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OPINION: People smugglers have a reputation almost as low as paedophiles and terrorists. Australians may not like them but this does not excuse unjust laws, writes Professor George Williams in the SMH.

OPINION: It's time for corporations to free themselves from the tyranny of simplistic shareholder value thinking, writes UNSW guest UCLA's Professor Lynn Stout in the SMH.

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OPINION: No matter how many times you adjust the latest privacy setting on Facebook there is, ultimately, no such thing as privacy in social media, writes Professor Michael Legg in the SMH.

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The future shape of dispute resolution including the role of the judge and lawyer will be the topic of a major international conference at UNSW (1-2 December).

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Can the focus on maximising shareholder wealth actually harm investors? UCLA's Professor Lynn Stout addresses an international forum hosted by UNSW.

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Investment banker Peter Mason is the new chairman of Australia’s Centre for International Finance and Regulation, hosted by UNSW.

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Professor Larry Dwyer will use his new role as President of the International Academy for the Study of Tourism to further the cause of Australian tourism.

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Tim Harcourt, former Chief Economist at Austrade and author of the best-selling book, The Airport Economist,has been appointed the first J.W. Nevile Fellow in Economics at UNSW.

The plight of around 50 Indonesian boys currently being held in Australian adult prisons awaiting criminal prosecution for people smuggling will be outlined at a free public forum at UNSW Law School next week (Monday 17 October).

In a week when Australians are concerned for a teenage boy in a Bali police cell, our own Parliament may enact a law that could do far worse to asylum seeker children, writes George Williams.

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