UNSW Law

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From high staff turn-overs to filling the appeals tribunal with political allies, the Home Affairs department needs to clean its mess.

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Law School student Petra Franks, whose submissions helped win the day, found the mooting experience both challenging and rewarding.

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In a recent report, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child was highly critical of the Australian government for its youth justice failures and the rise of children with mental health issues.

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In complaining about China's alleged special treatment by the World Trade Organization, US President Donald Trump and Australia's Scott Morrison are pointing to something that isn't really there.

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Australia now has one of the most comprehensive ranges of anti-terrorism laws of any Western democracy. It's time to think creatively about solutions, rather than continually reworking old strategies.

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Dr Mayur Suresh will formulate a research project based on court trials in India, where villagers have been accused of orchestrating a social boycott and killing women they believe to be witches.

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Addressing Modern Slavery examines how consumers, business and government can help eradicate one of the big challenges of our time. 

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Indigenous children are admitted to out-of-home care at 11 times the rate for non-Indigenous children. The lack of safe housing for mothers fleeing family violence is a key factor.

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Inspired to modernise conventional legal models, two UNSW Law alumni have established online law firms that have been recognised at the 2019 Australian Law Awards. 

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Leaders in the fields of medicine, law, public health and built environment named on the 2019 AFR 100 Women of Influence list.

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