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- Professor Elise Bant
When families and money don't mix
- A constitution shaped by distance
Australia is a big country, and a continent remote from the rest of the world. Professor Cheryl Saunders, Professor Adrienne Stone and Joshua Quinn-Watson ask what role has this distance, both internal and external, played in Australia's constitutional development?
- Malaysia's remarkable election outcome
Malaysia's election results surprised many; Associate Professor Amanda Whiting and Renuka Balasubramaniam examine the unexpected outcome through a lens of constitutional righs and the law.
- 20 Years after Soeharto: Is Indonesia's 'Era Reformasi' Over?
Indonesia's President Soeharto's 32-year rule ended 20 years ago, but Professor Tim Lindsey says recent changes raise questions about the future.
- They're using my face
The Cambridge Analytica saga highlights the problem of misleading conduct: Associate Professor Jeannie Paterson, Professor Elise Bant and Gavin Rees say profit stripping offenders may protect consumers.
- Does it matter that strikes against Syria violate international law?
The air strikes in Syria by the US, UK and France violate the UN Charter and international law; Dr William Partlett looks at what's at stake.