Gender law

FLR study shines light on high cost of sexual harassment in Australia

University of Auckland students win 2020 ANU Gender Identity + Sexuality Law Moot

Cambridge scholar to teach #MeToo and the Law at ANU


Renee Newman Knake is a Professor of Law and the Doherty Chair in Legal Ethics at the University of Houston Law Center. She also currently holds the Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in 2019, and was a visiting scholar at Stanford Law School's Center on the Legal Profession and the American Bar Foundation in 2015.

Book launch: Research Handbook on Feminist Engagement with International Law

For feminist international law scholars, practitioners, and advocates, the first two decades of the new millennium have produced moments of elation and disenchantment. In the Research Handbook on Feminist Engagement with International Law, a network of scholars and practitioners from a diverse group of countries contemplate the future of feminist engagement with international law.


Rachel moved into the study of Law from a successful career in academic science in the area of cancer biology and bacterial genetics. She completed a PhD in Science in 1994 at Trinity College (Dublin) and moved to Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Boston) and then to Imperial College (London). This work is widely published and won several international prizes.


A pioneer of women's studies and feminist legal studies in higher education in Britain, Rosemary (Australian by upbringing) was Associate Director of the AHRC Centre for Law, Gender and Sexuality, a joint enterprise between the Universities of Westminster, Keele and Kent, for three years before joining Reading Law School in 2007 from the University of Westminster. She has been Director of Teaching and Learning and now teaches Property Law subjects and Gender and Law.


Susan's primary research areas are in Australian legal history, Australian constitutional legal history, Australian judicial biography and early post Federation politics.

Susan has published in other research areas including women and the law, human rights and the tertiary experience for first year law students. Her research and writing interests in Australian legal history and Australian constitutional history have been published in Australia and overseas.  

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