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21
Apr
2017
Girl with sun in the background

ANU Law Associate Professor Mark Nolan, Professor Jane Goodman-Delahunty from Charles Sturt University and Dr Evianne Van Gijn-Grosvenor, a PhD graduate from the University of Cambridge have co-chaired a public roundtable discussion on Memory of Childhood Sexual Abuse and the Law for the Royal Commission.

21
Apr
2017
Ellen Chapple

ANU Law graduate Ellen Chapple has received the prestigious and valuable R.G. Menzies Scholarship to undertake post-graduate studies at Harvard University in Cambridge Massachusetts.

19
Apr
2017
Statue of blindfolded Lady Justice

Giving birth is like "buying a bag of chips" - or at least that's what one male judge suggested. Law Professor Margaret Thornton raises important questions about the absence of transparency in federal judiciary appointments, and shows why transparency is crucial for gender justice.

15
Apr
2017
Missiles

Claims about the Syrian regime's use of chemical weapons may well be substantiated by classified sources. But bear in mind the equally certain statements made to the United Nations in 2003 about the existence of weapons of mass destruction in Iraq.

13
Apr
2017
Missiles

Donald Trump has adopted a more assertive posture towards North Korea but, Clive Williams writes, recent pressure on Kim Jong-un will increase the potential for strategic miscalculation.

12
Apr
2017
Denver Airport Security Line

Last month One Nation Senator Malcolm Roberts tried and failed to introduce targeted (as opposed to random) airport security screenings for for immigrants from the Middle East. However, statistics show Senator Roberts doesn't need legislation make this happen.

11
Apr
2017
Corporate scene

Emeritus Professor Dennis Pearce AO FAAL and several ANU College of Law Alumni have been recognised as the country’s top lawyers in the 10th annual Best Lawyers – Lawyer of the Year 2018 list.

10
Apr
2017
Richard Refshauge

Justice Richard Refshauge on charity, justice and why no person who enters his courtroom is a second class citizen. Listen to his full speech at the 2017 ANU Alumni Awards Gala.

10
Apr
2017
Driven by emotion? US president Donald Trump. Alex Brandon/AP Photo

Without a clear strategy, the American strike on a Syrian airfield lacked both legality and effectiveness.

08
Apr
2017
Alumni awards

The Australian National University (ANU) has honoured its distinguished alumni at the 2017 ANU Alumni Awards, naming prominent businesswoman Elizabeth Bryan AM as recipient of the University’s prestigious Alumni of the Year Award.

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