Academic profile of Professor Anna Chapman, Melbourne Law School
The Centre for Media and Communications Law (CMCL) is a centre for the research, discussion and teaching of all aspects of media and communications law and policy.
Health, Law and Emerging Technologies recent completed research project.
New Health Technologies
Health Law and Ethics Network members with research expertise in new health technologies.
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.
Australia's Rivers are Ancestral Beings
Rivers around the world are now recognised by law as legal persons and living entities. Here in Australia, our rivers can be understood as ‘ancestral beings’ under Indigenous laws.Pursuit article: AUSTRALIA’S RIVERS ARE ANCESTRAL BEINGS
Alysia Blackham Publications
Published works by Centre for Employment and Labour Relations Law member Associate Professor Alysia Blackham.
'Life Imprisonment in Asia: Law and Practice' Online Conference
Online conference on life imprisonment in Asia, co-hosted by the School of Law, University of Nottingham; School of Law, Vietnam National University Hanoi; International Organization of Educators and Researchers Inc. (IOER); and the Asian Law Centre.
Reshaping Employment Discrimination Law: Towards Substantive Equality at Work?
This project examined the effect of new industrial provisions and the interaction of the overall system of employment discrimination laws in both providing legal redress for discriminatory harms at work in Australia, and in contributing to systemic change towards equality in relations at work.
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.
Laureate Program in Comparative Constitutional Law
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.
Centre for Media and Communications Law
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.
Academic profile of Associate Professor Alysia Blackham, 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 Associate Professor Ann Genovese, Melbourne Law School
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 Senior Fellow Professor Philip Alston, 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.
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.
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