Pindan, peripheries and power: First Nations peoples, civil law and justice in the Kimberley

    This launch marks a new partnership between Kimberley Community Legal Services and the ANU through which KCLS aims to substantially innovate and extend civil law legal help for Aboriginal people in the Kimberley. The hope is that this will enable and position KCLS to manifest breakthrough legal service models based on long-term relationships with clients, working from client vantage points, in furtherance of client goals.

    ALRC inquiry into the incarceration rates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

    Judge Myers will speak about his work as ALRC Commissioner on the inquiry into the incarceration rates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

    Law students go remote for Aurora Internships

    Dealing with the wicked problem of racism – using theory as praxis

    In 2014, we co-facilitated the specialist elective ‘Race and the Law’ as an LLB summer school intensive. Our pedagogical design was informed by Indigenous philosophy and knowledge (Watson, 2014; Morgan, 2012; Moreton-Robinson, 2007) and by Critical Race and Whiteness Theory (Delgado & Stefanic, 2012; Goldberg, 2001; Moreton-Robinson, 2009).

    Why Australia won’t recognise Indigenous customary law

    A passion for Indigenous Australia – graduate Tess Kelly

    The 2016 ANU Annual Reconciliation Lecture: Moving Through the Post-Colonial Door

    Canada is coming to terms with its colonial legacy and its treatment of generations of Indigenous peoples. 

    As an Indigenous woman, a former Crown prosecutor and a former Regional Chief of the British Columbia Assembly of First Nations, the Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould has long been an advocate for change. Now as Canada’s first Indigenous Minister of Justice and Attorney General, Minister Wilson-Raybould has a unique perspective on how to rebuild the nation-to-nation relationship between Indigenous peoples and the Canadian government – and ultimately all Canadians.

    2016 National Indigenous Legal Conference

    Indigenous Recognition: Many laws, the many facets of law reform

    The conference will attract about 100 delegates from the legal profession and will feature prominent keynote speakers from legal community to discuss current and emerging indigenous legal issues. The theme of this year’s conference is 'Indigenous Recognition: Many laws, the many facets of law reform' and we will look to address:

    Election 2016 – Don’t ask, don’t tell

    Improving the lives of Indigenous people through international law


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