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Michael Tate

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Michael Tate

Honorary Research Professor -

Room 1.04, Faculty of Law Building, Sandy Bay Campus

0418 397 602 (phone)

M.Tate@utas.edu.au

Achievements

Michael was Dean of the Faculty of Law before being elected to the Senate of the Australian Parliament where he served from 1978 to 1993. He chaired numerous committees including the Constitutional and Legal Affairs Committee. He was Federal Minister for Justice 1987 to 1993. He was Ambassador to The Hague and the Holy See 1993-96. He is an Honorary Professor at UTAS where he lectures in International Humanitarian Law.
He is an Officer of the Order of Australia and was ordained a priest in the Roman Catholic Church in May 2000.In 2010 he was appointed inaugural Parliamentary Standards Commissioner  under the Tasmanian Integrity Commission Act 2009.

Additional Information

Units Taught

LAW601 - Law of Nations
LAW122 - Legal Systems

Publications

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Research Fields

  • Law (180199)

Research Impact

  • Justice and the Law (940499)

Publications

Total publications

1

Chapter in Book

(1 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2007Tate MC, 'Human Dignity: The New Phase in International Law', Perspectives on Human Dignity: A Conversation, Springer, Jeff Malpas and Norelle Lickis (ed), The Netherlands, pp. 183-186. ISBN 978-1-4020-6280-3 (2007) [Research Book Chapter]

DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4020-6281-0_17 [eCite] [Details]

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Research Supervision

Completed

2

Completed

DegreeTitleCompleted
PhDVaulting Ambition: The Case Against Universal Criminal Jurisdiction
Candidate: Jennifer Dorothy Mora
2008
PhDTowards a New Trial Theory: Procedural and Evidentiary Fairness in the Context of Unsettled Practice in International Criminal Proceedings
Candidate: Gwyn Francis MacCarrick
2007