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  1. 20 March 2018 - Legal Affairs

    No country, no rights, no hope

    Millions of people worldwide are stateless, leaving them vulnerable to human rights abuses. The issue needs more attention, say University of Melbourne experts.

  2. Podcast31 October 2017 - Up Close

    Is the world suffering from treaty fatigue?

    Judge James Crawford on the diminishing appetite of nation states to join new international agreements or remain in established ones.

  3. 6 June 2017 - Legal Affairs

    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

  4. Podcast9 September 2016 - Up Close

    Twisting the law on the way to the battlefield

    How governments contort global and domestic laws to wage war on non-state Islamist forces, and how those forces invoke Islamic law to justify their actions.

  5. 26 July 2016 - Legal Affairs

    Four Corners: Using restraints can be called torture

    Graphic images screened on the ABC's Four Corners program, depicting a juvenile detainee being restrained, show why this practice should be banned.

  6. 3 November 2015 - Public Affairs

    Crimes against humanity

    Gerry Simpson engages in a critical stocktaking of this century of retributive humanitarianism

  7. 24 August 2015 - Legal Affairs

    Should foreign countries intervene in civil wars?

    Professor Anne Orford explores the legitimacy of foreign intervention in civil wars such as those being currently waged in Syria, Iraq and the Ukraine