Past events

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...

06
Sep
2011
5.00PM to 6.00PM
  • The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG
Filmed during and after his time on the High Court of Australia, in this documentary about Justice, Michael Kirby explores the personal, moral and spiritual convictions of one of our most compassionate and incisive legal minds. Hon. Kirby will be in...
08
Aug
2011
5.15PM to 7.30PM
  • Professor Mick Dodson
Join us for an evening of top Australian Constitutional Law scholars discussing significant themes associated the recognition of Indigenous Australian's in the Australian constitution. The aim of the event is to inform people interested in making a...
12
May
2011
5.30PM to 6.30PM
  • Robert Stary

Robert Stary is an Australian criminal defence lawyer, best known for defending Jack Thomas, the first Australian to be convicted under anti-terrorism laws and for being Julian Assange’s Australian lawyer. 

Robert’s clients have included five of...

27
Oct
2010
5.00PM to 6.00PM
  • Hon. Ken Crispin

As a barrister and Queens Counsel specialising in criminal law, Ken Crispin appeared for a number of high-profile defendants, including Lindy and Michael Chamberlain, and the Chelmsford Victims Action Group. After a period as ACT Director of Public...

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