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- Professor Tim Lindsey and Imogen Crump
Blasphemy, Treason and Democracy: Jakarta goes to the polls.
- Why is Russia Still Supporting Syria?
As the G7 puts pressure on Russia to cut ties with Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad, Dr Will Partlett examines why Russia is still supporting Syria.
- From the Bar to the Supermarket: Life as a Competition Lawyer
Working on the Stolen Generations case was "life transforming" for Barrister and competition law expert Professor Caron Beaton-Wells.
- Suppression Orders vs Open Justice
Jason Bosland's recent research shows that open justice is increasingly being undermined in Victoria due to the inappropriate use of suppression orders by the courts.
- Time to Put Tracking Numbers on Directors
A mammoth three-year investigation by Professor Helen Anderson, Professor Ian Ramsay, research fellow Jasper Hedges from Melbourne Law School, and Professor Michelle Welsh from Monash Business School, have made 25 separate recommendations on how to clamp down on phoenix activity, including imposing identity checks on company directors.
- False Labelling hides the Truth about Superfoods
Professor Christine Parker from Melbourne Law School and Janine Curll, Faculty of Law, Monash University, are researching on Australia needing a better-resourced food regulation system to protect consumers from misleading health claims.