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

18
Jun
2017
Puritanical citizenship changes promote less inclusive Australia
Last year I became an Italian citizen through marriage to an Italian Australian. The process legally was very easy: register our marriage with the Italian consulate, pay a relatively small fee, obtain an Australian federal police check and wait.
16
Jun
2017
US Supreme Court
As well as teaching and research, ANU Law’s tireless academics put their knowledge towards shaping law reform and public policy both in Australia and internationally.
16
Jun
2017
Australian Parliament House
The Australian Government this week introduced a new Bill into parliament to amend the Citizenship Act 2007. The move comes just two weeks after submissions to its discussion paper had closed – those submissions have not been made public.
09
Jun
2017
Peter O'Neill, Port Moresby, 2013 (Commonwealth Secretariat/Flickr CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
Papua New Guinea enters its 2017 national election at the back of one of the most contentious periods of its democracy. Prime Minister Peter O’Neill’s reign began unexpectedly in August 2011 after the then Prime Minister Sir Michael Somare was ousted by the PNG parliament following his long absence from the country due to illness.
06
Jun
2017
Uluru
The Uluru statement can take Indigenous people beyond being subjects to their rightful place.

In the Media

13
Jun
2017

Tougher citizenship requirements to be introduced this week

Kim Rubenstein speaks to ABC Radio National Breakfast

13
Jun
2017

Would-be citizens at Dutton’s mercy

Kim Rubenstein quoted in The Saturday Paper

Upcoming events

03
Aug
2017

Case law

Adam Steinman
1.00PM to 2.00PM
  • Professor Adam Steinman

Although case law plays a crucial role in the American legal system, surprisingly little consensus exists on how to determine the “law” that any given “case” generates.

08
Sep
2017

40th Anniversary of the Federal Court of Australia

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9.00AM to 1.00PM

The ANU Centre for Commercial Law and Centre for International and Public Law are proud to announce a conference to mark the 40th anniversary of the establishment of the Federal Court of Australia. 

Past events

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