UNSW Law Journal

Journal article

1 Mar 2018
133

The revocation of university degrees, whilst once unheard of, has been increasingly employed by Australian universities in the wake of high-profile cheating scandals.

Journal article

24 Nov 2017
158

This article seeks to analyse and assess regulatory responses to trade union corruption. It attempts to establish the extent of the problem which these new laws are intended to address, and to determine whether they are therefore necessary or, as many critics of the Royal...

Journal article

24 Nov 2017
8

This article argues that the current regulatory framework for ingredients disclosure for fragranced products is insufficient to protect the interests of consumers and allow them to make informed choices.

Journal article

24 Nov 2017
200

This article contemplates whether jurors’ use of social media during trial and deliberations is a frequent occurrence endangering the fair trial principle and whether viable avenues exist to sufficiently address this potential challenge in the Australian context.

Journal article

24 Nov 2017
33

In light of a number of significant recent cases, this article examines the role of the courts in the protection of Indigenous cultural heritage.

Journal article

24 Nov 2017
80

The liability of internet intermediaries, particularly Internet Service Providers, for the unlawful online actions of third party users is a persistent theme and problem of cyberlaw. This article identifies and analyses the limits on the new statutory jurisdiction to grant no-fault injunctions.

Journal article

24 Nov 2017
411

This article examines cases heard in Australian courts of law involving allegations of cyber-violence to shed light on the limitations of the existing legislation in addressing such abuse.

Journal article

1 Oct 2017
125

Several Australian local government franchises still include rules that have been abolished at the Federal and State levels, such as property qualifications, votes for corporations, and various forms of plural voting.

Journal article

1 Oct 2017
93

This article argues that in Australia there is an absolute constitutional duty to provide reasons for judicial decisions and examines whether the general practice of the New South Wales Court of Appeal and the High Court complies with that duty when deciding applications for leave...

Journal article

1 Oct 2017
7

This article aims to to understand how section 14A of the Acts Interpretation Act 1954 (Qld) should be read and understood.

Journal article

1 Oct 2017
60

This article describes the first scholarly empirical study of public attitudes tobankruptcy to be conducted in any jurisdiction.

Journal article

1 Oct 2017
135

This article seeks to redress the lack of consideration of welfare matters in the context of admission to the legal profession.

Journal article

29 May 2017
20

This article reviews the rules regulating expert reports, particularly around determining guilt in criminal proceedings.

Journal article

29 May 2017
117

This article shows that substantive changes are occurring to reveal what was formerly invisible under the rubric of ‘private’, but invariably outside of the sovereign body of law.

Journal article

11 Oct 2016
176

Introduction

Recent years have seen intense media scrutiny, concerted policy discussion and significant law reform on the relationship between the consumption of alcohol (and other drugs) and the commission of criminal offences. Much of the debate has been dominated by the view that,...

Journal article

1 Aug 2016
101

Transitional justice comprises ‘the full range of processes and mechanisms associated with a society’s attempts to come to terms with a legacy of largescale past abuses, in order to ensure accountability, serve justice and achieve reconciliation’. Nothing in this definition limits transitional justice to post-conflict...