school of law
February 4th, 2017
The High Court on Friday put a decisive end to the debate over the eligibility of Rod Culleton to serve as a senator for Western Australia, so what happens now? Murdoch's School of Law Lecturer, Lorraine Finlay explains.
January 12th, 2017
In an article for The Conversation, Lorraine Finlay explains the reason behind why Rod Culleton’s Senate seat has been declared vacant following formal notification of his bankruptcy
January 10th, 2017
Associate Professor Mary Anne Kenny from Murdoch University’s School of Law has co-authored a piece with Professor Alex Reilly from the University of Adelaide in The Conversation, discussing the complexities of Australian citizenship.
December 2nd, 2016
In a co-authored article for The Conversation, Associate Professor Mary Anne Kenny from Murdoch's School of Law, highlights value of hope in the refugee resettlement deal with the United States.
November 30th, 2016
Murdoch alumnus James Edelman has been appointed to the High Court of Australia.
November 7th, 2016
In an article for The Conversation, Murdoch law academics review a case, now dismissed, brought against three Queensland students who were alleged to have breached controversial section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act.
September 15th, 2016
Murdoch law student Heather Costelloe has beaten practicing lawyers to win the eighth Chartered Institute of Arbitrators/Young Lawyers (CIArb/YL) International Arbitration Moot Competition in Sydney.
September 1st, 2016
In an article for The Conversation, Murdoch academics Lorraine Finlay and Dr Augusto Zimmerman, and PhD candidate Joshua Forrester argue section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act is not constitutional and infringes the implied freedom of political communication.
August 29th, 2016
Murdoch Law students and alumni are part of a dedicated team supporting Maxine Bennell with the Coronial Inquest into the death of her son, Jayden Bennell.
July 29th, 2016
In reaction to the disturbing scenes of torture and inhumane treatment from the Don Dale Youth Detention Centre in Darwin, Director of Clinical Legal Education, Anna Copeland writes an opinion piece on children in solitary confinement.