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  • Associate Professor William Partlett

    Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne

  1. 9 February 2020 - Legal Affairs

    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?

  2. 17 January 2020 - Public Affairs

    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

  3. 16 April 2018 - Legal Affairs

    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.

  4. 4 September 2017 - Legal Affairs

    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

  5. 21 August 2017 - Legal Affairs

    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?

  6. 8 August 2017 - Legal Affairs

    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.

  7. 11 April 2017 - Legal Affairs

    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.