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Alicia Yiap argues that WA’s ‘three strike’ laws impact disproportionately on indigenous juvenile offenders and are inconsistent with Australia’s international obligations.
Alyce Lynch suggests how the Gender Reassignment Act 2000 (WA) should be reformed, a highly topical subject after last year’s High Court decision in AB v WA.
Amanda Seethor debates the best way to have expert evidence presented in patent litigation.
Ben Shee talks about microcredit and changing patent law in its application to pharmaceuticals as alternative foreign aid strategies, an essay written for an International Development Law unit studied on exchange.
David Klup investigates whether the provisions relating to physical force, undue harassment and coercion in the Australian Consumer Law have been rendered redundant.
Liam Blackford discusses the appropriate standard of aiding and abetting liability for corporations for breaches of international law under the Alien Torts Claims Act.
Nicola Strain explores how international environmental law can be deployed to create state liability for persons displaced by climate change, a fascinating topic in the contemporary climate change debate.
Sarah Stone takes an interdisciplinary approach examining whether Australia’s new parenting laws need to be adjusted in response to the emerging research into the psychological impacts of shared parenting on children.