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03 October 2016

Tracking the impact of neuroscience in the courtroom

This developing science is being used as evidence in arguments about defendants’ responsibility and their competence to stand trial. 

03 October 2016

Vis moot team shines

Our Vis Moot team was the highest ranked Australian team, and received awards for their written memoranda and oral advocacy. 

03 October 2016

Not guilty: The Sydney Exoneration Project

An innocence project at the University of Sydney will combine forensic psychology with legal expertise to investigate claims of wrongful conviction.

03 October 2016

Staff named among Australia's best lawyers

Sydney Law School staff make prestigious list of best lawyers in Australia.

03 October 2016

The definitive book on Australian defamation law

Professor David Rolph (BA ’97 LLB ’99, PhD (Law) ’05) is the author of Defamation Law, a book set to become the authoritative work in this field.

03 October 2016

Julian Block: a life of opera, tax, family, friends and soccer

Julian Block, described by the late Justice Graham Jill, as 'one of the best tax lawyers I know'.

03 October 2016

ARC grants to promote research into citizenship and child sexual abuse law

Two of our staff were successful in the latest round of Australian Research Council (ARC) funding. 

03 October 2016

Health law student joins international delegation on HIV law

Natasha Naude is the first health law intern under an agreement between the University of Sydney and IDLO to establish a health law internship program. 

03 October 2016

Bullies, bastards and the land of the fair go

While studying at the University of Sydney teaches you how the law should be, a stint at the Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) teaches you how it really is. 

03 October 2016

Alumni updates 2016

In the last year, many of our alumni have been recognised in honours lists, received awards, and been promoted to eminent positions. Our congratulations to them all.