Mr Andrew Ray

Visiting Fellow
LLB(Hons)/BSc (ANU, 2020)

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Biography

Mr Andrew Ray is a Visiting Fellow at the ANU College of Law currently based in Sydney. Andrew has a strong academic background in technology law and the impact of AI on government. Andrew was the Global Winner (Law) at the 2019 Global Undergraduate Awards and was a Finalist in the Australian Law Awards in 2020. He has written for The Conversation and his work has been featured in The Guardian and The Saturday Paper. Andrew has been quoted by numerous parliamentary committees and testified before the Senate on the constitutionality of ADF regulations. Andrew holds appointments as the National Administrator of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot, the Competition Convenor of the HSF International Computational Law Moot and as an Editorial Advisor at the ANU Journal of Law and Technology. Andrew has also coached a number of ANU College of Law mooting teams.

Appointments

  • Editorial Advisor, ANU Journal of Law and Technology
  • National Administrator, Philip C. Jessup Moot (Australia)
  • Competition Convenor, HSF International Computational Law Moot

Significant research publications

  • Andrew Ray, Annika Reynolds and Heather Roberts, ‘Youth Activists, Climate Conscious Lawyering and Environmental Policy: Parliamentary Inquiry Submissions in Legal Education’ (2022) IUCN Academy of Environmental Law Journal (forthcoming)
  • Andrew Ray and Dilan Thampapillai, 'Accessibility, Equity and e-Mooting: Opportunities and Challenges for Australian Law Schools' (2021) 2(2) ANU Journal of Law and Technology
  • Andrew Ray, ‘Disinformation, Deepfakes and Democracies: The Need for Legislative Reform’ (2021) 44(3) UNSW Law Journal 983
  • Andrew Ray, Arabella Young and Will Grant, 'Analysing the types of evidence used by Australian federal parliamentary committees' (2021) Australian Journal of Public Administration
  • Andrew Ray, Bridie Adams and Dilan Thampapillai, 'Access to algorithms post-Robodebt: Do Freedom of Information laws extend to automated systems?' (2021) Alternative Law Journal 

  • Annika Reynolds, Andrew Ray and Shelby O’Connor, ‘Green Lawfare: Does the Evidence match the Allegations? An Empirical Evaluation of Public Interest Litigation Under the EPBC Act from 2009–2019’ (2020) 37(4) Environmental and Planning Law Journal 497

  • Andrew Ray, ‘Implications of the Future Use of Machine Learning in Complex Executive Decision-Making’ (2020) 1(1) ANU Journal of Law and Technology 4

  • Thomas Faunce, Andrew Ray, Christie Gardiner, Thomas Preiss and Gaetan Burgio, ‘Regulating RNA Research and CRISPR Gene Drives to Combat Biosecurity Threats’ (2018) 26 Journal of Law and Medicine 208

Recent news

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Sep
2022
ANU College of Law students (l to r) Dimitrios Bezos, Raf Priest, Zachary Oakes and Charlie Yu.
A team of ANU College of Law students has won a prestigious national insurance law mooting competition after overcoming their UNSW opponents in the grand final. 
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Feb
2022
Competing teams gather virtually to hear the results from the grand final
The ANU College of Law has hosted the largest national round of the Jessup moot in recent history, with 18 law schools competing in the 2022 DLA Piper National Rounds from 8-12 February 2022.

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