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OPINION ACCC wants to curb digital platform power – but enforcement is tricky

The ACCC would like closer scrutiny of digital platforms such as Facebook and Google – in particular with regards to user privacy, market power and operational algorithms.

OPINION Law and order is no get-out-of-jail card for floundering politicians

At one time, law and order was seen by some as a sure-fire voter winner in elections - but that's changing after a concerted effort by Victoria's opposition appeared to backfire badly.

OPINION Justice reinvestment could solve rising Indigenous incarceration rates

Indigenous Australians are vastly over-represented in the prison population, but the success of a new program is offering hope that it can be turned around.

OPINION Human rights in 2018 – Ten issues that made headlines

The issues that captured the world’s attention this year show the struggle to secure human rights is far from over.

UNSW Law professor elected to the Academy of Social Sciences

Scientia Professor Rosemary Rayfuse has been elected to the Academy of Social Sciences in recognition of her exemplary achievements.

OPINION Citizenship-stripping plan risks statelessness, indefinite detention and constitutional challenge

Australia is proposing some of the toughest citizenship stripping laws in the world as it steps up efforts to curb extremist attacks - but the proposed law could run into significant legal hurdles.

OPINION Barley is tactical weapon as China takes on Australia over dumping

China's so-called anti-dumping action against Australia is really an action against Australia's overuse of anti-dumping provisions. Barley producers are caught in the crossfire.

OPINION The carbon tax that would leave households better off

It is possible to both tax carbon emissions and enrich households. A report to be released by UNSW Sydney today outlines how.

OPINION In defence of ASIC: there's more to regulation than prosecution

ASIC is under pressure to take every significant case to court. But that would delay justice and break its budget.

UNSW alumna Zoë Durand on combining family law with art

The lawyer and artist discusses her new book, artistic work and reflects on her time at UNSW