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25
Oct
2016
International law
Dr Ryan Goss's book Criminal Fair Trial Rights: Article 6 of the European Convention was cited in the European Court of Human Rights.
02
Oct
2016
Donald Trump
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.
01
Oct
2016
Syria rubble
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced this month that the government will seek to amend the Criminal Code to assist in the fight against Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria. Kevin Boreham explores exactly what is lawful in conflict, how do we decide who a citizenis, and who would lose protection under the changes.
30
Sep
2016
Associate Professor Ford says there is nowhere to hide for businesses that violate human rights. Image: CiaoHo, Flickr.
"New technologies are leaving nowhere to hide" is the stark warning for firms that become complicit in systematic human rights violations, says A/Prof Jolyon Ford, the author of an international report into the human rights impact of business activities.
08
Aug
2016
TEWLS
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.
28
Jul
2016
CEO of the Sony Foundation, Sophie Ryan.
ANU alumnus and CEO of Sony Foundation Australia, Sophie Ryan, shared the challenges and lessons of her legal career with ANU Law graduates at the mid-year graduation ceremony.
10
May
2016
Dorota Gozdecka
The human rights of migrants are not being respected in Europe with many countries failing to recognise cultural difference and diversity, according to ANU expert Dr Dorota Gozdecka.
07
Apr
2016
The National Law Reform Conference will bring together some of Australia's best legal practitioners, policy experts, researchers and academics.
12
Nov
2015
While the newly tabled Australian Citizenship (Allegiance to Australia) Amendment Bill cures significant defects identified in the original version, it does not address the fundamental flaw in the proposed new law, writes Professor Kim Rubenstein
15
Oct
2015
ANU is known worldwide for being the leaders in research in a wide range of different fields, yet how many students can name some of the incredible research that is being undertaken at our own university?

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