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Professor Tim Lindsey from the Melbourne Law School talks to Bloomberg about the effectiveness of the current Indonesian government.

Gumatj leader and Yothu Yindi Foundation chairman Galarrwuy Yunupingu AM has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the University of Melbourne during a special ceremony in northeast Arnhem Land.

Experts from the University of Melbourne have developed ten key principles of democratic federal reform that will be examined tonight at the 2015 John Button Oration at Melbourne Town Hall.

Part of a significant donation of $4 million by former staff member and Magistrate, Ms Francine McNiff, The University of Melbourne has established the Francine V. McNiff Chair in Criminology, a first for the institution. Professor Alison Young has been appointed in this role.

Ex-prisoners with a history of risky drug use, mental illness or poverty are more likely to end up back behind bars, a new University of Melbourne study has revealed. And those who are obese, are chronically ill or have attempted suicide are more likely to remain in the community, the research found. 

The University of Melbourne is celebrating its three Fulbright Scholars – an expert in Global Paediatric Health, an Emergency Medicine specialist and a world leader in International Humanitarian and Criminal Law – after receiving their awards at a presentation dinner last night in Perth.

 The University of Melbourne has congratulated law alumnus the Honourable Geoffrey Nettle on his appointment to the High Court of Australia.

The first major study of the enforcement of Australia’s insider trading laws has shown the number of insider trading cases brought by the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) is increasing, and the regulator is having better success with its cases.

Professor Gerry Simpson from the Melbourne Law School says it is unlikely that the Scottish will vote for independence but very likely they will wish they had.

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