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
Professor
Research interests:
Legal Philosophy, Public law, Indigenous rights, Law and Cultural Difference
Lecturer
Research interests:
Cryonics, Ageing, End-of-Life Law, Human Rights and Older Persons, Succession law, Torts
Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Critical legal theory, Law and Humanities, International and European Human Rights, Feminist Legal Theory, Law and Cultural Difference
Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Trusts, Civil Remedies, Private Law Theory, Adjudication Theory
PhD Candidate
Research interests:
Citizenship
Lecturer
Research interests:
General Criminal Law, Criminal Justice, Procedure and Sentencing, Federal Criminal Law, Statutory Interpretation
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
Professor
Research interests:
Law and Humanities, Rule of Law Theory
Associate 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
Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Philosophies of Law, Law and Humanities
PhD Candidate
Research interests:
Critical legal theory, Refugee Law, Public International Law, Law and Cultural Difference
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
PhD Candidate
Research interests:
Administrative law, Torts, private law remedies, Accountability, Government liability
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

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Upcoming events

20
Jun
2018

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

Reading group
4.00PM to 5.30PM

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. 

20
Jun
2018

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

Reading group
4.00PM to 5.30PM

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. 

15
Aug
2018

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

Reading group
4.00PM to 5.30PM

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.  

19
Sep
2018

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

Reading group
4.00PM to 5.30PM

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
Oct
2018

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

Reading group
4.00PM to 5.30PM

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.  

07
Jun
2018

The authority and interpretation of regulations

Kevin Stack
1.00PM to 2.00PM
  • Kevin M Stack, Vanderbilt University Law School

This article defends a theory of regulatory authority and situates their interpretation within contemporary jurisprudence. Over the past 50 years, modern legal systems have increasingly turned to regulations—secondary legislation issued by departments and administrative bodies—to impose obligations on private parties, multiplying the occasions and significance of regulatory interpretation.

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