- Irene Nemes
Senior Visiting Fellow, Casual Academic
BA (Hons) Syd, LLB UNSW, LLM Syd
Irene commenced her professional career as a Psychologist, working at a Juvenile Justice Court Clinic. Her first five years in legal academia were spent at Sydney Law School. She joined the Faculty of Law at UNSW in 1993, as Director of Legal Research & Writing, and spent a few years developing the Legal Research & Writing courses, at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, in addition to teaching in the Continuing Legal Education Program offered by this faculty. She has co-authored the books, "Effective Legal Research" (with Graeme Coss), Butterworths, (1998); and "Effective Legal Research" (with Graeme Coss), Butterworths, 2nd ed (2001).
Irene currently teaches Criminal Law in the undergraduate and JD programs, and Law for Psychologists and Conceptualising Criminal Laws in the postgraduate program.
Areas of expertise
Hate speech and the Internet, Freedom of speech, Criminal law, Criminology, Legal regulation of therapeutic cloning.
2000 National Finalist, Law and Legal Studies category, Australian Awards for University Teaching
1999 UNSW Vice-Chancellor's Award for Teaching Excellence
1995 University of NSW Development Grant, ($133,000) for provision of multi media teaching and research laboratory, and computers for postgraduate research students
- Crime & the Criminal Process (LAWS1021)
- Criminal Laws (LAWS1022)
- Conceptualising Criminal Laws (LAWS8090)