Law and Religion

Law and religion

Law and Religion

Honorary Associate Professor
Research interests:
Competition Law, Consumer Protection Law, Animal Law, Law and Religion
Associate Professor
Research interests:
Law and Religion, legal theory, Law and the Humanities, Legal Philosophy, Jurisprudence
Professor
Research interests:
Law of Obligations, Property Law, Corporations & Financial Markets Law, Regulation of religious financing;
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

17
Jan
2020
Associate Professor Joshua Neoh
How does one lead a life of law, love, and freedom? It’s a question that Associate Professor Joshua Neoh aims to address in his new book, "Law, Love and Freedom: From the Sacred to the Secular".
07
Mar
2019
Professor Pauline Ridge
A written submission by ANU Law scholar, Professor Pauline Ridge, has been cited in an ACT Government report on the implementation of recommendations from the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse regarding the reporting of child sexual abuse with implications for the confessional seal.
11
Oct
2018
Professor Rubenstein stands in front of a sign which says The Lady Davis Fellowship Trust
Lady Davis Visiting Professor at Hebrew University
21
Sep
2018
Image shows Melany Toombs smiling
Essay on architecture and Moorish law
27
Apr
2017
Stained Glass Painting
Samoa is in the process of amending its Constitution to declare itself as a Christian country. Bal Kama examines the consequences of this blurring of church and state.

In the Media

08
Nov
2016

Burkini Ban in France - World Watch segment

interviewed by ABC Ballarat and Southwest Victoria

23
Jun
2012

Public benefit a tough test for religious groups

Pauline Ridge comments in Canberra Times

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Upcoming events

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Past events

03
Nov
2016

Challenging Words

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8.30AM to 6.00PM
  • Professor Zenon Bankowski
  • Professor Desmond Manderson

This workshop aims to challenge the preponderance of words in legal education and address the growing need of thinking of law in its current setting that is highly influences by changing imageries, visual media and technological progress utilising different means of perception. 

22
Nov
2016

Global protection challenges and the New York declaration

Volker Turk
6.00PM to 7.30PM
  • Assistant High Commissioner (Protection), Volker Türk

This year, the UN General Assembly adopted the New York Declaration – the first of its kind in 65 years – which affirms the core principles of refugee protection and sets the stage for sharing responsibilities for protection more equitably and widely from the outset of refugee situations. 

13
Feb
2017

The explosive President: Donald Trump’s migration policy and its impact on international law and non-discrimination principles

Donald Trump
5.30PM to 7.00PM

Recent executive orders issues by President Donald Trump have shocked many and created an unprecedented travel crisis. 

24
Apr
2017

ABC Radio National Big Ideas program - Utopian Thinking

Utopia - Thomas More
7.05PM to 7.30PM

ABC Radio National broadcast of Big Ideas program on Utopian Thinking - recorded on 28 March at a joint event presented by the National Library of Australia and ANU Law's Centre for Law, Arts and the Humanities.

31
Oct
2018

Inspiring Women of ANU: Professor Pauline Ridge speaks on ‘The financing of religion’

Pauline Ridge
4.30PM to 5.30PM
  • Professor Pauline Ridge, ANU College of Law

‘For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil.’ 1 Timothy 6:10 (NIV Bible) The association of religion with wealth-generation can provoke strong feelings. Yet, as with other not for profit entities, it is legitimate and necessary for religious groups to fund their religious activities.

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