Indigenous Peoples and the Law

Honorary Professor
Research interests:
General Human Rights Law and Policy, Anti-Discrimination Law and Policy
Professor
Research interests:
Legal Philosophy, Public law, Indigenous rights, 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

07
Dec
2017
Dr Anthony Hopkins
One of ANU Law’s most dynamic senior lecturers is Dr Anthony Hopkins whose expertise in criminal law, sentencing and the rights of Indigenous Australians is invaluable to the ANU Law School and to the people for whom he speaks out.
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.
11
Oct
2017
Police cars
A report led by an Australian National University (ANU) researcher into police racial profiling has been submitted to the Federal Government’s Law Reform Commission Inquiry into the over-representation of Indigenous Australians in prison.
26
Sep
2017
ANU Law students Skype with KCLS solicitors at the hot desk. Image: Stuart Hay
Law students from The Australian National University (ANU) College of Law are voluntarily staffing a Canberra-based hot desk to help Kimberley Community Legal Service (KCLS) lawyers assist people with legal issues in the Kimberley region over 5,000 kilometres away.

In the Media

01
Oct
2017

ACT police apprehending many more Aboriginals than four years ago

Anthony Hopkins quoted in The Canberra Times

21
Aug
2017

Uni hot-desk to aid civil law

Judy Harrison The West Australian

26
May
2017

Are too many Australians in prison?

Anthony Hopkins speaks to ABC Radio Overnights

Upcoming events

18
Oct
2018

We are still in the age of encounter: Indigenous rights, the nature of sovereignty, and agonistic constitutionalism

Jeremy Webber
1.00PM to 2.00PM
  • Professor Jeremy Webber, University of Victoria

This paper examines whether Canada’s recent grappling with Indigenous rights has begun to unsettle the longstanding assumption that Canadian institutions are sovereign in a manner that excludes Indigenous sovereignty.

Past events

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