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Police and activists needed a clear and consistent legal framework to minimise clashes and potentially life-threatening damage to energy infrastructure during protests according to UQ’s Director of the Centre for International Minerals and Energy Law, Professor Jonathan Fulcher.
Earlier this month, the TC Beirne School of Law hosted the UQ Trade Law Forum, celebrating the 50th Anniversary of UNCITRAL (United Nations Commission on International Trade Law), at the Supreme Court Library. The event was supported by the UNCITRAL, UNCCA (UNCITRAL Coordination Committee Australia), Supreme Court of Queensland and the Commonwealth Attorney General’s Office.
Dr Mark Burdon co-wrote an article published in The Conversation on Friday, Who's listening? The ethical and legal issues of developing a health app. The article discusses how health monitoring apps, such as those used to monitor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, can also be used to record private conversations of the users, in breach of both law and ethical standards.
The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom is presently hearing a case concerning the legal procedures by which the United Kingdom can withdraw from the European Union following the Brexit referendum in June.
It’s a sunny Friday morning at The University of Queensland in Brisbane, and a procession of black-gowned and trencher-capped students has streamed into the UQ Centre. For each of them, the day marks a major celebration – of the completion of their university study and the dawning of global opportunities.
Power imbalances are rife through modern society. The State has wide-ranging discretions as to whether it should grant a business licence, take custody of a child, or rezone a property – all of which have the potential to harm or help individuals.
The TC Beirne School of Law at The University of Queensland warmly welcomes the appointment of the Hon Justice Susan Kiefel AC as Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia and the first woman to be appointed to this highest judicial office.
A team of undergraduate UQ Business School students – including Economics/Laws (Honours) student Nigel Turay, defeated a noteworthy list of Ivy League and international university teams at the prestigious Cornell International Real Estate Competition held in New York.
Dr Alan Davidson spoke as an invited panel member to the conference “Global Standards for Rule-based Commerce” in New Delhi earlier this week. Dr Davidson spoke to India’s adoption of the UN Convention on the Use of Electronic Communications in International Contracts.
Professor Heather Douglas, with Kate Fitz-Gibbon from Monash University wrote an article published in The Conversation yesterday, FactCheck Q&A: what are the facts on funding for domestic violence legal services in Australia?
A UQ student will present the results of a business project aimed at strengthening Queensland school student participation in ballet at the Australian Association for Research and Education Conference in Melbourne this week.