Past events

12
Oct
2017
The Hon Justice Stephen Gageler AC
6.30PM to 7.30PM Public lecture
  • Hon Justice Stephen Gageler AC

The Hon Justice Stephen Gageler AC will speak on the topic of Sir Robert Garran.

The Hon Justice Stephen John Gageler AC was appointed to the High Court in October 2012. At the time of his appointment he was Solicitor-General of...

09
Oct
2017
Skyline of Malaysia
6.30PM to 8.30PM Reception
  • Professor Shirley Leitch

Join the University for the 2017 Malaysia ANU Alumni and Friends Reception hosted by Professor Shirley Leitch, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Global Engagement).

06
Oct
2017
Gardens by the Bay, Singapore
7.00PM to 8.30PM Reception
  • Professor Brian P. Schmidt AC

Join the University for the 2017 Singapore ANU Alumni and Friends Reception hosted by the Vice-Chancellor Professor Brian P Schmidt AC.

05
Oct
2017
World currency
5.30PM to 7.00PM CIPL Seminar
  • International lawyer Stephane Brabant
  • AFP Commander Peter Crozier
  • Dr Kath Hall

Over recent years there has been a flurry of regulatory activity in relation to foreign bribery and corruption. Last year multi-national companies paid over $2.9 billion to resolve cases in the US, and Rolls Royce entered the largest deferred prosecution agreement in the UK for over $1.1 billion. 

03
Oct
2017
University of Melbourne
1.00PM to 2.00PM Future Students

ANU School of Legal Practice lecturers will be available to answer all of your PLT questions, and to talk to you about what the ANU GDLP can offer you by way of flexibility, electives, course start dates, compulsory courses and legal placement requirements.

28
Sep
2017
European Court of Human Rights
12.30PM to 1.30PM CIPL International Law Lunchtime Seminar
  • Dr Ryan Goss, ANU College of Law

Article 6 of the European Convention on Human Rights protects the right to a fair trial in civil and criminal proceedings. The Article 6 rights are the most heavily-litigated Convention rights before the European Court of Human Rights, generating a large and complex body of case law. 

26
Sep
2017
Udit Bhatia
3.00PM to 4.00PM Seminar
  • Udit Bhatia, University of Oxford

Why should we prefer democracy to an epistocracy of competent persons? In his response to this question, David Estlund appeals to the ‘demographic objection’.

12
Sep
2017
Book Cover
6.00PM to 7.00PM Book launch
  • Julian Burnside
  • Professor Simon Rice OAM
  • Professor Stephen Bottomley

ANU/THE CANBERRA TIMES MEET THE AUTHOR

In Watching Out, a successor volume to his best-selling Watching Brief, noted barrister and human-rights advocate Julian Burnside explains the origins of our legal system, looks at the way it operates in practice, and points out ways in which does and doesn't run true to its ultimate purposes. Rich with fascinating case studies, and eloquent in its defence of civil society, Watching Out is a beacon of legal liberalism in an intemperate age.

08-09
Sep
2017
Black and White Photo of a Federal Court Sitting
9.00AM to 1.00PM Conference

The ANU Centre for Commercial Law and Centre for International and Public Law are proud to announce a conference to mark the 40th anniversary of the establishment of the Federal Court of Australia. 

06
Sep
2017
Aleksander Marsavelski
4.00PM to 5.00PM Seminar
  • Dr Aleksandar Marsavelski, Visiting Fellow, ANU Centre for European Studies

The political processes of most European countries today are dominated by one or more political parties. Political parties typically control two out of three branches of government: the legislative and the executive branch, leaving only the judiciary independent from their influence.

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