In 2010 Australian commenced proceedings against Japan in the International Court of Justice with respect to Japan’s conduct of its JARPAII whaling program in the Southern Ocean. The case will commence its oral phase on 26 June 2013 with three weeks of...
- Ambassador Colin Keating, Special Envoy of the Prime Minister of New Zealand and former Executive Director of Security Council Report
- Professor Donald R Rothwell, ANU College of Law
The South China Sea encompasses a number of land and maritime disputes and while the majority of the maritime claims within the region are or will be generated from islands and other maritime features such as rocks, reefs, atolls, and cays, a threshold...
- Dr William Boothby, Geneve Centre for Security Policy
- Dr Douglas Guilfoyle, Reader in Law, University College London
- Professor Brian Opeskin, Macquarie University
- Jennifer Balint, University of Melbourne
- Anna Hood, University of Melbourne
- Professor Adrienne Stone, The University of Melbourne
The tension between law and democracy is most vividly illustrated by constitutional law: courts exercise their powers to over-turn the work of the democratically elected arms of government.
- Judge Christopher Weeramantry, Former Judge of the International Court of Justice
Judge Christopher Weeramantry, AM is a former Judge of the International Court of Justice(ICJ) (1991 to 2000) serving as Vice-President of the ICJ from 1997 to 2000. Prior to that service, Justice Weeramantry was a Judge of the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka from 1967 to 1972 and a Professor at Monash University. He is currently an Emeritus Professor at Monash University.