Skip to main content
News_

2020

Articles

11 August 2020

Feeling glum? 10 positive stories you may have missed

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, there is still some good happening in the world. Here are ten of the University of Sydney's most promising and positive stories that you may have missed.
10 August 2020

Two Sydney Law School alumni top at Oxford

Congratulations to Sydney Law School alumni, Alyssa Glass for winning the Vinerian Scholarship, a prize awarded to first place in the BCL exams at the University of Oxford, and Alice Zhou for winning the Vinerian Scholarship Proxime Accessit, the prize awarded to second place.
10 August 2020

Observing the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

On Sunday 9 August 2020, we observed the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples by speaking to three of Sydney Law School's First Nations students.
06 August 2020

Insolvency law failing small business

Sydney Law School's Prof Jason Harris and Michael Murray FAAL of Murrays Legal, consider the impact of the insolvency law framework on small business and the Ombudsman's report findings to address this.
03 August 2020

What is a 'state of disaster' and what powers does it confer?

Constitutional law expert Professor Anne Twomey explains the legal mechanisms that underpin the 'state of disaster' in Victoria.
28 July 2020

Distributing the $51 million raised in Celeste Barber's fundraiser

Dr Derwent Coshott considers where the money raised by Celeste Barber's fundraiser could go.
28 July 2020

5 reasons why the age of criminal responsibility should be raised

Professor Judy Cashmore, from the University of Sydney Law School, outlines five urgent reasons why we must raise the age of criminal responsibility from 10 to 14 now. "It's time to make the change," she says.
15 July 2020

A law degree combined with passion provides endless opportunities

Ella Alexander graduated from The University of Sydney in 2014 with a combined degree in law and arts, majoring in linguistics and indigenous studies. Ella demonstrates that a law degree and passion really can take you anywhere.
09 July 2020

Sydney Law School student wins best idea at law without walls global initiative

Master of Criminology student, Charlotte Hanson and her team have been awarded ‘best idea’ at the 2020 LawWithoutWalls (LWOW) initiative – a virtual experiential program designed to address real-life challenges faced by legal education and the profession.

08 July 2020

Ivan Roberts Scholarship now open

Two postgraduate scholarships available to support domestic and international Sydney Law School students and graduates.