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

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.
13
Jul
2017
Graduation
We spoke to some newly minted ANU Law graduates and asked them to answer just a few more questions before graduation.
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.

In the Media

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

03
Aug
2017

Pauline Hanson says 'no evidence' Malcolm Roberts was British

Kim Rubenstein quoted in The Australian

02
Aug
2017

Labor MP  Justine Keay joins list of dual citizenship doubtfuls

Kim Rubenstein quoted in The Australian

28
Jul
2017

Could you be a dual citizen without realising?

Kim Rubenstein quoted in

27
Jul
2017

More MPs could be at risk as dual citizenship crisis threatens to widen

Kim Rubenstein quoted in Sydney Morning Herald

27
Jul
2017

Could you be a dual citizen without realising?

Kim Rubenstein quoted in ABC News

Upcoming events

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. 

26
Sep
2017

Against epistocracy: Reconsidering the demographic objection

Udit Bhatia
3.00PM to 4.00PM
  • Udit Bhatia, University of Oxford

Why should we prefer democracy to an epistocracy of competent persons? In his response to this question, David Estlund appeals to the ‘demographic objection’.

Past events

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