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Feb
2017
Margot Kelly

Margot Kelly is a JD Online student and a Rural Reporter with ABC Tasmania.

17
Feb
2017
Tracey Mylecharane

Confidence is a trait that lawyers need to possess. Without it, being successful will be difficult. It can be difficult to develop confidence, and it can be tricky to maintain it.

16
Feb
2017
Officials from ACT Supreme Court, ANU College of Law and UC School of Law and Justice

The ACT Bar Association has entered into a partnership that aims to give Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) law students greater opportunities to work with the Courts and senior members of the ACT legal profession.

15
Feb
2017
Image from Challenging Words Exhibition

Hans Gieng’s 1543 statue Gerechtigkeitsbrunnen (Fountain of Justice) – the first known depiction of Lady Justice wearing a blindfold – conveys a statement that is understood by legal professionals and laypeople alike. Justice is blind.

13
Feb
2017
Dorota Gozdecka

An international law researcher at The Australian National University (ANU) believes US President Donald Trump's executive order into travel restrictions will likely end up before the US Supreme Court, where it could be a win-win situation for President Trump.

13
Feb
2017
ANU College of Law

Three members of the ANU Law Jessup team have received individual awards after a superb effort that saw the team make it to the quarter-finals in the most highly regarded competition between law schools from across Australia.

10
Feb
2017
Craig Collins

Courage. This is not a word immediately associated with the word ‘lawyer’ - a space crowded with lawyer jokes and negative stereotypes of grasping and greed. But for many practising lawyers, courage is what it is all about.

10
Feb
2017
Hands

Dozens of legal scholars from ANU College of Law call on Australian Government to condemn US travel ban.

10
Feb
2017
Image courtesy of Flickr user Geoff Whalan.

The Timor Sea conciliation between Australia and Timor-Leste has already been the subject of some significant developments in 2017. Following a contentious period last year when Australia actively contested the competency of the Conciliation Commission, recent indications are that the conciliation process is going well and may result in a permanent maritime boundary being concluded.

09
Feb
2017
The High Court of Australia

“How does the personal identity of a judge make a difference to law and legal systems?” That was the lingering question that sparked Dr Heather Roberts’ return to academia and one she seeks to answer in an upcoming research project.

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14 Feb 2017

What Pakistan can teach us about the law

Haya Zahid; Omar Maniar interviewed by ABC Radio Canberra
1 Feb 2017

Australia's first female Chief Justice

Heather Roberts speaks to ABC Radio National Law Report
30 Jan 2017

Day of firsts in High Court swearing in

Heather Roberts quoted in Nine News website; AAP
26 Jan 2017

2017 Australia Day honours list: Stephen Gageler, AC

Stephen Gageler interviewed by The Canberra Times
26 Jan 2017

Honourable Justice Stephen John Gageler receives the Companion of the Order (AC)

Stephen Gageler is honoured in Newcastle Herald; Muswellbrook Chronicle

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