Discover the latest law news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
Opinion: Stiffer penalties won’t bring bankers to account
Thu 03 Jan 2019
Professor Mirko Bagaric writes about why increasing penalties for financial crime will do nothing to improve bankers complying with the law.
Opinion: It is time to move sentencing beyond the Dark Ages
Thu 15 Nov 2018
Professor Mirko Bagaric writes that the problem with Victorian sentencing is not that we have too many mandatory sentences; we don’t have enough.
Opinion: Hard to be tough on crime when you don’t properly understand it
Tue 06 Nov 2018
Professor Mirko Bagaric writes that overall crime has dropped in Victoria over the past 12 months, but Victorians feel no safer.
Commissioner shines light on reconciliation through Treaty
Tue 07 Aug 2018
Jill Gallagher AO will present at Swinburne’s 2018 Annual Barak-Wonga Oration on 9 August.
Legal professionals must adapt or be left behind
Thu 26 Jul 2018
The legal industry and professionals need to adapt to artificial Intelligence and emerging technologies.
Tabletop game introduces students to life as a lawyer
Tue 10 Jul 2018
Swinburne staff and students have produce a tabletop game that will introduce law to high school students.
Justice Michael Kirby visits Swinburne
Fri 18 May 2018
On IDAHOBIT, Michael Kirby talked about the public’s changing attitudes to queer Australians.
Law school secures research fellowships
Wed 02 May 2018
Swinburne Law School staff have received six prestigious research fellowships over a two year period.
Swinburne’s James Ogloff recognised with international award
Mon 26 Mar 2018
Swinburne’s James Ogloff recognised with international award for contribution to psychology and law.
Former Chief Justice Marilyn Warren urges courage under fire
Thu 15 Mar 2018
Former Victorian Chief Justice Marilyn Warren urges law students to show courage in their careers