Law, Governance and Development

PhD Candidate
Research interests:
Asian Law, Public law, Constitutional Law, Constitutional Rights, Constitutional Reform, Access to Justice
Honorary Associate Professor
Research interests:
Environmental Law
Associate Professor
Research interests:
Constitutional Law, Political Theory and Constitutional Law, State Fragility and Armed Conflicts, Access to Justice and Legal Empowerment of the Poor, Rule of Law Reform, Philosophies of Law, Rule of Law Theory, Islamic criminal laws, Criminal Justice, Law and Society in South Asia, Post-disaster recovery and reconstruction, Governance and Development
PhD Candidate
Research interests:
Climate Change and Natural Disasters, legal pluralism, Property Law and Development
Emeritus Professor
Research interests:
Veterans’ Entitlements and Military Compensation Law, Tribunals, Introductory Law, Foundation Law
Honorary Associate Professor
Research interests:
General Criminal Law, International Humanitarian Law, International Law and Development, Climate Change and Natural Disasters
Professor
Research interests:
Regulation of Corporate Responsibility, Business and Human Rights, Torts, Counter-Terrorism Law, Rule of Law Reform, Law and technology
College Visitor
Honorary 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
PhD Candidate
Research interests:
Corporate law, Regulation of Corporate Responsibility, Medical Negligence, Asian Law, National security
Associate Professor
Research interests:
Constitutional Law, Constitutional Courts, Constitutional Reform, Constitutional Rights, Political Theory and Constitutional Law, Federalism, Parliamentary and Electoral Democracy, Deliberative Democracy
Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Human rights, Environmental Law, Comparative Law, International Law, Law and development, Rule of Law
Professor
Research interests:
Legal Structures for Environmental and Climate Risk and Impact Management, Environmental Policy Design and Implementation, Environmental Law, Indigenous Rights and Environmental Law and Governance, Climate change, Natural disasters
Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Commercial Law, Private International Law, International Law and Development, Comparative Law
Associate Professor
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, Human Rights Law and Policy, Indigenous peoples and the law, Law and Gender, Law and Social Justice, Governance and Development, Legal History and Ethnology, Social And Cultural Geography, Social and cultural anthropology, Pacific History (Excl. New Zealand And Maori), Anthropology Of Development, Gender, feminism
Honorary Professor
Research interests:
General Criminal Law, Criminal Justice, Procedure and Sentencing, Federal Criminal Law, Counter-Terrorism Law, Military Discipline Law, Rule of Law Reform
Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Legal Structures for Environmental and Climate Risk and Impact Management, Facilitation of Energy and Technological Change through the Law, Environmental Law, Climate Change and Natural Disasters, energy law, electricity law, Competition Law, Climate change
Associate Professor
Research interests:
Constitutional Courts, Constitutional History, Constitutional Rights, Gender and Constitutional Law, The Judicial System, Property Law, Gender, feminism, Feminist Legal Theory
PhD Candidate
Research interests:
Globalisation, Economic globalization, Finance regulation, Financialization, Business ethics, Sustainability, Economic distribution, Financial system
Honorary Lecturer
Research interests:
Law reform, Law and development, Health Justice Partnerships, Legal empowerment, Access to Justice, Social justice, Lawyers and lawyering
Honorary Lecturer
Research interests:
Intellectual Property Law, Commercial Law, Clinical Legal Education

Latest news

17
Feb
2021
Dr Jonathan Liljeblad, co-editor of 'Living with Myanmar'
Where does Myanmar go in its post-coup era? A new book co-edited by ANU College of Law scholar Dr Jonathan Liljeblad offers insights on the road ahead.
04
Feb
2021
Australia Day protests at Parliament House
ANU public law scholars have supported a submission to the Federal Government urging the enshrinement of an Indigenous Voice in the Constitution.
24
Nov
2020
Radhika Chaudhry
ANU Law PhD candidate Radhika Chaudhri has authored a research article exploring the response to economic abuse by Australian courts.
05
Nov
2020
DECRA fellows
ANU has become the first Australian university to clinch three Discovery Early Career Researcher Awards in a single round within the Law and Legal Studies field of research.
27
Oct
2020
Australian Parliament
As the Australian Open Government Partnership (OGP) Forum prepares to adopt a third national action plan, there is a "transformative" opportunity for all levels of government to build on increased public trust brought about by COVID-19.

In the Media

07
Feb
2021

Military coup snatches away young democracy from people of Myanmar-Burma

Jonathan Liljeblad interviewed by The Scholars Circle

10
Jun
2020

The law betrays the lore, so we'll destroy our ancient heritage again

Peter Burnett, Debra Wilkinson writes in The Sydney Morning Herald

Upcoming events

06
Jul
2021

ANU Defamation Law Conference: The Changing Landscape of Defamation Law

ANU Defamation Conference 2021
9.00AM to 6.00PM

Join us in the inaugural ANU Defamation Law Conference, focusing on the changing landscape of defamation law.

24
May
2021

ANU Law and Philosophy Forum: Religious freedom – liberalism and republicanism

ANU Law & Philosophy Forum: Religious Freedom - Liberalism and Republicanism
1.00PM to 2.00PM
  • Dr John Tate

Join Dr John Tate (University of Newcastle) as he shares his work on the politics and law of religious freedom in France and America.

11
May
2021

ANU Media Law seminar series: Privacy and police investigations

ANU Media Law seminar series: Privacy and Police Investigations
1.00PM to 2.00PM

The fourth seminar in the ANU Media Law seminar series will be delivered by Professor Nicole Moreham, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, on the topic of ‘Privacy and Police Investigations’.

27
Apr
2021

Developments in cyber and international law at the UN

Developments in cyber and international law at the UN
12.30PM to 1.30PM

Lunchtime seminar jointly hosted under the CIPL Monthly Talk series.

23
Jun
2021

The Antarctic Treaty at 60: Reflections, Current Realities and Future Challenges

The First ATCM
9.00AM to 12.30PM

This symposium aims to review the 60-year history of the Antarctic Treaty and reflect upon the strengths and weaknesses of the associated Antarctic Treaty System. Australia’s role will be particularly considered and the future of the Treaty will be assessed.

Past events

24
Feb
2017

Oral presentation - Ecologically sustainable development: Success in principle, failure in policy

Peter Burnett
1.00PM to 2.30PM
  • Peter Burnett

Peter Burnett has been researching Australia’s national policies on Ecologically Sustainable Development (ESD). 

25
Sep
2019

Misleading Silence as the Basis for Insider Trading Liability

Misleading Silence as the Basis for Insider Trading Liability
1.00PM to 2.00PM
  • Donna M. Nagy

Misleading Silence as the Basis for Insider Trading Liability under the U.S. Federal Securities Laws

24
Aug
2020

Surveillance and Humanities Virtual Conference Series

Surveillance and Humanities Virtual Conference Series
5.00PM to 6.15PM

This webinar series seeks to address the new meaning, scope and representation of surveillance in the time of COVID-19 and initiate a conversation between arts, humanities and the various fields which surveillance is used. 

02
Sep
2020

The Commonwealth’s power to use the ADF to provide civil aid during disasters and pandemics

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1.00PM to 2.00PM
  • Professor Anne Twomey

During the January bushfires, the Prime Minister observed that using the Australian Defence Force (ADF) to provide aid was ‘testing the limits of constitutionally defined roles and responsibilities’. The ‘Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements’ was established to inquire into these limits.

26
Aug
2020

Agreed formal requirements for the variation of contracts

Agreed Formal Requirements for the Variation of Contracts
1.00PM to 2.00PM

Join Dr John Eldridge as he talks about the clauses which regulate the form of contracts by way of ‘variation’ state agreed rules, rather than mandatory rules, and that matters such as the scope and operation of such clauses are issues of intention which must be resolved by construction.

14
Dec
2020

The Government's COVID-19 Response: Legal advising in the middle of a pandemic

Stephen Bouwhis_cipl guest speaker
5.30PM to 6.30PM
  • Stephen Bouwhuis

Join Stephen Bouwhuis for an informal Q&A on his experience as one of the lead public servants working on the Government’s response to COVID-19.

17
Feb
2021

ANU Media Law seminar series: Reporting on Parliament

ANU Media Law seminar series: Reporting on Parliament
7.30PM to 8.30PM
  • Dr Jack Simson Caird

The first seminar in the ANU Media Law seminar series will be delivered by Dr Jack Simson Caird, Legal Counsel at the House of Commons, on the topic of ‘Reporting on Parliament’.

Everyone is welcome to attend.

16
Mar
2021

ANU Media Law seminar series: Perspectives from the Bench

ANU Media Law seminar series: Perspectives from the Bench
2.00PM to 3.00PM
  • The Hon. Justice Peter Applegarth AM, Justice of the Supreme Court of Queensland

The second seminar in the ANU Media Law seminar series will be delivered by The Hon. Justice Peter Applegarth AM, Justice of the Supreme Court of Queensland, on ‘Perspectives from the Bench’.

07
Apr
2021

ANU Media Law seminar series: Statues, Free Speech and Prosecution

ANU Media Law seminar series: Statues, Free Speech and Prosecution
6.00PM to 7.00PM
  • Ivan Hare QC

The third seminar in the ANU Media Law seminar series will be delivered by Ivan Hare QC, of Blackstone Chambers, on the topic of ‘Statues, statutes and free speech: the Colston prosecutions’.

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