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Students take ‘Street Law’ to classroom

June 14th, 2018

Murdoch student Joseph Gleason with Sacred Heart pupils

Murdoch University students have been nurturing passions for law among high school pupils as part of a program that aims to advance legal knowledge.

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Unmaking a murderer: how interrogations can lead to false confessions

June 12th, 2018

Police interrogation

A Murdoch University criminologist has developed a new way of mapping police interrogations, which illustrate how they can result in false confessions from suspects.

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Murdoch staff recognised for outstanding contribution to student learning

May 24th, 2018

Four academics have been recognised for their outstanding contribution to creating an exemplary learning environment at Murdoch University.

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US Judge shares Boston Marathon bombing case with Murdoch law

April 16th, 2018

At the invitation of the United States Consulate and the Murdoch University School of Law, US Magistrate Judge, The Honourable Marianne B. Bowler will present on her experiences of the Boston Marathon bombing case; as well as other terrorist incidents within the court system. On April 15 2013, two bombs were detonated near the event finish […]

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Outstanding alumni honoured at Murdoch

April 6th, 2018

The outstanding achievements of five graduates have been celebrated at the Murdoch University Distinguished Alumni Awards.

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Student lawyers have their say on ‘national tragedy’ of Indigenous incarceration

March 28th, 2018

Murdoch law students (from left to right) Caitlin Joensson, Dayna Lazarides, tutor Anna Notley and Anna Lee

Five Murdoch University students could help reform Australian law after having their submissions accepted into an Australian Government inquiry into Indigenous incarceration rates.

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Opinion: Australia’s student visa immigration policy needs a re-visit

February 5th, 2018

Australia’s current immigration policy in relation to granting student visas to those with a disability or health issue is illogical and discriminates against people with disabilities, according to Adjunct Associate Professor Jan Gothard from Murdoch University.

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Murdoch law alumni to ride again after Bali blip

January 11th, 2018

Ben Bullock

Murdoch University law alumni Ben Bullock will set off on an epic motorcycle journey around the world for the second time after his first attempt ended with a scare in Bali.

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Opinion: Parliament’s dual citizenship crisis deepens

December 7th, 2017

Lorraine Finlay

In an article for The Conversation, Lorraine Finlay from Murdoch’s School of Law says the publication of citizenship registries have revealed that several more MPs have serious dual citizenship questions to answer.

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Murdoch celebrates 20 years of free legal clinic

November 30th, 2017

SCALES

Murdoch University’s clinical legal program, which has provided more than 11,000 people in the Rockingham and Kwinana areas with free legal advice, is celebrating its 20-year anniversary.

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