Criminal Law

Lecturer
Research interests:
Professional Legal Education
Honorary Associate Professor
Research interests:
General Criminal Law, International Humanitarian Law, International Law and Development, Climate Change and Natural Disasters
Honorary Professor
PhD Candidate
Research interests:
Criminal Justice
Senior Lecturer
Research interests:
Criminal Justice, Law and technology, Social media, Criminal Law, victims, children and the law, children's rights, Law and Social Justice
Research interests:
International Criminal Law, International Humanitarian Law, Use of force, Methodology of Public International Law, Comparative criminal law
Associate Professor
Research interests:
Criminal Justice, Sentencing, Therapeutic Jurisprudence, Equality, Compassion, mindfulness, yoga, Incarceration, Indigenous Justice
PhD Candidate
Research interests:
Regulatory theory and practice, Penology and human rights, Asian Law, Plain legal language
Lecturer
Research interests:
Transnational Crime, Targeted Sanctions, Cybercrime, Corruption, Money Laundering
Honorary Professor
Research interests:
General Criminal Law, Criminal Justice, Procedure and Sentencing, Federal Criminal Law, Counter-Terrorism Law, Military Discipline Law, Rule of Law Reform
Honorary Associate Professor
Research interests:
General Criminal Law, Criminal Justice, General Human Rights Law and Policy, Wellbeing, Anti-Discrimination Law and Policy
Honorary Associate Professor
Research interests:
Criminal Law, Criminal Justice, Evidence and Procedure, Intellectual Property Law
Associate Lecturer
Research interests:
Family in migration law, Administrative law, Criminal Law, Judicial review of administrative action, Migration Law

Latest news

04
Aug
2021
Professor Desmond Manderson FAAL, FASSA, FRSC
After a decades-long hiatus from acting and writing in plays, ANU Law Professor Desmond Manderson returns to his passion with a powerful part-thriller, part-black comedy.
13
Jul
2021
Professor Desmond Manderson and Associate Professor Anna Olsen
A proposal to decriminalise small amounts of illicit drugs in the ACT has been welcomed by ANU experts in law, history, criminology, sociology and medicine.
29
Apr
2021
Associate Professor Anthony Hopkins
Associate Professor Anthony Hopkins has been appointed as a Special Magistrate of the ACT Magistrates Court.
10
Feb
2021
Himangi Ticku
ANU Juris Doctor candidate, Himangi Ticku, has spent a great deal of time in prison over the past two years, working to support detainees and their families.
08
Dec
2020
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Dr Faith Gordon and London-based youth organisation Catch 22 explore the usage of social media among children and young people and the increasing harm caused by inappropriate online behaviour.

In the Media

01
Apr
2021

Commonwealth prosecutors wrong on Witness K case, former NSW DPP says

Kieran Pender quoted in The Guardian

Research theme:
31
Aug
2019

Pell and the rule of law

Elizabeth Curran writes in The Saturday Paper

Research theme:
26
Feb
2019

How does jury duty work?

Mark Nolan interviewed by ABC Radio Canberra

Upcoming events

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Past events

04
Mar
2017

Brave new worlds: Challenges for evidence in the 21st century

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9.00AM to 1.30PM
  • The Honourable Justice Stephen Gageler, High Court of Australia

In partnership with the ANU College of Law, the National Judicial College of Australia will present the biennial Conference on 4 and 5 March 2017.

08
Sep
2017

40th Anniversary of the Federal Court of Australia

Black and White Photo of a Federal Court Sitting
9.00AM to 1.00PM

The ANU Centre for Commercial Law and Centre for International and Public Law are proud to announce a conference to mark the 40th anniversary of the establishment of the Federal Court of Australia. 

07
Aug
2017

ALRC inquiry into the incarceration rates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Matthew Myers
3.00PM to 4.00PM
  • Judge Matthew Myers AM, ALRC Commissioner

Judge Myers will speak about his work as ALRC Commissioner on the inquiry into the incarceration rates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

28
Sep
2017

Fair trial rights in the European Court of Human Rights: Recent cases

European Court of Human Rights
12.30PM to 1.30PM
  • Dr Ryan Goss, ANU College of Law

Article 6 of the European Convention on Human Rights protects the right to a fair trial in civil and criminal proceedings. The Article 6 rights are the most heavily-litigated Convention rights before the European Court of Human Rights, generating a large and complex body of case law. 

13
Feb
2019

The crime of aggression: Useless, anachronistic - and beautiful

Kevin Heller
12.00PM to 1.00PM
  • Professor Kevin Heller
25
Mar
2019

POSTPONED: The International Criminal Court at 20 years: activities, successes and challenges ahead

Helen Brady
1.00PM to 2.00PM
  • Helen Brady

Due to unforeseen circumstances this event will be postponed until a later date. We apologise for any inconvenience.

07
Aug
2019

Kennedy exceptionalism, the Vietnam War, and the limits of counterfactual history

Kevin Heller
5.30PM to 6.30PM
  • Professor Kevin Heller
03
Mar
2021

LRSJ Virtual Recruitment Drive 2021

LRSJ Virtual Recruitment Drive 2021
1.00PM to 2.00PM

Join the Law Reform and Social Justice (LRSJ) annual launch and recruitment drive to hear from our director, Associate Professor Matthew Zagor, our student leaders to learn about how to get involved.

28
Apr
2021

Raising the age of criminal responsibility and disproportionate impacts on Indigenous youth

Raising the age of criminal responsibility
6.30PM to 8.00PM

Join the ANU Law Reform and Social Justice (LRSJ) Indigenous Reconciliation Project and ANU Law Students' Society (LSS) in this webinar on raising the age of criminal responsibility and how the Council’s decision disproportionately affects Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth communities.

20
Oct
2021

Alumni panel: Careers in social justice, law reform and advocacy

Alumni Panel
5.30PM to 6.30PM

Join our alumni panel in this online discussion hosted by ANU Law Reform and Social Justice that explores careers in social justice, law reform and advocacy.

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