Research highlights

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.
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.
24
Mar
2017
Kirsten Sjolander
The Kirsten Sjolander Memorial Prize for Advanced International Human Rights Law has been established in memory of ANU Law PhD student, Kirsten Sjolander.
07
Mar
2017
Philippines after natural disaster
Caroline Compton (JD (Hons) '13, GDLP '16) studies aftermath of natural disasters. The completely predictable disasters that occur when the world’s attention has moved on and the real clean up begins.
01
Mar
2017
Australian Parliament House
The implementation of Trump's executive order has undoubtedly increased the precariousness of migrants in the United States, but when viewed from an Australian perspective the measures are neither novel nor remarkable.
09
Feb
2017
The High Court of Australia
“How does the personal identity of a judge make a difference to law and legal systems?” That was the lingering question that sparked Dr Heather Roberts’ return to academia and one she seeks to answer in an upcoming research project.
28
Jan
2017
Youths protesting on the roof of the Melbourne Youth Justice Centre in Parkville on March 7, 2016. Photo: Jesse MarlowYouths protesting on the roof of the Melbourne Youth Justice Centre in Parkville on March 7, 2016. Photo: Jesse Marlow
Liz Curran writes the lead letter in The Age on yet another review by the Victorian government into the youth justice system.
17
Jan
2017
Fiona Tito-Wheatland
Sixty-year-old Fiona Tito-Wheatland wanted to connect with other older students, so she started the Older Wise Learners Facebook group. It now has now has 525 members from universities across the world who can talk about anything from age discrimination or technology to the anxieties that come with doing a PhD.
13
Jan
2017
Linda Kirk
When Linda Kirk taught law in the 1990s, migration and refugee law courses weren’t offered as electives. But becoming a Senator in the post-9/11 era of 2002 until 2008 set her on a path that will take her to the Refugee Law Initiative in London later this year.
21
Dec
2016
Peter Bailey
Honorary Professor Peter Bailey AM OBE worked closely with seven prime ministers over four decades and at age 59 he swapped policy for teaching and research at the ANU College of Law. This week, after 30 years at ANU Law, Professor Bailey will finally retire.

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