Professor Kim Rubenstein. Photo by Stuart Hay.

Professor Kim Rubenstein. Photo by Stuart Hay.

A day in the life: Kim Rubenstein

This year has been busy for ANU Law School’s Professor Kim Rubenstein – from publishing the second edition of Australian Citizenship Law to responding to the earlier proposed changes to the English language citizenship testing, to the ever-darkening cloud over the citizenship status of numerous federal parliamentarians.

6am
Wake up processing the past week’s news of Larissa Waters as the second Greens Senator, after Scott Ludlum, to resign. She discovered she held Canadian citizenship and was therefore ineligible to serve in the federal parliament under Section 44(i) of the Australian Constitution.