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, Comparative Public Law, Comparative Constitutional Law, Constitutional Rights, Constitutional Reform, Access to Justice
SJD Candidate
Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Comparative 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 Theory, Law and Cultural Difference
Emeritus Professor
Research interests:
Comparative 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, Comparative 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 Law and Policy, Citizenship, Refugees, Refugee Law
Visiting Fellow
Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Comparative 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:
Comparative 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:
Comparative 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 Law and Policy, Human rights, Constitutional Law, Comparative Public Law, international legal theory, recognition theory, narrative legal identities

Latest news

07
Apr
2017
Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Act

The Conversation is running a series of explainers on key moments in Australian political history, looking at what happened, its impact then, and its relevance to politics today.

27
Feb
2017
Nicole Leong

Nicole Leong is the recipient of the Dean's International Student Prize and Elizabeth Allen Prize for Foundations of Australian Law.

27
Jan
2017
High Court of Australia

The Honourable Justice Susan Kiefel will become the first woman to be Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia on Monday when she is sworn in during a ceremony dating back more than 100 years.

18
Jan
2017
Discrimination in a dictionary

Professor Mick Dodson AM, Director of the National Centre for Indigenous Studies and professor of law at ANU College of Law will give a keynote address at the Four Winds Festival in Bermagui.

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.

In the Media

30
Jan
2017

Mornings with Genevieve Jacobs

Heather Roberts interviewed by ABC Radio Canberra

30
Nov
2016

First woman to become Australia's highest ranking judge

Heather Roberts comments on The Sydney Morning Herald

09
Nov
2016

Is same-sex marriage really set back now?

Ryan Goss interviewed by ABC 666 Mornings

25
Aug
2015

What happens if Dyson Heydon is forced to step aside?

Peter Bailey interviewed by Canberra Times

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.

11
May
2017

Changing states, changing nations: National identity and constitutional reform in liberal democracies

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1.00PM to 2.00PM
  • Andrew McDonald, Scope UK

Over the last 40 years, a number of liberal democracies have sought to use constitutional reform to re-imagine not just the state, but also the nation. Why?  And with what effect?  

16
May
2017

Sir Richard Blackburn Lecture: Justin Gleeson SC

Justin Gleeson
12.30PM to 1.30PM
  • Justin Gleeson SC
The Blackburn Lecture is held each year during Law Week in honour of the late Sir Richard Blackburn OBE, the first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory.
17
May
2017

Law Week 2017: ANU Law explains...

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10.00AM to 7.00PM

Learn about the legal issues impacting counter-terrorism, citizenship, race relations, climbing imprisonment rates and the South China Sea.

Past events

No past events found.

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