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Understanding the Racial Discrimination Act

(L-R) Dr Sarah Pritchard SC; Ms Bindi Cole, Dr Leon Terrill, Dr Tim Soutphommasane and Prof Megan Davis.

Image by Joseph Mayers.

History of unchecked executive haunts Queensland in judge fight

OPINION:Professor Andrew Lynch, The Conversation,Professor Andrew Lynch, The Conversation,Professor Andrew Lynch, The Conversation,Professor Andrew Lynch, The Conversation, 16 June 2014.

Penny wise, pound foolish: how to really save money on refugees

OPINION: Dr Joyce Chia (This link is no longer available), The Conversation, 12 June 2014

Memo to Scott Morrison: Why taxpayers should fund advocacy

OPINION: Dr Joyce Chia (This link is no longer available), Pro Bono News, 4 June 2014.

Here we go again. Last week, the Refugee Council of Australia had almost a quarter of its funding cut by the Minister for Immigration, despite having been allocated that money in the Budget.

UNSW Law student wins best oralist at the International Criminal Court moot in The Hague

From 19-23 May, five UNSW Law students - Elizabeth Brown, Melissa Cork, Kara Grimsley, Marie Iskander and Mano Karthigeyan, coached by Rosemary Grey and Sarah Williams, participated in the English version of the International Criminal Court moot competition in The Hague.

The team was required to make oral submissions on behalf of the prosecution, defence and government in relation to an ICC appeal. The team put in very strong performances during the preliminary rounds to reach the semi-final rounds, where they represented the prosecution. 

Supporting Human Rights in Myanmar

The Diplomacy Training Program (DTP) held its first human rights training program in Yangon, Myanmar from May 19-28, 2014.  The program brought together 25 participants from around Myanmar, as well as from Nepal, Indonesia/Papua, Cambodia and India (Nagaland).  The focus of the program was on human rights, business and development.  

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Be part of our ground-breaking new PG course offerings

UNSW Law has two cutting edge new postgraduate courses on offer in Semester 2 -  Restitution and Unjust Enrichment and Regulation and Control of Labour Organisations. Developed and taught by leading Australian experts Professor Simone Degeling, Professor Keith Mason and former Attorney-General Robert McClelland these ground-breaking new offerings are open to PG and CLE participants. Below you will hear what our experts have to say about these exciting new courses at UNSW Law.

Public funding of elections unfair, expensive and probably unconstitutional

Full public funding for NSW election campaigns has immediate appeal.