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11 June 2019

Honorary doctorate awarded to Chief Justice of New South Wales

University graduate and New South Wales Supreme Court Chief Justice, The Honourable Thomas Frederick Bathurst AC QC has received a Doctor of Laws (honoris causa) from the University of Sydney.
05 June 2019

Outgoing BOCSAR Director appointed to Sydney Law School role

Dr Don Weatherburn has accepted an appointment as Adjunct Professor within the University of Sydney Law School.
05 June 2019

Where can a law degree lead you?

The legal profession is undergoing significant change, opening up new pathways for recent graduates, and making it an exciting time to be graduating from law school.
28 May 2019

Why an Indigenous voice would not be a 'third chamber' of parliament

Other bodies that inform parliament, like the Productivity Commission, aren't considered 'third chambers' as they have no power to initiate, pass or reject bills, writes Professor Anne Twomey in the Sydney Morning Herald.
22 May 2019

Experts ask authority to hold oil giant to account on Bight plan

A group of energy and natural resource experts, led by the University of Sydney, is calling on Australia's regulator to hold Norwegian oil company Equinor to account over its proposal to drill for oil in the Great Australian Bight.
10 May 2019

Delegation of Eminent Thai Judges Participate in International Tax Program

More than thirty Judges from Thailand, including 6 Justices of the Supreme Court, have joined the University of Sydney Law School for a two-week program in international tax law and policy.
06 May 2019

Sydney Law School reaches quarter finals in prestigious international moot

A group of University of Sydney Bachelor of Laws and Juris Doctor students (Kilian Elkinson, Nina Mao, Lucy Nason, and Beata Szabo) ranked equal first among Australian universities and in the top eight globally at the 26th Willem C Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Competition.
15 April 2019

Pursuit of gender justice

It’s been just over 20 years since the formation of the 1998 Rome Statute – the treaty establishing the International Criminal Court (ICC) – which includes a longer list of sexual and gender-based crimes than any other previous instrument within the global courts.
04 April 2019

Sydney places 25th in the world in global impact ranking

The University of Sydney has been ranked 25th in the overall 2019 Times Higher Education University Impact Ranking.
01 April 2019

Multidisciplinary Sydney experts support landmark UN report

University of Sydney science and law experts contributed to the most comprehensive and rigorous assessment on the health of the planet completed by the United Nations in the past five years.