How does the International Court of Justice differ from the International Criminal Court?
The Hague has two international courts, but they have very different remits, explains a University of Melbourne expert
Adjudicating international disputes
International law expert and Laureate Professor Hilary Charlesworth is the first Australian woman elected as a judge of the International Court of Justice.
What was achieved at COP26?
With COP26 over, 1.5 °C may still be alive but it’s on life support, and the road from Glasgow remains an uphill climb warns a University of Melbourne expert.
How do you judge tough military decisions?
What is the role of hindsight and experience in judging difficult military decisions with life or death at stake? A University of Melbourne expert investigates.
International law, diplomatic asylum and Julian Assange
A University of Melbourne expert says a changing interpretation of international laws and treaties is key to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange's recent arrest.
White supremacist terrorism, technology and the law
The live-streamed video of the Christchurch attack challenges the tech giants' reasons for not stamping out hate speech now, says University of Melbourne expert
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.
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.
This is not a drill: 5 facts about the South China Sea
The South China Sea has become one of the region’s biggest potential flashpoints; a University of Melbourne special explores what it could mean for Australia.
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.