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The Australian Law Reform Commission report, Corporate Criminal Responsibility (Report 136, 2020), was tabled in Parliament today.Read more
On Monday 17 August 2020 the Australian Law Reform Commission co-hosted with the University of Melbourne a webinar with a panel of experts discussing the potential for a future ALRC inquiry into legal structures for social enterprises.Read more
On Monday 10 August 2020 the Australian Law Reform Commission, co-hosted with the Queensland University of Technology and the ARC Centre of Excellence for Automated Decision-Making and Society, a webinar with a panel of experts discussing the potential for a future ALRC inquiry into automated decision making and administrative law.Read more
On Monday 27 July 2020 the Australian Law Reform Commission co-hosted with the University of Sydney a webinar with a panel of experts discussing the potential for a future ALRC inquiry into reform of defamation law.Read more
The Government is currently considering justice targets as part of a refresh of closing the gap.
Given the renewed focus on addressing the over-incarceration Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, it is timely to consider the nature of the problems in detail and the solutions the ALRC identified.
What are the most pressing areas for law reform in Australia today?
Join expert panels including judges, legal scholars and industry leaders in a series of online conversations to unpack some of the key areas identified by the ALRC, including: defamation, automated decision making, legal structures for social enterprises and press freedom. View the ALRC Report: The Future of Law Reform: A Suggested Program of Work 2020-25.
Throughout its life in the law, corporate criminal responsibility has attracted controversy. This article seeks to answer two foundational questions about this method of regulating corporate behaviour.Read more