Five things to know about Russia’s Constitutional amendments
Russia voted to amend the country’s constitution, shoring up Vladimir Putin’s power; but a University of Melbourne expert says there are larger implications.
Australia’s constitutional answer to structural racism
University of Melbourne experts say inequality woven into Australia’s constitution continues today; so our structures remain stacked against Indigenous people.
A precarious high
The ACT's new cannabis laws are at odds with Australia’s federal laws; University of Melbourne experts ask if the federal government should just stay out of it?
How Putin is devising his exit plan
Proposed reforms weakening the Russian president's authority hints Vladimir Putin is considering life as an ex president, a University of Melbourne expert says
Does it matter that strikes against Syria violate international law?
The air strikes in Syria by the US, UK and France violate the UN Charter and international law; a University of Melbourne expert looks at what's at stake.
The legal maze of the marriage equality survey
As Australians prepare to have their say on same-sex marriage, University of Melbourne legal experts look at the High Court challenge to the Marriage Law Survey
Section 44: Changing the Constitution to reflect modern Australia
Section 44 continues to claim scalps of Australian politicians; four University of Melbourne constitutional experts discuss whether the law is still relevant?
What’s wrong with Venezuela’s Constituent Assembly?
The installation of a new Constituent Assembly in Venezuela may, on the surface, appear democratic but is anything but, argues a University of Melbourne expert.
Why is Russia still supporting Syria?
As the G7 puts pressure on Russia to cut ties with Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad, the University of Melbourne examines why Russia is still supporting Syria.