Organization profile

Organisation profile

The Centre for Law and Justice comprises a team of highly qualified and experienced legal practitioners, researchers, and criminal justice professionals. We offer internationally unique and innovative undergraduate and postgraduate courses in law, criminal justice and legal ethics. These courses are delivered by an interdisciplinary group of dynamic academics comprising criminologists, lawyers, sociologists, philosophers and policing scholars.

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justice Social Sciences
asylum seeker Social Sciences
criminalization Social Sciences
police Social Sciences
home care Social Sciences
offense Social Sciences
Law Social Sciences
refugee Social Sciences

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Research Output 1999 2019

A century of science in Australian criminal law

Smith, M. & Urbas, G., 2019, In : Australian Bar Review. 47

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A Comparative View of Australian Education in Law and Medicine

Smith, M. & Heath Jeffery, R., 2019, In : Journal of Law and Medicine. 26, 3, p. 612-620 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Professional Role

Ageing in corrective services: From the perspective of prison chaplains

Shaw, R., Stevens, B., Paget, J. & Snoyman, P., 2019, In : Psychiatry, Psychology and Law. 26, 1, p. 97-109 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

correctional institution
New South Wales


Centre for Law and Justice Teaching Award

Lisa Coates (Recipient), 14 Sep 2017

Prize: Award

Distinguished Academic Visitor

Philip Birch (Recipient), Jan 2017

Prize: Other distinction

Activities 2004 2019

Salus Journal (Journal)

Emma Colvin (Editor in chief)

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial responsibility

Western Society of Criminology Conference

Philip Birch (Speaker)
Feb 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventPublic lecture/debate/seminar/presentationIndustry

Current Issues in Criminal Justice (Journal)

John Gaffey (Reviewer)
28 Oct 2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPeer review responsibility, including review panel or committee

Press / Media

Inspiring teachers feel humbled to win awards

Donnah Anderson & Philip Birch


1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Inspiring teachers honoured on World Teachers' Day

Donnah Anderson & Philip Birch


2 items of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media


Joint Select Committee on Constitutional Recognition Relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples

Annette Gainsford (Presenter)

Impact: Cultural Impacts, Economic Impacts, Public policy Impacts, Quality of life Impacts, Social Impacts