News

03
Sep
2015
Natural disasters damage and destroy homes and land vital to people's livelihoods, as well as killing owners and destroying land records, writes Caroline Compton.
25
Aug
2015
ANU Law expert Kevin Boreham says Australian air attacks against IS targets in Syria would not be definitely legal but not definitely illegal.
06
Aug
2015
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.
29
Jul
2015
Professor Kim Rubenstein is one of 80 prominent constitutional and human rights law academics who have written to the Australian and New Zealand governments to express concerns over the breakdown of constitutional law and human rights in Nauru.
23
Jun
2015
If you want to question the function of the Australian Human Rights Commission, study the letter of the law, says ANU Law expert Margaret Thornton.
26
Apr
2015
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.
01
Apr
2015
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.
27
Mar
2015
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.
24
Mar
2015
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.
29
Oct
2014
Miriam Gani explores why now may not be the best time for the Australian parliament to consider new anti-terror legislation.

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