UNSW Law

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Debates about freedom of speech, privacy, anti-terror laws and ASIO powers make George Williams’ book urging a national charter of rights more timely than ever.

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A simple referendum question about consitutional change would leave the parliament to handle the detail of how to give Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders a voice in the legislative process, writes Rosalind Dixon.

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Tony Abbott's conservative manifesto proposal for governments to bypass the Senate is a step too far in the balance of federal power, writes George Williams.

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The recent forced removal of homeless people from a camp in central Sydney raises some difficult questions, writes Amelia Thorpe.

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Claiming to act on behalf of a terrorist network is not enough to amount to terrorism, writes George Williams.

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Technology is rapidly changing the legal profession so lawyers need to focus on what they can provide that a machine cannot, writes Michael Legg. 

Kiribati

We need to think more creatively about pre-emptive responses to displacement linked to the impacts of climate change and disasters, writes Jane McAdam.

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Mabo forced us to confront the convenient fiction upon which Australia was built, writes George Williams.

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Proceeds of crime are covered by federal and state laws, both of which could apply in a case like that of Schapelle Corby, writes Nicholas Cowdery.

Indigenous

Indigenous Australians have issued a statement calling for constitutional reform that is substantive and meaningful. So what come next, asks Harry Hobbs.

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