The United States is a fascinating case study in the complex links between crime, punishment and inequality, standing out as it does in terms of inequality as measured by a number of economic standards; levels of serious violent crime; and rates of imprisonment, penal surveillance and post-conviction disqualifications.
Join Dermot Ryan SC and Dr Pip Ryan at this lunchtime career seminar that discusses useful information and tips into becoming a barrister.
- Jennifer Robinson
- Kieran Pender
Join fellow alumni and Professor Sally Wheeler, Pro-Vice Chancellor (International Strategy) and Dean of ANU College of Law, for a special networking evening in the heart of London.
- The Hon Justice Monika Schmidt
Join The Hon Justice Monika Schmidt, judge of the Supreme Court of New South Wales, as she talks about her experiences in her role.
The National Judicial College of Australia and the Australian National University will hold their next annual conference at the Australian National University in Canberra on Saturday 29th February & Sunday 1st March 2020. The theme for 2020 is Sentencing.
- Professor Sjef van Erp
The ANU Centre for Commercial Law and the ANU Centre for European Studies are hosting a one day conference on recent developments and implications of blockchain technology and smart contracts. Speakers will include academics, policymakers and practitioners.
The Oxford Handbook of International Criminal Law will be launched by Professor Simon Bronitt, Head of School and Dean of Sydney Law School, University of Sydney.
Join Associate Professor Nicole Roughan from the University of Auckland in her seminar about office-holding and officiality.
Professor Bonnie Honig is a globally renowned scholar. Her recent work reflects her enduring interest in contemporary political theory, democratic politics, and feminism. Her visit to the ANU will provide the occasion to present a public lecture that speaks to her new book, not yet released.
What is the role of art and aesthetics in developing the capacities of the public sphere to engage with the crises of the 21st century? What new resources do they offer to Australia’s endemic political failure to come to terms with our unfinished business, including the failure to offer constitutional recognition of First Peoples, denial of anthropogenic climate change, fears of immigration and growing social alienation? How can aesthetic forms engage with political ideas and public discourse?