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The European Union's response to the banking crisis in Cyprus is politically feasible but misguided, argues Ross Buckley.

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The NSW Parliament's recent criminal justice reforms diminish human rights, add to the complexity of criminal justice and increase the risk of wrongful conviction, argue Gary Edmond and David Hamer.

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UNSW Law professor Jane McAdam has been named among an elite international group of young leaders recognised for their potential to shape the world's future.

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Australia's politicians have long had a deaf ear when it comes to community support for voluntary euthanasia. This looks set to change in Tasmania, where its leaders have begun the process of translating that support into law, writes George Williams.

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The Prime Minister's announcement of a poll date in September could herald a push for the introduction of a fixed term for federal elections, writes Scientia Professor George Williams.

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Most Australians take for granted access to their day in court, should they need it, and a fair hearing when they get there. However, this basic human right is now beyond the means of many, writes Michael Legg.

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The peace process has failed to deliver for the Loyalists of Northern Ireland. A moment of supreme political leadership is needed to prevent a return to anarchy, writes Fergal Davis.

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One man’s terrorist is another man’s freedom fighter. Despite the ambiguity, finding a workable definition of "terrorism" might not be so hard, argues Fergal Davis.

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Labor should drop personality politics and honour the deal it made to enact laws securing integrity in public life, argues George Williams.

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An overhaul of UNSW’s undergraduate law degree for 2013 will nurture a new type of global lawyer and set the standard for legal education in Australia.

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