Carol Lawson's research compares data between ACT and Japanese prisons
The National Judicial College of Australia and the Australian National University are holding their annual conference at the Australian National University in Canberra on 3 & 4 March 2018.
One of ANU Law’s most dynamic senior lecturers is Dr Anthony Hopkins whose expertise in criminal law, sentencing and the rights of Indigenous Australians is invaluable to the ANU Law School and to the people for whom he speaks out.
Abortion is still a criminal act in two of Australia's most populous states, NSW and Queensland. This fact remains mostly undiscussed, perhaps in nervous belief that poor law - kept quiet - is better than forcing open debate which might result in tougher, emphatic law. Professor Margaret Thornton writes.
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.