Past events

23
Feb
2017
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1.00PM to 2.00PM College seminar
  • Marcelle Burns, University of New England
  • Jennifer Nielsen, Southern Cross University

In this paper, we share our reflections on our success in using theory as a practice to challenge the wicked problem of racism in the law classroom. 

12
Aug
2016
Professor Alex Sharpe
12.00PM to 1.00PM Discussion
  • Professor Alex Sharpe

In recent years, the UK has witnessed a series of sexual offence prosecutions brought against young LGBT people (all of whom were designated female at birth) on the basis of so-called ‘gender fraud’.

14-15
Apr
2016
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9.00AM to 5.00PM Conference
  • The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG
  • Professor Margaret Thornton
  • Professor Margaret Davies
  • Professor Simon Rice OAM
  • Mr Julian Morrow

The National Law Reform Conference will be a forum for research about future directions in six key areas of law in society:

  1. civil obligations (e.g., tort, restitution, contracts, equity);
  2. environment (property,...
21
Mar
2016
5.30PM to 7.30PM Film screening
  • The film will be followed by a discussion lead by Mary Spiers Williams, lecturer at the ANU College of Law.

Putuparri and the Rainmakers takes audiences on a rare and emotional journey to meet the traditional rainmakers of Australia’s Great Sandy Desert.

Ten years in the making, the film is an extraordinary eyewitness account of the living...

29
Feb
2016
1.00PM to 2.00PM Future Students

Use your skills and passion to improve law and promote social justice. 

Law Reform and Social Justice activities in the ANU College of Law are focused on student-run projects, public events and community engagement, and a legal education through...

19
Oct
2015
6.00PM to 8.30PM Film screening
  • Associate Professor Tilman Ruff AM, Dr Sue Wareham OAM and Professor Simon Rice

‘Nuclear disarmament is one of the greatest legacies we can pass on to future generations.’ 
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon

ANU Law Reform and Social Justice warmly invite you to the Canberra premiere of Peter Anthony’s The...

13
Oct
2015
6.00PM to 7.00PM Lecture
  • Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC FASSA FAIIA, Chancellor of The Australian National University
  • Professor Simon Rice, OAM, Director of Law Reform & Social Justice, ANU College of Law

A conversation about human rights, international law, and world peace

Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC FASSA FAIIA is Chancellor of the Australian National University. A federal MP for 21 years, in the Hawke and Keating Labor Governments...

21
Sep
2015
6.30PM to 8.30PM Film screening
  • Dr Bidda Jones, Chief Scientist, RSPCA Australia and Professor Simon Rice, Director of Law Reform & Social Justice, ANU College of Law

ANU Law Reform and Social Justice warmly invite you to a Canberra community screening of Gabriela Cowperthwaite’s Blackfish.

Blackfish tells the story of Tilikum, a performing killer whale that killed several people while in...

11
May
2015
5.00PM to 6.00PM Future Students
  • Former Reprieve interns Adam Ingle (Capital Appeals Project – 2013) and David Swan (Louisiana Capital Assistance Center – 2012)

Reprieve Australia advocates for the abolition of the death penalty and facilitates legal and humanitarian assistance to individuals facing the death penalty. 

A key component of Reprieve is offering international internships in the United...

05
Mar
2015
1.00PM to 2.00PM Future Students
  • Professor Simon Rice and student team leaders
Use your skills and passion to improve law and promote social justice. Join the Law Reform and Social Justice activities in the ANU College of Law. 

From schools to prisons, legal centres to law...

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