Upcoming events

16
Aug
2018
Gillian Triggs
9.00AM to 11.00AM Seminar
  • 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.

16
Aug
2018
Jeremy Farrall
12.30PM to 1.30PM CIPL International Law Lunchtime Seminar
  • 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. 

16
Aug
2018
Alice Taylor
12.30PM to 2.30PM PhD oral presentation
  • Alice Taylor, ANU College of Law

Defining the scope and operation of prohibitions on discriminatory conduct has proven difficult in many jurisdictions.

16
Aug
2018
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5.30PM to 6.30PM Public lecture
  • 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.

16
Aug
2018
Centre for Law, Arts and Humanities
6.30PM to 8.30PM Information session

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.

21
Aug
2018
JULIAN MCMAHON AC SC
12.30PM Lunch Seminar
  • 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...
21
Aug
2018
Rosalind Dixon
1.00PM to 2.00PM College seminar
  • 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.

21
Aug
2018
Julia Powles and Will Bateman
5.30PM to 6.30PM In conversation
  • 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.

22
Aug
2018
3MT Justine Poon speaking
11.00AM to 12.00PM Presentation
  • Likim Ng
  • Alice Taylor

The Three Minute Thesis is an international competition for higher degree research students to showcase their research.

23
Aug
2018
Sean Murphy
11.00AM to 12.00PM CIPL Monthly Seminar
  • 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.

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