Faculty of Law

Federal Attorney-General Robert McClelland will deliver the 2009 Tristan Jepson Memorial Lecture on 24 September. The annual lecture is presented by UNSW's Faculty of Law.

Leading Pakistani human rights lawyer Hina Jilani will deliver the 2009 Hal Wootten Lecture at UNSW this week.

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In permitting a person to starve to death, a West Australian judge has opened a debate about legal access to more humane ways to die, writes Professor George Williams.

Promoting a stronger culture of non-litigious dispute resolution is the aim of two new postgraduate law programs at the University of New South Wales (UNSW).

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Professors George Williams and Richard Bryant have been awarded inaugural Australian Laureate Fellowships, securing more than $5 million for research into anti-terror laws and improving mental well-being of Indigenous children.

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Superannuation is a good idea, writes Professor Julian Disney, but it shouldn't be a magic pudding for the wealthy or a poor deal for low-income earners.

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Work Choices may be dead, but one aspect of John Howard's industrial relations plan lives on, with important implications for the university sector, UNSW's Professor George Williams argues.

The Diplomacy Training Program, the human rights group launched at UNSW by Jose Ramos Horta 20 years ago, now has even more reason to celebrate its anniversary, winning coveted tax deductibility status from the Federal Government.

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Director of UNSW's Indigenous Law Centre, Megan Davis, has welcomed Australia's endorsement of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, describing it as "an historic decision".

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The Rudd Government must act swiftly if a United Nations committee finds the Northern Territory intervention is racist, UNSW law professor George Williams says.

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