Law and Social Justice

PhD Candidate
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, 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
Associate Lecturer
Research interests:
Migration Law, Refugee Law, Access to Justice
Senior Lecturer
PhD Candidate
Research interests:
Rule of Law Reform, Judicial review of administrative action, Constitutional Law, Chapter III of the Constitution, Separation of Powers, International Human Rights, Asia-Pacific Security
Associate Lecturer
PhD Candidate
Research interests:
Corporate law, Regulation of Corporate Responsibility, Medical Negligence
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
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
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
Associate Professor
Research interests:
Refugee Law, Immigration, Human rights, Constitutional Law, Public law, international legal theory, recognition theory, narrative legal identities

Latest news

07
Nov
2017
The Constitutional
A new podcast from the ANU College of Law captures conversations about law in a way that is utterly charming and reminds listeners that lawyers are people too.
11
Oct
2017
Police cars
A report led by an Australian National University (ANU) researcher into police racial profiling has been submitted to the Federal Government’s Law Reform Commission Inquiry into the over-representation of Indigenous Australians in prison.
26
Sep
2017
ANU Law students Skype with KCLS solicitors at the hot desk. Image: Stuart Hay
Law students from The Australian National University (ANU) College of Law are voluntarily staffing a Canberra-based hot desk to help Kimberley Community Legal Service (KCLS) lawyers assist people with legal issues in the Kimberley region over 5,000 kilometres away.
15
Sep
2017
Sir Nathaniel Dance-Holland, Captain James Cook, c. 1775
Injustice is observable only under certain conditions. Getting better at being able to see injustice is a vocational issue for people working in law. After all, justice is what legal systems are for.
03
Sep
2017
Rainbow Flag
As the High Court of Australia hears challenges to the postal plebiscite, Dr Ron Levy debunks some of the myths around the marriage equality debate.

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

30
Nov
2017

The global direct democracy challenge: From Switzerland to Australia, options and limits of modern referendums and plebiscites

Melbourne rally for marriage equality
11.00AM to 1.00PM
  • Bruno Kaufmann, Initiative and Referendum Institute Europe
  • Dr Ron Levy, ANU College of Law
  • Dr Ryan Goss, ANU College of Law
  • Kevin Boreham, ANU College of Law

Join us for a roundtable discussion comparing the recent marriage plebiscite experience in Australia with recent events in Europe.

23
Nov
2017

Prosecute; Don't perpetrate

Prosecute; don't perpetrate
6.00PM to 7.00PM
  • Susan Hutchinson, Prosecute; Don't perpetrate campaign
  • Gai Brodtmann, Federal Member for Canberra
  • Nikki Marczak, Director of Yazda Australia

Ending impunity for sexual violence in armed conflict

Sexual violence has always happened in times of war. These gendered crimes are often being perpetrated outside the jurisdiction of institutions willing and able to bring the perpetrators to justice. 

Past events

No past events found.

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