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Chemical restraint: Behind locked doors
Chemical restraint, often used to control people with disabilities and dementia, needs to be monitored and regulated argues a University of Melbourne expert.
Nowhere people have a right to somewhere
The University of Melbourne's law school is to host a new research centre devoted to ending statelessness, backed by philanthropists Peter and Ruth McMullin
Marking Mabo: How has Native Title changed since the landmark ruling?
25 years on from the milestone Mabo ruling in Australia's High Court, University of Melbourne experts reflect on native title, and its legal standing.
Q&A: Recognising Australia’s first peoples ... properly
Australia's debate on how to Constitutionally recognise its first peoples is culminating. University of Melbourne's Professor Adrienne Stone talks us through it
Putting the “E” into e-consumer protection
Online consumer protections haven’t kept pace with e-commerce technology; University of Melbourne research finds new technologies could provide new safeguards.
Keeping up with the droneses: How criminal laws deal with new technology
New technologies like drones pose a challenge for criminal law; a University of Melbourne expert explains the Law must keep pace with society's shifting values.
Digital disruption and the Law
The legal profession is experiencing digital disruption. Dean of the University of Melbourne Law School, Carolyn Evans, argues legal education must adapt too.
Q&A: The UK election and the Brexit big picture
As British PM Theresa May announces a snap UK election to strengthen her hand in Brexit talks, the University of Melbourne puts the key questions to an expert.
Will giving the Himalayas the same rights as people protect their future?
As the Himalayas are granted the same legal rights as a person, the University of Melbourne looks at what that means for the protection of the environment.
Blasphemy, treason and democracy: Jakarta goes to the polls
Indonesian voters are at the polls to elect a new governor of Jakarta, the University of Melbourne's Tim Lindsey talks through the religious and racial tensions