Business & Law

George

The print media doesn't have a higher claim to freedom of speech than radio and television, which suggests that News Limited's challenge to new print media regulation has little chance of success, writes George Williams.

16JulyAsylum

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.

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Attorney-General Nicola Roxon will soon appoint two new justices to the High Court, and we should expect the unexpected, writes Andrew Lynch.

Harcourt

A recent guided tour through Colombia’s business community demonstrates that the place has much more to offer Australia than drug violence, but getting the word out is a challenge, writes Tim Harcourt.

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The High Court's decision in Williams v Commonwealth, the school chaplains' case, defies a quick fix, writes Andrew Lynch.

Justin

The fact that Barclays' misconduct was reported to the bank’s compliance department but ignored suggests an amoral culture within the bank, writes Justin O'Brien.

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Viewers may not have noticed that Downton Abbey is actually about property law. Like Jane Austen’s 'Pride and Prejudice', the central dilemma of the series is the existence of a fee tail, writes Cathy Sherry.

27June Gary Edmond

Research led by UNSW's Gary Edmond is raising serious doubts about the reliability of forensic science in the courtroom.

Rafal Chomik

It will take more social change and policy intervention to help women close the gap in working life as well as retirement, writes Rafal Chomik.

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Australian companies will play a key role in the London Olympics, writes Tim Harcourt.

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