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The Australian National University

Ms Kate Ogg

BA & LLB (First Class Honours, University Medal) from Griffith University. Master of Refugee and Forced Migration Studies (Distinction) from the University of Oxford.
Lecturer
ANU College of Law

Areas of expertise

  • Human Rights Law 180114
  • Litigation, Adjudication And Dispute Resolution 180123

Biography

Kate has a background in both law and sociology and undertakes interdisciplinary research in the areas of refugee law, human rights law, litigation, access to justice and feminist legal theory. She is currently conducting research on the exclusion of women from the Refugee Convention on the grounds of criminality, the de jure and de facto nature of asylum as a legal remedy and the links between refugee law and transitional justice.

Kate has worked as a litigator for international and Australian based law firms. She has also undertaken pro bono work for the Homeless Persons’ Legal Clinic and Self-Represented Civil Litigants’ Service (both run by the Queensland Public Interest Law Clearing House), the National Children’s and Youth Law Centre and the Refugee and Immigration Legal Service. Kate is currently the Co-Editor in Chief for the Oxford Monitor of Forced Migration.

In 2012, Kate graduated with a Masters in Refugee Studies from the University of Oxford with Distinction. She was awarded a full academic scholarship to study for a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws from Griffith University and graduated in 2007 with first class honours, the university medal and the prizes for best honours thesis and the Queensland Law Society's prize for bext graduating student.

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