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.
Michael Fortson knew he would study law sometime after he finished high school. When he did, he was in his forties, married with two children and living 15,000 kilometres from home.
As Professor Simon Rice departs the ANU College of Law, he reflects on almost 10 years as founding director of the Law Reform and Social Justice initiative.
The ACT Law Reform Advisory Council (LRAC) has set out to answer how Canberra could become a restorative city.
One of Australia’s leading anti-discrimination law experts believes it’s time for Australia to open up a potentially confronting discussion on race issues within the Australian legal system.
ANU Law Explains is a National Law Week 2017 event which will examine four highly political issues with a legal perspective for a layperson audience.
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.
Deans of over thirty Australian law schools have called on the Federal Government to reverse plans to cut funding to community legal centres.
New to the MLP in 2017, 'Law and Organising' is about what can happen when law meets social justice and vice versa. Lawyers are often involved and the course explores why and how from different perspectives. Current and future lawyers and those interested in progressive change can enhance their repertoire through this course.
Fifth Year law student at the ANU College of Law Abbey Seckerson has gained an internship, beginning in December, at the OECD in Paris. An active member of the Corporate Accountability Project at the ANU College of Law, Abbey will be researching issues about access to justice.