Law and Social Justice

Research Theme

Championing change: ANU students advocate for South Asian diaspora

Against the odds: How Laura aspires to help others with her law degree

Converting curiosity into action: an alumna’s work towards abolition

Schools, Blood, Guns, & Bombs: Education in Myanmar’s Pro-Democracy Struggle

Following the military coup of February 2021, Myanmar’s education system became a host for civil disobedience protests, with teachers and students protesting the country’s state-run schools. The military, or Tatmadaw, responded by occupying campuses and prosecuting teachers and students. In the time since 2021, the Tatmadaw has escalated its violence, including schools among the targets in its attacks against pro-democracy resistance.

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.

Demystifying Law Careers: law reform, social justice and public law

Are you interested in where your law degree could take you? Join the ANU College of Law for the Demystifying Law Careers series as we focus on exploring careers in law reform, social justice, environmental and public law.

Our panellists will explore their experiences in the legal field as well as the steps they took to get to their current positions. Light refreshments will be provided.

Kieran Pender: Developing a social justice toolkit

The ANU Law Reform and Social Justice program (LRSJ) is proud to host ANU alumnus, Kieran Pender (BA (Hons) '16, LLB (Hons) '18), as he speaks about how he has forged a career in social justice and used his media advocacy as a tool for change.

Insights from the queer utopia of culturally conservative Asia

Under the spotlight: ANU Law Reform and Social Justice Research Hub

Meet Kriti Mahajan: Final-year law student and 2022 Frohlich World Bank Scholarship with the Integrity Vice-President awardee


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