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
Hong Kong 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

Civil Disobedience: a Philosophical Overview

Moraro, P., 2019, (Accepted/In press) Rowman and Littlefield. 160 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook


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

Investigating the relationship between childhood animal cruelties and adult aggression.

Philip Birch (Speaker)
Feb 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Salus Journal (Journal)

Emma Colvin (Reviewer)

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activity

Becoming a 'Pracademic': The importance of lifelong learning for the police

Philip Birch (Keynote speaker)
26 Nov 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Press / Media

'Unreasonable': government won't compile missing children numbers

Emma Colvin


3 items of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Family accuse FACS of being slow to react in case of unnamed missing girl

Emma Colvin


1 item 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

Procedural Fairness for Judges and Courts

Ljiljana Galovic (Participant), Philip Birch (Participant)

Impact: Public policy Impacts