Constitutional Law and Theory

Honorary Professor
Research interests:
General Human Rights Law and Policy, Anti-Discrimination Law and Policy
Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Law and public finance, Law and technology, Artificial intelligence and law
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
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
Senior 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 Law, Human Rights Law
PhD Candidate
Research interests:
Constitutional Law, Comparative Constitutional Law, Asia-Pacific Security, Pacific Law, Law and Politics, Public law, Constitutional Courts, Judiciary, Transformative Constitutionalism, Separation of Powers, Constitutional Reform, Law and Governance
PhD Candidate
Research interests:
Citizenship
Honorary Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Forced Migration and Movement of Peoples, Migration Law, Immigration, Citizenship, Refugees, Refugee Law
Associate Professor
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
Honorary Professor
Research interests:
Public law, Commercial Law, National security
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
PhD Candidate
Research interests:
Separation of Powers, Refugees, Constitutional Law, Chapter III of the Constitution, Human rights, Human Rights and the Law, Federal judicial system, Judiciary, Rule of Law
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

11
Oct
2018
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Senior Lecturer Dr Ryan Goss on why local election laws need reforming.
11
Oct
2018
Professor Rubenstein stands in front of a sign which says The Lady Davis Fellowship Trust
Lady Davis Visiting Professor at Hebrew University
27
Sep
2018
Image shows Kim Rubenstein standing outside and smiling
Distinguished contributions to law and society
12
Sep
2018
Law alumnus Dr Peter Prince has won a NSW History Council award
Dr Peter Prince wins Deen De Bortoli Award for Applied History

In the Media

16
Oct
2018

The stubby, the bottle and the floor price

Michael Coper interviewed by Alice Springs News Online

30
Aug
2018

AEC ignored arguments supporting woman's name for new ACT electorate

Kim Rubenstein interviewed by Canberra Times

20
Nov
2017

OPINION Here’s a plan: the AEC can rule who qualifies

Kim Rubenstein writes in The Australian

14
Nov
2017

Jewish heritage could present citizenship headache for PM and others

Kim Rubenstein quoted in The New Daily

10
Nov
2017

Labor can’t have ‘cake and eat it too’: Cormann

Kim Rubenstein quoted in The Australian

08
Nov
2017

News Decoder

Kim Rubenstein speaks to ABC News

Upcoming events

01
Nov
2018

Twenty-first Geoffrey Sawer Lecture - Eyes on the spies: Why and how?

Margaret Stone
6.00PM to 7.00PM
  • The Hon Margaret Stone FAAL, Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security

Over the centuries, governments, whether royal sovereigns or sovereign states, have relied on spies to reinforce their power and security. 

30
Oct
2018

Unicorns and urinals: An analysis of how technocrats and securocrats responsible for designing English courthouses visualise the legal system

Linda Mulcahy
1.00PM to 2.00PM
  • Professor Linda Mulcahy, London School of Economics

This presentation will examine the relationship between architectural design, due process and dignity in the context of discussions about the work that courthouses are expected to do in the contemporary public sphere.

12
Nov
2018

Extra-territoriality in empire: The foreign office, the colonial office and the 'Foreign Jurisdiction Act' 1843

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1.00PM to 2.00PM
  • Professor Shaunnagh Dorsett, University of Technology Sydney

This paper considers the parallel efforts of the Foreign Office and the Colonial Office to exert extra-territorial control over unruly British subjects on the frontiers of the Empire in the eighteen-thirties.

24
Oct
2018

Special event – Law masterclass on Statutory Interpretation by Guy Aitken QC

Guy Aitken QC
5.30PM to 7.00PM
  • Guy Aitken QC

What's the one skill that Judges think law graduates need to improve on? Statutory Interpretation!

25
Oct
2018

Understanding the role of the judiciary in a transformative Constitution: The case of Papua New Guinea

Bal Kama standing in front of a wattle tree
1.00PM to 3.00PM
  • Mr Bal Kama, ANU College of Law

The Constitution of Papua New Guinea (PNG) affords the judiciary an unusually liberal and broad set of powers compared to all other constitutions in the Pacific region, including Australia and New Zealand.

Past events

No past events found.

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