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.
The Australian National University (ANU) based ACT Law Reform Advisory Council (LRAC) has called for public comments on proposed changes to ACT Guardianship laws which will give people with disabilities greater say in their own decisions.
An assignment by an ANU law student – exploring the barriers to using medicinal marijuana in Canberra – has been reframed to become a formal submission to an inquiry being undertaken by the ACT Legislative Assembly.
ANU Law expert Kevin Boreham says Australia has the responsibility and the capacity to tell the Iraqi government that it must stop human rights abuses by the ISF and Shi’a militia.
Miriam Gani explores why now may not be the best time for the Australian parliament to consider new anti-terror legislation.