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29 September 2022

Trailblazing women paved the way for future women of law

Since Ada Evans became the first woman in Australia to graduate in law 120 years ago, many other trailblazing women at the University of Sydney have followed in her footsteps. In 2022, we celebrate all our women of law - from those who paved the way to the changemakers of the future.
28 September 2022

The Ross Anderson Scholarship

In celebration of Ross Anderson's legacy, Sydney Law School is partnering with the Law Extension Committee (LEC) to support Diploma in Law students as they further their studies in the Master of Laws (LLM) program. 

27 September 2022

Khmer Rouge trial in Cambodia comes to an end. What now?

Dr Rosemary Grey and Dr Rachel Killean from the Law School explain the final verdict of the United Nations-backed tribunal in Cambodia that rejected the genocide appeal by Khieu Samphan, aged 91.
23 September 2022

Law and economics researcher wins Australian Research Council Award

Dr Ben Chen has been awarded $445,880 for research into inheritance litigation.
21 September 2022

Call for submissions: Kim Santow Law and Social Justice Essay Prize

Sydney Law School is pleased to announce the inaugural Kim Santow Law and Social Justice Essay Prize.
16 September 2022

Early career researchers awarded $9.5m funding

The University of Sydney has received funding for 22 research projects through the Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) scheme.
16 September 2022

Top law student receives scholarship to Oxford

The Peter Cameron Sydney Oxford Scholarship annually paves the way for Law School alumni, such as this year’s recipient Olivia Morris, to pursue further study at Oxford University.
02 September 2022

Dean statement following Sydney University Law Society event

Following disruption to the event on 1 September 2022 featuring Malcolm Turnbull AC, Head of School and Dean of Sydney Law School Professor Simon Bronitt reiterated our institutional commitment to safe and respectful debate and discussion.

22 August 2022

Following a dream and transferring to law at Sydney

Lily Rose Kitteringham takes us through her journey from a Bachelor of Arts (Media Studies) through to being admitted into the Sydney Law School.

19 August 2022

What is musicriminology? Linking crime and music

Professor Murray Lee, of Sydney Institute of Criminology, explains the criminological study of music and how musicians could open our minds about resistance and protest songs and how we think about crime in society.