Four ANU College of Law projects were awarded funding for The Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Projects commencing in 2013.
Five senior academics from the ANU College of Law will represent Australia this week at the 77th Biennial Conference of the International Law Association, the key global gathering of international law scholars and practitioners.
It's time for Australia to consider how our security agencies and defence resources are used in the face of increasing terrorism write ANU Law military law experts Rob McLaughlin and David Letts.
While tanks and submarines are still required, technological advances in drones, cyber warfare and artificial intelligence mean it's vital our defence industry keeps an eye on future battlespaces, write ANU military law experts Hitoshi Nasu, David Letts and Rob McLaughlin.
As tensions rise again in the South China Sea, actions – and not just words – are required if Australia is to protect its strategic interests, and ensure that international legal norms are not ignored.
The decision to publish the legal basis for Australian military operations abroad is a welcome development, say ANU military law experts, David Letts and Rob McLaughlin.
Australia needs to decide how it will deal with Australians involved in fighting in the Israel-Palestine conflict. Rob McLaughlin and David Letts, Co-Directors of ANU Law's Centre for Military and Security Law write in the Sydney Morning Herald.
Piracy has been diminishing and drug seizures by Western warships are rising in the Indian Ocean, but trafficking drugs by sea is not a maritime crime of the same type as piracy, which is subject to universal jurisdiction, as Rob McLaughlin explains.