UTS Law is launching Australia’s first undergraduate 'Legal Futures and Technology' major, offered as part of the standalone and combined LLB degrees, and will focus on equipping students with the requisite knowledge to work with new technologies in a legal capacity.
Last Friday AustLII launched a new model for the publication of free access texts about the law and legal issues in Australia with the publication online of the second edition of Capacity and the Law by Nick O’Neill and Carmelle Peisah
UTS is establishing a new interdisciplinary research centre, the Centre for Media Transition. The centre will be formally launched at an event at UTS on 25 July 2017, with Professor Jeff Jarvis delivering the keynote address.
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) – commonly known as drones – are being used increasingly in Antarctica. Lightweight and low-cost, they’re able to navigate otherwise inaccessible regions for scientific research and provide the ultimate panoramic holiday snap.
King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) partnered with the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) for the 2017 #breakinglaw Hackathon – a competition where multidisciplinary teams of students from across UTS collaborated with lawyers from KWM to develop technology-driven solutions to real-life legal problems.
Sole parents in Australia are economically vulnerable and are experiencing ongoing cuts to their social security. Legislation limiting welfare benefits that was rushed through the Senate last week will make many of them poorer – but how is this a human rights issue?
It’s been just over eight months since the screening of images of Dylan Voller shackled and hooded in a restraint chair, unprovoked bashing of children by prison guards, and young boys being gassed in Northern Territory youth detention. The national outcry prompted the announcement of a royal commission to investigate the issues.
UTS Law students have volunteered to provide extra legal assistance to staff at RACS, following the government’s decision to severely reduce the amount of time asylum seekers have to lodge protection visas.
Aboriginal outlaw Jimmy Governor has been – until now – a largely forgotten part of Australian history. Legal historian, Professor Katherine Biber, is turning his story on its head – with surprising results.