Philip Ruddock

Great debate Ruddock

The Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law and the Australian Financial Review hosted the 'Great Legal Debate', between Commonwealth Attorney-General Philip Ruddock and the Shadow Attorney-General Senator Joe Ludwig.

Since 11 September 2001 the Australian government has created 44 new laws as a key component of its efforts to combat terrorism. A major international symposium, to be held at UNSW, will look at the challenges protection from the threat of terrorism presents to the rule of law.