- Bob Brown, The Bob Brown Foundation
- A/Prof Amelia Simpson, ANU College of Law
The Centre for International and Public Law and The Australia Institute are pleased to host a discussion of the High Court’s decision in Brown v Tasmania  HCA 43.
- Dr Jeremy Farrall, Fellow, Asia-Pacific College of Diplomacy, The Australian National University
This seminar will present early findings from a 4-year ARC Discovery Project on why and when non-permanent Security Council members have succeeded in influencing the Council’s decision-making process, despite lacking the veto power.
- 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...
- 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.
- 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.
- Udit Bhatia, University of Oxford
Why should we prefer democracy to an epistocracy of competent persons? In his response to this question, David Estlund appeals to the ‘demographic objection’.
- 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.
- 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.
- Judge Matthew Myers AM, ALRC Commissioner
Judge Myers will speak about his work as ALRC Commissioner on the inquiry into the incarceration rates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.