Ms Elisa Arcioni

BA LLB (UOW) GradDipLegPrac (College of Law)
Senior Lecturer

F10 - Law School (Camperdown)
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 0299
Fax +61 2 9351 0200

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Biographical details

Elisa joined the Sydney Law School in 2012. Prior to that Elisa was a lecturer in law at the University of Wollongong and associate to the Honourable Justice Michael Kirby, High Court of Australia.

Research interests

  • Australian constitutional law
  • Public law

Teaching and supervision

  • Public Law

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Arcioni, E. (2015). Identity at the edge of constitutional community (Forthcoming). In Fiona Jenkins, Mark Nolan, Kim Rubenstein (Eds.), Allegiance and Identity in a Globalised World. Australia: Cambridge University Press.
  • Arcioni, E. (2014). Constructing Identity in Australian Constitutional Law. In Girolamo Tessuto (Eds.), Explorations in Language and Law 1/2014: Language and Law in Academic and Professional Settings: Analyses and Applications. Italy: Nova Logos.
  • Arcioni, E. (2014). Democracy and the Constitution – the people deciding the identity of "the people" (Forthcoming). In Kim Rubenstein, Glenn Patmore (Eds.), Law and Democracy: contemporary questions. Australia: Australian National University Press.
  • Arcioni, E. (2014). R v Pearson: Feminism and the Franchise (Forthcoming). In Heather Douglas, Francesca Bartlett, Trish Luker, Rosemary Hunter (Eds.), The Australian Feminist Judgments Project: Righting and Re-writing Law. United Kingdom: Hart Publishing.

Journals

  • Arcioni, E. (2013). Section 53 of the Constitution: An overlooked reference to the constitutional people. Australian Law Journal, 87(11), 784-792.
  • Arcioni, E. (2012). Excluding Indigenous Australians from 'The People': A Reconsideration of Sections 25 and 127 of the Constitution. Federal Law Review, 40(3), 287-315.
  • Arcioni, E. (2010). Some comments on amici curiae and 'the people' of the Australian Constitution. Bond Law Review, 22(3), 148-155.
  • Arcioni, E. (2009). Farewell, Justice Kirby. Alternative Law Journal, 34(1), 46-47.
  • Arcioni, E. (2006). Representation for the Italian Diaspora. Democratic Audit of Australia, , 1-8.
  • Arcioni, E. (2005). Developments in Free Speech Law in Australia: Coleman and Mulholland. Federal Law Review, 33(2), 333-354.
  • Arcioni, E., Mitchell, G. (2005). When the RATS became IRATE: A study of environmental justice in Australia. Environmental Politics, 14(3), 363-379. [More Information]
  • Arcioni, E. (2004). What's in a name? The changing definition of weeds in Australia. Environmental and Planning Law Journal, 21(6), 450-466.
  • Arcioni, E. (2003). Defining native title (Indigenous Australian cultural knowledge and the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)). Southern Cross University Law Review, 7, 50-88.
  • Arcioni, E. (2003). Out damned weeds! Weed management in Australia - Keeping them at bay. Australasian Journal of Natural Resources Law and Policy, 8(1), 75-122.
  • Arcioni, E. (2003). Politics, police and proportionality - an opportunity to explore the Lange test: Coleman v Power. Sydney Law Review, 25(3), 379-390.
  • Arcioni, E. (2001). Can catchment management deliver coordination of resources management in New South Wales? Australasian Journal of Natural Resources Law and Policy, 7(2), 169-195.

Conferences

  • Arcioni, E., Stone, A. (2014). Australian Constitutional Identity and Political Culture (Forthcoming). Australian Political Studies Association (APSA) Conference 2014, Sydney, NSW: Presentation.
  • Arcioni, E. (2014). Australian Constitutional Identity: complexity and fluidity. Public Law Discussion Group 2014: Faculty of Law, Oxford University, Oxford, England: Presentation.
  • Arcioni, E. (2014). Australian Constitutional Identity: complexity and fluidity. Constitutional Identity Workshop 2014: IXth World Congress of Constitutional Law, Oslo, Norway: Presentation.
  • Arcioni, E., McLeod, A. (2014). National Report, Australia. XIXth International Congress of Comparative Law 2014: Workshop on Foreign Precedents in Constitutional Litigation, Vienna, Austria: Presentation.
  • Arcioni, E. (2013). 'The people' of the Australian Constitution - self-constituting, bootstrapping, ratcheting and other issues. TC Beirne School of Law Research Seminar Series 2013: Semester 2, St Lucia, Qld: Presentation.
  • Arcioni, E., Stone, A. (2013). Australian Constitutional Identity. Centre for Comparative Constitutional Studies Symposium 2013: Australasian Constitutionalism, Melbourne, Vic: Presentation.
  • Arcioni, E. (2013). Australian constitutional identity - on a world stage? Public Law Cluster Seminar 2013, Sydney, NSW: Presentation.
  • Arcioni, E. (2012). Constructing identity in Australian constitutional law. 2nd International Conference Law, Language and Professional Practice (LLPP) 2012, Caserta, Italy: Presentation.
  • Arcioni, E. (2012). Democracy and the High Court - The people deciding the identity of 'the people'. 2012 Public Law Weekend, Canberra: Australian National University (ANU).
  • Arcioni, E. (2012). The construction of political citizenship under the Constitution. The Constitutionality of Compulsory Voting: The Implications of Holmdahl for Australian Democracy Seminar 2012, Sydney, NSW: Presentation.
  • Arcioni, E. (2011). Drawing lines in shifting sands - The people of the Constitution. University of New South Wales Staff Seminar Series, Sydney, NSW: Presentation.
  • Arcioni, E. (2011). Indigenous Australians - problematic membership of the constitutional community. 2011 Sydney Law School Postgraduate Conference, Sydney: Sydney Law School.
  • Arcioni, E. (2011). The people, the electors, the community - how do we know who is who? Faculty of Law Seminar Series, Wollongong: University of Wollongong.
  • Arcioni, E. (2010). Identity at the edge of constitutional membership. ANU Allegiance and Identity Workshop, Canberra: Australian National University (ANU).
  • Arcioni, E. (2010). Some comments on amici curiae and 'the people' of the Australian Constitution. Access to Constitutional Justice Conference, Queensland: Bond University.
  • Arcioni, E. (2010). The people of the territories. Legal Intersections Research Centre Seminar Series 2010, Wollongong: University of Wollongong.
  • Arcioni, E. (2010). The people of the territories - a part yet apart? Postgraduate Conference on Public Law, Sydney: University of NSW (UNSW).
  • Arcioni, E. (2009). That vague but powerful abstraction: The concept of 'the people' in the Australian Constitution. Gilbert + Tobin Constitutional Law Conference, Sydney: Australian Association of Constitutional Law.
  • Arcioni, E. (2007). The regulation of graffiti and the limited scope for protection through the implied freedom of political communication. Art Crimes Panel, Arc Biennial, Brisbane: Not Published.
  • Arcioni, E. (2006). Constitutional notions of the people. University of Wollongong, Law & Society Conference, Wollongong: Not Published.
  • Arcioni, E. (2006). The way we were - history and 'the people' - a historical perspective. Legal Intersections Research Centre Seminar Series 2006, Wollongong: University of Wollongong.
  • Arcioni, E. (2006). Women as part of 'the people' - an historical perspective. Federalism and Feminism Symposium, Canberra: Centre for International & Public Law ANU.
  • Arcioni, E. (2004). Corrupt coppers and unregistered political parties: Factual bases for constitutional freedoms? Law and Society Conference 2004, Brisbane: Griffith University.
  • Arcioni, E. (2004). Free speech and the Australian Constitution: Coleman, Mulholland, and APLA. Speech and Freedom: Comparative Constitutional Conceptions, Canberra: Australian National University (ANU).
  • Arcioni, E. (2004). Indigenous cultural knowledge and the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth). International Conference on Bioprospecting and Indigenous Rights, Sydney: Macquarie University.
  • Arcioni, E. (2004). The Noxious Weeds Act 1993 (NSW) - balancing people, planet and profit? 14th Australian Weeds Conference - Weed Management: Balancing People, Planet and Profit, Melbourne: Weed Society of NSW.
  • Arcioni, E. (2004). Weeds policy and law in NSW. Institute for Conservation Biology and Law, Wollongong: Not Published.
  • Arcioni, E. (2003). Australian identity and the control of weeds. Outback Summit, Broken Hill: Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand/National Environmental Law Association.
  • Arcioni, E. (2003). Graffiti, Freedom and Regulation. Graffiti and Disorder: Local Government, Law Enforcement and Community Responses, Brisbane: Australian Institute of Criminology.
  • Arcioni, E. (2003). Implied freedom of political communication - an outline. Legal Intersections Research Centre Seminar Series 2003, Wollongong: University of Wollongong.

Magazine / Newspaper Articles

  • Arcioni, E. (2013). Who Are We?: 'The People' and the Australian Constitution. jurist.diction, Spring 2013.

Report

  • Arcioni, E. (2006). Representation for the Italian Diaspora.

2015

  • Arcioni, E. (2015). Identity at the edge of constitutional community (Forthcoming). In Fiona Jenkins, Mark Nolan, Kim Rubenstein (Eds.), Allegiance and Identity in a Globalised World. Australia: Cambridge University Press.

2014

  • Arcioni, E., Stone, A. (2014). Australian Constitutional Identity and Political Culture (Forthcoming). Australian Political Studies Association (APSA) Conference 2014, Sydney, NSW: Presentation.
  • Arcioni, E. (2014). Australian Constitutional Identity: complexity and fluidity. Public Law Discussion Group 2014: Faculty of Law, Oxford University, Oxford, England: Presentation.
  • Arcioni, E. (2014). Australian Constitutional Identity: complexity and fluidity. Constitutional Identity Workshop 2014: IXth World Congress of Constitutional Law, Oslo, Norway: Presentation.
  • Arcioni, E. (2014). Constructing Identity in Australian Constitutional Law. In Girolamo Tessuto (Eds.), Explorations in Language and Law 1/2014: Language and Law in Academic and Professional Settings: Analyses and Applications. Italy: Nova Logos.
  • Arcioni, E. (2014). Democracy and the Constitution – the people deciding the identity of "the people" (Forthcoming). In Kim Rubenstein, Glenn Patmore (Eds.), Law and Democracy: contemporary questions. Australia: Australian National University Press.
  • Arcioni, E., McLeod, A. (2014). National Report, Australia. XIXth International Congress of Comparative Law 2014: Workshop on Foreign Precedents in Constitutional Litigation, Vienna, Austria: Presentation.
  • Arcioni, E. (2014). R v Pearson: Feminism and the Franchise (Forthcoming). In Heather Douglas, Francesca Bartlett, Trish Luker, Rosemary Hunter (Eds.), The Australian Feminist Judgments Project: Righting and Re-writing Law. United Kingdom: Hart Publishing.

2013

  • Arcioni, E. (2013). 'The people' of the Australian Constitution - self-constituting, bootstrapping, ratcheting and other issues. TC Beirne School of Law Research Seminar Series 2013: Semester 2, St Lucia, Qld: Presentation.
  • Arcioni, E., Stone, A. (2013). Australian Constitutional Identity. Centre for Comparative Constitutional Studies Symposium 2013: Australasian Constitutionalism, Melbourne, Vic: Presentation.
  • Arcioni, E. (2013). Australian constitutional identity - on a world stage? Public Law Cluster Seminar 2013, Sydney, NSW: Presentation.
  • Arcioni, E. (2013). Section 53 of the Constitution: An overlooked reference to the constitutional people. Australian Law Journal, 87(11), 784-792.
  • Arcioni, E. (2013). Who Are We?: 'The People' and the Australian Constitution. jurist.diction, Spring 2013.

2012

  • Arcioni, E. (2012). Constructing identity in Australian constitutional law. 2nd International Conference Law, Language and Professional Practice (LLPP) 2012, Caserta, Italy: Presentation.
  • Arcioni, E. (2012). Democracy and the High Court - The people deciding the identity of 'the people'. 2012 Public Law Weekend, Canberra: Australian National University (ANU).
  • Arcioni, E. (2012). Excluding Indigenous Australians from 'The People': A Reconsideration of Sections 25 and 127 of the Constitution. Federal Law Review, 40(3), 287-315.
  • Arcioni, E. (2012). The construction of political citizenship under the Constitution. The Constitutionality of Compulsory Voting: The Implications of Holmdahl for Australian Democracy Seminar 2012, Sydney, NSW: Presentation.

2011

  • Arcioni, E. (2011). Drawing lines in shifting sands - The people of the Constitution. University of New South Wales Staff Seminar Series, Sydney, NSW: Presentation.
  • Arcioni, E. (2011). Indigenous Australians - problematic membership of the constitutional community. 2011 Sydney Law School Postgraduate Conference, Sydney: Sydney Law School.
  • Arcioni, E. (2011). The people, the electors, the community - how do we know who is who? Faculty of Law Seminar Series, Wollongong: University of Wollongong.

2010

  • Arcioni, E. (2010). Identity at the edge of constitutional membership. ANU Allegiance and Identity Workshop, Canberra: Australian National University (ANU).
  • Arcioni, E. (2010). Some comments on amici curiae and 'the people' of the Australian Constitution. Bond Law Review, 22(3), 148-155.
  • Arcioni, E. (2010). Some comments on amici curiae and 'the people' of the Australian Constitution. Access to Constitutional Justice Conference, Queensland: Bond University.
  • Arcioni, E. (2010). The people of the territories. Legal Intersections Research Centre Seminar Series 2010, Wollongong: University of Wollongong.
  • Arcioni, E. (2010). The people of the territories - a part yet apart? Postgraduate Conference on Public Law, Sydney: University of NSW (UNSW).

2009

  • Arcioni, E. (2009). Farewell, Justice Kirby. Alternative Law Journal, 34(1), 46-47.
  • Arcioni, E. (2009). That vague but powerful abstraction: The concept of 'the people' in the Australian Constitution. Gilbert + Tobin Constitutional Law Conference, Sydney: Australian Association of Constitutional Law.

2007

  • Arcioni, E. (2007). The regulation of graffiti and the limited scope for protection through the implied freedom of political communication. Art Crimes Panel, Arc Biennial, Brisbane: Not Published.

2006

  • Arcioni, E. (2006). Constitutional notions of the people. University of Wollongong, Law & Society Conference, Wollongong: Not Published.
  • Arcioni, E. (2006). Representation for the Italian Diaspora.
  • Arcioni, E. (2006). Representation for the Italian Diaspora. Democratic Audit of Australia, , 1-8.
  • Arcioni, E. (2006). The way we were - history and 'the people' - a historical perspective. Legal Intersections Research Centre Seminar Series 2006, Wollongong: University of Wollongong.
  • Arcioni, E. (2006). Women as part of 'the people' - an historical perspective. Federalism and Feminism Symposium, Canberra: Centre for International & Public Law ANU.

2005

  • Arcioni, E. (2005). Developments in Free Speech Law in Australia: Coleman and Mulholland. Federal Law Review, 33(2), 333-354.
  • Arcioni, E., Mitchell, G. (2005). When the RATS became IRATE: A study of environmental justice in Australia. Environmental Politics, 14(3), 363-379. [More Information]

2004

  • Arcioni, E. (2004). Corrupt coppers and unregistered political parties: Factual bases for constitutional freedoms? Law and Society Conference 2004, Brisbane: Griffith University.
  • Arcioni, E. (2004). Free speech and the Australian Constitution: Coleman, Mulholland, and APLA. Speech and Freedom: Comparative Constitutional Conceptions, Canberra: Australian National University (ANU).
  • Arcioni, E. (2004). Indigenous cultural knowledge and the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth). International Conference on Bioprospecting and Indigenous Rights, Sydney: Macquarie University.
  • Arcioni, E. (2004). The Noxious Weeds Act 1993 (NSW) - balancing people, planet and profit? 14th Australian Weeds Conference - Weed Management: Balancing People, Planet and Profit, Melbourne: Weed Society of NSW.
  • Arcioni, E. (2004). Weeds policy and law in NSW. Institute for Conservation Biology and Law, Wollongong: Not Published.
  • Arcioni, E. (2004). What's in a name? The changing definition of weeds in Australia. Environmental and Planning Law Journal, 21(6), 450-466.

2003

  • Arcioni, E. (2003). Australian identity and the control of weeds. Outback Summit, Broken Hill: Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand/National Environmental Law Association.
  • Arcioni, E. (2003). Defining native title (Indigenous Australian cultural knowledge and the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)). Southern Cross University Law Review, 7, 50-88.
  • Arcioni, E. (2003). Graffiti, Freedom and Regulation. Graffiti and Disorder: Local Government, Law Enforcement and Community Responses, Brisbane: Australian Institute of Criminology.
  • Arcioni, E. (2003). Implied freedom of political communication - an outline. Legal Intersections Research Centre Seminar Series 2003, Wollongong: University of Wollongong.
  • Arcioni, E. (2003). Out damned weeds! Weed management in Australia - Keeping them at bay. Australasian Journal of Natural Resources Law and Policy, 8(1), 75-122.
  • Arcioni, E. (2003). Politics, police and proportionality - an opportunity to explore the Lange test: Coleman v Power. Sydney Law Review, 25(3), 379-390.

2001

  • Arcioni, E. (2001). Can catchment management deliver coordination of resources management in New South Wales? Australasian Journal of Natural Resources Law and Policy, 7(2), 169-195.

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