06 June 2023

2023 Prize Giving Ceremony a huge success

In one of Sydney Law School’s largest annual events, over 150 undergraduate and postgraduate students were recognised for their outstanding academic achievements at the Prize Giving Ceremony.
06 June 2023

The final frontier: University of Sydney introduces space law

It may seem like a futuristic concept or one confined to Hollywood blockbusters - but space law is becoming more important than ever. With private entities launching space flights and exploration activities, and an increasing dependence on space-based systems, laws are needed to pave the foundation for how we govern human activity in outer space. The Sydney Law School introduces a new unit which explores the policies and developments of space global governance.
02 June 2023

What the Ben Roberts-Smith judgment says about defamation law

Professor David Rolph from the Sydney Law School unpacks two key questions from the high-profile defamation trial brought by the decorated Australian soldier.
01 June 2023

Law high achiever receives prestigious scholarship to Oxford

The Peter Cameron Sydney Oxford Scholarship annually paves the way for Law School alumni, such as this year’s recipient Dane Luo, to pursue advanced postgraduate study at the University of Oxford.
15 May 2023

No, music doesn't cause crime - not even drill rap

Academics argue the NSW Police has spent a disproportionate amount of taxpayer money pursuing, disrupting and generally harassing drill musicians under the premise that their lyrics incite violence or help recruit gang members.
05 May 2023

Sydney Law School appoints new honorary professors

Two new honorary professors join the Law School with illustrious academic careers that have spanned continents, decades and some of the world’s top legal institutions.
28 April 2023

Taking a worldview

When Professor Yane Svetiev arrived in Australia from the former Yugoslavia, he wasn't sure how long he would stay. Two years on he was awarded a scholarship, and so began a career which has taken him around the world.
20 March 2023

Lifesaving idea takes out 2023 Sydney Innovation Program

A proposal to use automated decision-making to assist lifesavers, swimmers and surfers in their recognition of rip-currents, dangerous surf conditions and drowning incidents has seen a group of six students, win the third Sydney Innovation Program.
08 March 2023

Law School students complete field school in Nepal

Students took part in an immersive experience and gained valuable learnings during the Himalayan Field School, a partnership with Kathmandu School of Law that was supported by the Australian Government’s New Colombo Plan.

07 March 2023

Sydney Law School student fighting for equity and community

In honour of International Women’s Day, we spoke with SULS president Naz Sharifi, a proud Hazara and Australian woman who is fighting for social justice while paving her way in law.