school of law

Opinion: Section 18C is too broad and too vague, and should be repealed

September 1st, 2016

The authors Dr Augusto Zimmermann, Joshua Forrester and Lorraine Finlay with Murdoch School of Law Dean Professor Jurgen Brohmer (second right) at the launch of their book on 18C

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.

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Murdoch law students provide legal support for Coronial Inquest

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.

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International success for Murdoch law students

July 15th, 2016

Standing: Heather Costelloe, Katrin Long and Michael Barnes Sitting L-R: Jon Stynes and Kala Campbell

A team of students from Murdoch University has picked up a number of awards at an international law competition.

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Opinion: What will a re-elected Coalition government mean for key policy areas?

July 12th, 2016

Associate Professor Mary Anne Kenny writes for The Conversation

Mary Anne Kenny, Associate Professor from Murdoch’s School of Law, joins industry experts in co-authoring an article for The Conversation, responding to what the Coalition’s agenda will mean for key policy areas.

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WA students think Murdoch in 2016

January 7th, 2016

Josh and Charlotte are among many students enjoying the greater social aspect to campus life

The most recent data from the Tertiary Institutions Service Centre shows that Murdoch University has increased both total applications and its market share of first preference applications to undergraduate courses for Western Australian state universities since 2014.

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FactCheck: how are the 12,000 extra refugees coming to Australia chosen?

December 2nd, 2015

Associate Professor Mary Anne Kenny

In an opinion piece for The Conversation, Associate Professor Mary Anne Kenny looks at the concerns flagged by Liberal Senator Cory Bernardi about how these extra refugees were chosen for resettlement in Australia.

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Victims of violent crime don’t fit mould

January 14th, 2014

A Murdoch University School of Law researcher says traditional theories of forgiveness don’t work for victims of serious crime.

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Record result for Murdoch mooters

June 27th, 2013

A group of Murdoch law students have achieved the University's best result to date in one of the world's most prestigious mooting competitions.

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Law students argue their way to the top

April 23rd, 2013

A team of five Murdoch law students is celebrating a top-eight finish in the world’s largest and most prestigious moot court competition.

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Western Australia contravening human rights

March 18th, 2013

Members of Murdoch University’s School of Law and SCALES community legal centre are challenging the conditions under which juvenile offenders are being held at Hakea adult prison.

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