Amy Begley

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0403 498 397
Room 122

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Amy joined the ANU College of Law in 2014 and teaches in the fields of Criminal Law, Evidence Law, Advocacy and Ethics. Amy teaches in undergraduate and postgraduate programs and is currently teaching in the Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice and the Juris Doctor (online).

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


Recent news

The effect of a criminal trial can go far beyond a courtroom. As members of the legal profession, it is incumbent on us to not only monitor our own mental health, but also the health of our colleagues.
Amy Begley is a lecturer at the ANU College of Law
5 practical tips for newly admitted solicitors. Since commencing my career at the ANU College of Law, I frequently reflect upon my first few years of legal practice.

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

Research interests

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)

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