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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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Murdoch law students rank in world’s best

November 27th, 2017

Murdoch University law students have ranked among the best in the world after success in the Global Finals of the 2017 Foreign Direct Investment International Arbitration Moot in the United States.

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Banksia winner heading to Supreme Court

November 24th, 2017

Pathway to success: Daniel Gould receives his Banksia Association Honours Scholarship from Vice Chancellor Eeva Leinonen

Murdoch University student Daniel Gould will shortly be commencing a prestigious position at WA’s Supreme Court after winning this year’s Banksia Association Honours Scholarship valued at $10,000.

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What’s going on at Manus Island?

November 17th, 2017

In an article for The Conversation, Murdoch University legal academic Mary Anne Kenny sets out what’s really going on at the Manus Island Regional Processing Centre which was recently handed back to the Papua New Guinea Government.

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Law student youngest councillor to win seat on local government

November 7th, 2017

Murdoch University law student Jason Russell is the new face of a push for greater diversity in local government in Western Australia.

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Murdoch’s innovative student learning showcased

September 21st, 2017

Learning and teaching initiatives developed at Murdoch University have been highlighted as some of Australia best practice in developing student and graduate success.

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Opinion: Section 44 of the constitution does not mean that nobody is eligible to be elected to parliament

August 18th, 2017

The investigations into the eligibility of elected politicians to serve as members of Parliament under Section 44 of the constitution has caused a great deal of upheaval. In an opinion piece for The Huffington Post, Murdoch University constitutional law expert Lorraine Finlay investigates.

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Greens resignations show a need to change dual citizenship requirements

July 20th, 2017

Lorraine Finlay

Off the back of resignations of Greens co-deputy leaders Scott Ludlam and Larissa Waters, Murdoch University’s Lorraine Finlay has published an article that shows a need for a conversation about changing constitutional requirements that disqualify dual citizens.

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