The wording of s 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth) (“RDA”) is once again the subject of heated political debate, after Liberal Senator Cory Bernardi put forward a motion to rewrite the section.
The road to European Union membership is notoriously long and difficult; its conditions are many and, if successful, its speedy rewards scarce. Few nations are more familiar with this truth than Turkey.
Seminar on Choice of Court Convention and Draft Convention on Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments
Increasing the effectiveness of transnational litigation: the Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements and the Draft Convention on Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments INTERNATIONAL LAW ASSOCIATION (AUSTRALIAN BRANCH) 9 SEPTEMBER 2016 Speakers: Professor Richard Garnett and Mr Andrew Walter Professor Richard Garnett is professor of law at the University of Melbourne and […]
How are the right to food and customary law linked? An Australian and South African comparison – Anna Bulman
Prior to colonisation, African peoples and Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples lived in close connection with the land and environment, and governed themselves according to their own complex systems of law. With the colonies came completely different legal systems that were imposed onto the captured land, and which failed to properly recognise the existing […]
On 12 July 2016, a five-member arbitral tribunal (‘Tribunal’) handed down a historic final award in Republic of the Philippines v People’s Republic of China, an arbitration instituted by the Philippines under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (‘Convention’).
From being forcibly dragged into the courtroom in the Extraordinary African Chambers in Dakar, Senegal, last July, to finally facing justice at the hands of Senegal the African Union, the journey to conviction of former Chadian leader Hissene Habré represents a “significant moment” for international criminal law.
The ICJ’s docket grows in June 2016: an overview of Iran v US, Equatorial Guinea v France and Chile v Bolivia
This month, three contentious cases have been instituted by States in the International Court of Justice (ICJ). This breaks a dry spell for the ICJ, where no proceedings were commenced in 2015.
Getting India to Bite: the Australia-India Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement – Umair Ghori
Everyone wants a piece of India in recent times. No surprises there! The Indian economy has gone from strength to strength. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is pursuing an ambitious agenda for promoting manufacturing in India as the cornerstone for his long-term economic strategy.
The Australian International Law Journal, published by the International Law Association (Australian Branch), is calling for papers of between 6,000 and 12,000 words on topics of public or private international law.
Volume 21 of the Australian International Law Journal has just been published by the International Law Association (Australian Branch).