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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.

Law alumna adds volume to calls for Indigenous referendum

UNSW Law alumna Teela Reed used an appearance on Q&A to urge federal leaders to take the nation into a referendum on constitutional recognition for Indigenous Australians.

Scientia PhD scholarships recruit our next generation of researchers.

Expressions of interest are now open for the UNSW Scientia PhD Scholarship Scheme.

UN set to review Australia’s record on women’s rights – and may find it wanting

Australia’s record on women’s rights is being reviewed by the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women in Geneva on July 2-3.

Coming elections may decide Trump's pick for the Supreme Court

Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his plans to retire from the US Supreme Court – thereby marking the end of nearly three decades as a justice of the court.

UNSW Honorary Degree awarded to Emeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher AM

Emeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher AM has been awarded a Doctor of Laws honoris causa from UNSW Sydney.

World Refugee Day 2018: We can do better and we have done better

Bringing humane and principled order to the plight of those in search of refuge is a goal within our reach, writes Guy S. Goodwin-Gil.

Watering down laws may not stem the class action flood

Professor Michael Legg in the Australian Financial Review discussing the increasing number of shareholder class actions that end up having unintended consequences has seen the Australian Law Reform Commission propose a federal government review of the continuous disclosure regime on sharemarkets as well as the ban on misleading conduct.

Meeting the Future: ‘Fiduciary Obligations and Robo Advice’

Robo financial advice is seen as a way of ‘democratising’ financial advice and of providing low cost financial advice to consumers.

Financial institutions, regulators and consumers are increasingly aware, however, of the statutory obligations of advice providers. Could this statutory focus distract from other compliance obligations? In particular, equitable fiduciary obligations may bind those who provide robo financial advice.

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