Past events

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...

08
Oct
2014
6.00PM to 8.00PM Film screening
  • Professor Larissa Behrendt, Jumbunna House of Learning, University of Technology, Sydney
Law Reform and Social Justice at the ANU College of Law would like to invite you to a public screening of the documentary, Innocence Betrayed

In 1990 and 1991, three Aboriginal children were murdered in the rural town of...

19
Aug
2014
6.00PM to 7.00PM Lecture
  • The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG

The United Nations Human Rights Council established the Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea) in 2013, tasked with investigating the alleged systematic, widespread and grave violations of human...

12
Aug
2014
5.30PM to 6.30PM

Many of our students are attracted to the ANU College of Law because of its emphasis on law reform and social justice. 

They want to make the world a better place – and we are very proud of their aspirations. A common misperception, however, is...

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