Before you go:
- Activate your LexisNexis and Westlaw accounts for the summer, including international access
- Make sure you can access University subscription databases via proxy server
- Review the D'Angelo Law Library webpage resources, including Ask-A-Law-Librarian
- Consult with Bill Schwesig, specialist for Australian law resources
Check available resources at or near:
- North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency (NAAJA, Darwin, Australia)(Northern Territory; civil law, criminal law, family law)
This research guide is created for Fellows in the Law School J.D. International Human Rights (IHR) Program. For additional information about the IHR internship program, contact Susan Curry, Director, Public Interest Law and Policy, Office of Career Services (OCS).
For library research assistance, contact Lyonette Louis-Jacques, Foreign and International Law Librarian and Lecturer in Law, or Bill Schwesig, Reference Librarian and Bibliographer for Common Law. You can also contact the D'Angelo Law Library reference staff by clicking on the Ask A Law Librarian image.
Human Rights in Australia
- Michael Kirby, "Protecting Human Rights in Australia without a Charter," 37 Commonwealth Law Bulletin 255 (2011).
- Sylvia Arzey & Luke McNamara, "Invoking International Human Rights Law in a 'Rights-Free Zone': Indigenous Justice Campaigns in Australia," 33 Human Rights Quarterly 733 (2011).
- Louise Chappell, John Chesterman, & Lisa Hill, The Politics of Human Rights in Australia (Cambridge University Press, 2009)(Chapter 5 covers "The Rights of Indigenous Australians").
Database Quick Links
- Law Databases
- Foreign Law Guide: Australia
- Articles Plus
- Oxford Reports on International Human Rights Law (ORIL)
- LexisNexis/Lexis Advance
- HeinOnline: World Constitutions Illustrated
- Constitutions of the Countries of the World
- vLex Global
- Australasian Legal Information Institute (AustLII)
- Commonwealth Legal Information Institute (CommLII)
- Factiva (world news)
Ask a Law Librarian