Research stories

30
Nov
2016
Professor Michael Coper
On Friday 2 December a conference celebrating the achievements of Michael Coper will be held in the Common Room, University House. Michael is a “big picture” person whose vision has always focused on the future. The conference’s title, “New Ways Forward”, with its tone of energy and optimism, could not be more fitting for an event celebrating the career of Michael Coper and reinforcing the continuing beneficial effects of his achievements.
24
Nov
2016
Deliberative Deomocracy - compelling new book
Dr Ron Levy from the ANU College of Law has co-authored a book with University of Queensland’s Graeme Orr on The Law of Deliberative Democracy. Justice Peter Applegarth of the Supreme Court of Queensland recently launched the book.
18
Nov
2016
Yallourn Power Station - Victoria, Australia
While the Australian government congratulates itself on ratifying the Paris Agreement on climate change, it is dragging its feet on a less well known, but very important, international treaty on air pollution - the UN's Minamata Convention on Mercury.
17
Nov
2016
Kim Rubenstein
Australian Women Lawyers as Active Citizens is a ground-breaking online exhibition, which was launched at the National Library on Wednesday 16 November.
14
Nov
2016
A tank in Mosul
Leading Australian military law scholar and former Defence intelligence officer, Professor Clive Williams, has urged Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to draw down Australian military involvement from Iraq once the Islamic State (IS) stronghold of Mosul is re-captured.
31
Oct
2016
Greyhounds
In August this year the NSW parliament passed legislation banning greyhound racing, however state Cabinet reversed the ban less than seven weeks later. As other states and territories consider bans, the issue continues to divide the community.
29
Oct
2016
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The Public Law Weekend enables ANU Law's Centre for Public Law to bring together a broad cross-section of the public law community including the judiciary, government, academia and the profession. The weekend provides an opportunity for practitioners, lawmakers and scholars to connect, engage and collaborate.
25
Oct
2016
International law
Dr Ryan Goss's book Criminal Fair Trial Rights: Article 6 of the European Convention was cited in the European Court of Human Rights.
24
Oct
2016
UN flag
A/Professor Jo Ford (PhD '11) is set to speak next week at the United Nations ‘Business for Peace’ Summit in Dubai.
02
Oct
2016
Donald Trump
Loose and reckless civil rights talk increasingly characterises populist politics, from protecting citizens’ “rights” by opposing immigration to promoting “free speech” rights by permitting racist conduct. Simon Rice explores what civil rights actually are, and how easily the idea of "rights" can be used and abused in public debate.

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