News


July 2014


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Prabowo likely to be a thorn in new president's side
31 Jul 2014

 
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Lucy Turner: working for human rights in Guatemala
31 Jul 2014

 
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Centre Members publish new research report on Fair Work Ombudsman
25 Jul 2014

 
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Open Day 2014: MLS Program Highlights
25 Jul 2014

 
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The tide against Prabowo - Timothy Lindsey talks about Indonesia's presidential election and its implications for the nation's economy.
24 Jul 2014
The tide against Prabowo - Timothy Lindsey talks about Indonesia's presidential election and its implications for the nation's economy.

 
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Can Indonesia's new president Joko Widodo deliver an Obama-style break from the past?
24 Jul 2014
Professor Tim Lindsey comments on Indonesia's new president ability to deliver an Obama-style break from the past.

 
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'The tide is against Prabowo': Professor Tim Lindsey
24 Jul 2014
With his coalition already falling apart, it is unlikely that Prabowo can reverse what seems to be an election defeat, says Tim Lindsey, Professor of Asia Law from University of Melbourne.

 
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Radio Australia Broadcast: Indonesia's losing presidential candidate to challenge result
24 Jul 2014
The head of the legal team for Indonesia's losing presidential candidate has announced the election result will be challenged in the Constitutional Court.

 
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A JD student's journey to discovering international law
24 Jul 2014

 
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My year at Oxford: Stephanie Batsakis
23 Jul 2014

 
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Radio National Encounter Program - Indonesia: Forming an Islamic Future
21 Jul 2014
Margaret Coffey (Radio National Encounter Program) interviews Dr Jamhari Makruf and Dr Jeremy Kingsley as Indonesians await confirmation of their new President.

 
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Law Revue 2014: This is so Unexpected! QandA with performer Jess Wills
16 Jul 2014

 
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Shining a light on global social justice
10 Jul 2014

 
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Masters Profile Series - Diego Yegros
9 Jul 2014

 
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Masters Profile Series - Aline Wey Speirs
9 Jul 2014

 
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Chancellor's Prize for Excellence in a PhD thesis
8 Jul 2014

 
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New Judge in Residence: David Harper
7 Jul 2014

 
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New visiting fellowship launched
4 Jul 2014

 
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Breakfast with Julian McMahon
4 Jul 2014

 
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International Student of the Year Award
1 Jul 2014
This award will be presented to an international student who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement and contributed to the internationalisation of their institution.

 
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Changing lives through class action
1 Jul 2014

 

June 2014


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Dr Luis Eslava wins Chancellor's Prize
30 Jun 2014

 
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CLEN News: Competition Law in Asia event with Jones Day. Sydney, 4th August 2015
26 Jun 2014

 
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Masters Profile Series - Kate Smirnova
24 Jun 2014

 
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Justice Chris Maxwell's message to graduating law students
23 Jun 2014

 
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Melbourne hosts the ATLAS Agora
19 Jun 2014

 
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Masters Profile Series - Odgarig Zagdsaikhan
18 Jun 2014

 
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Awards Ceremony 2014
17 Jun 2014

 
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Public Interest Strategic Litigation Fellowship
15 Jun 2014

 
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Standard forms of contract in the Australian construction industry
13 Jun 2014

 
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Alumni among 2014 Queen's Birthday Honours recipients
13 Jun 2014

 
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Masters Profile Series - Ekpemi Ekhabafe
6 Jun 2014

 
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Remembering Sir Zelman
6 Jun 2014

 
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Building legal skills in the Pacific
6 Jun 2014

 
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From activist to international guardian
6 Jun 2014

 
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Q and A with Katherine Abrat
6 Jun 2014

 
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Pathways to a global education in law
6 Jun 2014

 
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The lure of a government law career
6 Jun 2014

 
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Justice in Arms
6 Jun 2014

 
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Taking the common law to China
6 Jun 2014

 
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Masters Profile Series - Karl Noll
6 Jun 2014

 
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A life of giving pays rich rewards
6 Jun 2014

 
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Justice Pagone awarded doctor of laws
5 Jun 2014

 
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Message from the Dean
5 Jun 2014

 
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James Merralls Visiting Fellowship in Law
5 Jun 2014

 
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Honour Roll
5 Jun 2014

 
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In memoriam
5 Jun 2014

 

May 2014


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Miegunyah Public Lecture - Radicalism and Moderation in Indonesia’s Islamic Education System
28 May 2014

 
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Chief Justice Medal awarded to Amy Frew
27 May 2014

 
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Masters Profile Series - Adam Gorton
27 May 2014

 
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MLS Hoodies and T-shirts: Now available for purchase
22 May 2014

 
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John Tobin wins LIV Award
19 May 2014

 
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Breakfast with AFL's Gillon McLachlan and Andrew Dillon
14 May 2014

 
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Melbourne Law School walks for justice
13 May 2014

 
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Vietnam Ministry of Justice recognises Melbourne Law School
1 May 2014

 

April 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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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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Law School celebrates research funding success
13 Nov 2013

 
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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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Alumni 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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Message from the Dean - June 2013
26 Jun 2013

 
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MLS 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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Recognising local government needs rethink, writes Cheryl Saunders
22 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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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