Published on Thursday, March 12, 2020

by Centre Member Natalie Hodgson and Prof Sarah Williams.

The International Criminal Court Prosecutor declines to examine Australia’s policy on asylum seekers despite accepting evidence of mistreatment.

Published on Friday, March 20, 2020

We the undersigned are seeking your immediate action to reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19 in the Australian criminal justice system, especially prisons and youth detention centres.

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Published on Wednesday, February 26, 2020

A UNSW Law report is a clear call to action for the NSW Government and relevant departments and agencies to ensure people are adequately supported in their transition from prison to the community.

Published on Monday, December 16, 2019

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Published on Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Experts have warned that Australians’ civil rights are being incrementally eroded following a string of legislative changes and (mis)use of police powers. Drawing upon the recent momentum of the Rethinking Strip Search Report, this article traverses interrelated examples of legislation and police practices that are infringing upon a cornerstone of Australia’s democracy — civil rights.

Published on Wednesday, September 25, 2019


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Published on Wednesday, September 18, 2019

We are delighted to welcome Justice Maxwell AC, President of the Court of Appeal (Victoria), to UNSW Law.

Published on Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Professor McNeill will examine the emergence, extent, legitimation and experience of ‘mass supervision’, drawing on the analysis offered in his recent book Pervasive Punishment (Emerald Publishing, 2019).
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Published on Thursday, May 23, 2019

In a recent seminar jointly sponsored by CCLJ and the Allens Hub for Technology, Law & Innovation, Associate Professors Stacey Hannem and Christopher J Schneider from Canada discussed their chapters in a new book.

Published on Thursday, May 9, 2019

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