UNSW Law

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There are strong reasons to think Susan Kiefel's era as chief justice of the High Court will be “business as usual", writes Andrew Lynch.

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A wider range of students will have the opportunity to study Law at UNSW following an overhaul of the admission process.

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The remote Pacific islands of Nauru and Manus will be among the first places in the world to see the arrival of 2017. However, for the 1500 refugees and asylum seekers still in detention, there will be little to celebrate.

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Kingsford Legal Centre director Anna Cody has won the 2016 Australian Human Rights Commission Law Award.

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Martin Krygier has become the first Australian recipient of the prestigious Dennis Leslie Mahoney Prize in Legal Theory.

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Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act should be amended to apply only to language that will "degrade, intimidate or incite hatred or contempt", writes George Williams.

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Natural disasters are on the rise due to climate change, displacing millions of people each year. A new international initiative is aiming to improve the way governments respond to such crises, writes Jane McAdam.

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Using intellectual property laws to try to shut down the 'Save Medicare' website shows how these laws serve to restrict free speech and advance government privatisation agendas, write Kathy Bowrey and Michael Handler.

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The present language of human rights cannot adequately capture the types of rights that exist in socialist societies like Cuba, writes Dorothea Anthony.

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UNSW Law Conjoint Professor James Edelman is to become one of the youngest-ever judges of the Australian High Court.

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