Month: February 2017

The UK’s Independent Reviewer of Terrorism: A Comparative Retrospective


At the end of February 2017, David Anderson QC will step down from the position of Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation in the UK after six years in the job. It is not yet known who will … Read the rest

Ceremony matters: The lasting significance of the swearing-in ceremony of Chief Justice Susan Kiefel


Monday, 30 January 2017 was an historic day. At 10:15am Susan Kiefel was sworn-in as Chief Justice of the High Court, the first woman to hold the office since the Court’s creation in 1903.

With the notable … Read the rest

‘Incapable of being chosen’


At the federal election on 2 July, Rod Culleton was among the more attractive candidates for Pauline Hanson’s One Nation – cheerfully free from any sign of cultural and ethnic prejudice, and given to enjoyably flamboyant flourishes … Read the rest

Public Law Events Roundup February 2017

Welcome to the February edition of the AUSPUBLAW Australian Public Law Events Roundup. This is the first Events Roundup for 2017.

Remember, if you have an AUSPUBLAW opportunity, conference or significant public lecture, being held any where around Australia or … Read the rest


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