Past events

17
Mar
2014
6.00PM to 7.00PM Lecture
  • Professor Gordon Anthony, Queens University Belfast

Political prisoners have long played a central – and controversial – role in the Northern Ireland peace process. From their early release under the terms of the Good Friday Agreement of 1998 through to a recent debate about a de facto immunity for ‘on...

13
Mar
2014
6.00PM to 7.00PM Workshop
  • Professor Gordon Anthony, Queens University Belfast

This workshop will consider the case of a non-UK national who had been living in Northern Ireland for more than forty years and was practicising as a lawyer when convicted of terror related offences. It will examine the legal difficulties he faced...

15
Nov
2013
5.30PM to 7.00PM Lecture
  • Professor Michael Coper, ANU College of Law The Australian National University

On the occasion of the 16th annual lecture, Professor Michael Coper takes a look at the man himself and his contribution to Australian legal and political life. How does his scholarship stand up today, when so much has changed in the legal and political landscape?

15
Nov
2013
Public Law Weekend
8.30AM to 5.00PM Conference

The Public Law Weekend, run by the Centre for International and Public Law, is one of Australia’s leading public law conferences. In 2013, it will focus on a range of important administrative law issues and developments, covering judicial review, tribunal decision-making, freedom of information, privacy and human rights.

14
Nov
2013
5.00PM to 6.30PM Seminar
  • Simon Corbell MLA, ACT Attorney-General; The Hon Dr Andrew Leigh, Federal Member for Fraser; Wayne Morgan (ANU) and Kristen Walker (Victorian Bar)

The ANU’s Centre for International and Public Law will hold a seminar looking at the enactment of the Marriage Equality Act by the ACT Legislative Assembly and the constitutional challenge to that legislation by the Commonwealth. The seminar...

02
Oct
2013
1.00PM to 2.00PM Seminar
  • Professor Mitsuaki Usui, Meiji University, Tokyo
Professor Usui will give a general overview of administrative justice in Japan, with a particular emphasis on the system of administrative review tribunals in Japan. Professor Usui’s areas of research interests are administrative law, specialising in...
22
Aug
2013
5.45PM to 7.00PM Lecture
  • Elizabeth Ferris, co-Director of the Brookings-LSE Project on Internal Displacement and a senior fellow in Foreign Policy.
Since the onset of the violence in Syria in March 2011, the situation has deteriorated from a humanitarian perspective. 6.8 million people in Syria are in need of humanitarian assistance and over 1.6 million people have fled to the neighbouring countries...
22
Aug
2013
9.00AM to 5.30PM Conference

The High Court’s 1983 decision in the Tasmanian Dam Case was a defining moment in Australian law and politics. The Court’s decision had enormous implications for the constitutional and political relationship between the Commonwealth and State...

20
Aug
2013
5.30PM to 6.30PM Seminar
  • Professor Anselmo Reyes, University of Hong Kong

Professor Reyes will introduce the Hague Conference and the Hague Conference Asia Pacific Regional Office (HAPRO), identifying ways in which ANU and other Australian students might participate in HAPRO’s work. He will also speak about the Choice of...

02
Aug
2013
12.30PM to 2.00PM Seminar
  • Professor Steven Ratner, University of Michigan Law School
  • Shahzad Akbar, Barrister, Foundation of Fundamental Rights (FFR), Pakistan

Abstracts:

Steven Ratner

The United States government has offered a legal theory for the use of drones based primarily on the jus ad bellum concept of self-defense as well as jus in bello...

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