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26
Apr
2017
French Flag
The legacy of French colonialism may be coming home to roost. Professor Clive Williams examines terrorism in France.
21
Apr
2017
Girl with sun in the background
ANU Law Associate Professor Mark Nolan, Professor Jane Goodman-Delahunty from Charles Sturt University and Dr Evianne Van Gijn-Grosvenor, a PhD graduate from the University of Cambridge have co-chaired a public roundtable discussion on Memory of Childhood Sexual Abuse and the Law for the Royal Commission.
21
Apr
2017
Ellen Chapple
ANU Law graduate Ellen Chapple (BA ’11, LLB (Hons) ’11, GDLP ’14) has received the prestigious and valuable R.G. Menzies Scholarship to undertake post-graduate studies at Harvard University in Cambridge Massachusetts.
19
Apr
2017
Statue of blindfolded Lady Justice
Giving birth is like "buying a bag of chips" - or at least that's what one male judge suggested. Law Professor Margaret Thornton raises important questions about the absence of transparency in federal judiciary appointments, and shows why transparency is crucial for gender justice.
15
Apr
2017
Missiles
Claims about the Syrian regime's use of chemical weapons may well be substantiated by classified sources. But bear in mind the equally certain statements made to the United Nations in 2003 about the existence of weapons of mass destruction in Iraq.
13
Apr
2017
Missiles
Donald Trump has adopted a more assertive posture towards North Korea but, Clive Williams writes, recent pressure on Kim Jong-un will increase the potential for strategic miscalculation.
12
Apr
2017
Denver Airport Security Line
Last month One Nation Senator Malcolm Roberts tried and failed to introduce targeted (as opposed to random) airport security screenings for for immigrants from the Middle East. However, statistics show Senator Roberts doesn't need legislation make this happen.
11
Apr
2017
Corporate scene
Emeritus Professor Dennis Pearce AO FAAL and several ANU College of Law Alumni have been recognised as the country’s top lawyers in the 10th annual Best Lawyers – Lawyer of the Year 2018 list.
10
Apr
2017
Richard Refshauge
Justice Richard Refshauge on charity, justice and why no person who enters his courtroom is a second class citizen. Listen to his full speech at the 2017 ANU Alumni Awards Gala.
10
Apr
2017
Driven by emotion? US president Donald Trump. Alex Brandon/AP Photo
Without a clear strategy, the American strike on a Syrian airfield lacked both legality and effectiveness.

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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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