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Ingram Visiting Fellow finds international environmental law more boon than bane for developing countries

The leading authority on international environmental and global climate change law has rejected prevailing criticism, saying that developing countries have benefited from international legal protections.

In the fifth biennial Ingram Lecture at UNSW Sydney, Professor Daniel Bodansky said that international environmental law was not a threat to developing countries and he had come to “praise international environmental law, not to bury it”.

Aboriginal women in the spotlight in second Mason Conversation

Two prominent Aboriginal women who led the unique process which culminated in the historic Uluru Statement from the Heart will take part in the second Mason Conversation at UNSW on August 16.

AUSTRALIA’S biggest investment bank has appointed its first female CEO

Alumna Shemara Wikramanayake earned her commerce and law degree from UNSW

UN delivers strong rebuke to Australian government on women’s rights

This week, the United Nations handed down its recommendations from its review of Australia’s compliance with the women’s rights treaty, the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW). The UN delivered a scathing critique of Australia’s failures to protect and promote the rights of women and girls.

University students aren’t reporting sexual assault, and new guidelines don’t address why

Guidelines for how universities should respond to student sexual assault and sexual harassment released late last week fail to address the reason so many students don’t actually report their experiences.

UNSW alumnus tackles social injustice through Fulbright Scholarship

UNSW Law alumnus Peerce McManus is Harvard bound on a Fulbright Postgraduate Scholarship to undertake a Master of Law focusing on the role of law, public policy, and advocacy in improving outcomes for disadvantaged communities.

Strong performance by UNSW Law in world subject rankings

UNSW Sydney’s Faculty of Law performed well in the latest ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2018

Opinion: Partially right: rejecting neoliberalism shouldn't mean giving up on social liberalism

Attacks on neoliberalism, even for the right reasons, risk throwing out what is good about liberalism.

Opinion: My Health Record: the case for opting out

Unless you take action to remove yourself before October 15, the federal government will make a digital copy of your medical record, store it centrally, and give numerous people access to it.

Voting age should be lowered to 16, law expert argues

Professor George Williams, says 16 and 17-year-old should have the option to vote.

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