The federal government’s crackdown on asylum seekers through its Operation Sovereign Borders program and legalising torture are some of the topics featured in the first 2014 International Advocate, being launched tonight.
ANU College of Law Masters student, Sarah Castles is off to The Hague as the first recipient of the ANU Fellowship to the Permanent Court of Arbitration.
The government has a number of options to get the contentious China Australia Free Trade Agreement over the line, writes Professor Donald Rothwell.
Dr Christopher Ward and Professor Donald R. Rothwell says the time has come for Australia to mount a sustained campaign for the abolition of the death penalty.
International law experts at The Australian National University (ANU) have released legal advice on Indonesia’s death penalty and found the punishment for drug offences breaches international law.
As two Australians are given an 11th hour reprieve, Professor Don Rothwell, says Indonesia's application of the death penalty for drug crimes breaches the international laws the country is subject to.
The ongoing disputes between the Philippines and China in the South China Sea are about to reach a critical point. But is China prepared to engage in formal dispute resolution processes? Prof Donald Rothwell writes in the East Asia Forum.
As Australian military intervention in Iraq and Syria becomes increasingly possible, Professor Don Rothwell explores the legality of sending jets or troops into the Middle East.
While the UN Security Council Resolution on the downing of MH17 is a welcome development, Professor of International Law, Don Rothwell, asks what are the legal options for pursuing justice for the victims?