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- Professor Hilary Charlesworth
Australia's Place at the Human Rights Table
- Coming Soon to an Aisle Near You
The arrival of AmazonFresh and Kaufland will change Australia's grocery sector; Professor Caron Beaton-Wells and Jo Paul discuss the impact on our two supermarket giants.
- Trial by Ouija Board: When Jurors Misbehave
Professor Jeremy Gans new book explores a famous case of juror misconduct from the 1990s, and its ongoing implications for the trial-by-jury system.
- Regtech and the Future of Customer Protection
The rise of RegTech in big business has helped companies ensure compliance; Associate Professor Jeannie Paterson looks at how the innovation could protect customers.
- Unfit to Plead: Imprisoned Without Conviction
A two-year University of Melbourne project has identified that early support can reduce incidences of 'unfit to plead' cases in our criminal justice system.
- The Legal Maze of the Marriage Equality Survey
As Australians prepare to have their say on same-sex marriage, University of Melbourne legal experts look at the High Court challenge to the Marriage Law Survey