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22 November 2019

PhD graduand wins LSAANZ outstanding publication prize

Liesel Spencer, who recently completed her PhD at Sydney Law School, has been awarded the 2019 Law and Society Association of Australia and New Zealand (LSAANZ) publication prize for an early career researcher.
01 November 2019

Experts lead push for human rights approach to diets and food systems

Professor Roger Magnusson is calling for international guidelines to address the challenges of healthy diets and sustainable food systems. An opinion piece recently published in the British Medical Journal calls on the Director-General of the World Health Organisation, and the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights to jointly lead the process.
09 October 2019

Where can a Juris Doctor degree lead you?

The Juris Doctor in Australia is a highly regarded graduate entry degree. At the University of Sydney School of Law we prepare professional lawyers with strong analysis, research, writing and advocacy skills.
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.
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.
29 March 2019

Sydney Law School academics recognised among Australia’s best lawyers

Best Lawyers is the oldest peer review publication in the legal profession, and widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honour.
22 March 2019

AI and the future of law

Researchers from the University of Sydney, Harvard, the Renmin University of China and the University of Geneva recently convened to tackle the opportunities, risks and challenges surrounding the global impact of AI on the law.
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.