Law and Social Justice
Law and Social Justice
In the Media
Snapchat Is Fuelling Britain's Teen Murder Epidemic
Faith Gordon quoted in Vice World News
COVID-19 pandemic and border closures: Why Australians are banned from international travel
Kate Ogg quoted in The Sydney Morning Herald
The law of employee free speech: How do we strike the right balance?
Kieran Pender writes in Lawyers Weekly
Hank Nelson Prize winner attempts to unravel complicated relationship between government and judiciary in PNG
speaks with ABC Radio
Planning for a post-COVID-19 financial sector that works for everyone
Lee-Anne Sim writes in Medium
PNG: Booting Exxon gives Marape a boost – for now
writes in The Interpreter
PNG police MOU with mining company concerning - academic
quoted in Radio New Zealand
Why the US, China and Australia are watching as Bougainville votes
quoted in South China Morning Post
Bougainville could become the world's newest nation — here's what you need to know
quoted in ABC News
Economic matters: Fund the new tax cuts by cancelling cuts for well off
writes in The Age
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Australian Lawyers and Social Change conference
- Jack Goldring, District Court Judge NSW
- Sir Laurence Street, commercial mediator
- J.E. Isaac, University of Melbourne
In 2004 the ANU Faculty of Law held a highly successful conference on the subject of Australian lawyers and social change, focussing particularly on action outcomes.
Sexual intimacy, gender identity and fraud: A conversation
- Professor Alex Sharpe
In recent years, the UK has witnessed a series of sexual offence prosecutions brought against young LGBT people (all of whom were designated female at birth) on the basis of so-called ‘gender fraud’.
Prosecuting conflict-related sexual violence: Reflections from the ICTY
- Michelle Jarvis, Principal Legal Counsel and Deputy Prosecutor at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY)
DFAT is delighted to host Michelle Jarvis, Principal Legal Counsel and Deputy Prosecutor at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY), for a roundtable discussion on the prosecution of conflict-related sexual violence at the ICTY.
Global protection challenges and the New York declaration
- 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.
Citizenship stripping, children and citizenship
- Professor Kim Rubenstein, ANU College of Law
- Jacqueline Field
- Dr Suzanne Akila, Assistant Director, Legal, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
With the first announced instance of an Australian dual citizen, Khaled Sharrouf, having his citizenship stripped, CIPL invites you to a seminar around the recent release of Kim Rubenstein’s 2nd edition of Australian Citizenship Law (Thomson Reuters, December 2016).
LRSJ Info Session 2017
Want to find out more about who ANU Law Reform and Social Justice are, or what we do? Are you interested in joining a project? Do you have ideas you are burning to share with like-minded students? Come along to our Info Session in Week 3!
Issues arising from police activity during election time
- Professor James Stellios
- Mr David Savage
In a number of recent cases, police forces have taken well-publicised actions which became part of the narrative of election campaigns in Australia.
ABC Radio National Big Ideas program - Utopian Thinking
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.
ALRC inquiry into the incarceration rates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
- Judge Matthew Myers AM, ALRC Commissioner
Judge Myers will speak about his work as ALRC Commissioner on the inquiry into the incarceration rates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Pindan, peripheries and power: First Nations peoples, civil law and justice in the Kimberley
- Sarouche Razi, Kimberley Community Legal Service
- Professor Brian P. Schmidt AC, ANU Vice Chancellor
- Senator Patrick Dodson
This launch marks a new partnership between Kimberley Community Legal Services and the ANU through which KCLS aims to substantially innovate and extend civil law legal help for Aboriginal people in the Kimberley. The hope is that this will enable and position KCLS to manifest breakthrough legal service models based on long-term relationships with clients, working from client vantage points, in furtherance of client goals.
Julian Burnside in conversation with Simon Rice
- Julian Burnside
- Professor Simon Rice OAM
- Professor Stephen Bottomley
ANU/THE CANBERRA TIMES MEET THE AUTHOR
In Watching Out, a successor volume to his best-selling Watching Brief, noted barrister and human-rights advocate Julian Burnside explains the origins of our legal system, looks at the way it operates in practice, and points out ways in which does and doesn't run true to its ultimate purposes. Rich with fascinating case studies, and eloquent in its defence of civil society, Watching Out is a beacon of legal liberalism in an intemperate age.
The ANU Law Antigone drama group presents 'Rhinoceros'
- Director: Dorota Gozdecka
Antigone Law and Theatre Group is delighted to invite you to our performance of Rhinoceros by Eugene Ionesco. Our group is comprised of law and art students who came together to critically engage with law and humanities in a performative capacity.
The role of international human rights law in the prevention of ethnic conflicts
- Dr Fernand de Varennes, United Nations Special Rapporteur on Minority Issues
It is sometimes forgotten that one of the premises of the United Nations’ Universal Declaration of Human Rights is that it is essential, if man is not to be compelled to have recourse, as a last resort, to rebellion against tyranny and oppression, that human rights should be protected by the rule of law.
Whither academic freedom in Thailand? The criminal case against Dr Chayan and four others
- Dr Craig Reynolds, Honorary Professor, School of Culture, History & Language, ANU College of Asia & the Pacific
- Professor Anthony Connolly, ANU College of Law and ANU Academic Board
- Sarah Bishop, PhD candidate, ANU College of Law
The criminal trial of a senior Thai academic along with four others that commenced this July 2018 has thrown a sharp spotlight on conditions in Thailand’s universities since the military seized government there in 2014.
LRSJ information session and lunch
- Associate Professor Matthew Zagor
The Children Act- Film Screening and Panel discussion
- Professor Tom Faunce
- Justice John Faulks, former family Court Judge and ALRC commissioner,
- Justice Mary Finn, former family Court Judge, former member of the ANU Council
The ANU College of Law, Law Reform and Social Justice Program proudly presents The Children Act.
LRSJ Virtual Recruitment Drive 2021
Join the Law Reform and Social Justice (LRSJ) annual launch and recruitment drive to hear from our director, Associate Professor Matthew Zagor, our student leaders to learn about how to get involved.
Alumni panel: Careers in social justice, law reform and advocacy
Join our alumni panel in this online discussion hosted by ANU Law Reform and Social Justice that explores careers in social justice, law reform and advocacy.
A post-pandemic analysis of corporate social responsibility in India
- Dr Akshaya Kamalnath
Join Dr. Akshaya Kamalnath to discuss her article 'A post-pandemic analysis of CSR in India' in this virtual session of the Research Seminar Series 2021.
LRSJ Launch and Recruitment Drive 2022
Join the Law Reform and Social Justice (LRSJ) annual launch and recruitment drive to hear from our director, Associate Professor Matthew Zagor and our student leaders to learn about how to get involved.
ANU Social Justice Internships Showcase
ANU College of Law students will be on a panel to discuss their research, their experiences and learnings, and how their internships have impacted and inspired them for the future.
Colonial Legal Imaginaries | Southern Literary Futures
- Debolina Dutta
- Christopher Gevers
- Luis Gómez Romero
- Honni van Rijswijk
You are invited to join us for a discussion with four leading thinkers on colonial legal imaginaries and southern literary futures, whose work encompasses the histories and traditions of four continents.
ANU-NJCA Joint Conference: Therapeutic Jurisprudence
This conference, presented jointly by the National Judicial College of Australia and The Australian National University, brings together members of the judiciary, academics, policymakers and other experts to consider current issues and challenges in the Australian justice system.