Indigenous Peoples and the Law

Adjunct Professor
Research interests:
General Human Rights Law and Policy, Anti-Discrimination Law and Policy
Associate Professor
Research interests:
Legal Philosophy, Public law, Indigenous Rights - Law and Theory, Law and Cultural Difference
Professor
Research interests:
Restorative Justice, Legal profession, Legal Ethics, Clinical Legal Education
Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Access to Justice, Historical Injustice, Indigenous Perspectives on Law, Legal empowerment, Rural Issues, Law and development, Social justice, Advocacy, Lawyers and lawyering, Experiential Learning
Senior Lecturer
Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Critical legal theory, Family law, Problem Based Learning, Wellbeing, Citizenship, Law and Cultural Difference
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
Lecturer
Research interests:
Indigenous Peoples and the Courts, Cross-cultural Communication in Legal Contexts, Indigenous Perspectives on Law, Indigenous Peoples and Criminal Law, Procedure and Sentencing, General Criminal Law
Visiting Fellow

Latest news

17
May
2017
Addicted to jail

A leading law academic from The Australian National University (ANU) has warned that Australia’s criminal justice system is addicted to incarceration, describing the rate of imprisonment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as a catastrophe.

03
May
2017
Prison

Mary Spiers Williams, a former legal practitioner in criminal law and lecturer at ANU College of Law writes in Woroni about over-incarceration rates.

21
Apr
2017
Ellen Chapple

ANU Law graduate Ellen Chapple has received the prestigious and valuable R.G. Menzies Scholarship to undertake post-graduate studies at Harvard University in Cambridge Massachusetts.

27
Mar
2017
Sienna Lake

Aurora Project summer intern Sienna Lake worked for six weeks in North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency's criminal section and found the experience revealing, inclusive and unexpectedly autonomous.

10
Mar
2017
Exchange Hotel Kalgoorlie

Reports of the 2016 Kalgoorlie riot prompted fourth-year law students Kyle Fong and David Ierace to volunteer with the Kalgoorlie-Boulder Aboriginal legal Service.

In the Media

26
May
2017

Are too many Australians in prison?

Anthony Hopkins speaks to ABC Radio Overnights

12
May
2014

Call for a better WA Stolen Wages Reparation Scheme

Judy Harrison speaks to ABC Kimberley re-broadcast by the National Indigenous Radio Service

Upcoming events

01
Jun
2017

National Reconciliation Week

National reconciliation week
12.30PM to 2.00PM

The Centre for International and Public Law is proud to host a panel discussion during National Reconciliation Week. Each panel member will speak on an aspect of their research that affects Indigenous communities.

Past events

No past events found.

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