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New bill aims to alter immigration framework

Professor Jane McAdam speaks to ABC's RN Breakfast host Fran Kelly about the introduction of a bill into Parliament yesterday, which aims to bring back temporary protection visas. (26 September 2014)

Fears ASIO to monitor entire internet

Professor George Williams comments on new national security legislation expected to pass in the Senate in The Sydney Morning Herald on 24 September 2014.

Bill targets foreign fighters before departure and on return

OPINION: Sangeetha Pillai, The Conversation, 24 September 2014.

Tell us why we need these new anti-terror laws

OPINION: Senior Lecturer Fergal Davis, The Drum, 23 September 2014.

The threat level has been heightened. Terror raids have resulted in arrests, detentions and charges. The Prime Minister has announced that Australians must sacrifice liberty for security. The Leader of the Opposition backs the Government - "keeping our people safe is above politics". New national security laws are to be laid before the Federal Parliament.

To a cynic it must feel like 2005 redux.

2014 Justice Talks with Raimond Gaita

On September 4, philosopher and award winning writer Professor Raimond Gaita visited UNSW Law School to deliver the 2014 Justice Talks Lecture.

Justice Talks: Raimond Gaita on ‘A Common Humanity, and the Universality of International Criminal Law’

Dr Joyce Chia on Temporary Protection Visas

Dr Joyce Chia, Senior Research Associate at the Andrew & Renata Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law was interviewed by 2SER Radio about Immigration Minister's Scott Morrison's attempt to reintroduce Temporary Protection Visas being denied by the High Court.

To listen to the full podcast click here.

Eye on Alumni Nicholas Gray

UNSW Law caught up with Nicholas Gray [BCom LLB ‘97], a former investment banker, general manager and publisher. CEO of The Australian since May 2013, we got to know the man behind the newspaper a little better. Mr Gray will be moderating UNSW Law’s Look Who’s Talking in February that will look at The Law: Driving or Obstructing Technological Innovation?

What do you do?

I’m the Chief Executive Officer of The Australian.

Describe your career path after university.

Lord Dyson MR and Chief Justice Allsop Speak on Civil Justice Reform

Civil Justice Reform is firmly on the agenda with all common law jurisdictions looking to address cost, efficiency and access to justice especially where government continues to cut funding.

On 9 September UNSW Law held a free seminar on Civil Justice Reform as part of Lord Dyson, Master of the Rolls and Head of Civil Justice’s visit to Australia and New Zealand.

G20 pledges to crackdown on tax evasion by multinational companies

Professor Justin O'Brien, Director - Centre for Law, Markets & Regulation, speaks to ABC Radio National reporter Sue Lannin about the G20 pledge to crackdown on tax evasion by multinational companies and about how much he thinks the G20 finance ministers can achieve.

UNSW Law Journal Issue 37-2 Launch

On Tuesday 16 September, Issue 37(2) of the UNSW Law JournalCommunications Surveilance, Big Data and the Law’ launched at Herbert Smith Freehills with the keynote address by Professor Graham Greenleaf AM.

The UNSW Law Journal is one of Australia’s leading academic legal journals, and one of the few to be produced entirely by a voluntary student board. It is the UNSW Law School’s flagship publication and one of the most widely cited legal reviews in Australia.