“Because of her, we can,” say Griffith Indigenous women

Alumni
With NAIDOC week upon us, three of Griffith’s most prominent indigenous students share their personal stories.
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First year law student ‘disrupts’ legal industry

A team of university students including Griffith Law student Ethan Barr-Hamilton, have pitched their award-winning idea to senior lawyers at law firm McCullough Robertson.
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False rape claims have little impact on wrongful convictions – study

False rape allegations do not have a bearing on wrongful convictions a new study from Griffith University has found. Lead author Dr Katie Hail-Jares from the Griffith Criminology Institute with colleagues from American University in Washington DC, have concluded that false rape allegations reduce the odds of a wrongful conviction by nearly 10 times. In […]
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Griffith law student boards the Ship for World Youth

Griffith Law student Lachlan Ryan will set sail next year after being selected to represent Australia alongside 12 other delegates for a unique international exchange funded by the Japanese Government.
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LGBTI+ law student mentoring program launched

Griffith Law School and McCullough Robertson launched a new mentoring program for LGBTI+ law students at the firm’s Brisbane office this week.
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Griffith ideal launching pad into top five emerging jobs

Griffith preparing students for fast-growth jobs with innovative technology degrees to address changing market trends
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Alumni

Alumni should be role models for younger lawyers

There has never been a more important time for lawyers to be leaders and role models for their younger counterparts entering the profession, said the Honourable Justice Andrew Greenwood in his recent address to Griffith Law School alumni at the Commonwealth Law Courts in Brisbane. “One of the most significant set of challenges now facing […]
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Guardians key in reducing sexual offences against women

Guardians are instrumental in helping to prevent sexual offending against women a new Griffith University study has found.
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Study aims to improve police/Muslim engagement

A new Griffith University Australian Research Council funded project will examine the engagement between police and Muslims to assist in terrorism prevention. Led by Professor Kristina Murphy from the Griffith Criminology Institute, the project aims to address a significant problem faced by police; that of encouraging Muslims to report terror threats. “Understanding how Muslims and […]
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Unique prison writing program provides voice for Indigenous men

A unique creative writing prison program at Junee Correction Centre (JCC) in New South Wales is helping Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men strengthen their connection to culture.
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Malaysian high schoolers judge Griffith’s mock trial competition a success

Nearly 100 budding lawyers from top high schools in the East Malaysian state of Sabah put their legal skills to the test
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Study explores lives of women killed by partners

Most Australian women who become homicide victims are killed by current or former intimate partners and a new Griffith University study aims to find out why.
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Chris continues to master infamous time in Queensland history

Reflecting on the 30th anniversary of The Moonlight State and Fitzgerald Inquiry, one of Australia's best investigative journalists says it’s an apt time to celebrate what journalism can achieve
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Griffith makes Australian top 10 on research publication rankings

Griffith University is in the top ten of Australian institutions according to a new performance measure ranking universities on a range of published research criteria.
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New Griffith Law School Dean aims for deeper alumni links

Developing deeper relationships with Griffith Law School alumni is the aim of Griffith Law School's new Dean and Head of School Associate Professor Therese Wilson.
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Griffith criminologist appointed to Stockholm Prize Jury

Criminologist Professor Susanne Karstedt has been appointed as a new member of the jury of the Stockholm Prize in Criminology. The jury is the international body that selects and appoints prize recipients.
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More protection needed for Australians’ online consumer rights

Many Australians have embraced the ‘sharing economy’ such as Uber and AirBnb, but how many people realise when they tick the terms and conditions, they’re effectively giving away their rights to accessible and affordable dispute resolution?
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Susan Harris-Rimmer in world’s top 100 Most Influential People in Gender Policy

Associate Professor Susan Harris-Rimmer has been named as one of the world's 100 Most Influential People in Gender Policy.
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