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
Senior 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
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

Latest news

07
Mar
2018
Australia and Timor-Leste settle maritime boundary
After nearly two years of a facilitated conciliation process initiated under the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, Australia and Timor Leste have finally reached agreement on a maritime boundary in the Timor Sea.
22
Feb
2018
An anti-terrorism bollard on the corner of Bourke and Elizabeth streets. Photo: James Ross
This year could see China and Russia with a counterterrorism capability to deploy smart killer drones using facial-recognition technology to eliminate persons deemed to be "terrorists". Many such persons would be considered by Australians to be activists, separatists or insurgents - rather than "terrorists".
08
Feb
2018
Korean flag-bearer's Bora Lee and Jong-In Lee carry a unification flag during the 2006 Winter Olympics opening ceremony in Turin, Italy. Photo: Amy Sancetta
The Pentagon's announcement that the United States will modernise its nuclear arsenal, introducing two new "low-yield" submarine-launched nuclear missiles, and resume large-scale bilateral military exercises with South Korea "immediately after" the Paralympic Winter Olympics indicate that tensions will soon rise again on the Korean peninsula.
07
Feb
2018
The terrain for the scientific work conducted by ICESCAPE scientists on July 4, 2010, was Arctic sea ice and melt ponds in the Chukchi Sea.
Is China a polar nation? Despite making no Antarctic territorial claims, China became a party to the Antarctic Treaty in 1983 and has four scientific research bases on the continent.
18
Dec
2017
Crowd watching fireworks at eiffel tower
There seems to be an increased likelihood of international terrorist attacks inspired by Islamic State over this year's Christmas and New Year holiday period and the clock has already started ticking. Clive Williams writes.

In the Media

16
Apr
2018

How could the Syrian strikes affect Australia?

Clive Williams writes in Sydney Morning Herald; Fairfax Media

16
Apr
2018

Syria strikes: history of chemical warfare has been foul indeed

Clive Williams writes in The Australian

25
Jan
2018

Australia: Where to with North Asian security?

Clive Williams writes in The Strategist

Research theme:
05
Jan
2018

Iran, Hezbollah and Taliban could help West fight Islamic State

Clive Williams writes in The Australian

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Upcoming events

14
May
2018

Law Week: International law in times of increasing insecurity

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3.30PM to 4.30PM
  • Associate Professor Jeremy Farrall, ANU College of Law
  • Associate Professor Sarah Heathcote, ANU College of Law
  • Associate Professor David Letts, ANU College of Law

We are living through a period of pronounced global tension, prompting significant shifts in the foreign and domestic policies of major powers.

Past events

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