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.
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.
The National Law Reform Conference will bring together some of Australia's best legal practitioners, policy experts, researchers and academics.
Australian politicians should put socially contentious issues to the public vote to help break political impasses, according to a key speaker at the upcoming ANU National Law Reform Conference.
Aurora internships provide an invaluable opportunity for students interested in working for Indigenous organisations after graduation.
A review of discrimination laws in the ACT, chaired by ANU Law's Professor Simon Rice, has recommended fundamental changes to help the community fully understand discriminatory conduct.
ANU Law expert Professor Simon Rice OAM writes that the Law Reform Commission has likely given George Brandis much more than he was expecting in the review of rights-limiting laws that he asked for.
ANU Law expert Professor Simon Rice OAM says human rights is largely absent from public policy debate in Australia.