JSI Seminar: On Constitutional Review

JSI Seminar: On Constitutional Review In-person event Constitutional review is a continental European instrument of checking the parliamentary legislation for its compliance with the constitution. This practice has a long history traced from ancient Greek democracy to the French and American Revolutions up to the 20th century culminating in Constitutional Courts. The Czechoslovakian experience of …

JSI Seminar | European Émigré Legal Scholars in Australian Law Schools: Julius Stone’s Circle

JSI Seminar | European Émigré Legal Scholars in Australian Law Schools: Julius Stone’s Circle In-person event During and immediately after World War II, some Australian law schools had the opportunity to rescue European émigré legal scholars fleeing persecution and fascism. Overwhelmingly, Australian universities did not become shelters for refugee intellectuals, despite the extraordinary efforts of …

JSI Seminar | Bringing law back in: Theorizing the role of law in shaping the social reproduction bargain

JSI Seminar | Bringing law back in: Theorizing the role of law in shaping the social reproduction bargain In-person event A rich interdisciplinary feminist project spanning the fields of critical political economy, feminist economics, geography, migration, sociology and social policy has long sought to theorize and make visible the role social of reproduction and reproductive …

JSI Seminar | Bathroom Bills and Liberal Rights

JSI Seminar: Bathroom Bills and Liberal Rights In-person event On June 30th 2023 Florida’s House Bill 1521 came into effect. The bill requires that all trans people must use Florida public restrooms that align with the sex they were assigned at birth. This includes restrooms in all Florida airports, government buildings, schools and universities, city …

JSI Seminar | Demystifying CLS: A reflection on writing an intellectual history of the Critical Legal Studies Movement

JSI Seminar | Demystifying CLS: A reflection on writing an intellectual history of the Critical Legal Studies Movement In-person event In his forthcoming book The Rise and Fall of Critical Legal Studies, Stewart uses the tools of CLS to analyse CLS, assessing its dominant narrative against its history and legacy. Literary and philosophical lenses are used to …

JSI Seminar | Beyond Indigenous Cultural & Intellectual Property: opportunities in law reform for Aboriginal-led medicines in Australia and the limitations of legal pluralism

JSI Seminar | Beyond Indigenous Cultural & Intellectual Property: opportunities in law reform for Aboriginal-led medicines in Australia and the limitations of legal pluralism In-person event Australian regulators and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples have the opportunity to co-design a cross-jurisdictional framework that ensures structural integrity and cultural ethics, which embodies international law principles …