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UNSW professor named Australian Law Academic of the Year

Professor Rosalind Dixon kept the UNSW streak alive at the 18th Annual Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards.

UNSW alumna Kelly Rees appointed to Supreme Court of NSW

On the eve of her induction, Kelly Rees has a clear message for UNSW students starting their law degrees.

OPINION Peter Dutton's decisions on the au pairs are legal - but there are other considerations

Australia's Migration Act allows for ministerial discretion in cases such as the controversial granting of tourist visas to four au pairs - but there remain questions around responsible government.

UNSW researcher in international heritage law weighs in on monument-removal controversy

A UNSW researcher in international heritage law has weighed into the monument-removal controversy, suggesting that monuments of James Cook and confederate statues in the US not be removed.

OPINION Rising seas will displace millions of people and Australia must be ready

In 2017 18.8 million people were displaced by natural disasters, with floods accounting for 8.6 million. Climate change is poised to drive those numbers higher still.

UNSW Sydney Law partners with KPMG Law and KWM to establish new chair in Disruptive Innovation and Law

Scientia Professor Ross Buckley will hold the inaugural chair that will focus on research and education in FinTech and RegTech

Peter Dutton would be 'in strife' if interest questions go to High Court

FULL INTERVIEW: One of the nation's leading constitutional lawyers claims Peter Dutton will be 'in strife' if questions over his business interests go to the High Court.

What Dutton's cool response to constitutional questions tells us

Yesterday was a tumultuous day in Australian politics: the day started with the Liberal Party declaring the leadership vacant, and closed with Malcolm Turnbull as Prime Minister.

UNSW Law students negotiate their way to success

UNSW Law students have recently claimed victory in two prestigious intervarsity negotiation and mediation competitions.