Criminal Law

Lecturer
Research interests:
Professional Legal Education
Adjunct Professor
Research interests:
Criminology, European and comparative law, Evidence and Procedure, Policing, Criminal Justice, Criminal Law
Associate Professor
Research interests:
General Criminal Law, International Humanitarian Law, International Law and Development, Climate Change and Natural Disasters
Professor
Research interests:
Restorative Justice, Legal profession, Legal Ethics, Clinical Legal Education
Associate Professor
Research interests:
General Criminal Law, Procedure and Sentencing, Federal Criminal Law, Counter-Terrorism Law, Military Discipline Law
PhD Candidate
Research interests:
Criminal Justice
Senior Lecturer
PhD Candidate
Research interests:
Counter-Terrorism Law
PhD Candidate
Research interests:
Regulatory theory and practice, Penology and human rights, Asian Law, Plain legal language
Associate Professor
Research interests:
General Criminal Law, Criminal Justice, Procedure and Sentencing, Federal Criminal Law, Counter-Terrorism Law, Military Discipline Law, Rule of Law Reform
Associate Professor
Research interests:
General Criminal Law, Criminal Justice, General Human Rights Law and Policy, Wellbeing, Anti-Discrimination Law and Policy
PhD Candidate
Research interests:
Law and Humanities, Public International Law, The Judicial System
Lecturer
Research interests:
Indigenous Peoples and the Courts, Cross-cultural Communication in Legal Contexts, Indigenous Perspectives on Law, Indigenous Peoples and Criminal Law, Procedure and Sentencing, General Criminal Law

Latest news

17
May
2017
Addicted to jail

A leading law academic from The Australian National University (ANU) has warned that Australia’s criminal justice system is addicted to incarceration, describing the rate of imprisonment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as a catastrophe.

05
May
2017
Absrtact picture of birds flying out of a prison wall

ANU Law Explains is a National Law Week 2017 event which will examine four highly political issues with a legal perspective for a layperson audience.

03
May
2017
Prison

Mary Spiers Williams, a former legal practitioner in criminal law and lecturer at ANU College of Law writes in Woroni about over-incarceration rates.

21
Apr
2017
Girl with sun in the background

ANU Law Associate Professor Mark Nolan, Professor Jane Goodman-Delahunty from Charles Sturt University and Dr Evianne Van Gijn-Grosvenor, a PhD graduate from the University of Cambridge have co-chaired a public roundtable discussion on Memory of Childhood Sexual Abuse and the Law for the Royal Commission.

27
Mar
2017
Sienna Lake

Aurora Project summer intern Sienna Lake worked for six weeks in North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency's criminal section and found the experience revealing, inclusive and unexpectedly autonomous.

In the Media

26
May
2017

Are too many Australians in prison?

Anthony Hopkins speaks to ABC Radio Overnights

21
Feb
2017

What makes for a fair trial?

Ryan Goss writes in ANU Reporter

Research theme:
27
Nov
2016

What to do if you're busted for drugs overseas

Donald Rothwell quoted in Vice Australia/NZ

17
Oct
2016

Compassionate Justice Program

Anthony Hopkins interviewed by 2XX

11
Dec
2015

COAG plan for indefinite detention of terrorists

Mark Nolan interviewed by Laura Jayes Skynews Newsday

Research theme:
01
May
2006

Trialling a Jury

Mark Nolan cited in ANU Reporter

Research theme:
01
Mar
2006

Legal Minds Help Shape Sentencing Courses

Mark Nolan cited in OnCampus

Research theme:
14
Jun
2005

Press conference held by jurors in the Michael Jackson case

Mark Nolan interviewed by Sally Loane ABC702 Sydney Morning Show

Research theme:
22
Jan
2004

Japanese jury reforms and visits by Japanese prosecutors to the ANU

Mark Nolan interviewed by Louise Maher ABC666 Canberra Mornings Show

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Upcoming events

08
Jun
2017

Representing the ‘unworthy’?: Personal and ethical challenges for defence lawyers and clinical advocates

Abbe Smith
1.00PM to 2.00PM
  • Prof Abbe Smith

Abbe Smith will speak to her controversial and most recent paper, Representing Rapists: The Cruelty of Cross Examination and Other Challenges for a Feminist Criminal Defense Lawyer (2016). 

Past events

No past events found.

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