Public law

New book co-authored by ANU administrative law expert examines government liability

Why the Law is What it Ought to Be

Professor Trevor Allan LLD, FBA will present his recent work on the topic “Why the Law is What it Ought to Be”. His associated paper on this theme was recently published in Jurisprudence, and is currently available online here..

The scheduling of this seminar for a later time than usual is due to the 10-hour time difference with the UK.

Alumna embarks on new chapter in global law journey at Oxford

Retired High Court Chief Justice to again teach postgraduate elective at ANU

ANU professor and alumni recognised as Australia’s best lawyers

Loving the law, oral advocacy, and studying the ANU Juris Doctor


Nicky's recent interests are public international law, human rights law, secularism and religious freedom, anti-discrimination law, politics, consumer issues and consumer law.


Professor Linda Mulcahy joined the Law Department at the London School of Economics in 2010. Having gained qualifications in law, sociology and the history of art and architecture, Linda’s work has a strong interdisciplinary flavour.

Retired High Court Chief Justice to teach postgraduate elective at ANU

Combatting impunity in grand corruption: the case for an International Anti-Corruption Court

Public corruption is endemic at the highest levels of government in many nations. Such ‘grand corruption’ is costly, closely correlated with the most serious abuses of human rights, and threatens the stability of many nations and the world. Grand corruption depends on a culture of impunity that exists because of the unwillingness of leaders to permit the honest and able investigation of their friends, families, and, indeed, themselves. International efforts to combat grand corruption have been inadequate and ineffective.


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