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Academics to regulate star wars

The force will apparently soon awaken – for real. "Conflict in outer space is not a case of 'if' but 'when'," warned Professor Melissa de Zwart, Dean of the Adelaide Law School, University of Adelaide. That's why a team of global legal ...

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ATAR not decisive in UNSW law entry

In the summer of 2016, University of New South Wales Law quietly unveiled a new entry process for undergraduates: prospective students are assessed for admission to the faculty based on their ATAR and their score in a Law Admission Test (LAT). The ...

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Networking supports legal education

The new Law Associate Deans Network is moving to adapt the curriculum and teaching to meet modern needs. By Kate Galloway. In the nearly 10 years since Johnstone and Vignaendra (2003) published their report on learning outcomes and curriculum development ...

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Law schools need their doctors

Highly qualified and experienced academics enrich legal education, writes Patrick Keyzer.  In the April 30 edition of Campus Review, Professor Lee Stuesser, who has recently been appointed Foundation Dean at Lakehead University in Canada, wrote an article in which he ...

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Judges to help students and academics

The University of Melbourne law school has launched Victoria’s first judge-in-residence program, with the former chief justice of the Federal Court, Michael Black QC, taking up the first residency.  Alongside Black, who is a Melbourne law school alumnus, current and ...

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TEQSA may face constitutional dilemma

The tertiary regulator’s power to discipline universities might be undermined if a challenge to the Commonwealth’s authority is upheld in the High Court.  The outcomes of several cases currently before the High Court could challenge the legal viability of the ...

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