Human Rights Law and Policy

Honorary Professor
Research interests:
General Human Rights Law and Policy, Anti-Discrimination Law and Policy
Lecturer
Research interests:
General Human Rights Law and Policy, International Human Rights, International Law, International and European Human Rights
Honorary Professor
Research interests:
Criminology, European and comparative law, Evidence and Procedure, Policing, Criminal Justice, Criminal Law
Honorary Professor
Research interests:
Family law
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 Lecturer
Research interests:
Immigration, Practicing migration advice, Asian Law, Access to Justice, Human Rights and the Law
Associate Professor
Research interests:
Regulation of Corporate Responsibility, Business and Human Rights, Torts, Counter-Terrorism Law, Rule of Law Reform
Lecturer
Research interests:
Cryonics, Ageing, End-of-Life Law, Human Rights and Older Persons, Succession law, Torts
Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Constitutional Law, Human Rights Law
Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Critical legal theory, Law and Humanities, International and European Human Rights, Feminist Legal Theory, Law and Cultural Difference
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
Honorary Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Forced Migration and Movement of Peoples, Migration Law, Immigration, Citizenship, Refugees, Refugee Law
PhD Candidate
Research interests:
Regulatory theory and practice, Penology and human rights, Asian Law, Plain legal language
Associate Professor
Research interests:
Constitutional Law, Constitutional Courts, Constitutional Reform, Constitutional Rights, Political Theory and Constitutional Law, Federalism, Parliamentary and Electoral Democracy, Deliberative Democracy
Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Access to Justice and Legal Empowerment of the Poor, Climate Change and Natural Disasters, Property Law and Development, Feminist Legal Theory, Legal Geography, Postcolonial Legal Theory, Rule of Law Reform
Associate Professor
Research interests:
General Human Rights Law and Policy, Anti-Discrimination Law and Policy, Property Law, Sexuality, International trade, Critical legal theory
PhD Candidate
Research interests:
Critical legal theory, Refugee Law, Public International Law, Law and Cultural Difference
Professor
Research interests:
General Criminal Law, Criminal Justice, Procedure and Sentencing, Federal Criminal Law, Counter-Terrorism Law, Military Discipline Law, Rule of Law Reform
Associate Professor
Research interests:
General Criminal Law, Criminal Justice, General Human Rights Law and Policy, Wellbeing, Anti-Discrimination Law and Policy
Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
General Human Rights Law and Policy, International and European Human Rights, Refugee Law, Forced Migration and Movement of Peoples, Evidence and Procedure
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
Honorary Professor
Research interests:
International Humanitarian Law, International Human Rights, Military Law, International Criminal Court
Professor
Research interests:
Feminist Legal Theory, Anti-Discrimination Law and Policy, The corporatisation of Universities
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
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

16
Aug
2018
Batzorig Enkhbold standing proudly outside the United Nations Office in Geneva
LLM graduate at top UN Human Rights body
22
Jun
2018
Image is deliberately blurred and shows people walking
Ron Levy on the Future of Australia’s Federation Survey.
18
May
2018
Dr Jo Ford smiles and sits in front of law journals
Dr Jo Ford will co-teach a program for practising lawyers in Australia and then worldwide
01
Feb
2018
Tudor Filaret
Fifth-year ANU Bachelor of Laws (Hons)/Bachelor of Commerce student Tudor Filaret will spend 13 weeks in The Hague after receiving an internship in the United Nations Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT).
07
Nov
2017
The Constitutional
A new podcast from the ANU College of Law captures conversations about law in a way that is utterly charming and reminds listeners that lawyers are people too.

In the Media

29
Jun
2018

Driving ban lifted for Saudi women

Kevin Boreham speaks to The Daily: 2SER

27
Jun
2018

US Supreme Court upholds controversial Muslim travel ban

Kevin Boreham interviewed by The Daily: 2SER

01
Jun
2018

Safeguarding the rights of older persons

Christie Gardiner writes in ANU Reporter

Research theme:
18
May
2018

European Union and Iran meet to stabliise nuclear deal

Kevin Boreham interviewed by The Daily: 2SER

27
Feb
2018

ERITREAN ASYLUM SEEKERS IMPRISONED IN ISRAEL

Kevin Boreham speaks to 2SR

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26
Feb
2018

The Ellis defence: May new legislation force change in the church

Elizabeth Curran writes in The Age - Letters to the Editor

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Upcoming events

23
Aug
2018

Prospects for a new convention on the prevention and punishment of crimes against humanity

Sean Murphy
11.00AM to 12.00PM
  • Sean Murphy, Manatt/Ahn Professor of International Law, George Washington University Law School

In 2014, the UN International Law Commission embarked on the drafting of articles for what may become a new Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of Crimes against Humanity. In 2017, the Commission completed a first draft of the project, consisting of a preamble, fifteen articles, and an annex, with commentary.

06
Sep
2018

Is the Refugee Convention a human rights treaty? Revisiting the High Court’s international law jurisprudence

Matthew Zagor
12.30PM to 1.30PM
  • Associate Professor Matthew Zagor, ANU College of Law

It is a truth almost universally acknowledged that the 1951 Refugee Convention merits a place in the pantheon of international human rights treaties.

Past events

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