Past events

17
Mar
2014
6.00PM to 7.00PM Lecture
  • Professor Gordon Anthony, Queens University Belfast

Political prisoners have long played a central – and controversial – role in the Northern Ireland peace process. From their early release under the terms of the Good Friday Agreement of 1998 through to a recent debate about a de facto immunity for ‘on...

13
Mar
2014
6.00PM to 7.00PM Workshop
  • Professor Gordon Anthony, Queens University Belfast

This workshop will consider the case of a non-UK national who had been living in Northern Ireland for more than forty years and was practicising as a lawyer when convicted of terror related offences. It will examine the legal difficulties he faced...

18
Feb
2014
5.00PM to 6.00PM Seminar
  • Professor Marc Galanter, University of Wisconsin

Marc Galanter is one of the western world’s leading thinkers on lawyers, justice and legal culture, and a leading figure in the empirical study of the legal system. He is the John and Rylla Bosshard Professor of Law and South Asian Studies at the...

12
Feb
2014
6.00PM to 7.00PM Seminar
  • John Southalan, President of Australian Lawyers for Human Rights

ALHR is seeking leave to appear as amicus curiae in a High Court appeal in a native title case, WA v Brown. The matter will be heard on 12 February 2014. ALHR’s submissions focus on human rights standards about racial equality, and their...

01
Oct
2013
5.30PM to 6.30PM Seminar
  • Dr Mark Provera

In the more than 20 years that Australia has mandatorily detained asylum seekers reaching its shores by boat, the European Union has seen the development of its Common European Asylum System amongst its (now 28) Member States – including...

05
Aug
2013
6.00PM to 8.00PM
  • Professor Mick Dodson AM

Law Reform and Social Justice students at the ANU College of Law have researched, written and produced public information materials in support of the proposed referendum to recognise Australia's indigenous peoples in the...

23
Jul
2013
1.00PM to 2.00PM Seminar
  • Gráinne McKeever, University of Ulster
In the UK, social security fraud has become an increasingly prominent offence, driven and fed by changes to social security legislation, policy imperatives and departmental targets. Social security claimants are under increasing suspicion of being...
10
Oct
2012
6.00PM to 7.00PM Lecture
  • Dr Jayampathy Wickramaratne, Director of Programs, Institute of Constitutional Studies, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Dr Jayampathy Wickramaratne counts over 34 years as a legal practitioner in Sri Lanka and specializes in constitutional law, human rights, administrative law and criminal law. In 2001, he was appointed President’s Counsel, equivalent to Queen’s Counsel in...
04
Oct
2012
5.00PM to 6.00PM
  • Professor Margaret Thornton, ANU College of Law
This book is the first full-length critical study examining the impact of the dramatic reforms that have swept through universities over the last two decades. Drawing on extensive research and interviews Margaret considers the impact of the market on ...
26
Apr
2012
Jennifer Robinson
6.00PM to 7.00PM Discussion
  • Jennifer Robinson

Jennifer Robinson, an ANU law graduate, is a London-based human rights lawyer, known internationally for her work as legal advisor to WikiLeaks and its editor-in-chief, Julian Assange. Jen has acted in numerous high profile free speech and freedom of...

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