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The Australian National University

Mr Matthew Zagor

BA (Hons 1st Class, London), LLB (UNSW), DipLP
Associate Professor
ANU College of Law

Areas of expertise

  • Constitutional Law 180108
  • Human Rights Law 180114
  • International Law (Excl. International Trade Law) 180116
  • Comparative Law 180106
  • Legal Institutions (Incl. Courts And Justice Systems) 180120
  • Legal Theory, Jurisprudence And Legal Interpretation 180122

Research interests

Refugee law and identity; judicial roles and rhetoric; humanity as a legal principle; the principle of legality.

Current student projects

Current PhD Supervision (2011):

- Climate Change Diplacement - International Justice and Recognition

- The Law of Belligerent Occupation in Iraq, Afghanistan and the Occupied Palestinian Territory

- The Precautionary Principle and Endangered Species Legislation in Australia

- Australia's Offshore Refugee Program




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Updated:  21 November 2017 / Responsible Officer:  Director (Research Services Division) / Page Contact:  Researchers