ANU Law Explains is a podcast series which aims to examine highly political issues with a legal perspective, for a layperson audience.The first four episodes take the format of Q&A sessions featuring leading ANU Law experts and hosted by Damien Carrick from the Law Report on ABC Radio National. Stay tuned for more episodes coming later in 2017.
Australia’s dramatic climb in imprisonment rates raises questions about how and why prison sentences are determined. Are they meeting their purposes, and could these outcomes be better achieved, through non-custodial sentences?
Dr Anthony Hopkins in conversation with Damien Carrick from ABC Radio National's Law Report program.
The South China Sea has become a regional flashpoint due to concerns over resources, ambiguous borders, artificial islands and shipping routes that are vital to global trade. Six states pus Taiwan have contested territorial and maritime claims, while others including Australia, the US and Russia, have a strategic interest in the region. Professor Donald Rothwell speaks to Damien Carrick.
Are the anti-terror laws that Australian governments have enacted since 2001, including stripping dual nationals of their Australian citizenship, good legislation or even good politics?
Professor Kim Rubenstein & Dr Dominique Dala-Pozza in conversation with Damien Carrick from ABC Radio National's Law Report program.
While the Turnbull Government’s proposed changed to the wording of section 18c of the Racial Discrimination Act failed, the politics of race continues. How does Australian Law protect immigrants? How does it restrict them? And which laws are under threat by divisive politics.
Professor Simon Rice OAM and Khanh Hoang in conversation with Damien Carrick from ABC Radio National's Law Report program.