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April 2014


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Indonesian Election Update (Tim Lindsey on ABC Radio)
15 Apr 2014

 
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Renowned moral and legal philosopher welcomed back to Melbourne Law School as professorial fellow
14 Apr 2014

 
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Best Lawyers name Lawyers of the Year
14 Apr 2014

 
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Profile: Rebecca Nelson
9 Apr 2014

 
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Indonesian Legislative Elections - top articles online at Election Watch
9 Apr 2014

 
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Breakfast with David Crawford AO
8 Apr 2014

 
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Fulbright Scholar to visit Melbourne Law School to research on emerging technologies in armed conflict
7 Apr 2014

 
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Ian Malkin wins award for outstanding teaching
4 Apr 2014

 
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Eminent international lawyer joins Melbourne Law School
1 Apr 2014

 

March 2014


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CELRL Members co-author new research report on Trade Unions and Enforcement
7 Mar 2014
Centre Members John Howe and Sean Cooney along with Research Fellow Ingrid Landau and Tess Hardy from RMIT are the authors of a new research report.

 
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New book - The Protection of Employee Entitlements
7 Mar 2014

 
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Competition Law Program draws giants in the field
6 Mar 2014

 
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Thirty-seven countries represented in 2014 MLM Cohort
5 Mar 2014

 
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A taste of what’s on offer in the Melbourne Law Masters 2014
5 Mar 2014

 
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Profile: Kara Vague
5 Mar 2014

 
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New Judge in Residence: The Hon. Justice Susan Kenny
3 Mar 2014

 

February 2014


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Melbourne first in Australia for law
26 Feb 2014

 
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Melbourne Law School partners with Cambridge
19 Feb 2014

 
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Melbourne Law School welcomes class of 2014
19 Feb 2014

 
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Schapelle Corby would be foolish to give interviews. Article in The Guardian (Australian version) on 17 February, 2014
17 Feb 2014
Indonesia’s legal system treated Schapelle Corby fairly, despite constant criticism. She now needs to choose very carefully between the Australian media circus and Indonesian law.

 
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ABC Radio Australia Interview: Dr Dina Afrianty on Islamic higher education in Indonesia and gender equality
12 Feb 2014
As Indonesia continues its path to democracy, its youth face the conflicting influences of western liberal values and conservative Islam.

 
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Tim Lindsey discusses the Indonesian election with Phillip Adams on 'Late Night Live', 6 February 2014
6 Feb 2014
In this 'Election Watch' segment, Tim Lindsey discusses the Indonesian election with Phillip Adams and the sort of president Indonesia needs in 2014.

 
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Ballarat lawyer making a difference
4 Feb 2014

 
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James Merralls awarded honorary doctorate
3 Feb 2014

 

January 2014


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Australia Day honours for MLS alumni
31 Jan 2014

 
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Bell Group settlement seminar now available online
28 Jan 2014

 
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Article by Tim Lindsey on the importance of our relationship with Indonesia, 17/1/14
17 Jan 2014
Professor Tim Lindsey discusses the importance of Australia's relationship with Indonesia.

 

December 2013


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The year in review: End-of-year message from MLS
20 Dec 2013

 
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Thomas Paul Muggleton (1955-2013)
18 Dec 2013

 
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Promoting justice through legal education
16 Dec 2013

 
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Super power
16 Dec 2013

 
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Melbourne made
16 Dec 2013

 
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Asia-Pacific Australian court strikes down gay marriage, Professor Adrienne Stone interview by Al Jazeera
16 Dec 2013

 
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Enriching student life across the decades
13 Dec 2013

 
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New Chair in Human Rights Law
13 Dec 2013

 
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Opinions on High
13 Dec 2013

 
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Remembering the Tasmanian Dam Case
13 Dec 2013

 
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Fostering knowledge of Asia's legal systems
13 Dec 2013

 
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Leading the inquiry into the Native Title Act
13 Dec 2013

 
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In memoriam
13 Dec 2013

 
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Alumni Achievements
13 Dec 2013

 
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Success in research grant funding
13 Dec 2013

 
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Innovative teaching earns national award
13 Dec 2013

 
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QandA with Frank Azzopardi
13 Dec 2013

 
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Re-thinking the role of intellectual property
13 Dec 2013

 
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Message from the Dean
13 Dec 2013

 
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Remembering life on campus in the 50s
12 Dec 2013

 
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Ashurst and Melbourne Law School launch Sustainability Clinic
2 Dec 2013

 

November 2013


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Melbourne Law School alumnus Zili Shao wins Australia China Alumni of the Year Award
27 Nov 2013

 
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Alumni appointed as new Senior Counsel
25 Nov 2013

 
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Opinion Article by Tim Lindsey on the deterioration of our relationship with Indonesia, 21/11/13
21 Nov 2013
Professor Tim Lindsey, Director of the Centre for Indonesian Law, Islam and Society, discusses the deterioration of Australia's relationship with Indonesia, which is of deep concern.

 
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Professor Anne Orford wins 2013 Woodward Medal
14 Nov 2013

 
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Law School celebrates research funding success
13 Nov 2013

 
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GELN Director Professor Andrew Mitchell Awarded an ARC Future Fellowship
13 Nov 2013
Professor Andrew Mitchell has been awarded a prestigious four-year ARC Future Fellowship to research complexity, divergence and coherence in international trade and investment law.

 
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University of Melbourne rowers defeat Sydney
11 Nov 2013

 

October 2013


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CLEN News: Two CLEN Members win funding for research on petrol price transparency
28 Oct 2013

 
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CLEN News: Two CLEN members win funding for research project on petrol price transparency
27 Oct 2013

 
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ACCC Review of its Immunity Policy for Cartel Conduct
27 Oct 2013

 
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Speaker of the House presents trophy to University of Melbourne debating team
22 Oct 2013

 
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Golden Alumni Celebration attracts a sell-out crowd
21 Oct 2013

 
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Law School team runs for students in need
17 Oct 2013

 
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Professor Adrienne Stone joins the ABC Fact Check's legal advisory panel
16 Oct 2013

 
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MLS Alumni Profile - Nam Le
14 Oct 2013

 
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Q and A with Sophie Wade: Journeys in Bangkok and South Asia
9 Oct 2013

 
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MLS Alumni Profile - Dr Samuel Pisar AO
7 Oct 2013

 
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Two CLEN members, Prof Beaton-Wells and Dr Byrne, have won Melbourne School of Government funding for a research project on petrol price transparency
7 Oct 2013
Two CLEN members, Prof Beaton-Wells and Dr Byrne, have won Melbourne School of Government funding for a research project on petrol price transparency

 
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Q and A with Carmendy Cooper: Big Adventures in the Big Apple
1 Oct 2013

 
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New Book Provides Analysis of Major Legal and Policy Issues Arising from the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement
1 Oct 2013
Trade Liberalisation and International Co-operation, edited by Professor Tania Voon, provides a detailed analysis of issues arising from the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement.

 

September 2013


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Applications now open for Malcolm DH Smith Memorial Scholarship (for students who commenced JD in 2012)
30 Sep 2013
Applications are now open for the Malcolm DH smith Memorial Scholarship. Further details, and an application form, can be found at http://www.law.unimelb.edu.au/index.cfm?objectid=0A3CF640-C

 
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Dr Katrin Steinack receives University of Melbourne Professional staff award
30 Sep 2013

 
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Feminist Jurisprudence and the Question of Home VOICE RECORDING
25 Sep 2013

 
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'More than a friendly visit', Professor Tim Lindsey is quoted in 'The Australian' 19 September 2013
20 Sep 2013

 
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Street Law team win Diversity and Inclusion Award
17 Sep 2013

 
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Melbourne law student wins construction law prize
16 Sep 2013

 
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Professor Lee Godden Appointed as Commissioner to lead Inquiry of Native Title Act
9 Sep 2013

 
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JD Global Lawyer students in Washington DC and New York
5 Sep 2013

 
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Technology, medical ethics and the pace of change
2 Sep 2013

 
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Profile: Edward Archibald
2 Sep 2013

 

August 2013


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Alumni shine at LIV 2013 Legal Awards
30 Aug 2013

 
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Outstanding teachers recognised with national award
30 Aug 2013

 
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Melbourne still Australia's top university
19 Aug 2013

 
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New Melbourne School of Government
12 Aug 2013

 
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JD students explore Geneva
12 Aug 2013

 
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Researching global intellectual property law in Switzerland
9 Aug 2013

 
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Call for Submissions: 2013 Global Careers Guidebook
8 Aug 2013
The Global Careers Guidebook is the Global Law Student Association's annual publication detailing the various global employment and internship opportunities available to MLS students.

 
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Dr Francis Gurry to present public lectures in Sydney and Melbourne
7 Aug 2013

 

July 2013


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Australia’s first High Court blog launched in Melbourne
31 Jul 2013

 
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Public International Law Moot Competition
29 Jul 2013

 
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Opinion Article by Tim Lindsey and Rheny Pulungan on Australia's asylum seeker issues and Indonesia
24 Jul 2013

 
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New Judge in Residence: David Habersberger
24 Jul 2013

 
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No time to let Islam studies slide in West, article in The Australian 17/7/13
17 Jul 2013

 
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Melbourne Law School academic named NAIDOC Scholar of the Year
15 Jul 2013

 
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No stress as Transactional Law supports the Legal and Academic Skills Centre
12 Jul 2013
Students in the midst of studying for their exams receive respite in the form of stress balls.

 
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Dr Richard Wu: Visiting Scholar from the University of Hong Kong
11 Jul 2013
In July and August this year, we have the pleasure of hosting a visiting scholar from the University of Hong Kong: Dr Richard Wu, an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law.

 
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Twenty-five not out: Hayden Opie discusses Sports Law
9 Jul 2013

 
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Professor Tim Lindsey on QandA Jakarta
5 Jul 2013
Professor Tim Lindsey, Director of the Centre for Indonesian Law, Islam and Society, appeared on ABC's Q&A program live from Jakarta on Thursday 4 July, 2013.

 
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ARC Linkage Project Success
1 Jul 2013

 

June 2013


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Supporting future generations
27 Jun 2013

 
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Engineering new paths to law
27 Jun 2013

 
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Challenging injustice
27 Jun 2013

 
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Opportunities for Indigenous Students
27 Jun 2013

 
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Experience that serves the community
27 Jun 2013

 
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Families in law
27 Jun 2013

 
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The road to wellbeing in a legal career
27 Jun 2013

 
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Juries in the 21st century
27 Jun 2013

 
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Mastering the game
27 Jun 2013

 
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Melbourne's mentor program
27 Jun 2013

 
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Message from the Dean - June 2013
26 Jun 2013

 
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MLS News
26 Jun 2013

 
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Obama’s climate change plan: Congress not required, writes Katherine Lake
26 Jun 2013

 
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Life in the law - Beyond boundaries
26 Jun 2013

 
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Alumni News
26 Jun 2013

 
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Does immunity for cartel whistleblowers really work, asks Caron Beaton-Wells
21 Jun 2013

 
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Celebrating student achievement at the 2013 Student Awards
20 Jun 2013

 
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Q and A - Dr Michelle Lesh
18 Jun 2013

 
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Alumni in Queen’s Birthday Honours List
13 Jun 2013

 
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A tribute to Mr Brian J Shaw QC
11 Jun 2013

 
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Asylum applications and Australia's 'Obligation to Need'
5 Jun 2013

 
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Congratulations to Reegan Grayson-Morison on new position at CCLSR
4 Jun 2013

 

May 2013


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Bar on campus insults queried
29 May 2013

 
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Opinion Article by Antje Missbach on People Smuggling in Indonesia
28 May 2013

 
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Launch of the new Centre for Indonesian Law, Islam and Society
28 May 2013

 
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Alumni receive Victorian Bar Pro Bono Awards
27 May 2013

 
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Alumni among finalists in ’30 Under 30’ Awards
24 May 2013

 
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Labor, Coalition are “failing” in Asia: Richard Woolcott
23 May 2013

 
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Media Coverage and Audio/Video Recordings of Mr Richard Woolcott AC's seminar (CILIS Launch) on 'Indonesia and Australia in the Asian Century'
22 May 2013

 
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Recognising local government needs rethink, writes Cheryl Saunders
22 May 2013

 
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CILIS Publications Available Online
20 May 2013
Recent Publications by CILIS members are available online

 
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Michelle Foster criticises migration zone decision
20 May 2013

 
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Grant awarded by the CIFR to research Financial system regulation: Is Australia’s ’twin peaks’ approach a model for China?
17 May 2013

 
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Recent CCLSR publications, research and seminars [PDF 120kb]
15 May 2013

 
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A Tribute to Clancy Kelly
14 May 2013

 
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New Research Grant: Financial system regulation: Is Australia’s “twin peaks” approach a model for China?
13 May 2013

 
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Apply now for the 2013 Dreamlarge Student Engagement Grants
9 May 2013

 
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'IILAH Forum: Refugees ASIO and Indefinite Detention' - Listen to the voice recording
9 May 2013
Voice recording of the IILAH Forum: Refugees ASIO and Indefinite Detention, with speakers Jane Dixon SC, Trevor Grant and Michelle Foster is now available. The forum was held on 9 May 2013.

 
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Tania Voon discusses plans to challenge Australian plain packaging laws at the WTO
8 May 2013

 
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Melbourne Law School named no. 5 in the world
8 May 2013

 
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Join the PILCH Walk for Justice Melbourne Law School Team
7 May 2013

 

April 2013


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Coles' milk deal gives supermarket suppliers a reason to be sour, writes Alexandra Merrett
23 Apr 2013

 
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“Challenging Injustice - The American Experience” by Professor Bryan Stevenson – watch the video
22 Apr 2013

 
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University awards outstanding Law School teacher
18 Apr 2013

 
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Big pharmaceuticals no winner in patent stoush
17 Apr 2013

 
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Forsyth Pose Scholarship
16 Apr 2013
The Law Council has announced a generous new prize for writing in tax law, the Forsyth/Pose Scholarship

 
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CLEN News - How do Competition Experts Really Think?
16 Apr 2013

 
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Congratulations to Mr Anesti Petridis on winning the MLS Student Published Research Prize for 2013
16 Apr 2013

 
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Victoria Legal Aid opens its doors to family law interns
15 Apr 2013

 
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Alumni honoured in Best Lawyers "Lawyer of the Year" awards
15 Apr 2013

 
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Misuse of drug patenting could cost the health system billions
12 Apr 2013

 
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Observing the Turkel Commission
9 Apr 2013

 
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Tim McCormack discusses his experiences as international observer of Phase II of the Turkel Commission
8 Apr 2013

 
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Carolyn Evans discusses freedom of religion
5 Apr 2013

 

March 2013


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Victoria's new premier should revisit Vic's wind farm planning laws, write Lisa Caripis and Anne Kallies
25 Mar 2013

 
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Australian Journal of Asian Law - Volume 13 (2) is now available
20 Mar 2013

 
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Governor-General Quentin Bryce awarded honorary doctorate
18 Mar 2013

 
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Bruce Oswald examines the Copenhagen Process guidance for the taking and handling of detainees
18 Mar 2013

 
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Carolyn Evans on religion and the challenges Pope Francis faces
15 Mar 2013

 
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ERRN Seminar (VIC): The Power and Accountability of Ministerial Advisers? mentioned in the Financial Review
14 Mar 2013

 
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Melbourne Law School on The Conversation
13 Mar 2013

 
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Fortune favours the bold
11 Mar 2013

 
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Word on the Street Law
11 Mar 2013

 
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Keeping in touch since 1857
11 Mar 2013

 
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Chinese Government Scholarships for Australians to study in China
8 Mar 2013
The Chinese Government Scholarship Program supports students who are interested in studying in China.

 
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Melbourne's first sister in law
8 Mar 2013

 
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Katherine Lake writes about linking to Europe's Emissions Trading System and how to make it work
7 Mar 2013

 
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Melbourne’s reputation a world leader and Australia’s best
6 Mar 2013

 
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Class of 2013 joins Melbourne Law School
4 Mar 2013

 
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Paula O'Brien examines alcohol warning labels and 'valuable label real estate'
1 Mar 2013

 
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PhD student Anne Kallies on Melbourne Energy Institute (MEI) project
1 Mar 2013

 

February 2013


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Debating success on the international stage
28 Feb 2013

 
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Pope Benedict could face court over sex crimes in the church
28 Feb 2013

 
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What are the limits to free speech? Professor Adrienne Stone interviewed on SBS Radio
28 Feb 2013

 
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Law School experts named for Energy Charter roster
27 Feb 2013

 
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Centre Members co-author new Fair Work Commission Report
25 Feb 2013
We are pleased to announce the publication of a new report, Fair Work Australia’s Influence in the Enterprise Bargaining Process by the Fair Work Commission

 
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Joo-Cheong Tham discusses concerns over political donations to Lord Mayor Robert Doyle's campaign
22 Feb 2013

 
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Would you like LawSauce with that?
15 Feb 2013

 
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SEERIL Scholarship: Due 15 March 2013
15 Feb 2013

 
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Dr Antje Missbach -'Documenting a life in limbo' featured in the February 2013 issue of Voice
13 Feb 2013

 
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Legal concern over students cramming degree into shorter time
13 Feb 2013

 
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Ian Ramsay comments on the independent review released by the RBA
12 Feb 2013

 
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Loane Skene discusses dying with dignity on 3AW's 'Talking Health'
12 Feb 2013

 
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CREEL Annual Report 2011 Available
10 Feb 2013
The 2011 CREEL Annual Report is available to download from the CREEL website.

 
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Delhi rape accused deserve a fair trial – and they’re not getting one, writes Sophie Rigney
8 Feb 2013

 
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Melbourne Law School at the forefront of legal thinking following doping allegations
8 Feb 2013
The investigation by the Australian Crime Commission (ACC) into alleged widespread doping in sport has highlighted the need for professionals across sporting organisations ...

 
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The path to Oxford: Carmine Conte (LLB(Hons) 2004
7 Feb 2013

 
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New Attorney General: alumnus Mark Dreyfus QC MP
6 Feb 2013

 
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Bernard Bongiorno AO joins MLS as Judge in Residence
1 Feb 2013

 
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Australia Day honours for MLS alumni
1 Feb 2013

 

January 2013


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Kevin Heller comments on concerns about a cash-strapped ICC taking on an investigation in Mali
31 Jan 2013

 
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Brad Jessup and Katherine Lake discuss linking our emissions reduction plan to California’s
24 Jan 2013

 
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Tania Voon discusses a new book she co-edited looking at the legal issues surrounding plain tobacco packaging
24 Jan 2013

 
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Sarah Biddulph discusses China’s re-education labour camps
24 Jan 2013

 
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From smooth to rough
18 Jan 2013

 
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Ain't no mountain high enough for JD students over semester break
15 Jan 2013

 
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Jury sleuths should not face court, writes Jacqueline Horan
15 Jan 2013

 
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Joo Cheong Tham writes about the Asian century and the Melbourne property market
4 Jan 2013

 
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Cheryl Saunders and Adrienne Stone provide expert advice on international standards relating to judicial removal
4 Jan 2013

 

December 2012


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End-of-year message from MLS
20 Dec 2012

 
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Professors Cheryl Saunders AO and Adrienne Stone advises the Asian Human Rights Commission on International Standards Relating To Judicial Removal
20 Dec 2012

 
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Melbourne Law School's mentors
18 Dec 2012

 
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New book provides first detailed analysis of legal issues behind Australia's plain packaging laws
7 Dec 2012