Amy Begley

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Research Themes

Research interests


Amy joined the ANU College of Law in 2014 and teaches in the fields of Criminal Law, Evidence Law, and Advocacy. Amy teaches in undergraduate and postgraduate programs.

Prior to joining the ANU, Amy worked as a criminal lawyer, predominantly as a prosecutor with the Director of Public Prosecutions.






Significant research publications



Please note, only a small selection of recent publications and activities are listed below.

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Research interests

PhD supervision



SJD supervision



MPhil supervision



LLM Masters thesis supervision



Honours thesis supervision



Internship supervision



Current courses

Previous courses

Year Course code Course name
2017 LAWS8703
Class #1745
Criminal Law & Procedure & Evidence A

Philosophy & approach

Amy encourages her students to independently engage with her courses in order to develop their understanding of the law. At the same time, Amy provides a structured and supportive learning environment. 

Amy genuinely enjoys teaching and interacting with her students. 


Past courses

  • Professionalism in Pracice (GDLP)
  • Ethics and Giving Voice to Values (GDLP)
  • Criminal Practice (GDLP)
  • Becoming a Practitioner (GDLP)
  • Advocacy (LLM)
  • Torts & Litigation & Dispute Management (Juris Doctor Online)

How my works connects with public policy



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