Military & Security Law

Visiting Fellow
Research interests:
freedom of information, information law, copyright, confidential information
Lecturer
Research interests:
Professional Legal Education
PhD Candidate
Research interests:
International Humanitarian Law
Emeritus Professor
Research interests:
Veterans’ Entitlements and Military Compensation Law, Tribunals, Introductory Law, Foundation Law
Lecturer
Research interests:
Parliamentary Process and Procedure, Constitutional Rights, Political Theory and Constitutional Law, Parliamentary and Electoral Democracy, Counter-Terrorism Law, Deliberative Democracy
Associate Professor
Research interests:
Maritime Crime, Maritime Security Law, Use of force
Associate Professor
Research interests:
General Criminal Law, International Humanitarian Law, International Law and Development, Climate Change and Natural Disasters
SJD Candidate
Research interests:
International Security Law
Associate Professor
Research interests:
Military Discipline Law, International Humanitarian Law, Military Law, Naval Warfare Law, Maritime Security Law, Maritime Law Enforcement, Peacekeeping and Civilian Protection in Armed Conflict, Asia-Pacific Security, International Law and Security Institutions
PhD Candidate
Research interests:
Military Discipline Law, Military Law
Associate Professor
Research interests:
Executive power
Associate Professor
Research interests:
International Law, International Security Law, International Law and Development, International Humanitarian Law, New Technologies and the Law of Armed Conflict, Peacekeeping and Civilian Protection in Armed Conflict, Asia-Pacific Security, International Law and Security Institutions
Associate Professor
Research interests:
General Criminal Law, Criminal Justice, Procedure and Sentencing, Federal Criminal Law, Counter-Terrorism Law, Military Discipline Law, Rule of Law Reform
Adjunct Professor
Research interests:
Public law, Commercial Law, National security
Professor of Law
Research interests:
International Law, International Environmental Law, International Humanitarian Law, International Security Law, Law of the Sea, International Law and Development, Asia-Pacific Security
Adjunct Professor
Research interests:
International Humanitarian Law, International Human Rights, Military Law, International Criminal Court
Visiting Professor
Research interests:
Terrorism and Counterterrorism, Protective security, Intelligence, National security, Defence, International Security Law
Associate Professor
Research interests:
Indigenous rights, History of Indigenous Rights Law, Native Title, International Law of Indigenous peoples, Indigenous Peoples and the Courts, Cross-cultural Communication in Legal Contexts, Indigenous Peoples and Criminal Law, Indigenous Perspectives on Law, International Security Law, Access to Justice and Legal Empowerment of the Poor

Latest news

24
Nov
2017
North Korean Flag painted on concrete
​​​​​​​Donald Trump's redesignation of North Korea as a "state sponsor of terrorism" was predictable, even though it has not "repeatedly provided support for acts of international terrorism" since it was taken off the US State Department list in 2008. Professor Clive Williams writes.
10
Nov
2017
Crown and Sword
ANU Press has just published 'Crown and Sword: Executive power and the use of force by the Australian Defence Force' by Associate Professor Cameron Moore.
05
Oct
2017
Bullets
The latest mass shooting in the United States, with a higher death toll than ever before, leaves most Australians wondering what it would take for Americans to desire tighter gun controls.
21
Aug
2017
Dr William Boothby, Professor Michael Schmitt and Professor Wolff Heintschel von Heinegg
August is a busy month for the Centre for Military and Security Law at ANU College of Law, hosting three international law experts.
21
Aug
2017
Subi Reef
The Chief of the Royal Australian Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, and leading international law experts will speak at an ANU College of Law event this week.

In the Media

04
Sep
2017

Australia and Timor Leste strike deal to end maritime boundary dispute

Donald Rothwell speaks to ABC Radio National Breakfast

16
Aug
2017

No Brexit from the South China Sea

Donald Rothwell writes in East Asia Forum

25
Jul
2017

National security changes – Australian style

Clive Williams writes in The Interpreter

Research theme:
10
May
2017

The Australian budget and counterterrorism

Clive Williams writes in The Interpreter

Research theme:
03
May
2017

Chemical weapons - gas attacks in Syria

Phillip Drew speaks to ABC Radio 666 Canberra Breakfast

18
Apr
2017

Terror expert calls for caution from authorities following Queanbeyan fatal stabbing

Clive Williams quoted in The Canberra Times

Research theme:
20
Dec
2016

Ankara, Berlin attacks must prompt security reviews

Clive Williams comments in The Canberra Times

Upcoming events

07
Dec
2017

Book launch: Crown and sword: Executive power and the use of force by the Australian Defence Force

Cameron Moore
4.30PM to 5.00PM
  • Dr Cameron Moore, Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security, University of Wollongong
  • Henry Burmester AO, QC, ANU College of Law

The Australian Defence Force, together with military forces from a number of western democracies, have for some years been seeking out and killing Islamic militants in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan, detaining asylum seekers for periods at sea or running the judicial systems of failed states.

Past events

No past events found.

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