Law and Social Justice

PhD Candidate
Lecturer
Research interests:
Succession law, Elder Law, Law and literature
Professor
Research interests:
Corporations & Financial Markets Law, Law and Humanities
Honorary Professor
Research interests:
Family law
Associate Professor
Research interests:
Experiential Learning, Problem Based Learning, Law reform, Domestic Human Rights, Community Development, Professional Legal Education, Access to Justice and Legal Empowerment of the Poor, Aboriginal Legal Service
Emeritus Professor
Research interests:
Law of Obligations, Private International Law, Torts, Contracts, Commercial Law
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
PhD Candidate
Research interests:
Constitutional Law, Comparative Constitutional Law, Asia-Pacific Security, Pacific Law, Law and Politics, Public law, Constitutional Courts, Judiciary, Transformative Constitutionalism, Separation of Powers, Constitutional Reform, Law and Governance
PhD Candidate
Research interests:
Corporate law, Regulation of Corporate Responsibility, Medical Negligence, Asian Law, National security
Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Critical legal theory, Family law, Problem Based Learning, Wellbeing, Citizenship, Law and Cultural Difference
PhD Candidate
Research interests:
Rural Issues, Legal Ethics
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
Professor
Research interests:
General Criminal Law, Criminal Justice, Procedure and Sentencing, Federal Criminal Law, Counter-Terrorism Law, Military Discipline Law, Rule of Law Reform
Associate Professor
Research interests:
General Criminal Law, Criminal Justice, General Human Rights Law and Policy, Wellbeing, Anti-Discrimination Law and Policy
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
Manager - LRSJ
Research interests:
Law and Humanities, Refugee Law, Law and literature, Critical legal theory, Immigration
Honorary Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Experiential Learning, Professional Identity Formation, Access to Justice, Clinical Legal Education, Family law, family violence, Legal profession
Honorary Professor
Research interests:
International Humanitarian Law, International Human Rights, Military Law, International Criminal Court
Professor
Research interests:
Corporations & Financial Markets Law, Evidence and Procedure
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
Lecturer
Research interests:
Law reform, Law and development, Health Justice Partnerships, Legal empowerment, Access to Justice, Social justice, Lawyers and lawyering
Research Associate
Research interests:
Access to Justice and Legal Empowerment of the Poor, Access to Government Information, Citizenship, Torts, Medical Law, No-fault compensation, Competition Law, Consumer law, Mental Health law, Disability law, Environmental Law
Lecturer
Research interests:
Corporate law, Legal personhood, Ethical theory, Corporate ethical agency, Monism, Law reform, legal theory, Systems theory, Legal design
Associate Professor
Research interests:
Refugee Law, Immigration, Human rights, Constitutional Law, Public law, international legal theory, recognition theory, narrative legal identities

Latest news

17
Sep
2018
Danny Philippa stands behind a wire fence on campus
Danny Philippa on the ANU Legal Literacy Program
14
Sep
2018
Image shows five ANU law students
An app that matches interpreters with NSW courts
30
Aug
2018
Aurora Project internships and alumna Tess Kelly
Tess Kelly (LLB Hons '16) encourages new applicants
30
Aug
2018
Dr Liz Curran stands in front of trees
Final report highlights barriers, urges investment
24
Aug
2018
The global project involves ANU and the universities of Maryland and Indiana
Project involves ANU, Indiana and Maryland universities

In the Media

28
Aug
2018

Pivotal Report on Access to Justice in Australia

Elizabeth Curran ABC Law Report

Research theme:
07
Jul
2018

The moment of truth

Tim Bonyhady The Australian

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28
Mar
2018

Australian Court to Decide Whether Cardinal Pell Faces Trial

Mark Nolan quoted in The New York Times

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29
Nov
2017

Hunter to trial new app to help protect domestic violence victims

Colin James speaks to Newcastle Herald

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10
May
2017

Drug testing 5,000 welfare recipients

Peter Christensen speaks to ABC Radio Newcastle

08
May
2017

Victoria Police should face new case over racial profiling of African men, lawyer says

Tamar Hopkins quoted in ABC RN Background Briefing

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28
Feb
2017

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

Caitlin Figueiredo interviewed by Canberra Times

Upcoming events

11
Oct
2018

Reproducing whiteness: Feminist genres, legal subjectivity and the post-racial dystopia of 'The Handmaid’s Tale' (2017-)

Karen Crawley
1.00PM to 2.00PM
  • Dr Karen Crawley, Griffith University

The Handmaid’s Tale (2017-), a US television series adapted from a widely popular novel by Canadian author Margaret Atwood (1985), is widely understood as a feminist intervention that speaks to ongoing and worldwide struggles over gender oppression and, in particular, reproductive rights.

04
Oct
2018

Custody in the community as an alternative to imprisonment

Lorana Bartels
1.00PM to 2.00PM
  • Professor Lorana Bartels, University of Canberra

Australia’s prison population is at unprecedented levels, with over 42,000 people in full-time custody in March 2018.

11
Oct
2018

The suffering of female victims and the criminalisation of gendered family and domestic violence in the Northern Territory

Sarah Holcombe
5.30PM to 6.30PM
  • Dr Sarah Holcombe, Senior Fellow, University of Queensland, and Visiting Fellow at ANU

The criminalisation of gender violence, though enormously important in validating women’s rights as human rights, has had particular and unintended effects in Aboriginal communities. 

24
Sep
2018

Lessons for Europe on the interdependence of asylum law

Daniel Ghezelbash
6.00PM to 7.00PM
  • Dr Daniel Ghezelbash, Senior Lecturer, Macquarie Law School and Director of the Macquarie University Social Justice Clinic

In August, Italy’s Deputy Prime Minister explicitly stated that the country should follow Australia’s ‘Operation Sovereign Borders’ policy of not allowing asylum seekers who arrive by boat to enter Australia and apply for protection visas.

10
Oct
2018

In conversation with Gillian Triggs

Gillian Triggs
6.30PM to 7.30PM
  • Professor Gillian Triggs, Vice-Chancellor's Fellow at the University of Melbourne
  • Associate Professor Skye Saunders, ANU College of Law
  • Associate Professor Vivien Holmes, ANU College of Law

Gillian Triggs will be in conversation with Skye Saunders about Gillian's new book, Speaking Up. As President of the Human Rights Commission, Gillian Triggs advocated for the disempowered, the disenfranchised, and the marginalised. 

28
Sep
2018

LSS Social Justice dinner

ANU LSS Social Justice dinner
6.00PM to 8.00PM
  • Julian Burnside AO QC,Melbourne based barrister, human rights and refugee advocate
  • Marion Lê AM, Registered Migration Agent and Human Rights advocate

The treatment of asylum seekers today in Australia can be considered one of Australia’s greatest social, moral and legal injustices.

25
Sep
2018

Annual Alice Tay Lecture: Prof. Rosalind Croucher on "Rights-Mindedness"

Professor Rosalind Croucher, President of the Australian Human Rights Commission
6.00PM to 7.00PM
  • Professor Rosalind Croucher, President of the Australian Human Rights Commission

The Freilich Foundation is pleased to invite you to this year's Alice Tay Lecture in Law and Human Rights.

Past events

No past events found.

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