Health, Law and Bioethics

Health law and bioethics

Health, Law and Bioethics

Honorary Associate Professor
Research interests:
Experiential Learning, Problem Based Learning, Law reform, Domestic Human Rights, Community Development, Professional Legal Education, Access to Justice and Legal Empowerment of the Poor, Aboriginal Legal Service
Honorary Associate Professor
Research interests:
General Criminal Law, International Humanitarian Law, International Law and Development, Climate Change and Natural Disasters
PhD Candidate
Research interests:
Torts, private law remedies, product liability, Civil Remedies, remedies against public authorities
Honorary Lecturer
Research interests:
Wellbeing, Legal Ethics, Therapeutic Jurisprudence, Empirical Legal Research, Behavioural Legal Ethics, Mental Health, Human Rights and the Law, Trauma-informed Lawyering

Latest news

04
Aug
2021
Professor Desmond Manderson FAAL, FASSA, FRSC
After a decades-long hiatus from acting and writing in plays, ANU Law Professor Desmond Manderson returns to his passion with a powerful part-thriller, part-black comedy.
13
Jul
2021
Professor Desmond Manderson and Associate Professor Anna Olsen
A proposal to decriminalise small amounts of illicit drugs in the ACT has been welcomed by ANU experts in law, history, criminology, sociology and medicine.
29
Jul
2020
Protesters attend a black lives matter rally in Melbourne
ANU student-led research and policy group Law Reform and Social Justice explores how the pandemic has impacted the rule of law in their project COVID-19 and the Rule of Law.
28
Aug
2019
Associate Professor Liz Curran and Pamela Taylor-Barnett
Following its successful trial in NSW-Victoria border communities, the "Invisible Hurdles Project" has been re-commissioned paving the way for future research into effective service delivery.
06
May
2019
ANU Bachelor of Laws/Asian Studies student, Aditi Razdan
ANU Bachelor of Laws/Asian Studies student, Aditi Razdan, on how Health Law, Bioethics and Human Rights (LAWS4219) motivated her to pen an op-ed for The Sydney Morning Herald.

In the Media

01
May
2021

India COVID travel ban shows nation’s quarantine system ‘is not working’: AMA

Donald Rothwell quoted in Sydney Morning Herald

Research theme:
16
Dec
2020

Terror web ‘still a risk’ despite arrests

Clive Williams quoted in The Australian

05
Aug
2020

Hoping for a vaccine this year, or even next? Don't count on it

Clive Williams writes in The Canberra Times

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Upcoming events

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Past events

04
Oct
2018

Mental Health Seminar: Survival guide for legal practice managers

Act Law Society Flyer
10.30AM to 1.30PM
  • Maria Falas

In the lead up to Mental Health Week, the ACT Law Society is providing a free seminar presented by Maria Falas, Head of Mental Health and Wellbeing from OnePath Life Limited (legalsuper’s group insurer).

27
Mar
2019

The Children Act- Film Screening and Panel discussion

Law Reform and Social Justice
7.30PM to 9.00PM
  • Professor Tom Faunce
  • Justice John Faulks, former family Court Judge and ALRC commissioner,
  • Justice Mary Finn, former family Court Judge, former member of the ANU Council

The ANU College of Law, Law Reform and Social Justice Program proudly presents The Children Act.

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