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17 September 2021

Brighten your day with these 10 positive stories

Hanging out for some good news? Here are 10 positive news stories you might have missed that could brighten your outlook this weekend.
13 September 2021

High Court rules media liable for Facebook comments on their stories

The High Court ruling held that publishers are liable for defamatory comments made on their social pages. While the implications on social media users are significant, Professor David Rolph says the new defamation laws may provide relief.
10 September 2021

Alum at work: Andreas Heger on life and love in law

Rhodes scholar, novelist, athlete, and Bachelor of Laws graduate? Meet Andreas Heger whose inspiring career pathway shows there is no limit to what can be accomplished with a law degree.

10 September 2021

Experts reflect on the 20th anniversary of 9/11

Tomorrow, it will have been 20 years since Al Qaeda hijacked and crashed aeroplanes into the World Trade Centre towers in New York and the Pentagon, fundamentally shifting geopolitics in the 21st century. University of Sydney experts reflect on the events that transpired and the lessons learnt as a result.
03 September 2021

Why is NSW a laggard on anti-discrimination law?

Without a positive duty to both eliminate discrimination and harassment and make reasonable adjustments to address inequality, the NSW Anti-Discrimination Act fails its essential purpose, argues Professor Simon Rice.
26 August 2021

Bachelor of Laws graduate receives Fulbright Scholarship

Michael Gvozdenovic shares his experience studying a Bachelor of Laws at Sydney Law School, the significance of receiving the Fulbright Scholarship, and what attracted him to postgraduate study.
16 August 2021

#FreeBritney: do we have conservatorships in Australia?

Australian states have schemes analogous to US conservatorships and they're far from perfect, write Professor Cameron Stewart and Dr Linda Steele for The Conversation.
04 August 2021

Student takeover of Bachelor of Laws Honours Research Program

The Honours Research Program provides standout academic qualifications and allows Bachelor of Laws students to develop their knowledge in a field of interest, better preparing them for their chosen career path.
28 July 2021

Do search engines influence you more than you think?

The Australian Search Experience is a citizen science project calling on Australian Internet users to help solve search engine secrets. Why do search engines order and display information the way they do? Help us find out.
23 June 2021

Sydney academics and alumni named 2021 Fulbright Scholars

From biomedical engineering to river science, academics and alumni of the University of Sydney have been awarded Fulbright Scholarships.