Legal profession

Bullying and Sexual Harassment in the Legal Profession

The International Bar Association (IBA), together with The Australian National University, the Law Council of Australia, the ACT Law Society, the ACT Bar Association and the Australian Academy of Law, will host a panel event to discuss findings from the IBA’s report "Us Too? Bullying and Sexual Harassment in the Legal Profession". The landmark report analyses data collected from the largest-ever global survey on the prevalence, nature and impact of bullying and sexual harassment in the legal profession.

Cyber security, data protection and privacy: Exploring the intersections between law, technology and policy

As technological capability advances, so too does the threat of cybercrime. Cyber insecurity and data breaches present significant risks to industry, government, national security and the wider community, including reputational damage and legal repercussions. Cyber security is a shared responsibility requiring effective action across all sectors.

In this forum, a panel of leading interdisciplinary experts from law, technology and national security will examine the legal, technical and political challenges of protecting Australia from cybercrime.

ANU Law Careers Fair

The Australian National University (ANU) will be hosting the ANU Law Careers Fair on campus on Wednesday 13 March 2019.

This is a fantastic opportunity for law students to gain information about employment in the profession and discover the range of graduate and summer clerkship employment opportunities offered in professional legal practice, government legal or policy roles, the not-for-profit legal sector and management consulting.

Professor Thornton’s Phillipa Weeks Lecture to examine ‘Uberisation’ of legal work

Law scholars in justice project that helps reach family violence victims

Using International Law to prevent Ebola and Zika outbreaks

The Constitutional - Justice Richard Refshauge Episode 6

For the final episode of the series, one of ANU Law’s most distinguished alumni and a senior member of ACT Judiciary, Justice Richard Refshauge SC returns to his alma mater to see where his legal career began. 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.

When and why do legal professions seek to influence law

In this presentation Professor Levin looks at the circumstances under which legal professions throughout the world, through mandatory and voluntary lawyer associations, attempt to influence the law by either advocating for legal change or opposing it. They do so, for example, in order to benefit the profession as an occupation; to benefit their clients; to bolster (or improve) the legitimacy of the courts; and to advance human rights and other issues affecting civil society.

Bias and the ‘black-letter’ judge: who is Dyson Heydon?

Melissa Kirby: from washing y-fronts to philanthropy – the journey of an ANU law graduate

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