Constitutional Law and Theory

Adjunct Professor
Research interests:
General Human Rights Law and Policy, Anti-Discrimination Law and Policy
PhD Candidate
Research interests:
Asian Law, Public law, Constitutional Law, Constitutional Rights, Constitutional Reform, Access to Justice
SJD Candidate
Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Constitutional Law, Political Theory and Constitutional Law, State Fragility and Armed Conflicts, Access to Justice and Legal Empowerment of the Poor, Rule of Law Reform, Philosophies of Law, Rule of Law Theory, Islamic criminal laws, Criminal Justice, Law and Society in South Asia, Post-disaster recovery and reconstruction
Associate Professor
Research interests:
Legal Philosophy, Public law, Indigenous rights, Law and Cultural Difference
Emeritus Professor
Research interests:
Constitutional Law, Constitutional Courts, Constitutional History, Constitutional Reform, Federalism, Separation of Powers, The Judicial System
Lecturer
Research interests:
Parliamentary Process and Procedure, Constitutional Rights, Political Theory and Constitutional Law, Parliamentary and Electoral Democracy, Counter-Terrorism Law, Deliberative Democracy
Distinguished Professor
Research interests:
Constitutional Law
Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Constitutional History, Constitutional Reform, Constitutional Rights, Parliamentary and Electoral Democracy, Law and Politics, Constitutional Law
PhD Candidate
Research interests:
Rule of Law Reform, Judicial review of administrative action, Constitutional Law, Chapter III of the Constitution, Separation of Powers, International Human Rights, Asia-Pacific Security
PhD Candidate
Research interests:
Citizenship
Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Forced Migration and Movement of Peoples, Migration Law, Immigration, Citizenship, Refugees, Refugee Law
Visiting Fellow
Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Constitutional Law, Constitutional Courts, Constitutional Reform, Constitutional Rights, Political Theory and Constitutional Law, Federalism, Parliamentary and Electoral Democracy, Deliberative Democracy
Associate Professor
Research interests:
Administrative law, legal theory
PhD Candidate
Research interests:
Constitutional History
Adjunct Professor
Research interests:
Public law, Commercial Law, National security
PhD Candidate
Research interests:
Law and Humanities, Public International Law, The Judicial System
Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Constitutional Courts, Constitutional History, Constitutional Rights, Gender and Constitutional Law, The Judicial System, Property Law
PhD Candidate
Research interests:
Administrative law, Torts, private law remedies, Accountability, Government liability
Professor
Research interests:
Constitutional Law, Constitutional Courts, Constitutional History, Constitutional Reform, Constitutional Rights, Political Theory and Constitutional Law, Federalism, Gender and Constitutional Law, Parliamentary and Electoral Democracy, Separation of Powers, The Judicial System, Citizenship, Access to Government Information
Associate Professor
Research interests:
Constitutional Law, Constitutional Courts, Constitutional Reform, Constitutional Rights, Political Theory and Constitutional Law, Federalism, Parliamentary and Electoral Democracy, Separation of Powers
Professor
Research interests:
Constitutional Rights, Federalism, Separation of Powers, The Judicial System, Private International Law, Administrative law, Constitutional Law
Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Access to Government Information, Administrative law, Public law, Privacy
Emeritus Professor
Research interests:
Constitutional Courts, Constitutional History, Separation of Powers, The Judicial System
Visiting Fellow
Associate Professor
Research interests:
Refugee Law, Immigration, Human rights, Constitutional Law, Public law, international legal theory, recognition theory, narrative legal identities

Latest news

16
Oct
2017
Catherine Bladen
Juris Doctor student Catherine Bladen has received the first Leslie Zines Constitutional Law Scholarship and will begin a 10-week internship at the Attorney-General’s Department this summer.
03
Sep
2017
Rainbow Flag
As the High Court of Australia hears challenges to the postal plebiscite, Dr Ron Levy debunks some of the myths around the marriage equality debate.
22
Aug
2017
Federal Court of Australia
To mark the Federal Court of Australia's milestone 40th year, the ANU Law School is hosting a conference to reflect on the Court’s contributions to Australian law.
08
Aug
2017
Marriage equality protest
Ryan Goss writes an explainer for The Conversation with his take on the fast-moving Marriage Equality plebiscite debate.
13
Jul
2017
Sascha Kouvelis
We spoke to newly minted ANU Law graduates and asked them five more questions.

In the Media

11
Oct
2017

Joyce’s case hangs on overcoming 1992 ruling

Kim Rubenstein quoted in The Australian

26
Sep
2017

Review of K. Rubenstein, Australian Citizenship Law, Lawbook Company of Australia/Thomson Reuters, Sydney, 2017 (2nd edition)

Kim Rubenstein cited in Eudo Citizenship (European Union Democracy Observatory on Citizenship)

19
Sep
2017

How does Australia decide to go to war?

Ernst Willheim speaks to ABC 666 Mornings

07
Sep
2017

Does section 44 affect Jewish MPs?

Kim Rubenstein writes in The Australian Jewish News

31
Aug
2017

Derryn Hinch wants Senate to refer his election to the High Court

Kim Rubenstein quoted in The Australian

15
Aug
2017

Barnaby Joyce's New Zealand citizenship puts Gov't majority in doubt

Kim Rubenstein quoted in ABC's AM

15
Aug
2017

Nick Xenophon enters the dual citizenship mix

Kim Rubenstein quoted in The Australian

15
Aug
2017

Nick Xenophon enters the dual citizenship mix

Kim Rubenstein quoted in The Australian

14
Aug
2017

Citizenship, Charlottesville and Surveys

Kim Rubenstein comments on Q&A

14
Aug
2017

Joyce runs afoul of Section 44

Kim Rubenstein quoted in 2CC

Upcoming events

26
Oct
2017

The constitutionality of the Catalan referendum and the potential impact of secession on the European Union

Nicolas de Sadeleer
5.30PM to 7.00PM
  • Professor Nicolas de Sadeleer, Professor of EU Institutional Law and Comparative Law, University Saint Louis, Brussels

The Catalan independence process was first ushered in by the adoption of a Parliamentary resolution in January 2013, asserting the right of  self-determination of the Catalan nation. Ever since, the various attempts made by the Catalan authorities towards independence have met fierce resistance  from the national authorities.

Past events

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