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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 December 2018

Global push for Australia’s leading criminal justice and law journal

From 2019 The Sydney Institute of Criminology will partner with world-leading academic publisher Taylor and Francis to publish its 'Current Issues in Criminal Justice' law journal.
17 December 2018

Our First Nations people in custody

Leading senior criminal barrister Phillip Boulten SC addresses the over-representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australian prisons.
06 December 2018

The challenges of prosecuting gender-based crimes in international courts

The University’s newest postdoctoral fellow Dr Rosemary Grey brings her expertise in international criminal law and gender to the University of Sydney Law School.
06 December 2018

Environmental law expert named in 100 Women of Influence

University of Sydney Law School’s Professor Rosemary Lyster earns a spot in the 2018 Australian Financial Review’s 100 Women of Influence.
06 December 2018

The shifting sands of citizenship

Diversity, dual nationality and national security measures are changing ideas about citizenship. We spoke to Professor Helen Irving about the controversies and challenges for Australian citizenship law in a new millennium.
03 December 2018

ARC funding success for Sydney Law School researchers

Our researchers have been successful in the latest round of Australian Research Council (ARC) grants, participating in 5 out of 11 Discovery Projects awarded nationwide in the Law and Legal Studies field of research.
15 October 2018

2018 ACCEL year in review

Leading practitioners and academics analysed and provided insights into major developments in environmental law.
27 August 2018

Grant to address systemic injustices against women in domestic violence cases

Sydney Law School’s Associate Professor Rita Shackel has been awarded an international project grant from the American Association of University Women (AAUW).
14 August 2018

Institute advocacy informs public debate on sexual assault and consent

More than 80 policy makers, legal professionals, academics, criminal justice agency representatives and public attended the Sydney Institute of Criminology’s public forum to discuss sexual assault and consent law in NSW.