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Much that has been thought in the fields of law and policy seems to need rethinking. But what is to take its place? asks Fleur Johns.


The unprecedented conflict between George Brandis and Commonwealth Solicitor-General Justin Gleeson has potentially serious repercussions for government under the rule of law, writes Gabrielle Appleby.

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The long arm of the Australian law is finally extending to the cybersphere.


As drug cheats make waves at the Olympics in Rio, a new book - to be launched by former WADA chief John Fahey - investigates the legal impacts of doping regulation in sport.


A vote on constitutional recognition of Indigenous Australians is unlikely before 2018. But Paul Kildea warns that the longer the consultation process goes on, the more debate is likely to split and fracture.


Bret Walker SC, delivering this year’s Hal Wootten Lecture at UNSW, offered many examples of the way lawyers can and do play a role in politics.


Dr Justine Rogers is a finalist for Academic of the Year in the Australian Law Awards for her work redesigning UNSW Law’s ethics course. 


A collaboration between UNSW Law and litigation funder IMF Bentham aims to make class action cases fairer for all involved.


After five years of consultation, UNSW Law has overhauled the entry criteria for its undergraduate students.


A former anti-apartheid activist who was imprisoned on Robben Island with Nelson Mandela before ascending to one of the highest judicial posts in South Africa will deliver a public lecture for UNSW Law this month.