NGOs condemn COP 24 climate negotiations as “weak, unbalanced, and loophole-riddled”

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By Dr Tim Cadman Griffith Law School Members of the Climate, Land, Ambition, and Rights Alliance (CLARA) are disappointed by the extremely weak outcome of the 24thConference of Parties (COP24).  The outcome represents a retreat from the necessary level of ambition needed to combat climate change, in line with the findings of the Inter-Governmental Panel […]

Case Study – An Insolvency Pracademic Experience

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Dr Jennifer Dickfos Griffith Law School During February to April of 2018, as part of my approved study program,I engaged in a pracademic experience at Worrells Solvency Accountants. For those unfamiliar with the term, a pracademic may be narrowly described as a person who is dually recognised as an expert in both academic and professional […]

Buddhist Constitutionalism: A Short Prelude to the Constitutional Crisis in Sri Lanka

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By Dr Roshan de Silva-Wijeyeratne Griffith Law School There are some 350 million Buddhist around the world from South and South East Asia to Russia and Western Europe. While debates about Monastic Law in South and Southeast Asia have dominated Buddhist Studies ever since Max Weber’s early contribution, only recently have scholars started to inquire into […]

Exploring inclusive palm oil production

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By Dr Tim Cadman Griffith Law School What is Inclusiveness? Simply put, inclusiveness can be understood in terms of access and weight. Access refers to making sure all stakeholders are admitted into venues of power where decisions are made, while weight refers to ensuring their input is balanced in relation to other interests. Financing inclusive sustainable development of […]