Past events

28
Feb
2013
5.30PM to 6.30PM Lecture
  • Dr Douglas Guilfoyle, Reader in Law, University College London
Somali pirate attacks on world shipping are finally declining: but what explains this, and what does it tell us about international law and organisation? Both Somali piracy and counter-piracy efforts have proven highly adaptive. Somali pirates have been...
09
Nov
2012
1.00PM to 2.00PM Seminar
  • Professor Brian Opeskin, Macquarie University
This event is free and open to the public.
19
Oct
2012
1.00PM to 2.00PM Seminar
  • Jennifer Balint, University of Melbourne
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05
Oct
2012
1.00PM to 2.00PM Seminar
  • Anna Hood, University of Melbourne
Anna’s presentation will explore the idea that Security Council legislation can be understood as a form of international emergency legislation because it closely mirrors extraordinary forms of law-making adopted by domestic governments in times of...
21
Sep
2012
Adrienne Stone
5.30PM to 7.00PM Lecture
  • 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. 

20
Sep
2012
5.30PM to 7.00PM Lecture
  • 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.

20-22
Sep
2012
9.00AM to 5.00PM Conference

This year's Public Law Weekend theme is Law and Democracy, which seeks to examine the complements and tensions between the two ideals. Law can of course maintain the smooth functioning of democracy, helping people to establish voice and participation in the exercise of authority, through electoral, associational, information and communication protections.

31
Aug
2012
12.30PM to 2.00PM Seminar
  • Dr Nick Seddon, Will Bateman and Assoc Prof Daniel Stewart

In Williams v Commonwealth of Australia [2012] HCA 23 a majority of the High Court invalidated a Commonwealth funding agreement for the provision of chaplaincy services at a Queensland State school. In the process the case overturned widely...

17
Aug
2012
1.00PM to 2.00PM Seminar
  • Michael Curtotti, Acting Deputy University Counsel, The Australian National University
The Defence Trade Control Bill raises difficult problems at the intersection of academic freedom, national security and human rights. For researchers, a key question raised by the Bill can be framed as follows: when will a researcher need to seek...
06-08
Aug
2012
9.00PM to 5.00PM Workshop
En/Gendering governance: From local to the global. CIPL is grateful for the financial support of the ANU Gender Institute and the ANU Centre for International Governanceand Justice, Reg Net towards the running of this workshop.

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