News

02
Oct
2016
Donald Trump
Loose and reckless civil rights talk increasingly characterises populist politics, from protecting citizens’ “rights” by opposing immigration to promoting “free speech” rights by permitting racist conduct. Simon Rice explores what civil rights actually are, and how easily the idea of "rights" can be used and abused in public debate.
01
Oct
2016
Syria rubble
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced this month that the government will seek to amend the Criminal Code to assist in the fight against Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria. Kevin Boreham explores exactly what is lawful in conflict, how do we decide who a citizenis, and who would lose protection under the changes.
05
Sep
2016
ANU Constitutional Law expert, Associate Professor James Stellios is to deliver this year’s prestigious Professor Jack Richardson Memorial Oration.
10
Aug
2016
ILA South Africa
Five senior academics from the ANU College of Law will represent Australia this week at the 77th Biennial Conference of the International Law Association, the key global gathering of international law scholars and practitioners.
28
Jul
2016
CEO of the Sony Foundation, Sophie Ryan.
ANU alumnus and CEO of Sony Foundation Australia, Sophie Ryan, shared the challenges and lessons of her legal career with ANU Law graduates at the mid-year graduation ceremony.
27
Jul
2016
Professor Bill Andreen
The ANU-Alabama Joint Summer Program started as the brainchild of two mates and has grown to become one of the most sought after law student exchanges.
27
Jul
2016
Military ships at sea
ANU International Law expert Professor Donald Robertson explains how the international tribunal ruling on the South China Sea will reshape the legal discourse in the region.
19
Jul
2016
Court of Arbitration
The opportunity to spend a year working with the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague is now available to ANU Law students and recent graduates with the opening of applications for the 2016 Fellowship.
14
Jul
2016
Photo of Tess Kelly
Undergraduate Student of the year in 2014, Tess Kelly graduates with her Bachelor of Laws with Honours tomorrow leaving the The Australian National University a significant legacy in Indigenous reconciliation.
13
Jul
2016
Spratly Islands
While the decision in the South China Sea Arbitration is final and binding there are no clear mechanisms for its implementation. Any resolution of the conflict will come down to diplomacy and negotiation, writes Donald Rothwell.

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