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Public opinion sought on ACT Guardianship laws
Public opinion sought on ACT guardianship laws

Public opinion sought on ACT guardianship laws

The Australian National University (ANU) based ACT Law Reform Advisory Council (LRAC) has called for public comments on proposed changes to ACT Guardianship laws which will give people with disabilities greater say in their own decisions.

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Internship report forms basis of law reform submission

Internship report forms basis of law reform submission

An assignment by an ANU law student – exploring the barriers to using medicinal marijuana in Canberra – has been reframed to become a formal submission to an inquiry being undertaken by the ACT Legislative Assembly.

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Australia has an obligation to stop human rights abuses by Iraq

Australia has an obligation to stop human rights abuses by Iraq

ANU Law expert Kevin Boreham says Australia has the responsibility and the capacity to tell the Iraqi government that it must stop human rights abuses by the ISF and Shi’a militia.

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Yangon City Hall, Myanmar. Image courtesy: Phyo_WP
Partnership continues to bring positive change in Myanmar

Partnership continues to bring positive change in Myanmar

A partnership between the ANU College of Law and the University of Yangon is helping rebuild Myanmar's legal system.

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 Andrew Chan (left) and Myuran Sukumaran together in 2011.
Death penalty for drugs breaches international law

Death penalty for drugs breaches international law

As two Australians are given an 11th hour reprieve, Professor Don Rothwell, says Indonesia's application of the death penalty for drug crimes breaches the international laws the country is subject to.

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We offer a range of stimulating and practical programs to aspiring students of law, including established practitioners wishing to further their careers. Explore the full range of programs you can study with us:

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Research

The ANU College of Law and its related centres promote and support research of law and related topics to the highest national and international standards. We hold an Excellence in Research for Australian (ERA) ranking of well above the world standard.
Our research culture is reinforced by seminars, workshops, conferences and a stream of renowned visiting scholars from around the world. Our academic staff are active contributors to public debate and decision-making through law reform agencies, submissions to parliament, the media and membership of public inquiries.

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