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Associate Professor Trevor Ryan teaches Legal Theory and Constitutional Law at Canberra Law School. His main research interests are elder law and the role of social norms and civil society in legal and regulatory reform. His methodology is comparative, drawing especially from Australia, the UK, the USA, and Japan. Topics Trevor has published on include tortious liability for accidents caused by dementia-related behaviours such as wandering, legal issues surrounding accommodation for senior citizens, adult guardianship and enduring powers, family trusts, retirement income disputes, welfare entitlements of non-citizens, the contractualisation of welfare, and the political rights of persons with mental impairment.


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