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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. 

02 July 2020

Kim Santow Chair in Law and Social Justice appointed

Sydney Law School is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Simon Rice, OAM as the Kim Santow Chair in Law and Social Justice. 

23 June 2020

Law Dean’s statement following High Court Inquiry

Professor Simon Bronitt, Head of School and Dean of Sydney Law School has released a statement in response to a recent High Court Inquiry finding.  

 

23 June 2020

Students win hackathon for plan to help SMEs post-COVID-19 recovery

Business and arts students have won first place in the Australia/New Zealand regional competition of Call for Code, working with IBM to plan a one-stop-shop to help small and medium-sized enterprises recover from COVID-19.
22 June 2020

Expert witness bias largely unchecked in Australian courts

Transforming procedure is a way to enhance objectivity in our courts, new research shows. Led by Dr Jason Chin, it also explores the failings of the legal system status quo with regard to expert witnesses.
18 June 2020

The entrepreneurial pathway of a law degree

Alex Solo graduated from The University of Sydney in 2013 with a combined degree in law and arts. Today, Alex is an entrepreneur on a mission to create change.
12 June 2020

Rising star making an impact early in career

A Master of Labour Law and Relations graduate was announced as a winner in the 2020 Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 Awards.
09 June 2020

Young leader negotiating global policy and driving change

Brendan Ma is a Law honours student and is one of three Australian students selected as Australia’s representatives to attend this year’s Y20 youth summit in Saudi Arabia in October.
05 June 2020

Australia is not doing enough to preserve biodiversity

On World Environment Day, two environmental law researchers reflect on the reasons for our diminishing natural bounty, and offer a way to save it.