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
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
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

Loren Ovens

Loren undertook the Indigenous Community Legal Clinic at the Aboriginal Legal Service (ALS) in Canberra. Eager to gain experience in a legal office and to see first-hand how the criminal justice system affects Indigenous Australians, she found the experience very moving.

Officials from ACT Supreme Court, ANU College of Law and UC School of Law and Justice

The ACT Bar Association has entered into a partnership that aims to give Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) law students greater opportunities to work with the Courts and senior members of the ACT legal profession.

Peter Bailey

Honorary Professor Peter Bailey AM OBE worked closely with seven prime ministers over four decades and at age 59 he swapped policy for teaching and research at the ANU College of Law. This week, after 30 years at ANU Law, Professor Bailey will finally retire.


Five weeks working at the coalface of a women’s legal service in Darwin as part of the Aurora Internship Program helped focused the legal ambitions of fifth year ANU Law student, Harita Sridhar.

Cave Painting

ANU College of Law expert Asmi Wood examines why Australia won't recognise Indigenous customary law.

In the Media


Call for a better WA Stolen Wages Reparation Scheme

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

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