Australia, New Zealand, and Operation Poseidon Archer: Some International Law Questions

Australia, New Zealand, and Operation Poseidon Archer: Some International Law Questions

On 12 January 2024, the United States and its coalition partners launched a series of strikes against Houthi (Ansarallah) positions in Yemen, as part of “Operation Poseidon Archer”. Those strikes were justified as acts of individual and collective self-defence, in...
Empowering Women in Criminal Defence: Redefining Jurisprudence Through Marginalized Perspectives and answering the ‘Cocktail Party Question’

Empowering Women in Criminal Defence: Redefining Jurisprudence Through Marginalized Perspectives and answering the ‘Cocktail Party Question’

Introduction In the realm of criminal defence, the question ‘How can you defend those people?’ echoes as a persistent challenge, particularly for women practitioners. Yet, within this seemingly entrenched adversarial landscape, women defence counsel possess a unique...
Give Peace a Chance

Give Peace a Chance

Prospects of peace and an end to the war in Ukraine need to be assessed in the context of three overlapping developments. Three events are overlapping. First, the war in the Ukraine is escalating in terms of both weaponry and casualties.  This presents a problem...