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  • The University of Western Australia (M253), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • 19 Citations
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Personal profile


Office: Law Building Room 2.14

Roles and responsibilities

David maintains active practice, principally in
native title and other Indigenous rights matters and is a part time doctoral candidate in history and law.

Teaching overview

David Ritter BA (Hons) W.Aust., LLB (Hons) W.Aust. is the Course Coordinator for Indigenous Peoples and the Law and Legal History.


David's academic interests include legal history and its historiography, public and constitutional law, native title and other Indigenous legal issues, legal theory, judicial biography, law in society and Australian
cultural history.


  • Indigenous peoples and the law
  • Law and history
  • Legal history and biography
  • Legal theory
  • Resources law

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Research Output 2003 2013

Best of Times, Worst of Times and End Times: Eight Books about Australia's Past, Present and Future

Ritter, D. & Panegyres, J., 2013, In : Australian Journal of Politics and History. 59, 3, p. 457-467

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Fishing like there's no tomorrow

Ritter, D. & Julianne, S. AM. (ed.), 2010, In : GriffithREVIEW 27, Food Chain. 27, p. 122-130

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hypothesising social native title

Ritter, D., 2010, Dialogue About Land Justice Papers from the national native title conference. Strelein, L. (ed.). Canberra: Aboriginal Studies Press, p. 115-126

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

4 Citations (Scopus)

The Ideological Foundations of Arguments About Native Title

Ritter, D., 2010, In : Australian Journal of Political Science. 45, 2, p. 191-207

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Projects 2006 2006