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16
Dec
2015
Recent investigations into the alleged actions of Mal Brough have led some to suggest that “Westminster tradition” demands he step aside. But ANU Law expert Ryan Goss asks what does “Westminster tradition” mean in Australia, and how does ministerial responsibility work?
27
Nov
2015
The Centre for International and Public Law (CIPL) at the ANU College of Law has announced Professor Kim Rubenstein will step down from her role as Director, a position she has held since February 2006.
12
Nov
2015
While the newly tabled Australian Citizenship (Allegiance to Australia) Amendment Bill cures significant defects identified in the original version, it does not address the fundamental flaw in the proposed new law, writes Professor Kim Rubenstein
11
Nov
2015
New revelations surrounding the lead-up to the Whitlam government’s dismissal in 1975 emphasise the ongoing significance of the events of four decades ago to politics today.
15
Oct
2015
ANU is known worldwide for being the leaders in research in a wide range of different fields, yet how many students can name some of the incredible research that is being undertaken at our own university?
29
Sep
2015
With new technologies and accessibility of information creating a new age of transparency and accountability, big business can no longer be complicit about the abuse of human rights, says ANU international law expert, Jolyon Ford.
04
Sep
2015
The 6th edition of Professor Leslie Zines’ classic work, The High Court and the Constitution, has now been published by Federation Press, a year after Professor Zines’ passing.
03
Sep
2015
Natural disasters damage and destroy homes and land vital to people's livelihoods, as well as killing owners and destroying land records, writes Caroline Compton.
27
Aug
2015
ANU constitutional law expert Heather Roberts with Gabrielle Appleby (UNSW) asks how a former judge with an avowed commitment to judicial independence and probity found himself at the centre of a very public controversy over his own impartiality?
25
Aug
2015
ANU Law expert Kevin Boreham says Australian air attacks against IS targets in Syria would not be definitely legal but not definitely illegal.

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