News and events
News • 14 Sep 2020
A new scholarship to help Indigenous students realise their ambition to study law has been launched thanks to the generous support of the Newcastle Bar Association.
News • 1 Sep 2020
For the first time, public sector organisations can now measure the social returns on complaint handling, revealing the holistic value of effective customer care. New research, conducted for the Society of Consumer Affairs Professionals (SOCAP) Australia by the University of Newcastle, has found that for every dollar that a public organisation spends on effectively handling complaints, the organisation can reap up to a $5 return on investment (ROI).
News • 31 Aug 2020
Professor Tania Sourdin talks to ABC Radio National about her work on justice apps
News • 28 Aug 2020
As a driving force for equity in higher education, the University of Newcastle has launched Australia’s first scheme to offer people from a refugee background the opportunity to gain early entry to study Law.
News • 28 Jul 2020
Professor Tania Sourdin says there is a need for cheaper and smarter dispute resolution options in family law
Professor Tania Sourdin in the Newcastle Herald discusses using apps for family dispute resolution
News • 22 Jul 2020
Would you let an AI help sort out your divorce?
News • 10 Jul 2020
Professor Tania Sourdin on legal systems in the post-COVID world.
News • 1 Jul 2020
Ann Apps was invited to present at a workshop “The Role of Cooperatives in Sustainable Development in Asia-Pacific Countries” hosted by UNDESA in Nadi, Fiji on March 4th.
News • 1 Jul 2020
Newcastle Law School academic joins Partnership project between the International Co-operative Alliance and the European Commission.
News • 1 May 2020
The NLS explores the impact of COVID-19 on the legal community.
News • 29 Apr 2020
Law School academic helps to shape public understanding regarding human rights issues during the pandemic.
News • 8 Apr 2020
The Newcastle Law School welcomed Dr Khaled Dika from the University of Paris to discuss teaching algorithms to lawyers.
Event • 15 Oct 2020 at 5:00pm
Join the local legal community at The Newcastle Law School’s 28th Annual Sir Ninian Stephen Lecture. This year we welcome The Hon Justice Monika Schmidt to deliver the lecture titled ‘Technology and the courts – pivoting from chaos to the unknown.’