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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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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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