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  • Associate Professor William Partlett

    Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne

  1. 15 November 2021 - Legal Affairs

    The need for more parliament in Victoria’s Pandemic Bill

    Victoria’s proposed Pandemic Management Bill gives too much power to government and not enough to parliament, say University of Melbourne experts

  2. 2 July 2020 - Legal Affairs

    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.

  3. 28 June 2020 - Legal Affairs

    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.

  4. 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?

  5. 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

  6. 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.

  7. 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

  8. 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?

  9. 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.

  10. 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.