Past events

13
Oct
2017
Tim McCormack
3.30PM to 4.30PM Public lecture
  • Professor Tim McCormack, DFAT Visiting Legal Fellow

It is true that the ICC represents a natural progression from Nuremberg and Tokyo post-WWII, the ICTY and ICTR in the early 1990s and the proliferation of hybrid and internationalised criminal courts and tribunals since.

13
Oct
2017
Investment arbitration
11.30AM to 1.00PM CIPL Monthly Seminar
  • Patrick W Pearsall, Former Chief of Investment Arbitration for the United States

Patrick W Pearsall, the former Chief of Investment Arbitration for the United States, will present his recommendations on how to run an efficient and successful defence when confronted with an investment arbitration claim.

12
Oct
2017
Stephen Gageler AC
6.30PM to 7.30PM Public lecture
  • Hon Justice Stephen Gageler AC

The Hon Justice Stephen Gageler AC will speak on the topic of Sir Robert Garran.

The Hon Justice Stephen John Gageler AC was appointed to the High Court in October 2012. At the time of his appointment he was Solicitor-General of...

05
Oct
2017
World currency
5.30PM to 7.00PM CIPL Seminar
  • International lawyer Stephane Brabant
  • AFP Commander Peter Crozier
  • Dr Kath Hall

Over recent years there has been a flurry of regulatory activity in relation to foreign bribery and corruption. Last year multi-national companies paid over $2.9 billion to resolve cases in the US, and Rolls Royce entered the largest deferred prosecution agreement in the UK for over $1.1 billion. 

05
Oct
2017
Cyber technology
1.00PM to 2.00PM CIPL Seminar
  • Professor Kavé Salamatian, University of Savoie

We all have an intuitive feeling about ‘cyberspace’, but is it a new space or just an extension of the spaces that have been studied for a long time by geographers? Do humans have the same appropriation relationship with cyberspace as we observe in classical geography?

28
Sep
2017
European Court of Human Rights
12.30PM to 1.30PM CIPL International Law Lunchtime Seminar
  • Dr Ryan Goss, ANU College of Law

Article 6 of the European Convention on Human Rights protects the right to a fair trial in civil and criminal proceedings. The Article 6 rights are the most heavily-litigated Convention rights before the European Court of Human Rights, generating a large and complex body of case law. 

19
Sep
2017
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3.00PM to 5.00PM Seminar
  • Professor Rosemary Auchmuty, University of Reading
  • Professor Margaret Thornton, ANU College of Law
  • Dr Heather Roberts, ANU College of Law

Why does feminist legal biography matter? This sounds like an obvious question with an obvious answer – it matters in the same way that feminist legal history matters, because women and gender concerns have been largely left out of writing about the past, and we need to reclaim them

08-09
Sep
2017
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9.00AM to 1.00PM Conference

The ANU Centre for Commercial Law and Centre for International and Public Law are proud to announce a conference to mark the 40th anniversary of the establishment of the Federal Court of Australia. 

06
Sep
2017
Aleksander Marsavelski
4.00PM to 5.00PM Seminar
  • Dr Aleksandar Marsavelski, Visiting Fellow, ANU Centre for European Studies

The political processes of most European countries today are dominated by one or more political parties. Political parties typically control two out of three branches of government: the legislative and the executive branch, leaving only the judiciary independent from their influence.

05
Sep
2017
Iddo Porat
12.00PM to 1.00PM CIPL Seminar
  • Associate Professor Iddo Porat, College of Law and Business, Israel

Associate Professor Porat will give a historical and comparative review of proportionality. He will also consider some of the main lines on which the debate over proportionality has been drawn and their possible application to the Australian context.

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