UNSW Law & Justice

matilda mcdonell on court and olivia coleman smiling and holding a netball

Matilda McDonell is a rising star of the Super Netball competition and studying law, a feat inspiring another UNSW elite athlete to do much the same.

UNSW Library Lawn

Members of the University community have been recognised for their outstanding achievements across a broad range of fields in 2023.

Torsos of man and pregnant woman in business clothes

Micro-accommodations are acts that seem small to those making them, but if repeated can have much larger positive consequences for those they target.

detective board with photos of suspected criminals

The lines between pop culture and criminal justice blur in our fascination with the unlawful.

A large crowd at a summer music festival

There are concerns about harm reduction strategies this summer as a restless bunch of young adults test the limits of a depleted hospitality industry.

feminist banner series by artist tal fitzpatrick

A creative form of activism uses embroidery to explore gender-based violence issues and advocate for reform.

Australian Human Rights Awards 2022

UNSW Scientia Professor Jane McAdam was given the Law Award at the 2022 Human Rights Awards.

Behrouz Boochani

Behrouz Boochani discusses how his inhumane treatment as a refugee led to his movement of 'resistance knowledge'.

Indigenous man canoeing in Ecuador

Almost 200 countries are reckoning with the world’s extraordinary loss of the variety of life at the COP15 nature summit in Canada. Here’s why Indigenous involvement is crucial.

Disks and wheels of an early calculating machine

Ada Lovelace said computers could not invent. But a century later, Alan Turing pointed out inventiveness in machines could be found in their capacity to produce surprising and innovative results.

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