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21
Dec
2016
Peter Bailey
Honorary Professor Peter Bailey AM OBE worked closely with seven prime ministers over four decades and at age 59 he swapped policy for teaching and research at the ANU College of Law. This week, after 30 years at ANU Law, Professor Bailey will finally retire.
30
Nov
2016
Professor Michael Coper
On Friday 2 December a conference celebrating the achievements of Michael Coper will be held in the Common Room, University House. Michael is a “big picture” person whose vision has always focused on the future. The conference’s title, “New Ways Forward”, with its tone of energy and optimism, could not be more fitting for an event celebrating the career of Michael Coper and reinforcing the continuing beneficial effects of his achievements.
16
Nov
2016
Moeen Cheema
ANU College of Law lecturer Moeen Cheema has been granted an Australia Awards Fellowship to assist with reform of the criminal justice system in Pakistan. The Foreign Minister Julie Bishop announced the awards earlier this week.
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.
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.
05
Sep
2016
ANU Constitutional Law expert, Associate Professor James Stellios is to deliver this year’s prestigious Professor Jack Richardson Memorial Oration.
03
Aug
2016
Plebiscite
Australia has had just three national plebiscites: two on conscription of troops during the first world war, and a 1977 vote on the national anthem. It seems likely parliament will need to pass the framework legislation for any marriage plebiscite.
27
Jul
2016
Professor Bill Andreen
The ANU-Alabama Joint Summer Program started as the brainchild of two mates and has grown to become one of the most sought after law student exchanges.
25
Jul
2016
In less than 24 hours, Papua New Guineans will know the fate of Prime Minister Peter O’Neill when the national parliament sits for a vote of no-confidence. Bal Kama explores the three possible scenarios.
02
Jun
2016
ANU College of Law alumnus, the Hon. Justice Alan Robertson of the Federal Court, has been appointed to the Australian Competition Tribunal.

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