Research stories

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.
20
Dec
2016
Isabelle Reinecke
Isabelle Reinecke (LLB (Hons) ’11, BSc (Psych) ’12) has been awarded a Churchill Fellowship, to be taken up in 2017.
19
Dec
2016
Heather Cork
Heather Cork was awarded a Summer Research Scholarship exploring whistle-blowing in the private sector before beginning her Honours semester at the ANU College of Law.
14
Dec
2016
Brett Walker
The ABC announced a major re-branding strategy for its capital city radio stations earlier this month. Radio Adelaide objected. Brett Walker from ANU College of Law explains some legal complexities behind the case.
02
Dec
2016
Close Australian Camps
The Australian government has introduced legislation that seeks to permanently ban asylum seekers and refugees who arrived by boat from entering Australia.
30
Nov
2016
Professor Michael Coper
On Friday 2 December a conference celebrating the achievements of Michael Coper will be held in the Common Room, University House. Michael is a “big picture” person whose vision has always focused on the future. The conference’s title, “New Ways Forward”, with its tone of energy and optimism, could not be more fitting for an event celebrating the career of Michael Coper and reinforcing the continuing beneficial effects of his achievements.
24
Nov
2016
Deliberative Deomocracy - compelling new book
Dr Ron Levy from the ANU College of Law has co-authored a book with University of Queensland’s Graeme Orr on The Law of Deliberative Democracy. Justice Peter Applegarth of the Supreme Court of Queensland recently launched the book.
18
Nov
2016
Yallourn Power Station - Victoria, Australia
While the Australian government congratulates itself on ratifying the Paris Agreement on climate change, it is dragging its feet on a less well known, but very important, international treaty on air pollution - the UN's Minamata Convention on Mercury.
17
Nov
2016
Kim Rubenstein
Australian Women Lawyers as Active Citizens is a ground-breaking online exhibition, which was launched at the National Library on Wednesday 16 November.
14
Nov
2016
A tank in Mosul
Leading Australian military law scholar and former Defence intelligence officer, Professor Clive Williams, has urged Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to draw down Australian military involvement from Iraq once the Islamic State (IS) stronghold of Mosul is re-captured.

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