Indigenous Peoples and the Law

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Professor Monson wins prestigious 2023 Australian Legal Research Book Award

The life and career of Carsten Smith: A Q&A with Nick Bradman

New book by ANU Law scholar investigates gender inequality in Pacific land tenure

ANU-NJCA Joint Conference: Therapeutic Jurisprudence

This joint conference brings together members of the judiciary, academics, policymakers and other experts to consider current issues and challenges in the Australian justice system.

Love; Thoms – belonging, citizenship and identity

The 2020 High Court decision in Love v Commonwealth of Australia; Thoms v Commonwealth of Australia [2020] HCA 3 (Love; Thoms) concerned the scope of the Commonwealth’s Constitutional powers to make laws in relation to ‘aliens’.  The majority of the Court held that Aboriginal people cannot be defined as alien for the purposes of immigration and deportation laws. 

Colonial Legal Imaginaries | Southern Literary Futures

Featuring Dr Debolina Dutta, Jindal Global Law School; Christopher Gevers, University of KwaZulu-Natal; Dr Luis Gómez Romero, University of Wollongong; and Dr Honni van Rijswijk, University of Technology Sydney.

'Incarceration Nation' screening and discussion on ACT's next steps

UPDATE: The venue for this event has changed to the Kambri Cinema.

Presented by The Australian National University (ANU) College of Law, Law Reform and Social Justice Initiative and Documentary Australia Foundation, we invite you to join us for a screening of the acclaimed documentary Incarceration Nation followed by a panel discussion.

True Justice: Deep Listening to equip ANU Law students with First Nations knowledge


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