Human rights

Dr

Marie Aronsson-Storrier is a lecturer in Global Law and Disasters, and the Programme Director for the LLM/MSc Global Crisis, Conflict, and Disaster Management, at the University of Reading. She holds a PhD in International Law (University of Melbourne, 2017) and a Master of Laws (University of Gothenburg, 2011). Marie has published in the areas of international law on the use of force, human rights, disaster management, disaster risk reduction, international criminal law and international humanitarian law.

Mr

Julen Etxabe is docent in legal theory from the University of Helsinki and writes in the areas of legal and political theory, law and humanities, and human rights. As a Fulbright scholar, he completed his SJD at the University of Michigan Law School with James Boyd White. He has taught at the University of Michigan (2008-10) and at the Faculty of Law of the University of Helsinki since 2010. He was a research fellow at the Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies (2014-17) and co-editor in chief of No-Foundations: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Law and Justice from 2012-17.

London-based lawyer defends digital rights and combats modern slavery

A Mongolian diplomat's path from ANU to Geneva

The role of international human rights law in the prevention of ethnic conflicts

It is sometimes forgotten that one of the premises of the United Nations’ Universal Declaration of Human Rights is that it is essential, if man is not to be compelled to have recourse, as a last resort, to rebellion against tyranny and oppression, that human rights should be protected by the rule of law. 

Libraries Without Borders volunteering takes ANU law student to Paris

Julian Burnside in conversation with Simon Rice

ANU/THE CANBERRA TIMES MEET THE AUTHOR

In Watching Out, a successor volume to his best-selling Watching Brief, noted barrister and human-rights advocate Julian Burnside explains the origins of our legal system, looks at the way it operates in practice, and points out ways in which does and doesn't run true to its ultimate purposes. Rich with fascinating case studies, and eloquent in its defence of civil society, Watching Out is a beacon of legal liberalism in an intemperate age.

Fair trial rights in the European Court of Human Rights: Recent cases

Join a discussion group for a brown bag (BYO) lunch to hear a short presentation followed by discussion.

ANU law graduate making a difference

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