- Professor Gillian Triggs, Former President of the Australian Human Rights Commission
Former President of the Australian Human Rights Commission and legal academic, Professor Gillian Triggs, will be discussing the status of women’s rights in Australian law and the future of gender law reform.
- Dr Jeremy Farrall, Associate Dean (Research) at the ANU College of Law
This seminar will present initial findings from a 5-year Australian Research Council Discovery Project on why and when non-permanent Security Council members have succeeded in influencing the Council’s decision-making process, despite lacking the veto power.
- Alice Taylor, ANU College of Law
Defining the scope and operation of prohibitions on discriminatory conduct has proven difficult in many jurisdictions.
- Captain J. Ashley Roach, JAGC USN (Ret’d) Chair, International Law Association’s Committee on Baselines under International Law
The international law of the sea regulates the way in which States can claim their maritime zones but one point of continuing friction arises from differing interpretations applied by States in making these claims.
Centre for Law, Art and Humanities would like to invite ANU College of Law and other ANU students interested in law, theatre and performing arts to join ANU College of Law’s Antigone drama group.
- Julian McMahon AC SC
A discussion on Lawyers, the death penalty and related matters in a populist climate hostile to rights.
- Arrival time 12.30pm for a 1pm start
- Lunch Ticket - $40.00 per person inc GST
- Lunch includes a beautiful two...
- Professor Rosalind Dixon, UNSW
Much recent work has focused on the ways in which liberal democratic constitutionalism can be eroded from within, including by manipulating law and the tools of constitutional change. Courts are often seen as an indispensable protection for a democratic constitutional order, and there are indeed examples of courts guarding against abusive forms of constitutional and legal change.
- Dr Julia Powles, New York University School of Law
- Mr Will Bateman, ANU College of Law
Artificial intelligence and automation have been spruiked as critical parts of public sector reform.
- Likim Ng
- Alice Taylor
The Three Minute Thesis is an international competition for higher degree research students to showcase their research.
- Sean Murphy, Manatt/Ahn Professor of International Law, George Washington University Law School
In 2014, the UN International Law Commission embarked on the drafting of articles for what may become a new Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of Crimes against Humanity. In 2017, the Commission completed a first draft of the project, consisting of a preamble, fifteen articles, and an annex, with commentary.