Recent news

07
Dec
2016
Brett Walker

In 1995 less than 15% of the lawyers in Australia were employed by corporations, governments and NGO’s, today approximately 30% are. What has driven that growth and what are the opportunities and challenges for the in-house lawyer or for the law graduate considering an in-house legal role?

06
Dec
2016
Travel journal

Exchange student Leon Rebello made the most of his time in the Netherlands, riding a bicycle to classes at Utrecht University, and travelling to many other parts of Europe.

05
Dec
2016
Neil Prakash

Australia is seeking the extradition from Turkey of Neil Prakash, an Australian citizen who is accused of being a leading propagandist and recruiter for Islamic State (IS).

02
Dec
2016
Close Australian Camps

The Australian government has introduced legislation that seeks to permanently ban asylum seekers and refugees who arrived by boat from entering Australia.

01
Dec
2016
Margie Rowe on Awards night

Engage in as many things as possible –don’t rule anything out –you never know what might be around the corner.

01
Dec
2016
Mark Rowe

In the first half of the summer holidays, final year Law student Mark Rowe, packed his bags and headed to beautiful, sunny Samoan capital of Apia to undertake an internship at the Samoan Law Reform Commission.

30
Nov
2016
Professor Michael Coper

On Friday 2 December a conference celebrating the achievements of Michael Coper will be held in the Common Room, University House. Michael is a “big picture” person whose vision has always focused on the future. The conference’s title, “New Ways Forward”, with its tone of energy and optimism, could not be more fitting for an event celebrating the career of Michael Coper and reinforcing the continuing beneficial effects of his achievements.

30
Nov
2016
Susan Kiefel is Australia's first female High Court Chief Justice. Photo: Robert Shakespeare

The appointment of Susan Kiefel as the first woman to be Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia in its 113 years is a significant milestone for Australia society. While an inordinately long time coming, it is another important recognition and reflection of women lawyers' important role in Australian civic life.

29
Nov
2016
Henry Aitken

Applications for the Yuill Scholarship, which the ANU College of Law has established, are now open. The scholarship provides funding to support participation in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) Traineeship Program.

29
Nov
2016
Abbey Seckerson

Fifth Year law student at the ANU College of Law Abbey Seckerson has gained an internship, beginning in December, at the OECD in Paris. An active member of the Corporate Accountability Project at the ANU College of Law, Abbey will be researching issues about access to justice.

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