To boldly go: How existing international laws can apply to new digital frontiers
Can a United Nations convention developed prior to the modern internet be used in today’s fast-paced digital world?
And justice for all: how changing access to civil justice impacts average Australians
Australians believe their access to civil justice has improved when it comes to protecting and vindicating their individual legal rights.
Grapple with artificial intelligence now, or risk being stranded later
Coming to grips with the future implications of AI on global trade isn't easy, particularly when it is becoming embedded into the decision-making process itself.
Smart contracts: just how smart are they?
With the rise of disruptive new technologies, smart contracts have the potential to increase productivity, lower costs, and increase transparency. But is the law keeping up?
Things you need to know before using a debt management company
As more Australians struggle with debt due to COVID-19, the services of credit repair or debt management companies may seem attractive. But it pays to look more closely.
Workplace sexual harassment: how do we help women come forward?
Our legal system makes it difficult for women to come forward with workplace sexual harassment claims. A victim-centred approach would help.
The class action debate: Are common fund orders a good idea?
Do class action common funds encourage access to justice and prevent ‘free-riders’? Or do they allow access to claimants’ damages without their consent?
Why do business schools need to teach human rights?
Even if they were never intended to cause harm, some business decisions can lead to human rights abuses. That's why educating future leaders to think about the consequences of their actions is critical.
Forty years of anti-discrimination law — how far have we come?
Anti-discrimination law was introduced in Victoria in 1978. But after 40 years we don't seem to be any closer to equality for all. Could establishing a corporate watchdog be the answer?
Regulating litigation funding in the public interest
Two legal inquiries are currently underway into litigation funding; but just how much regulation is enough?
People don’t know much about Australia’s High Court and that’s a worry
New research shows we are woefully ignorant about the function of the High Court. (Note to Australia: our Chief Justice is not Judge Judy.)