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10
Feb
2017
Hands
Dozens of legal scholars from ANU College of Law call on Australian Government to condemn US travel ban.
07
Feb
2017
United States of America Flags
It is often said that a week is a long time in politics, but in the United States the weekend saw the political and legal landscape change almost by the hour.
13
Jan
2017
Linda Kirk
When Linda Kirk taught law in the 1990s, migration and refugee law courses weren’t offered as electives. But becoming a Senator in the post-9/11 era of 2002 until 2008 set her on a path that will take her to the Refugee Law Initiative in London later this year.
21
Dec
2016
Sarah Dobbie
ANU College of Law alumna Sarah Dobbie has joined three Australian prime ministers, two high court justices and two Nobel Prize winners by becoming a recipient of the Rhodes Scholarships for Australia.
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.
13
Sep
2016
Justine Poon
PhD candidate Justine Poon will represent the ANU College of Law on Wednesday at the University's Three Minute Thesis finalwith her presentation on refugee law.
11
Aug
2016
Nauru
The Guardian Australia has released more than 2,000 leaked incident reports from Australia’s offshore processing centre on Nauru. These reports cover the period from May 2013 to October 2015. They document numerous incidents of child sexual abuse, assault and attempted self-harm.
22
Jul
2016
People
The political fortunes of one of Australia’s most controversial politicians, Pauline Hanson, were revived in the 2016 federal election. Marianne Dickie goes behind the spin to look at what’s really happening in migration policy.
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
09
Oct
2015
Reports about the transfer of three employees from the Manus Island detention centre back to Australia, after allegedly being involved in a rape and drug abuse incident raise serious questions about Australia’s commitment to the rule of law.

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