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24
May
2017
APP78-24 ISLAMABAD: May 24 – A group photograph of Australian High Commissioner Margaret Adamson and Pakistan’s Attorney-General Ashtar Ausaf Ali with Australia Award Fellows a ceremony at the completion of a workshop hosted by the Australian National Uni
Australia’s High Commissioner to Pakistan,Margaret Adamson and Pakistan’s Attorney General, Ashtar Ausaf Ali congratulated ten Australia Awards Fellows on the completion of their research on criminal justice reform in Pakistan.
23
May
2017
Anthony Lieu
ANU Legal Workshop has partnered with Beyond Law to provide exclusive job opportunities for students. Anthony Lieu, founder of Beyond Law, provides 4 tips on how to stay ahead with applications in the competitive law job market.
17
May
2017
Addicted to jail
A leading law academic from The Australian National University (ANU) has warned that Australia’s criminal justice system is addicted to incarceration, describing the rate of imprisonment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as a catastrophe.
16
May
2017
Person
One of Australia’s leading anti-discrimination law experts believes it’s time for Australia to open up a potentially confronting discussion on race issues within the Australian legal system.
12
May
2017
Screenshot of Smart Traveller Website
The case of an Australian woman detained on drug-related charges in Colombia, bears similarities to that of Schapelle Corby. Both highlight expectations on the Australian government to come to the aid of Australians caught up in overseas legal processes.
09
May
2017
Event image
ASIO, ASIS and the AFP are all expected to receive substantial funding boosts in the federal budget to be handed down tonight. The additional funding for intelligence agencies - some of which will reportedly come from the foreign aid budget - is apparently intended to facilitate 'frontline' activities. It appears the efficiency dividends imposed by Labor on federal government organisations to force administrative savings will stay in place.
05
May
2017
Absrtact picture of birds flying out of a prison wall
ANU Law Explains is a National Law Week 2017 event which will examine four highly political issues with a legal perspective for a layperson audience.
03
May
2017
Prison
Mary Spiers Williams, a former legal practitioner in criminal law and lecturer at ANU College of Law writes in Woroni about over-incarceration rates.
03
May
2017
Rachael Grivas
At the beginning of her final semester, Juris Doctor graduate Rachael found out she had breast cancer. She would have been forgiven for putting her studies aside, however, finishing her degree turned out to be an essential distraction.
27
Apr
2017
Stained Glass Painting
Samoa is in the process of amending its Constitution to declare itself as a Christian country. Bal Kama examines the consequences of this blurring of church and state.

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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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