Unrepresented individuals, small businesses and small not-for-profit organisations can now apply to receive free tax assistance from the Melbourne Law School (MLS) Tax Clinic.
On Wednesday 29 May, MLS hosted the Law Apps Awards celebrating a semester of hard work by Law Apps JD students. MLS spoke with the winners of the Law Apps Award about their experience of developing a community justice-centred app.
MLS JD students are teaming up to build legal apps in collaboration with not-for-profit legal services.
It may be summer break, but our legal internship students are busy in a wide range of placements in Melbourne, across Australia and overseas. Hear from our students about what it's like studying the Legal Internship program as part of the Melbourne JD.
Designing an app to help prisoners apply for bail has changed the way that Erin Kanygin thinks about the law.
Developing an app to help people living with a disability has given JD student Alexander Meredith valuable insight into the principles of human-centred design.
Melbourne JD student Monique Andreatta’s experience in the Law Without Walls X Social Entrepreneurship competition has further developed her understanding of how technology influences legal practice.
What are the legal issues for investors funding solar roof-tops? How will laws developed in the context of traditional energy generators work for small scale energy cooperatives? These are just some of the cutting edge legal questions being asked of students in Melbourne's Sustainability Business Clinic.
Melbourne Law School's Lucy Quinn and Joanne Kerr, in collaboration with Catherine Reid from Melbourne Graduate School of Education, have won a University of Melbourne Diversity and Inclusion Award for their implementation of the innovative subject, Street Law.