George Williams

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Legal experts write a manual to guide treaty negotiations and demystify a perennial national debate.

Rebel Wilson and Professor George Williams.

The comedy star, who graduated from UNSW in 2009 with a double degree in law and arts, returned to campus to share her university experience and offer advice to students.

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Professor Michael Coper has been awarded UNSW’s highest honour in recognition of his service to the law and legal education.

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Pat Anderson has been honoured for her advocacy of social justice and lasting change for Australia’s First Peoples. 

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Leading corporate law scholar Professor Dimity Kingsford Smith becomes the inaugural MinterEllison Chair in Risk and Regulation to lead debate on topics including the fair delivery of financial services.

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The legislative response to the section 44 mess has the potential to cause even more calamity, writes George Williams.

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The destructive effect section 44 of the Constitution has on our political process is painfully evident, but the opportunity for a referendum to solve the problem is being wasted, writes George Williams.  

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The High Court ruling this week with regards the eligibility of senator Katy Gal­lagher has severe implications for Australian politics.

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Half of respondents in a recent poll said they were in favour of Australia becoming a republic. But there are still lots of hurdles in the path of those who wish to make such an historic break with the British monarchy.

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A High Court decision on section 44 has restored some sanity, writes George Williams.

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