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
Senior Lecturer
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
Associate Professor
Research interests:
Regulation of Corporate Responsibility, Business and Human Rights, Torts, Counter-Terrorism Law, Rule of Law Reform, Law and technology
College Visitor
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:
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, 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
PhD Candidate
Research interests:
Immigration

Latest news

26
Jun
2020
Dr Bal Kama
From the remote highlands of Papua New Guinea to the heights of legal academia, Dr Bal Kama's scholarly success has been shaped by his determination to overcome challenges and deep commitment to the Pacific.
19
May
2020
Joseph Lee
Joseph Lee is a PhD candidate at ANU College of Law.
21
Feb
2020
Daniel Wei-En Kang
ANU Bachelor of International Relations/Laws (Hons) student Daniel Wei-En Kang shares highlights of his in-country intensive in Geneva, Switzerland.
21
Feb
2020
Professor Andrew Macintosh
ANU College of Law climate risk expert Professor Andrew Macintosh has named one of three commissioners for an inquest into the 2019-20 Black Summer bushfires.
11
Nov
2019
Professor Desmond Manderson FAAL, FASSA, FRSC
ANU College of Law Professor Desmond Manderson discusses the "great privilege" of being named a fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia.

In the Media

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

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

Anne Twomey_col seminar 2020
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.

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

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