Schools' fears of litigation are behind bans on “risky” playground activities like cartwheeling. But are they justified, asks Prue Vines.
The Libor scandal shows banking culture abroad has lost its morals. Will we go the same way, asks Ross Buckley.
Former High Court chief justice Gerard Brennan has delivered UNSW's annual Hal Wootten lecture, touching on issues from sharia law to the importance of the jury.
Former Chief Justice of the High Court Sir Gerard Brennan will deliver this year’s Hal Wootten lecture on Thursday 23 August.
For 20 years China's foreign policies were a model of the subtle but effective pursuit of self-interest. But in the past two years, they have seemingly lost the plot, writes Ross Buckley.
Refugee law experts led by UNSW have written to the government's Expert Panel, urging an expansion of Australia’s resettlement intake and a strengthening of refugee protections.
Research led by UNSW's Gary Edmond is raising serious doubts about the reliability of forensic science in the courtroom.
If the euro falters, we could be in for a bumpy ride, writes Ross Buckley.
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has secured a major victory in its battle to enforce the efficacy of the continuous disclosure regime as well as its standing as a model litigant, writes Justin O'Brien.
The problem with class actions that are backed by litigation funders is that a lawyer in such a case may give preference to the wishes of the funder, writes Associate Professor Michael Legg .