Discover the latest law news about Swinburne’s research, teaching and student success stories.
Grooming a new breed of lawyers
Tue 13 Oct 2015
Our Bachelor of Laws students rose to the challenge during the inaugural Swinburne Law School Moot Court Competition.
How making ‘revenge porn’ a federal crime would combat its rise
Mon 21 Sep 2015
Swinburne's Jess Lake says Labor’s proposed bill deserves our attention in order to make the sharing of explicit images without consent a federal crime.
Unhappy little vegemites
When the Ramsey family took on Dick Smith, Australia’s trade mark protection system swung into action, writes Amanda Scardamaglia.
Swinburne law scholar receives State Library of Victoria Fellowship
Thu 03 Sep 2015
Dr Amanda Scardamaglia has been given exclusive access to the State Library collection to undertake a three month fellowship.
Data retention plan amended for journalists, but is it enough?
Fri 20 Mar 2015
The House of Representatives has finally passed the third tranche of national security legislation concerning data retention.
What 'safeguards' are in Australia's data retention plans?
Thu 05 Mar 2015
Swinburne's Angela Daly co-writes an article, exploring the data retention laws that could be soon be passed in Australia.
Expert panel give their thoughts on metadata retention report
Mon 02 Mar 2015
Swinburne academics give their thoughts on the Federal government's proposed metadata retention laws.
Reddit tackles 'revenge porn' and celebrity nudes
Fri 27 Feb 2015
Swinburne PhD candidate Emily van der Nagel discusses Reddit's latest policy changes, aimed at preventing unauthorized images appearing on its website.
Good sleep gets harder as we age, but mindfulness could help
Thu 26 Feb 2015
Being mindful of the present moment can help older adults with sleeping difficulties improve their sleep.
Chief Justice to launch Swinburne Law School
Mon 23 Feb 2015
The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Victoria will launch the new Swinburne Law School.