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Privacy erosion by design: why the Federal Court should throw the book at Google over location data tracking
Co-Director, Professor Jeannie Paterson and Professor Elise Bant discuss the possible penalties needed to deter googling following a Federal court ruling that the company misled some users.
The Centre for Comparative Constitutional Studies undertakes and promotes research on constitutional law and government, and provides a focal point for scholars and practitioners interested in these areas.
Forum on Law and COVID-19: Strengthening Legal Preparedness and Response for the Future
The Forum is a WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific event, hosted with the support of the University of Melbourne. It will bring together partners and experts at a regional and country level to share experiences and discuss future actions and directions for strengthening legal preparedness and response in the Region.
The Intellectual Property Research Institute of Australia works with a number of Associates from Melbourne Law School, Melbourne Business School and the Faculty of Business and Economics as well as external research partners.
Explore how members of the Centre for Employment and Labour Relations Law are engaging with organisations, the media, conferences and workshops.
Academic profile of Dr Robi Rado
Find out more about seminars hosted by the Competition Law and Economic Network
Until the end of 2018, the Asian Law Centre published a bi-annual newsletter about its recent news and events.
Australian Research Council Laureate Program: Balancing Diversity and Social Cohesion in Democratic Constitutions. This project aims to address the need to reconcile the tensions between the pursuit of diversity and the promotion of social cohesion. This critical problem becomes increasingly urgent as nations grapple with the challenges of highly diverse multi-cultural societies.
Academic profile of Professor Kristen Rundle, Melbourne Law School
Major Research Projects
Access past and present major research projects from the Centre for Corporate Law.
Australian Capital Television v Commonwealth: 30 Years of the Implied Freedom of Political Communication
In this seminar, our panellists critically reflected upon the development of the constitutional freedom over the last 30 years and shared their thoughts in relation to its future. The panel consisted of barrister Kathleen Foley S.C., Professor Dan Meagher (Faculty of Business and Law, Deakin University) and Professor Adrienne Stone (Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne). Professor Michael Crommelin AO (Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne) chaired the event.In this seminar, our panellists critically reflected upon the development of the constitutional freedom over the last 30 years and shared their thoughts in relation to its future. The panel consisted of barrister Kathleen Foley S.C., Professor Dan Meagher (Faculty of Business and Law, Deakin University) and Professor Adrienne Stone (Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne). Professor Michael Crommelin AO (Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne) chaired the event.
The Electoral Regulation Research Network's biannual newsletter
Academic profile of Dr Julian Koplin, Melbourne Law School
Watch: the River Moorabool film screening
Recording of the Melbourne launch of "the River Moorabool" film online screening on 23 September 2021.
Sustainable Food Systems
This project aims to build the climate resilience of Melbourne's food system by assessing its ability to survive potential shocks and stresses related to climate change (such as drought, storms, floods and bushfires).
View the various news articles published by the Peter McMullin Centre on Statelessness.
Members of the Obligations Groups teach in the private law specialisation in the Melbourne Law Masters, Juris Doctor and provide high quality supervision to graduate researchers.
The Peter McMullin Centre on Statelessness aims at reducing statelessness and protecting the rights of stateless people
The Electoral Regulation Research Network (ERRN) fosters exchange and discussion amongst academics, electoral commissions and other interested groups on research relating to electoral regulation. The ERRN is jointly funded by the New South Wales Electoral Commission, the Victoria Electoral Commission, and Melbourne Law School.
'Islam and Covid-19 in Indonesia' Online Conference
Covid-19 has had a dramatic impact in Indonesia, the world’s largest Muslim society and home to some of the world’s largest Muslim organisations, with high levels of infection and many deaths. This online conference, a joint initiative of the new Indonesian International Islamic University and the University of Melbourne, explores how Muslims and Islamic institutions have responded to the pandemic. Leading experts from Indonesia and Australia will debate a wide range of issues, including Muslim leadership and the responses of women leaders, Islam and disaster management, the impact on Islamic education (pesantren and universities), and the politics of halal vaccination, among others.
The Centre for Employment and Labour Relations Law’s working paper series demonstrates our ongoing research on the constitution and regulation of Australian and global labour markets, with papers on labour law in the Asia-Pacific region, Southern Africa and Europe.
Meaning of Home
Melbourne Law School, along with Flinders University and Australian National University have been funded by the Australian Research Council to undertake a qualitative research project examining the meaning of home for children and young people after parental separation. Parental separation is likely to result in big changes in home arrangements for children and young people, yet so far, how children and young people think about ‘home’ after parental separation remains unexplored in research.
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