Hal Wootten

A vaccinated person using the digital health passport app on their mobile phone.

Despite COVID-19 dominating the headlines in 2021, the Black Lives Matter movement, Voice to Parliament and Disney being sued, have been at the forefront of legal news.

Emeritus Professor Hal Wootten AC QC, founding Dean of UNSW Law & Justice

Emeritus Professor Hal Wootten passed away during the night of 27 July, leaving behind a world where the law can finally meet justice.

Tony Abbott

How ironic and embarrassing that Tony Abbott, of all people, should present himself to the world as our champion in defence of western values, writes Hal Wootten.

Wootten RC

The government should set clear parameters for the royal commission into child sexual abuse and dampen unrealistic expectations about what can be achieved, UNSW Professor and former royal commissioner Hal Wootten QC says.

A group of Palestinian law deans has completed a tour of Australian universities under a UNSW-led program aimed at strengthening the legal system in the emerging Palestinian state.

Former High Court Justice, the Hon Michael McHugh AC, QC, will argue that High Court decisions on the common law have often forced the Federal and State legislatures to enact controversial and politically divisive legislation to overcome those decisions, when he presents the 2007 Hal Wootten lect

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Former High Court Justice the Hon Michael McHugh AC, QC will discuss the legislative repercussions of High Court decisions when he presents the annual Hal Wootten lecture at UNSW.