School of Law and Justice

The School of Law and Justice provides legal education for future lawyers and paralegals in a supportive, scholarly environment. We offer undergraduate and postgraduate degrees.

All of our courses promote the rule of law, the highest standards of ethical conduct, professional responsibility and community engagement. All are fully articulated to enable students to transfer between courses depending on their grades. Our programmes are intellectually rigorous, relevant, and develop seven graduate attributes that form the basis of our threshold learning outcomes.

The teaching philosophy of the School of Law and Justice is based on the importance of developing scholarly communities.

The School has a very active research program which is proudly theoretical, critical, cultural and contextual in its nature and perspective. 

The School also has strong ties with the legal profession and the community and is committed to enhancing the cultural, social, economic and intellectual development of our region.

2018 Greta Bird Lecture in Legal Theory and Critique

2018 Greta Bird Lecture - Professor Katherine Biber

29 November 2018 at the Fountain Room, Lismore City Hall.

The Afterlife of Criminal Evidence‘ examines the cultural afterlife of criminal evidence. It explores what happens to criminal evidence after the conclusion of the trial. Formally regarded as part of the court record, and subject to the rules of evidence within the trial, beyond the trial this material has aroused the interest of artists, publishers, historians, curators and journalists who wish to access and use this material for a wide range of purposes, some of which might be transgressive, dangerous or insensitive ... [more]

Our keynote speaker, Professor Katherine Biber, is a legal scholar, criminologist, historian, and Professor of Law at the University of Technology Sydney. Her work examines the laws of evidence and criminal procedure and the role of documentation, visual culture and particularly photography in the law.

21st Annual Summer Law School
Gold Coast and Byron Bay, Summer 2018/19

SBrochure with details about the School of Law and Justice Summer Law School 2018-19ummer School units are ideal for students, lawyers, industry professionals, senior administrators, cross-institutional, non-award and international students or anyone requiring knowledge and understanding from the units on offer. You can complete fully-accredited academic units towards your law degree or accrue continuing professional development points. 

Delivered by internationally recognised experts in their field, the 2018/19 program continues the Summer School tradition of offering niche and non-mainstream subjects as part of an exciting and academically rigorous program.

File Type - PDF Summer Law School 2018-19 or go to the Summer Law School web page.

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