Public law

Retired High Court Chief Justice to teach postgraduate elective at ANU

Combatting impunity in grand corruption: the case for an International Anti-Corruption Court

Public corruption is endemic at the highest levels of government in many nations. Such ‘grand corruption’ is costly, closely correlated with the most serious abuses of human rights, and threatens the stability of many nations and the world. Grand corruption depends on a culture of impunity that exists because of the unwillingness of leaders to permit the honest and able investigation of their friends, families, and, indeed, themselves. International efforts to combat grand corruption have been inadequate and ineffective.

CIPL – connecting with the public law community

Adrienne Elmitt: ANU Law University Medallist

New ways forward

Reform and renewal in constitutional interpretation and legal education

A conference in honour of Professor Michael Coper

Michael Coper has had a distinguished career as a constitutional lawyer and educationalist, from influencing a dramatic change in the law on section 92 of the Constitution, to conceiving the pioneering Oxford Companion to the High Court of Australia, to urging law schools, nationally and internationally, to embrace a pervasive ethos of law reform, social justice and public service. 

Public Law Weekend 2016

A leading administrative law conference will be held at the National Museum of Australia on Friday, 28 October 2016. The Public Law Weekend, run by the Centre for International and Public Law, is one of Australia’s preeminent public law conferences. 

The program this year will focus on a range of current and important administrative law issues and developments. The program features distinguished administrative law jurists, commentators and practitioners.

20th Anniversary of the Centre for International and Public Law

The Centre for International and Public Law celebrated its twentieth anniversary at a special evening hosted by the ANU College of Law on 18 May 2010.

Past, acting and present Directors reflected on their time leading the Centre and shared their thoughts about how things have changed in their disciplines over the past twenty years.

Invited speakers included:

National conference to show importance of law reform for Australia

ANU Professor named Canberra's public law lawyer of the year

CIPL director to step down after a decade of service

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