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
Adjunct 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
Lecturer
Research interests:
Cryonics, Ageing, End-of-Life Law, Human Rights and Older Persons, Succession law, Torts
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
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
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:
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

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

28
Mar
2018

Australian Court to Decide Whether Cardinal Pell Faces Trial

Mark Nolan quoted in The New York Times

Research theme:
29
Nov
2017

Hunter to trial new app to help protect domestic violence victims

Colin James speaks to Newcastle Herald

Research theme:
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

14
Feb
2017

What Pakistan can teach us about the law

Haya Zahid; Omar Maniar interviewed by ABC Radio Canberra

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23
Nov
2016

Schoolie arrested in Bali, sugar tax on soft drinks?

Donald Rothwell interviewed by ABC Goldcoast

Upcoming events

23
May
2018

The responsibility to protect

Gareth Evans
7.00PM to 8.00PM
  • Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC, Chancellor, The Australian National University

Register now for this rare opportunity to hear one of Australia’s most experienced politicians and speakers set out what the international community can to do to protect populations against the mass abuse of human rights.

17
May
2018

Law Week: Global mobility, security, citizenship and the courts

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4.00PM to 5.00PM
  • Dr Dominique Dalla-Pozza, ANU College of Law
  • Ms Kate Ogg, ANU College of Law
  • Professor Kim Rubenstein, ANU College of Law
  • Professor James Stellios, ANU College of Law

The global mobility of people, the security of the nation and questions of citizenship are issues at the forefront of public policy and debate in Australia and globally.

18
May
2018

Law Week: Law and justice in crisis

Law Week
1.00PM to 2.00PM
  • Adjunct Professor Robyn Ferrell, ANU College of Law
  • Professor Des Manderson, ANU College of Law
  • Associate Professor Matthew Zagor, ANU College of Law

The word crisis comes from the Greek for a turning-point, as in a disease, or a moment of decision. The contemporary crisis manifests itself as a failure of decision, of accountability, and of discourse on critical issues ranging from migration and climate change to global inequality.

Past events

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