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18-07-2024

ANU law students experience success at the 2023 Tokyo International Negotiation and Arbitration Moot Competition.
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18-07-2024

Image: ANU students at the award ceremony during the Tokyo International Negotiation and Arbitration Moot Competition. Photo: Aislinn D'Arcy

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08-07-2024

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08-07-2024

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18-07-2024

ANU law students experience success at the 2023 Tokyo International Negotiation and Arbitration Moot Competition.
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08-07-2024

This week Shailja Rawal (LLM) is graduating from the ANU College of Law. Read her story.
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08-07-2024

This week Emma Campbell (LLB (Hons)/PPE) graduates from the ANU College of Law. Read her story.
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08-07-2024

This week Shontelle Grimberg (LLM) graduates from the ANU College of Law. Read her story.
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02-07-2024

Over the last few weeks, Professor Virginia Torrie, University of Saskatchewan, has been a visiting fellow at the ANU College of Law.
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06-05-2024

Dr Anton Moiseienko’s 2023 article, The Sins of the Fathers: Targeted Sanctions against Family Members of Primary Targets, has been published in the Modern Law Review, widely recognised as a leading law journal globally.
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15-04-2024

On Wednesday 27 March, the Dean of the University of Tokyo Faculty of Law, Professor Ryuji Yamamoto, Vice Dean, Professor Masami Okino and other delegation members, Professors Yoshiaki Morozumi and Shusaku Kitajima and Associate Professor Carol Lawson visited the ANU College of Law. The visit provided an opportunity to sign a new Student Exchange Agreement and discuss developing our existing collaborations.
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02-04-2024

A group of ANU College of Law students have been recognised at the 19th International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Commercial Mediation Competition, the world’s largest student mediation competition.
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22-03-2024

ANU College of Law’s Associate Professor Ryan Goss, a distinguished expert in human rights law, is making his mark with his groundbreaking research, catching the attention of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR).
Emma Walling at her graduation ceremony

21-02-2024

The opportunity to pursue a thesis as part of her studies at the ANU College of Law provided Emma Walling with an avenue to answer “nagging questions” about the social, psychological, and legal aspects of infanticide. This thesis won Emma the Blackburn Medal for Research in Law.
Emeritus Professor Stephen Bottomley

24-01-2024

Emeritus Professor Stephen Bottomley FAAL and Professor Simon Bronitt (University of Sydney) have co-authored the fifth edition of a foundational legal textbook more than thirty years since the first edition was published in 1991.

Pipi Coddington

17-01-2024

Pipi Coddington’s journey into the world of law was ignited during a transformative gap year completing a legal traineeship at a local law firm in her hometown of Young.
Jaz Matz

15-12-2023

Jasmine (Jaz) Matz has been drawn to a career in law reform and social justice ever since she relinquished her childhood dreams of one day becoming a pole vaulter, Prime Minister, or ceramicist.
A/Prof Anthony Hopkins

13-12-2023

The Australian National University (ANU) College of Law is proud to announce the appointment of Associate Professor Anthony Hopkins as an Acting Judge of the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Supreme Court. 

David Ferrell

12-12-2023

Born in Sydney and growing up all over the east coast of Australia, David Ferrell was drawn to The Australian National University (ANU) “by the promise of an independent and intellectually-charged student life” in Canberra.

“Coming to Canberra for university represented only the latest move in my circuitous migration around south-eastern Australia,” he said.

Casey Minns

12-12-2023

When Casey Minns reflects upon on her law school experiences, one of her most memorable moments was her tutor praising her ‘psycho-killer vibes’ during a cross-examination for a mock-trial assessment in her Evidence Law class.

“I will never forget that class because it was the first time I could truly picture myself being a lawyer someday,” she said. 

Leila Skoss

06-12-2023

Growing up on an avocado farm in rural Western Australia, Leila Skoss spent her formative years far removed from the life she leads today, working as an associate at the Federal Circuit and Family Court in Canberra.
Don Rothwell

05-12-2023

A new edition of The International Law of the Sea (Bloomsbury, 2023) co-authored by two of Australia’s foremost experts on the subject – Professor Donald Rothwell FAAL (ANU College of Law) and Professor Tim Stephens FAAL (Sydney Law School) – provides a comprehensive assessment of the foundational principles and contemporar

A/Prof Jake Blight

15-11-2023

ANU College of Law alumnus brings more than 20 years of national security law experience to watchdog role

Shortly after graduating from The Australian National University (ANU), Jake Blight (BGenSt, LLB ’00, MAppCybern ’21) embarked on his career as a lawyer at the Australian Government Solicitor. It didn’t take long for a major global event to quickly set the course of his future career.