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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.
05 June 2020

The world’s fragile relationship with nature

This World Environment Day, it is instructive and valuable to consider damage to biological diversity (biodiversity) both locally and globally.
02 June 2020

How to forge a legal career: advice from Global CEO Mark Rigotti

Law alum Mark Rigotti went from studying a combined degree in law and arts, to Global CEO of Herbert Smith Freehills.
28 May 2020

Open Science in the age of COVID-19

In the face of the most pressing public health crisis in recent memory, the importance of generating and communicating reliable knowledge has never been more important. To do this, scientists are increasingly turning to open science. Dr Jason M. Chin explains.