News

26
Sep
2017
Moira Murray
It is important to remember that clients are not just a set of facts or a problem to be solved. How do you learn how to listen to and talk to clients whose legal problems need your expertise? Here are some tips to help you.
26
Sep
2017
Myanmar group 2017
A clinical course in which ANU Law students teach at law schools in Myanmar has received $108,900 funding through the 2018 New Colombo Plan Mobility Grants from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
26
Sep
2017
ANU Law students Skype with KCLS solicitors at the hot desk. Image: Stuart Hay
Law students from The Australian National University (ANU) College of Law are voluntarily staffing a Canberra-based hot desk to help Kimberley Community Legal Service (KCLS) lawyers assist people with legal issues in the Kimberley region over 5,000 kilometres away.
25
Sep
2017
Support future Indigenous lawyers
Often Indigenous Australians’ lives are measured in statistics. Most successes and failures of Australia’s First Peoples are recorded and used – more often than not by non-Indigenous people – to form policies on their behalf.
18
Sep
2017
Working mothers
A significant gender divide continues to exist amongst the legal community towards work life balance, impacting career paths.
15
Sep
2017
Sir Nathaniel Dance-Holland, Captain James Cook, c. 1775
Injustice is observable only under certain conditions. Getting better at being able to see injustice is a vocational issue for people working in law. After all, justice is what legal systems are for.
14
Sep
2017
Rooftop Solar Panels
Students in the Environmental Law Clinical Program have returned from Sydney where they visited two community solar energy projects; the Environmental Defenders Office NSW; and met with justices of the Land and Environment Court.
12
Sep
2017
Graduate lawyer
By the time you finally stand up in the Supreme Court, to hear counsel move your admission, you have probably studied a significant amount of material relating to legal ethics, some of which is contained in the relevant legislation regulating lawyers, some in the rules and some in case law.
04
Sep
2017
Prashant Kelshiker
ANU Law graduate Prashant Kelshiker has turned his London legal internship into a working trip to the UK for the rest of the year, after he was invited back to work in the Cornerstone Barristers chambers.
03
Sep
2017
Rainbow Flag
As the High Court of Australia hears challenges to the postal plebiscite, Dr Ron Levy debunks some of the myths around the marriage equality debate.

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