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Tony Abbott's use of the word "illegal" to describe asylum seekers shines a spotlight on the Opposition's feeble grasp of international law, writes Jane McAdam.

HRC peoplesmuggling

An Indonesian fisherman, represented by UNSW law students, has filed the first international case against Australia’s people smuggling laws, claiming they violate international law.

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Law professor Jane McAdam has been appointed as a Non-Resident Senior Fellow in foreign policy at the Brookings Institution, the world's top think tank.

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OPINION: The Federal Government must address the exploitative elements of people smuggling without wasting taxpayer money punishing the wrong people, writes Bassina Farbenblum.

Does the Gillard government's proposed "Malaysia solution" for asylum seekers place us at risk of violating our international obligations? Refugee law expert Jane McAdam explains.

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The Security Council's actions against Colonel Gaddafi in Libya have implications beyond the conflict itself and may signal a return of faith in collective security, writes international law expert Chris Michaelson.

The problems faced by the Pacific region in mitigating and adapting to climate change will be the focus of a conference at the University of New South Wales.

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