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03 May 2021

Financial sector fails human rights test

Research on 22 ASX-listed financial companies has found that they fail to walk their human rights talk: there is no board-level accountability for human rights breaches, despite the existence of pro-human rights policies.
26 April 2021

Intellectual property, law and technology

On World Intellectual Property Day, Professor Kimberlee Weatherall speaks about her research into data collection and use, copyright, and artificial intelligence ethics.
22 April 2021

Biden’s challenges at the Climate Summit: what are his levers?

Professor Rosemary Lyster writes an opinion piece on the Earth Day 2021 Climate Summit, and US President Joe Biden's challenges and levers.
22 April 2021

Law School team named Jessup Moot world champions

The University of Sydney team has been crowned the world champions of the prestigious Philip C Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition.
19 April 2021

The winning shark-tank pitch that aims to save the planet

The winners of the Summer Innovation Program 2021, the Sustainability team, speak about their winning idea, Offset October, and their ambitious plans to combat climate change.
16 April 2021

Law School academics recognised in Best Lawyers Australia 2022

Best Lawyers is a respected peer review publication, highlighting the extraordinary accomplishments of the legal profession. Recognition in the publication is regarded as a significant honour.
16 April 2021

Where can a Juris Doctor degree lead you?

The Juris Doctor in Australia is a highly regarded graduate entry degree. At the University of Sydney School of Law we prepare professional lawyers with strong analysis, research, writing and advocacy skills.
12 April 2021

In conversation with three Bachelor of Laws students

Three Bachelor of Laws students speak about their experiences studying law at Sydney Law School.
12 April 2021

Scientists put the stopwatch on cannabis intoxication

New analysis from the Lambert Initiative defines durations of impairment after inhaled or oral THC doses. Findings raise questions about current drug-driving laws, which penalise for THC presence, not intoxication levels.
25 March 2021

Consent laws aren't the reason for low sexual assault conviction rates

An app won't fix issues associated with consent in sexual encounters, writes rape law expert and Dean, Sydney Law School, Professor Simon Bronitt.