Addressing Age Discrimination in Employment
While demographic ageing necessitates extending working lives, few have questioned the effectiveness of Australian age discrimination laws in supporting this ambition.
New Health Technologies
Health Law and Ethics Network members with research expertise in new health technologies.
Academic profile of Professor Michael Crommelin, Zelman Cowan Professor of Law, Melbourne Law School
Information, news and seminars from the annual Melbourne Forum on Constitution Building in Asia and the Pacific, organised by the Constitution Transformation Network and the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance.
Academic profile of Dr Jake Goldenfein, Melbourne Law School
Cities in Federal Theory Workshop
Cities in Federal Theory Workshop was held in 2019. The purpose of this workshop was to gather scholars from around the world and engage in a broad discussion about the role and place of cities in federalism. More precisely, the workshop aimed at investigating whether metropolitan areas in federal and quasi-federal systems have the potential to become the new strategic level of governance to accommodate diverse communities in vast areas displaying unique socio-economic and political traits, as well as the legal stratagems and tools to better respond to the specific pressures and exigencies of densely populated areas.
Academic profile of Senior Fellow Professor Philip Alston, Melbourne Law School
Media and Communications Law Research Network
The Centre for Media and Communications Law (CMCL) provides research, discussion and teaching of all aspects of media & communications law & policy
COVID-19 and Stateless Persons
Article published by Peter McMullin Centre on Statelessness regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and stateless people.
A listing of staff involved in the Peter McMullin Centre on Statelessness.
Animal Law in a Dis/Re-Connected World Conference
Environmental Law Doctoral Researchers Workshop is a co-hosted with UNSW Sydney's Faculty of Law & Justice. The Workshop is intended to provide an opportunity for PhD researchers in environmental law to share their research in a relatively informal and supportive context, get feedback on their work from peers, and build connections with other emerging researchers in the field. We want to facilitate an open, constructive environment for doctoral researchers to deepen their knowledge, practice their presentation and critical feedback skills, and participate in a research community that will support them throughout and after their PhD studies.
Applications open for CAIDE Summer Research Academy 2023
The CAIDE Summer Research Academy aims to foster a community of emerging, cross-disciplinary researchers at the University of Melbourne and across Australia. Applications close 16 December 2022.
The Asian Law Centre runs numerous research activities throughout the year, many of them open to the public. This includes evening seminars, lunchtime (Brown Bag) seminars, Asian Legal Dialogues (presented in Asian languages), conferences and workshops. The Asian Law Centre has also recently launched Asian Legal Conversations - COVID-19 to discuss and compare experiences on issues either raised or exacerbated by COVID-19, which are shared by the jurisdictions of the Asia Pacific region, while also discussing country-specific issues.
Introducing India's Citizenship Crisis
Professor Farrah Ahmed, ALC Associate Director (India) gives an introduction to India's citizenship crisis.Professor Farrah Ahmed, ALC Associate Director (India) gives an introduction to India's citizenship crisis.
Celebrating Asian Legal Careers - “You cannot be what you cannot see”
William Lye OAM QC, Celebrating Asian Legal Careers Seminar Series, Recording produced by Asian Law Centre, 2 August 2022
Report: Review of literature on impacts of climate litigation
Professor Jacqueline Peel, Dr Alice Palmer and Ms Rebekkah Markey-Towler completed a report for the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) providing a Review of the Literature on the Impact of Climate Litigation, released in May 2022. Read the report here.Report for the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) providing a Review of the Literature on the Impact of Climate Litigation.
Academic profile of Associate Professor Ann Genovese, Melbourne Law School
Supreme Court of Victoria Commercial Law Conference
The Supreme Court of Victoria Commercial Law Conference is a joint initiative of the Supreme Court of Victoria, Melbourne Law School and the Law School's Centre for Corporate Law. Held annually since 2009, the conference brings together the best of the legal community to reflect and interact on current issues in commercial law.
Academic profile for Professor Matthew Harding, Melbourne Law School
Call for Papers - 'Issues in Public Law in South Asia' Workshop
Legal and non-legal scholars are invited to submit paper proposals for the “Issues in Public Law in South Asia” workshop, which aims to address critical gaps in public law in South Asia.This legal brief considers the Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2019 (‘CAA’) and its compliance with India’s international legal obligations.
Annual reports of the Centre for Comparative Constitutional Studies, Melbourne Law School.
Briefing Note - Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2019 and International Law
A Legal Brief prepared by the Peter McMullin Centre on Statelessness, the Asian Law Centre, and the Institute for International Law and the Humanities.This legal brief considers the Citizenship (Amendment) Act 2019 (‘CAA’) and its compliance with India’s international legal obligations.
Regulating Power and Corporate Misconduct
This project aims to map and critically analyse the shift towards negotiated enforcement in response to corporate misconduct in the financial sector. There is growing concern within the community, consumer advocates, elected representatives and the finance industry itself about the increasing use by regulators of negotiated enforcement mechanisms rather than litigation to counter serious corporate misconduct in the financial sector.
Managing Deadlines: Constitution making in Chile 2021-22
In 2018 the Constitution Transformation Network hosted a series of Somali Constitution Forums, bringing together key members of the Somali diaspora to discuss federalism and other issues affecting Somalia’s constitution-making process.
Constitutional Implementation for Sustainable Peace
Peace agreements made in conflict-affected settings often call for constitutional change. The Constitution Transformation Network explored how implementing constitutional inclusion mechanisms can contribute to sustaining peace.