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.
The ANU College of Law’s Law Reform and Social Justice (LRSJ) program has initiated a research hub for students interested in making submissions to inquiries on contemporary law reform issues.
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.
Five weeks working at the coalface of a women’s legal service in Darwin as part of the Aurora Internship Program helped focused the legal ambitions of fifth year ANU Law student, Harita Sridhar.
ANU Law expert Associate Professor Hall argues that while Australia’s regulatory authorities are diligent and conscientious, the deficiencies in corruption regulation have been on show this year.