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Charging dead clients is dishonest. Really? Who knew
Regulatory court action over the scandal in which fees were charged to dead clients is a wider warning to corporations, say University of Melbourne experts.
Intimate partner sexual violence and the courts
Intimate Partner Sexual Violence often goes unreported and the legal system can hamper women seeking justice or protection, says University of Melbourne expert.
Five things we learned from the Biden Climate Summit
President Biden called on world leaders to cut emissions – but a University of Melbourne expert asks 'what did we learn from the first virtual climate meeting?'
Prevention and justice for sexual violence
Bianca Fileborn is researching the factors surrounding sexual violence – including place – and how we can better prevent it while providing new forms of justice
Real action needed on Aboriginal deaths in custody
Thirty years on from the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody the situation has worsened. A University of Melbourne expert says real action needed
Watch Episode 2: Climate Conversations: Opposing views or rising tides
University of Melbourne's Climate Conversations addresses how Australia's climate policies fit alongside the Biden Administration’s strong climate leadership.
Returning water rights to Aboriginal people
Water justice is a critical issue for Indigenous Peoples; University of Melbourne experts say there are legal and policy opportunities to hand back water rights
Melbourne’s real-world impact on climate change
A new University of Melbourne initiative brings together multi-disciplinary climate change experts to focus on global solutions here in Australia and beyond.
What does our constitution say about freedom of speech?
University of Melbourne's Professor Adrienne Stone discusses the differences between Australian and US constitutions on freedom of speech