Legal History and Ethnology

Legal history and ethnology

Legal History and Ethnology

Adjunct Professor
Research interests:
General Human Rights Law and Policy, Anti-Discrimination Law and Policy
Lecturer
Research interests:
Professional Legal Education
Professor
Research interests:
Legal Structures for Environmental and Climate Risk and Impact Management, History of Environmental Law, Climate Change and Natural Disasters, Environmental Law
Adjunct Professor
Research interests:
Criminology, European and comparative law, Evidence and Procedure, Policing, Criminal Justice, Criminal Law
Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Civil litigation, Defamation, Freedom of speech, Legal education, Legal History
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
Research interests:
Legal Structures for Environmental and Climate Risk and Impact Management, History of Environmental Law, Climate Change and Natural Disasters
Lecturer
Research interests:
General Criminal Law, Criminal Justice, Procedure and Sentencing, Federal Criminal Law, Statutory Interpretation
Lecturer
Research interests:
Experiential Learning, Student Cultural Backgrounds, Property Law
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
PhD Candidate
PhD Candidate
Research interests:
Law and Humanities, Public International Law, The Judicial System
Associate Professor
Research interests:
Law of Obligations, Property Law, Corporations & Financial Markets Law, Regulation of religious financing;
Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Constitutional Courts, Constitutional History, Constitutional Rights, Gender and Constitutional Law, The Judicial System, Property Law
Professor
Research interests:
Constitutional Law, Constitutional Courts, Constitutional History, Constitutional Reform, Constitutional Rights, Political Theory and Constitutional Law, Federalism, Gender and Constitutional Law, Parliamentary and Electoral Democracy, Separation of Powers, The Judicial System, Citizenship, Access to Government Information
Lecturer
Research interests:
International Law

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Jul
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Justine Poon at the Greater Together Exhibition
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Jan
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High Court of Australia
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In the Media

02
Jun
2015

Radio National Interview

Heather Roberts speaks to ABC Radio National Law Report

Upcoming events

07
Sep
2017

Mr Mothercountry: Colonialism and the rule of law

Keally McBride
12.30PM to 2.00PM
  • Professor Keally McBride, University of San Francisco

One of the most interesting areas of scholarship in recent years has been the relationship between colonialism and the rule of law.  Several important books have used the materials of legal history to interrogate the meaning, development, and effects of the rule of law in colonial and post colonial societies.  

26
Sep
2017

Against epistocracy: Reconsidering the demographic objection

Udit Bhatia
3.00PM to 4.00PM
  • Udit Bhatia, University of Oxford

Why should we prefer democracy to an epistocracy of competent persons? In his response to this question, David Estlund appeals to the ‘demographic objection’.

01
Aug
2017

Leading cases, hermeneutics, and the politics of legal history

Joshua Getzler
1.00PM to 2.00PM
  • Professor Joshua Getzler, University of Oxford

Joshua will reflect on the role of "leading cases" in forming the common law tradition, and re-examine the mode of historical analysis of cases pioneered by AWB Simpson. 

Past events

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