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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.
19 February 2019

Sydney Law School wins national title in prestigious mooting competition

A team of students from the University of Sydney Law School has won the Australian round of the prestigious Jessup international law mooting competition.
19 February 2019

Transforming the future of law and business

Sydney Law School students Sarah Bartrim and Cherie Chen have teamed up with industry partners and students from around the world to address contemporary legal issues facing global business today.
19 February 2019

Sydney Law School welcomes new academic staff

Professor Jason Harris, Dr Derwent Coshott, Dr Joel Harrison and Dr Gemma Turton recently joined the Sydney Law School, bringing with them a wealth of knowledge and experience from careers in Australia and around the world.