Cyber Law expert and Professor of Intellectual Property at the Melbourne Law School, Professor Andrew Christie, discusses the legal implications of posting private information on social media sites such as Facebook.
American Ambassador to Australia Jeffrey L. Bleich will use the 2011 Nathan and Pamela Jacobson lecture at the University of Melbourne to discuss how the USA and Australia are working together to tackle violence against women.
The Centre for Transnational Legal Studies (CTLS), in which Melbourne Law School is the only Australian partner, has received the 2011 Andrew Heiskell Award for International Partnerships from the Institute for International Education.
The following is the full text of the 2010 John Barry Memorial Lecture, presented by University of Melbourne Vice-Chancellor’s Fellow Peter Norden AO on 11 November. The Barry lecture series has been presented by the Barry Family and the Criminology discipline in the School of Social and Political Sciences since 1972. A full recording of the lecture will be made available at http://live.unimelb.edu.au.
Health professionals’ fears about the legal consequences of discussing medical errors with patients are stifling their willingness to have these conversations, a University of Melbourne study has found.
Human rights and international law expert Professor Hilary Charlesworth, says that Australia's appointment to the UN Human Rights Council gives the country an opportunity to examine its own human rights record.