Centre for Media and Communications Law annual reports provide details about the many achievements, events and research activities undertaken at the centre.
Academic profile of Associate Professor Jason Bosland, Melbourne Law School
The Obligations Group support research and scholarly discussion on the law of obligations, such as law of contract, tort, remedies and private law theory.
Implications of Changes to Voting in Australia Project
This research project report was prompted by the increasing numbers of voters in Australia who are ‘convenience voting’ in one way or another.
The Empirical Research Network (ERN) at Melbourne Law School brings together academics undertaking empirical research across the Faculty, building a community of practice in this area.
Academic profile of Ms Judith Marychurch, Melbourne Law School
Unconscionable conduct and the ‘bookup’ system of credit provided to the Indigenous community in the remote APY lands in South Australia: ASIC v Kobelt
Evening Lecture co-hosted with the Centre for Corporate LawSpeakers: Mr Nathan Boyle (CEO, Icon), Mr Gerard Brody (CEO, Consumer Action Law Centre), Dr Michelle Sharpe (Barrister, Vic... 10 July 2019 6:30 pm - 10 July 2019 7:45 pm
Centre for Media and Communications Law is generously supported by research partners. View a list of current and former research partners.
Labour Regulation in East Asia: China
Many developing countries have labour laws that, on paper, are comprehensive and reflect international standards. However, these laws are often widely ignored. This project investigated the reasons for these implementation failures.
Academic profile of Ms Katie Robertson, Melbourne Law School
Post-Soviet as post-colonial
What is the relationship between post-colonial theory and constitutionalism? What role does the construction of history play in this interaction? This seminar discussed these questions in the context of William Partlett and Herbert Küpper’s new book, The Post-Soviet as Post-Colonial: A New Paradigm for Understanding Constitutional Dynamics in the Former Soviet Empire. It addressed three main questions.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 Hegemony of the Reasonable Person in Anglo-American Tort Law
Presented by Professor Ken Simons, University of California, USASince the middle of the twentieth century, tort law has increasingly employed the rubric of the reasonable person in a variety of doctri... 6 Mar 2019 1:00 pm - 6 Mar 2019 2:00 pm
Academic profile of Professor Anne Orford, Melbourne Law School
Academic profile of Professor Margaret Young, Melbourne Law School
Governments as Regulators and Consumers of Ethical AI
Gabby Bush and Jeannie Paterson published this piece on regulating and contracting Ethical AI for governments in the Turkish Policy Quarterly.
Ethical Approaches to Health
Health Law and Ethics Network members with research expertise in ethical approaches to health.
Professional Opportunities and External Funding
Professional opportunities for Indigenous students
Submission guidelines for the Electoral Regulation Research Network and Democratic Audit of Australia working paper series
Media Commentary on Other Research by Centre Members
A list of media reports on research by members of the Centre for Corporate Law.
The Desirability and Feasibility of Convenience Voting in Australia Project
This Electoral Regulation Research Network research project used a mixed method research design to explore how voters, legislators and electoral commissions perceive the challenges presented by the extension of convenience voting – both in terms of its growing use among electors and the liberalisation of its forms.
Associates and Teaching Associates
Current Associates and Teaching Associates working at the Centre for Employment and Labour Relations Law.
Academic profile of Dr Megan Prictor, Melbourne Law School
Academic profile of Dr Inbar Levy, Melbourne Law School
Melbourne Law School is committed to building and supporting responsible relations between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians and between their respective laws and legal traditions. The MLS Indigenous website features study options, activities, events and news that aim to support the reconciliation and recognition objectives of the Law School.