Past events

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...

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...

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