Law and Social Justice

Lecturer
Research interests:
Succession law, Elder Law, Law and literature
Adjunct Professor
Research interests:
Family law
Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Experiential Learning, Problem Based Learning, Access to Justice, Rule of Law, Law reform, Domestic Human Rights, Community Development, Professional Legal Education
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
Associate Lecturer
Research interests:
Migration Law, Refugee Law, Access to Justice
Lecturer
Research interests:
Behavioural Legal Ethics, Disputes involving large and/or internationally active corporates, government legal practice
Senior Lecturer
PhD Candidate
Research interests:
Rule of Law Reform, Judicial review of administrative action, Comparative Constitutional Law, Chapter III of the Constitution, Separation of Powers, International Human Rights, Asia-Pacific Security
Associate Lecturer
Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Critical legal theory, Family law, Problem Based Learning, Wellbeing, Citizenship, Law and Cultural Difference
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
Associate 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 Law and Policy
Professor
Research interests:
General Human Rights Law and Policy, Anti-Discrimination Law and Policy, Access to Justice and Legal Empowerment of the Poor, Rural Issues, Experiential Learning, Legal Ethics
Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Experiential Learning, Professional Identity Formation, Access to Justice, Clinical Legal Education, Family law, family violence, Legal profession
Adjunct 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:
Access to Justice and Legal Empowerment of the Poor, Law reform, Law and justice monitoring and evaluation, Law and development, Health Justice Partnerships
PhD Candidate
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 and Sustainable Development
Associate Professor
Research interests:
Refugee Law, Immigration Law and Policy, Human rights, Constitutional Law, Comparative Public Law, international legal theory, recognition theory, narrative legal identities

Latest news

24
May
2017
Lady liberty statue

ANU Law researcher Liz Curran is creating opportunities for lawyers to work in medical clinics to help patients with health problems that are linked to their legal issues.

17
May
2017
Addicted to jail

A leading law academic from The Australian National University (ANU) has warned that Australia’s criminal justice system is addicted to incarceration, describing the rate of imprisonment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as a catastrophe.

05
May
2017
Absrtact picture of birds flying out of a prison wall

ANU Law Explains is a National Law Week 2017 event which will examine four highly political issues with a legal perspective for a layperson audience.

28
Mar
2017
Australia’s extradition treaty with China was completed in 2007, but it has never been ratified. AAP/Dan Himbrechts

The ConversationThe federal government today announced it will not proceed with the ratification of an extradition treaty with China. This followed strong indications that the Senate would block it from coming into force.

20
Mar
2017
George Brandis

Deans of over thirty Australian law schools have called on the Federal Government to reverse plans to cut funding to community legal centres.

In the Media

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

Research theme:
28
Feb
2017

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

Caitlin Figueiredo interviewed by Canberra Times

14
Feb
2017

What Pakistan can teach us about the law

Haya Zahid; Omar Maniar interviewed by ABC Radio Canberra

Research theme:
23
Nov
2016

Schoolie arrested in Bali, sugar tax on soft drinks?

Donald Rothwell interviewed by ABC Goldcoast

17
Oct
2016

Compassionate Justice Program

Anthony Hopkins interviewed by 2XX

Upcoming events

08
Jun
2017

Representing the ‘unworthy’?: Personal and ethical challenges for defence lawyers and clinical advocates

Abbe Smith
1.00PM to 2.00PM
  • Prof Abbe Smith

Abbe Smith will speak to her controversial and most recent paper, Representing Rapists: The Cruelty of Cross Examination and Other Challenges for a Feminist Criminal Defense Lawyer (2016). 

Past events

No past events found.

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