Legal Theory

Professor
Research interests:
Corporations & Financial Markets Law, Law and Humanities
Emeritus Professor
Research interests:
Law of Obligations, Philosophies of Law, Administrative law, Torts, Concepts of responsibility
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
Professor
Research interests:
Legal Philosophy, Public law, Indigenous rights, Law and Cultural Difference, Constitutional Law and Theory, Indigenous peoples and the law, legal theory, Indigenous peoples and the law
PhD Candidate
Research interests:
law and economics, Regulatory theory and practice, Comparative Law
PhD Candidate
Research interests:
Public International Law, State Responsibility, Law of Treaties
Lecturer
Research interests:
Privacy, Freedom of expression, Defamation, Analytic philosophy, Proportionality, Parliamentary privilege, Rule of Law, Rights-conflicts
Professor
Research interests:
International Criminal Law, International Humanitarian Law, Use of force, Methodology of Public International Law, Comparative criminal law
Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Trusts, Civil Remedies, Private Law Theory, Adjudication Theory
PhD Candidate
Research interests:
Citizenship
PhD Candidate
Research interests:
Corporate law, Regulation of Corporate Responsibility, Medical Negligence, Asian Law, National security
Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Critical legal theory, Family law, Problem Based Learning, Wellbeing, Citizenship, Law and Cultural Difference, Gender, feminism, Feminist Legal Theory
Honorary Professor
Research interests:
Digital Learning, Experiential Learning, Curriculum Design, Problem Based Learning, Legal Identity, Law and Humanities, Professional Identity Formation
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Professor
Research interests:
Law and Humanities, Rule of Law Theory
Professor
Research interests:
Administrative law, legal theory
Associate Professor
Research interests:
General Human Rights Law and Policy, Anti-Discrimination Law and Policy, Property Law, Sexuality, International trade, Critical legal theory, Gender, feminism, Feminist Legal Theory
Associate Professor
Research interests:
Law and Religion, legal theory, Law and the Humanities, Legal Philosophy, Jurisprudence
PhD Candidate
Research interests:
Critical legal theory, Refugee Law, Law and Cultural Difference, Human Rights and the Law, Law and Humanities, Jurisprudence, Rule of Law Theory
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, Gender, feminism, Feminist Legal Theory
Manager - LRSJ
Research interests:
Law and Humanities, Refugee Law, Law and literature, Critical legal theory, Immigration
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

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May
2020
Joseph Lee
Joseph Lee is a PhD candidate at ANU College of Law.
12
May
2020
Likim Ng
Likim Ng is a PhD candidate at ANU College of Law.
06
Feb
2020
Thitirat Thipsamritkul
Thammasat University lecturer Thitirat Thipsamritkul presented her research into Thailand's new data protection law as part of her seven-week fellowship at ANU College of Law.
17
Jan
2020
Associate Professor Joshua Neoh
How does one lead a life of law, love, and freedom? It’s a question that Associate Professor Joshua Neoh aims to address in his new book, "Law, Love and Freedom: From the Sacred to the Secular".
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

11
May
2020

(Un)lawful Lockdown And Government Accountability

Jelena Gligorijevic writes in Scoop

11
Mar
2020

Will the modern university make it to its 1000th birthday?

Desmond Manderson writes in The Canberra Times

Research theme:
13
Nov
2019

In politics and law, does art matter?

Desmond Manderson interviewed by ABC Radio National - Big Ideas

Research theme:
23
Oct
2019

Porter is swimming against the tide on legal cannabis

Desmond Manderson writes in The Canberra Times

Research theme:
22
Oct
2019

Cannabis laws bound for the courtroom to work out whether ACT or Commonwealth is right

Desmond Manderson quoted in ABC News

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25
Sep
2018

Taking Bigotry off the Books in India

Wayne Morgan interviewed by Policy Forum Pod

Upcoming events

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Past events

06
Oct
2016

Doing the research I do has left scars: Challenges of researching in the transitional justice field

Olivera Simic
1.00PM to 2.00PM
  • Dr Olivera Simić, Griffith University

Transitional justice research involves critical examination of difficult topics that can raise ethical and methodological issues for participants and for researchers.

02
Dec
2016

New ways forward

Professor Michael Coper
12.00AM

A conference in honour of Professor Michael Coper.

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’.

15
Aug
2018

Reading group - Contemporary critical theory: What is it? What's it for?

Reading group
5.00PM to 6.30PM

This reading group, convened by author and philosopher of aesthetics Robyn Ferrell, now an Adjunct Professor with the Centre for Law, Arts and the Humanities, will excavate the history of critical theory from Benjamin and Adorno, with a focus on theoretical work by leading figures in recent years and on contemporary issues of the most urgent importance.  

17
Sep
2019

Performing sovereignty and the refugee body

Performing sovereignty and the refugee body
1.00PM to 3.00PM
  • Likim Ng

HDR student Likim Ng presents her thesis paper.

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