Past events

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...

20
May
2014
1.00PM to 2.00PM Seminar
  • Dr Warren Mundy, Commissioner, Productivity Commission
Since June 2013, the Australian Productivity Commission has been undertaking a 15-month inquiry into Australia’s system of civil dispute resolution, with a  focus on constraining costs and promoting access to justice and equality before the law. The terms...
28
Apr
2014
6.00PM to 8.30PM Film screening
  • Jon Altman, Tjanara Goreng Goreng & Dr Asmi Wood

‘Australia has a very black past; Utopia shows real-life stories of what has happened over the past 225 years. I cried like I had lost a family member on three occasions watching this film – a must-see for all Australians.’...

03
Apr
2014
5.30PM to 7.00PM Lecture
  • Professor Andrea Durbach, Director, Australian Human Rights Centre

A Common Purpose is a documentary by Mitzi Goldman that traces the notorious death penalty trial of the ‘Upington 25’ – 25 black defendants accused of murder – during the most violent period of the apartheid regime in South Africa...

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