Law and Social Justice
In the Media
Faith Gordon quoted in Vice World News
Kate Ogg quoted in The Sydney Morning Herald
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
Lee-Anne Sim writes in Medium
writes in The Interpreter
quoted in Radio New Zealand
quoted in South China Morning Post
quoted in ABC News
- 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.
- 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’.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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).
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!
- 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 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.
- 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.
- 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
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Associate Professor Matthew Zagor
- 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.
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.