Oxford-MLS Research Partnership Grant
Centre for Media and Communications Law have been awarded an Oxford-MLS Research Partnership grant.
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.
Academic profile of Professor Sundhya Pahuja, Melbourne Law School
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.
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.
Indigenous Students and the MLM
Find out about the Melbourne Law Masters for Indigenous students
'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.
Reform of the Personal Liability of Directors for Unpaid Employee Entitlements
This project examined the extent to which directors should be liable for unpaid employee entitlements, given the ineffectiveness of the relevant Corporations Act provisions and the burden this places on taxpayers.
Academic profile of Senior Fellow Professor Philip Alston, Melbourne Law School
Learn about the Electoral Regulation Research Network's current research projects
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Academic profile of Associate Professor Ann Genovese, 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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