SCHOOL OF LAW
Our unique approach to legal education will provide you with a critical and questioning attitude, broad perspectives and skills and knowledge valuable in a diverse range of legal careers. You will learn by doing via our professional skills subjects and our unique internship program. At the School of Law, we know that it’s just not what you learn that counts, it’s how you learn it.
UOW LAW STAFF PUBLISH 3RD EDITION OF TEXT LAWYERS IN AUSTRALIA
The School of Law would like to congratulate John Littrich, Karina Murray and (UOW Honorary Professorial Fellow) Ainslie Lamb for the publication by Federation Press of their 448pp authored book, Lawyers in Australia.
Professor Warwick Gullett, Dean of Law, said ‘this is a fabulous contribution to the literature and the teaching in Australian law schools of legal practice requirement’.
GAIN GLOBAL EXPERIENCE WITH THE ASIAN LAW Summer TOUR
Bachelor of Laws students are invited to apply for the Asian Law Summer Tour. Successful students will travel to Taiwan and Indonesia to develop an understanding of Asian legal systems at UOW’s partner law schools Soochow University, Taipei and Brawijaya University, Malang. Tentative travel dates are from 9 - 24 January 2016.
Register your interest by 7 August 2015. An information session will be held after this date. Applications must be submitted by 15 September 2015.
Public Lecture Presented by Justice Carpio
On Thursday 4 June, Justice Carpio, Senior Associate Justice of the Philippine Supreme Court, presented a public lecture on issues relating to the South China Sea dispute. This included its scope, the nature of the arbitration case-led by the Philippines against China under UNCLOS, and the legal questions raised by the Philippines in the arbitration case.
The Hon. Michael Kirby Delivers Public Lecture
On Monday 11 May, The Hon. Michael Kirby, former justice of the High Court of Australia delivered a public lecture on human rights breaches by North Korea. This was the first event to mark 25 years of Law at UOW.
Selected Bachelor of Laws students now have the opportunity to study a semester abroad in Taipei thanks to an agreement signed between UOW and Soochow University in Taiwan. Students will be eligible to receive financial support through the Australian Government AsiaBound grant program.