ANU Law research project helping vulnerable regional youths gets funding boost

Exhibition exploring Tasmania frontier conflict co-curated by ANU Law Professor wins award

Indigenous Cultural Content in Australian Law Schools

Several of our colleagues recently attended the Indigenous Cultural Competency for Legal Academics Program in Melbourne. They will be presenting a Teaching and Learning forum about the ideas discussed at the Program and how COL might adopt them.

They will cover the following:

  • Asmi Wood: Overview and background
  • Ron Levy: The deliberative program and its outcomes
  • Anthony Hopkins: Wattle repository and class revisions
  • Molly Townes-O’Brien: Summing up

The Constitutional - Asmi Wood Episode 1

Associate Professor Asmi Wood is the kind of lecturer who receives thank you cards from his students at the end of the semester. His research areas include constitutional recognition of Indigenous Australians, and Indigenous participation in higher education. In 'The Constitutional', inspiring ANU Law academics take retired Canberra radio host Alex Sloan for a walk around the grounds of the Australian National University, while they talk about justice, equality, discrimination, education, aspirations and anything else that matters.

Law student undertakes ACT Supreme Court Indigenous mentoring program

Pindan, peripheries and power: First Nations peoples, civil law and justice in the Kimberley

    This launch marks a new partnership between Kimberley Community Legal Services and the ANU through which KCLS aims to substantially innovate and extend civil law legal help for Aboriginal people in the Kimberley. The hope is that this will enable and position KCLS to manifest breakthrough legal service models based on long-term relationships with clients, working from client vantage points, in furtherance of client goals.

    ALRC inquiry into the incarceration rates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

    Judge Myers will speak about his work as ALRC Commissioner on the inquiry into the incarceration rates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

    Law students go remote for Aurora Internships

    Dealing with the wicked problem of racism – using theory as praxis

    In 2014, we co-facilitated the specialist elective ‘Race and the Law’ as an LLB summer school intensive. Our pedagogical design was informed by Indigenous philosophy and knowledge (Watson, 2014; Morgan, 2012; Moreton-Robinson, 2007) and by Critical Race and Whiteness Theory (Delgado & Stefanic, 2012; Goldberg, 2001; Moreton-Robinson, 2009).

    Why Australia won’t recognise Indigenous customary law


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