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Monthly Archives: September 2013

‘Rethinking Leading Questioning: the Directive/Non-Directive Psychological Divide’

Authors: David Caruso, Dr Jacqueline Wheatcroft and James Krumrey-Quinn Status: Forthcoming: Criminal Law Review Abstract: There is a dearth of legal and psychological consideration of the leading question during the trial process. This article argues the current approach to the leading question does not assist or promote the accuracy of witness evidence, particularly witnesses likely […]

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Why Representation and Resources are Critical to Access to Justice in Minor Civil Jurisdictions: the Experience of Advisory Services in Minor Civil Claims

Authors: Margaret Castles, David Caruso, Associate Professor Anne Hewitt Status: Invited, Forthcoming: University of New South Wales Court of Conscience Journal Abstract: This article argues that appropriate involvement of the legal profession in minor civil proceedings, rather than its exclusion, will best facilitate efficient proceedings and ensure rectitude of outcome. We recommend that initiatives are […]

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Congratulations to Kellie Toole on recent promotion

Kellie Toole joined the casual academic staff of the Law School in 2010 after practising as a criminal defence lawyer for a number of years. In 2011 she was appointed as a permanent Associate Lecturer and has just been promoted to a Level B Lectureship. This promotion recognises Kellie’s contribution to teaching in Criminal Law […]

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Kodak emerges from Chapter 11

Read my story in The Conversation at   http://theconversation.com/kodaks-survival-not-a-black-and-white-issue-17825

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Austria’s Law against Defamation of Religion – Public Lecture

When: Monday, 28 October, 2013 at 12.00 noon Where: Moot Court Room, Ligertwood Building, Law School Speaker: Professor Greg Taylor Professor Greg Taylor is an honorary Professor of the University of Marburg, Germany, and an associate professor of law at Monash University. His undergraduate education was in law and German language and literature at the […]

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Getting a Clerkship and/or an Associateship

The Law School would like to announce the first in a series of workshops/lectures to assist students in the Transition from Law School into a Legal Career Getting a Clerkship and/or an Associateship Date:Wednesday 11 September Time: 2-3pm Venue – Moot Court, Ligertwood Building Presenters: Rebecca McEwen, Ben Consentino, Dr. Joanna Howe and Adam Webster […]

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Adam Webster

In 2014 Adam will be teaching in Foundations of Law, Law of Torts, Principles of Public Law and Australian Legal History. He has also previously taught Australian Constitutional Law. Adam’s research interests include Australian Constitutional Law, Legal History and Water Law.

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