- Professor Donald R Rothwell, Deputy Dean, ANU College of Law
The construction of artificial islands by coastal states within their claimed maritime zones raises a series of fundamental issues for international law and the law of the sea. While some of these activities may be entirely consistent with coastal...
- Professor Kim Rubenstein (ANU College of Law)
- Associate Professor David Letts (ANU College of Law)
- Stephanie Ierino and John Reid (Attorney-General's Department)
- WGCDR Pat Keane (Australian Defence Force)
- Ron Bartsch (AvLaw International)
- Greg French (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)
On 17 July 2014, Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine while enroute from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. Onboard the aircraft, nearly two thirds of the passengers were Dutch citizens but there were also a significant number of...
- Steven Ratner, University of Michigan
- Cary Scott-Kemmis, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
In 2016 United Nations treaty negotiations for an agreement on ‘marine biodiversity beyond national jurisdiction’ will commence. Negotiations for this prospective agreement – which would build on existing international legal architecture under the Law...
- Bernard Collaery, Collaery Lawyers
Hear Bernard Collaery explain the law or lack thereof behind the raid on his Canberra office over alleged espionage revelations . . . and how the ICJ has ordered Attorney-General Brandis to cease espionage against East Timor, seal documents that ASIO...
- Professor John McMillan AO, Australian Information Commissioner
- Dr Genevieve Ebbeck, Australian Government Solicitor
- Cain Sibley, Clayton Utz
- Professor Kim Rubenstein, ANU College of Law
- Joanne Kinslor, Kinslor Prince Lawyers
The Human Rights Committee of the United Nations recently found that Australia breached its human rights obligations under article 17(1) of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) by unlawful interference in the family life of...
- Stephen Rapp, Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes Issues, Office of Global Criminal Justice, U.S. Department of State
At a time when mass atrocities are being committed with apparent impunity in Syria, Iraq, South Sudan, and elsewhere, many see international criminal justice as having failed its promise. Ambassador Rapp recounts the progress that has been achieved,...
- Felicity Hammond
- John Atwood
Australia’s landmark Tobacco Plain Packaging (TPP) law entered into force in 2012, having survived a challenge in the Australian High Court. However, the TPP law is currently being challenged in an investor-State dispute settlement arbitration under...
- Justice Rachel Pepper, Judge of the Land and Environment Court of NSW
We are extremely fortunate to have Justice Rachel Pepper of the NSW Land and Environment Court at the ANU College of Law.
During her visit, Justice Pepper will be holding a short talk, followed by a Q and A for female law students. On the...