Law and Gender

Adjunct Professor
Research interests:
General Human Rights Law and Policy, Anti-Discrimination Law and Policy
PhD Candidate
Lecturer
Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Critical legal theory, Law and Humanities, International and European Human Rights, Feminist Legal Theory, Law and Cultural Difference
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
Lecturer
Research interests:
General Criminal Law, Criminal Justice, Procedure and Sentencing, Federal Criminal Law, Statutory Interpretation
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
Associate Professor
Research interests:
General Human Rights Law and Policy, Anti-Discrimination Law and Policy, Property Law, Sexuality, International trade, Critical legal theory
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
Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Constitutional Courts, Constitutional History, Constitutional Rights, Gender and Constitutional Law, The Judicial System, Property Law
Professor
Research interests:
Comparative 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
Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Labour Law, Rural Issues, Gender, Gender law
PhD Candidate
Research interests:
Transitional justice, Business and Human Rights, Women's and children's rights, Peacekeeping and Civilian Protection in Armed Conflict, Genocide prevention, Neurolaw, Islamic jurisprudence, Islam law
Professor
Research interests:
Corporations & Financial Markets Law, Evidence and Procedure
Lecturer
Research interests:
Advocacy
Lecturer
Research interests:
Access to Justice and Legal Empowerment of the Poor, Law reform, Law and justice monitoring and evaluation, Law and development, Health Justice Partnerships
Professor
Research interests:
Feminist Legal Theory, Anti-Discrimination Law and Policy, The corporatisation of Universities

Latest news

27
Feb
2017
Ellie Greenwood and Andreas Sherborne

Ellie Greenwood and Andreas Sherborne are the shared recipients of the Blackburn Medal for Research in Law.

09
Feb
2017
The High Court of Australia

“How does the personal identity of a judge make a difference to law and legal systems?” That was the lingering question that sparked Dr Heather Roberts’ return to academia and one she seeks to answer in an upcoming research project.

27
Jan
2017
High Court of Australia

The Honourable Justice Susan Kiefel will become the first woman to be Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia on Monday when she is sworn in during a ceremony dating back more than 100 years.

21
Dec
2016
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.

30
Nov
2016
Susan Kiefel is Australia's first female High Court Chief Justice. Photo: Robert Shakespeare

The appointment of Susan Kiefel as the first woman to be Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia in its 113 years is a significant milestone for Australia society. While an inordinately long time coming, it is another important recognition and reflection of women lawyers' important role in Australian civic life.

In the Media

28
Feb
2017

Since age six, Canberra's Caitlin Figueiredo has dreamt of global unity

Caitlin Figueiredo interviewed by Canberra Times

01
Feb
2017

Australia's first female Chief Justice

Heather Roberts speaks to ABC Radio National Law Report

30
Nov
2016

First woman to become Australia's highest ranking judge

Heather Roberts comments on The Sydney Morning Herald

08
Nov
2016

Burkini Ban in France - World Watch segment

Dorota Gozdecka interviewed by ABC Ballarat and Southwest Victoria

02
Jun
2015

Law Report Interview

Heather Roberts ABC Radio National

02
Jun
2015

Radio National Interview

Heather Roberts speaks to ABC Radio National Law Report

Upcoming events

28
Mar
2017

Utopia 500

Image: Étienne-Louis Boullée, Cénotaphe de Newton
6.00PM to 7.30PM

Thomas More wrote a book, coined a word… and changed the world.  Since then, Utopia has beckoned to dreamers, thinkers, and critics across the globe.  It has appealed to the very best in us.  But it has also drawn out the very worst in us. And after 500 years, utopia seems as far off as ever.

09
Mar
2017

Women in Commercial Law Forum

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5.30PM to 7.00PM

Careers in commercial law – whether in legal practice, business, government or academia – can be rewarding, intellectually challenging and exciting. Many ANU Law graduates go on to have highly successful commercial law careers. But how many are women? 

Past events

No past events found.

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