Editorial: Edition 26

Written by Felicity Gerry QC

 

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Many of our readers are winding down for the year with their summer reading. We hope that this edition’s Perspectives will become valued additions to your lists. This month we have Monique Cormier, John Morss and Alberto Alvarez-Jimenez.

ANZSIL Perspectives has grown this year with the able support of the editorial team and with encouragement of the Council. We also moved to an external facing online platform with all previous editions archived.

In 2021, we published 14 Perspectives on topics as broad as fisheries, artificial intelligence, and lethal autonomous weapons systems.

After a well-earned break, we aim to return fresh-faced in the new year to approach our membership and the wider international legal community for your expert thoughts on the complex world of international law. I look forward to receiving submissions from a diverse range of scholars who have previously contributed to ANZSIL Perspective, and welcoming new and emerging authors at every level of postgraduate scholarship and legal practice. 

Felicity Gerry QC (Editor)

The deadline for the next ANZSIL Perspective is 25 February 2022. The current call for Perspectives and submission details and guidelines are on the ANZSIL Perspective webpage. The views expressed in contributions to ANZSIL Perspective are those of the authors. Those views are not necessarily shared by ANZSIL or the Editors of Perspective.

Felicity Gerry QC
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Felicity is on the lists of counsel for the ICC and KSC having come to international practice now her children are older. She is admitted in England and Wales and Australia (Victoria and the High Court Roll) and specialises in complex criminal law cases, generally involving an international element including terrorism, homicide, biosecurity and human trafficking. She has a particular interest in complicity as leading counsel in the UK Supreme Court decision in R v Jogee [2016] UKSC 8 and having led an amicus brief on CIL and complicity in the ICTY. She is Professor of Practice at Deakin University where she teaches a unit on Contemporary International Legal Challenges. She is widely published in areas including women & law, technology & law and reforming justice systems. Her current PhD candidature is on Transnational Feminisms and the Human Trafficking Dilemma.

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