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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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Projects 2015 2015

Research Output 2005 2018

An Intersectional Critique of Protections for Indigenous Rape Victims in Court

Hamon, S., EASTEAL, P. & RYAN, T. O., 2018, In : Southern Cross University Law Review. 19, p. 3-24 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

law reform

Multiple Nationality and Parliamentary Eligibility in Japanese and Australian Law

Okuda, Y. & RYAN, T. O., 2018, In : Zeitschrift fuer Japanisches Recht. 23, 45, p. 75-102 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

public office

Whose Fault in an Aging World? Comparing Dementia-Related Tort Liability in Common Law and Civil Law Jurisdictions

RYAN, T. & BONYTHON, W., Apr 2018, In : Washington International Law Journal . 27, 2, p. 407-448 42 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

civil law
common law

‘You'll get good tips tonight’: An analysis of gendered appearance codes in the Australian service sector

Easteal, P., O'Neill, J. & Ryan, T., 1 Sep 2018, In : Women's Studies International Forum. 70, p. 62-67 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

law reform
service sector
affirmative action
tertiary sector
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