News

20
Nov
2017
Politician in Senate
With the latest Newspoll showing voters split on whether to amend section 44, there is no clear way to fix the citizenship fiasco constitutionally before the next election. It is therefore urgent to confront head-on the unravelling challenge it poses. Kim Rubenstein writes.
10
Nov
2017
Blind Justice Statue
Dr Heather Roberts has received a Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) from the Australian Research Council to undertake extensive research into the records of Australian judicial swearing-in ceremonies dating back to Federation.
10
Nov
2017
Crown and Sword
ANU Press has just published 'Crown and Sword: Executive power and the use of force by the Australian Defence Force' by Associate Professor Cameron Moore.
09
Nov
2017
European Union Flag
The free movement of people continues to be significant to the Brexit negotiations and the topic is receiving wider coverage. It is a remarkable story of evolution and integration to which the Member States, the Court of Justice of the EU and the other EU institutions have all contributed.
07
Nov
2017
The Constitutional
A new podcast from the ANU College of Law captures conversations about law in a way that is utterly charming and reminds listeners that lawyers are people too.
03
Nov
2017
Tran-Pacific Partnership
Is an 11-member Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) 2.0 a possibility? It seemed most unlikely back in January when US President Trump withdrew the United States from the TPP. But there have since been ongoing discussions among the remaining 11 members in an effort to keep the TPP dream alive.
24
Oct
2017
Two people shacking hands in corporate setting
Inadequate whistleblower laws have come under scrutiny in a new book which urges sweeping law reform for Australia in a wide range of areas.
16
Oct
2017
Catherine Bladen
Juris Doctor student Catherine Bladen has received the first Leslie Zines Constitutional Law Scholarship and will begin a 10-week internship at the Attorney-General’s Department this summer.
28
Sep
2017
Moeen Cheema
ANU College of Law Senior Lecturer Moeen Cheema has been granted an Australia Awards Fellowship to analyse the rule of law dimensions of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).
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.

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