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Dr Sangeetha Pillai is a constitutional lawyer and a Senior Research Associate at the Andrew and Renata Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law. She is an expert on Australian citizenship law, and the constitutional differences in the scope of government power that can be exercised over citizens and non-citizens, and she has published widely on these topics. Her current research focuses on the evolving boundaries of parliamentary and executive power over refugees and people seeking asylum in Australia.

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Posts by Sangeetha:

AJL20 v Commonwealth: Non-refoulement, indefinite detention and the ‘totally screwed’

Proportionality, rights and Australia’s COVID-19 response: Insights from the India travel ban

The Migration Amendment (Clarifying International Obligations for Removal) Act 2021: A case study in the importance of proper legislative process

The Allegiance to Australia Bill and the Constitution: legislative power and membership of the constitutional community

Plaintiff M96A and the elusive limits of immigration detention