019 Sydney Writers' Festival

More than 30 University of Sydney academics, students and graduates will join a powerhouse line-up of speakers at this year's Sydney Writers' Festival.
15 March 2019

Protecting the right to education

Experts from the University of Sydney Law School have joined internationally-renowned education and human rights authorities to establish a unified, global respect of liberties and dignity in education.
07 March 2019

Crime and justice issues examined in re-launched journal

New research into autonomy and responsibility in sexual assault law, trends in the police use of drug detection dogs, and violence in the Australian punk scene are featured in the latest edition of Current Issues in Criminal Justice.
01 March 2019

NCP Trusts: not just for tax evaders and money launderers

New research by the University of Sydney Law School's Dr Derwent Coshott has outlined the economic benefits that can be reaped from Non-Charitable Purpose (NCP) trusts.
28 February 2019

Sydney women lead the way

What makes a good leader? Six of the University's leaders, who also happen to be women, share the view from the top - and the advice they'd offer aspiring female leaders.
26 February 2019

Lecturer appointed to District Court of NSW

Mr Alister Abadee was sworn in to the District Court of NSW this month, along with South Australian District Court judge Susanne Cole, Federal Circuit Court judge Justin Smith SC and barristers Graham Turnbull SC and Sharon Harris.
22 February 2019

Is ASIC the watchdog that no one fears?

The Banking Royal Commission has raised questions about the role of the Australian Securities and Investment Commission, writes Professor Jason Harris, specialist in corporate law at the University of Sydney Law School.
22 February 2019

Law reform needed for granny flat arrangements

When "granny flat agreements" go wrong, the consequences can be disastrous and costly for parents and children alike, writes property law expert Patricia Lane from The University of Sydney Law School.
21 February 2019

Amateur video evidence vital to holding police to account

Six years after amateur video footage surfaced on YouTube allegedly showing police excessive force at the 2013 Mardi Gras, new University of Sydney research shows the important but unpredictable role that amateur video can play in holding police to account.