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22
Jun
2017
Patrick Mayoh and Helen Zhang
Serendipitous timing has been a recurring theme for ANU Law alumnus Patrick Mayoh, who received the 2015 RG Menzies Scholarship, and recently graduated with a Master in Public Policy from Harvard University.
19
Jun
2017
In the first of a series of reports, Marianne Dickie writes about the first informal thematic session on the human rights of migrants, as global leaders work towards developing global compacts to ensure the safety of migrants and refugees.
18
Jun
2017
Puritanical citizenship changes promote less inclusive Australia
Last year I became an Italian citizen through marriage to an Italian Australian. The process legally was very easy: register our marriage with the Italian consulate, pay a relatively small fee, obtain an Australian federal police check and wait.
16
Jun
2017
US Supreme Court
As well as teaching and research, ANU Law’s tireless academics put their knowledge towards shaping law reform and public policy both in Australia and internationally.
16
Jun
2017
Australian Parliament House
The Australian Government this week introduced a new Bill into parliament to amend the Citizenship Act 2007. The move comes just two weeks after submissions to its discussion paper had closed – those submissions have not been made public.
15
Jun
2017
Isabella Wildsmith
Eleven ANU Law students and nine from anthropology and social sciences are among the largest winter intake of Aurora Intern since the project began.
14
Jun
2017
UK Police
In the wake of terrorist attacks in France and England, both France and Britain are expected to toughen counterterrorism measures to try to contain the threat.
09
Jun
2017
Peter O'Neill, Port Moresby, 2013 (Commonwealth Secretariat/Flickr CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
Papua New Guinea enters its 2017 national election at the back of one of the most contentious periods of its democracy. Prime Minister Peter O’Neill’s reign began unexpectedly in August 2011 after the then Prime Minister Sir Michael Somare was ousted by the PNG parliament following his long absence from the country due to illness.
09
Jun
2017
London Bridge
Islamic State has urged its supporters to conduct an all-out war against infidels in the West during Ramadan. The scale of Britain's problem is immense compared with Australia's writes Clive Williams.
09
Jun
2017
Fishing trawler
Anti-slavery legislation is a good start, but if we want a future where goods are produced free of slavery it requires government, business and consumers to all be pulling in the same direction, Jolyon Ford writes.

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26 Sep 2017

Review of K. Rubenstein, Australian Citizenship Law, Lawbook Company of Australia/Thomson Reuters, Sydney, 2017 (2nd edition)

Kim Rubenstein cited in Eudo Citizenship (European Union Democracy Observatory on Citizenship)
19 Sep 2017

How does Australia decide to go to war?

Ernst Willheim speaks to ABC 666 Mornings
7 Sep 2017

Does section 44 affect Jewish MPs?

Kim Rubenstein writes in The Australian Jewish News
21 Aug 2017

Uni hot-desk to aid civil law

Judy Harrison The West Australian
16 Aug 2017

No Brexit from the South China Sea

Donald Rothwell writes in East Asia Forum
15 Aug 2017

Nick Xenophon enters the dual citizenship mix

Kim Rubenstein quoted in The Australian

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