News

05
Dec
2016
Neil Prakash
Australia is seeking the extradition from Turkey of Neil Prakash, an Australian citizen who is accused of being a leading propagandist and recruiter for Islamic State (IS).
02
Dec
2016
Close Australian Camps
The Australian government has introduced legislation that seeks to permanently ban asylum seekers and refugees who arrived by boat from entering Australia.
29
Nov
2016
Henry Aitken
Applications for the Yuill Scholarship, which the ANU College of Law has established, are now open. The scholarship provides funding to support participation in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) Traineeship Program.
24
Nov
2016
Deliberative Deomocracy - compelling new book
Dr Ron Levy from the ANU College of Law has co-authored a book with University of Queensland’s Graeme Orr on The Law of Deliberative Democracy. Justice Peter Applegarth of the Supreme Court of Queensland recently launched the book.
24
Nov
2016
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull met US President Barack Obama at APEC as leaders grapple with how to respond to terrorism. Photo: Pablo Martines Monsivais
Malcolm Turnbull returned from the APEC Leaders' summit in Peru all fired up about counter-terrorism, and that was the theme of his national security statement to the House on Wednesday.
17
Nov
2016
Kashpee Wahid
The ANU College of Law awards a Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) Scholarship annually. Kashpee Wahid (BA/ LLB (Hons) ’13, GDLP ’14) is this year’s recipient of this prestigious scholarship. Only one such scholarship is awarded in Australia.
14
Nov
2016
A tank in Mosul
Leading Australian military law scholar and former Defence intelligence officer, Professor Clive Williams, has urged Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to draw down Australian military involvement from Iraq once the Islamic State (IS) stronghold of Mosul is re-captured.
29
Oct
2016
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The Public Law Weekend enables ANU Law's Centre for Public Law to bring together a broad cross-section of the public law community including the judiciary, government, academia and the profession. The weekend provides an opportunity for practitioners, lawmakers and scholars to connect, engage and collaborate.
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.

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