BY THE HON MICHAEL KIRBY AC CMG
Academic lawyers in Australia have long played a vital role in the national project of law reform. They thought about it; they wrote about it; they worried about its haphazard ways; and they … Read the rest “The Past, Present and Future of Institutional Law Reform in Australia”
BY MARIA NAWAZ AND ANNA CODY
It’s been thirty years since the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody brought national attention to the disproportionate impact of the criminal justice process on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The shocking … Read the rest “Indigenous people in gaol: what needs to change”
BY ANDREW ROBERTS
The High Court has recently handed down three decisions in its unusual jurisdiction hearing appeals from the Supreme Court of Nauru. BRF038 v Republic of Nauru (delivered 18 October 2017) and HFM045 v Republic of Nauru (delivered … Read the rest “Appeals to Australia from Nauru: The High Court’s Unusual Jurisdiction”
Welcome to the December edition of the AUSPUBLAW Australian Public Law Events Roundup. This will be the last roundup for 2017; the roundup will recommence in February next year.
In addition to our public law events roundup, we would like … Read the rest “Public Law Events Roundup December 2017”