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Mar 2016

It was just another ordinary Friday; I was at the supermarket taking a break from the overwhelming array of cheeses in the dairy aisle when I bumped into what could only be described as a barrister.  I was in disbelief at this rare occurrence, but not only that, I was all of a sudden in the middle of a conversation with them.  Then out of the blue, and I tell you, you wouldn’t believe this if you were there…

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08
Mar 2016

Welcome back to university, Survivors. If you have been stuck under a pile of books and haven’t left the library all week, here are some current events you may have missed.

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08
Mar 2016

Survive Law's Leanne Rogers dives into Greg Urbas's Cybercrime textbook to give you the scoop on crime's new frontier.

Gregor Urbas’ Cybercrime: Legislation, Cases and Commentary delivers exactly what its title promises – cybercrime legislation, cases and commentary. What was once an “obscure backwater of law and criminology” is now a ubiquitous topic, with the ‘Internet of Things’ having impacted almost every facet of modern life. Yet it is surprising that very few Australian law schools teach this as a substantive subject in its own right – rather, cybercrimes are woven into other disciplines as an ‘afterthought’. In fact, before hearing about this book, the limited knowledge I had of dodgy dealings on the interwebs came from the pop-culture likes of The Matrix, Law and Order, and the recent series CSI: Cyber.

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07
Mar 2016

Our resident part-time law student and full-time straight-talker, Raychel, dishes the dirt on what's really going on in a part-time student's head. 

I have been studying Law for many years now. My degree has been on track to be completed within the next two years... for about the last four years. It’s not because I’m lazy, a lot is to do with the fact that I study part-time and work full-time. 

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04
Mar 2016

Okay you got me, there’s absolutely no tricks or easy fixes to getting good marks at Law School. Work hard, turn up to lectures…you know the drill. But below are a few simple tips that can help bump a credit to a distinction, so listen up! 

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01
Mar 2016

Earlier this year, University of Sydney law students Claudia Sheridan and Sandra Hu travelled to Madrid to work on innovative solutions to the biggest problems facing the legal profession. Survive Law spoke to the team to find out more about their experiences. 

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