Business & Law

If the world can't or won't slow global warming, the least it can do is help island states threatened by rising seas prepare for "life after land", writes law academic Rosemary Rayfuse in The New York Times.

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Law academic Andrea Durbach has been appointed Deputy Sex Discrimination Commissioner, a role she describes as a "wonderful opportunity".

More than 500 law students from Australia, New Zealand, Asia and Europe will meet for the annual student-run law students conference, hosted by the University of New South Wales.

A new $41 million international finance centre, led by UNSW, could play a key role in preventing another global financial crisis, Vice-Chancellor Fred Hilmer said today.

Former NSW Director of Public Prosecutions Nicholas Cowdery has been appointed a Visiting Professorial Fellow in the UNSW Faculty of Law.

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New research from the Australian School of Business indicates that having just one person who is lazy at work can drag down a high performing team.

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A film featuring UNSW Law's Andrea Durbach has won the audience award for best documentary at the Sydney Film Festival.

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In the era of social networking, are smartphones jeopardising our right to trial by jury, asks Dr Fergal Davis from UNSW's Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law.

Does the Gillard government's proposed "Malaysia solution" for asylum seekers place us at risk of violating our international obligations? Refugee law expert Jane McAdam explains.

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Australia and the United States should not be afraid to shine a spotlight on nations in the region that fall short on their human rights obligations, US Ambassador Jeffrey Bleich has told a UNSW audience.

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