- Udit Bhatia, University of Oxford
Why should we prefer democracy to an epistocracy of competent persons? In his response to this question, David Estlund appeals to the ‘demographic objection’.
Come have a chat with GDLP lecturers Tracey Mylecharane and Amy Begley about doing your Practical Legal Training at ANU.
- Julian Burnside
- Professor Simon Rice OAM
- Professor Stephen Bottomley
ANU/THE CANBERRA TIMES MEET THE AUTHOR
In Watching Out, a successor volume to his best-selling Watching Brief, noted barrister and human-rights advocate Julian Burnside explains the origins of our legal system, looks at the way it operates in practice, and points out ways in which does and doesn't run true to its ultimate purposes. Rich with fascinating case studies, and eloquent in its defence of civil society, Watching Out is a beacon of legal liberalism in an intemperate age.
Dr Justine Rogers (UNSW Law and also a stand-up comedian) will be talking about how we can ensure that students can positively engage in teamwork, specifically blended teamwork?
Understanding your options for your Practical Legal Training (PLT) is critical to enable you to make choices that are right for you on the next step in your career.
- Dr Aleksandar Marsavelski, Visiting Fellow, ANU Centre for European Studies
The political processes of most European countries today are dominated by one or more political parties. Political parties typically control two out of three branches of government: the legislative and the executive branch, leaving only the judiciary independent from their influence.
- Paul Govind
Building a more effective system of climate law starts with questioning knowledge construction at its base. To provide effective adaptation solutions a modern iteration of climate law (especially conceived at the international level) needs to respond to the complexity of impacts that are characteristically contextual and localized in nature.
- Associate Professor Iddo Porat, College of Law and Business, Israel
Associate Professor Porat will give a historical and comparative review of proportionality. He will also consider some of the main lines on which the debate over proportionality has been drawn and their possible application to the Australian context.
- Vice-Chancellor Professor Brian P. Schmidt AC
Join the University for the 2017 San Francisco ANU Alumni and Friends Reception hosted by the Vice-Chancellor Professor Brian P Schmidt AC. Professor Stephen Bottomley, Dean ANU College of Law, will be in attendance to meet ANU Law alumni.