Current Research Candidates | Law

Current Research Candidates

Supervisor's name in brackets

PhD in Law

Costa Avgoustinos, 'The implications of ecological limits: Climate change and the Australian Constitution'  (Ben Golder/ Gabrielle Appleby/Amelia Thorpe)

Armin Alimardani, 'Criminal responsibility and free will' (Marc De Leuuw/Gary Edmond/Allan McCay)

Azad Ashraful, 'States and unauthorised migration: the movement of Rohingya refugees from Myanmar and Bangladesh to Malaysia' (Andrew Byrnes/Melissa Crouch/Mike Grewcock)

Arpan Banerjee, 'The law as an invisible screenwriter' (Kathy Bowrey/Michael Handler/Catherine Bond)

Abu Bangura, 'The development of the concept of protection of civilians' (Sarah Williams/Lucas Lixinski)

Sophia Bai, 'Reform of Chinese state-owned enterprises: What China can learn from the practice of competitive neutrality in Australia' (Leon Trakman/Mark Williams)

Marijke Bassani, 'Indigenous Australian conceptualisations of gender and sexuality' (Christine Forster/Kyllie Cripps)

Zvi Berkovic, ‘The International Criminal Court and Israel, friends or foes: The International Criminal Court on Trial' (Sarah Williams/Anthony Billingsley)

Holly Blackmore, 'Investigating the effect of emotion and information on public attitudes towards restorative justice' (Janet Chan/Jane Bolitho)

Lynsey Blayden, 'Is there scope within the Australian constitutional framework of judicial review of administrative action for a more relaxed standard of unreasonable review' (L.Crawford/M.Aronson)

Sophie Burbidge, 'The regulation of stored value financial products: A comparative analysis of approaches in Australia, Hong Kong, Japan and the EU' (Ross Buckley/Colin Picker/Douglas Arner)

Melanie Burton, 'The characteristics and classification of undetected child sex offenders' (Anne Cossins/Jesse Cale)

Lauren Butterly, 'Turning the tide of aspirations into legal implications: Exploring the way forward for indigenous governance of sea country in Australia' (Megan Davis/Sean Brennan/Bronwen Morgan)

Elena Cama, 'Responding to technology facilitated sexaul violence in online dating contexts in Australia' (Janet Chan/Andy Durbach)

Amanda Carrigan, 'Corporate bond integrity and the changing relationship with management' (Dimity Kingsford-Smith/Anil Hargovan/Colin Picker)

Daniel Cater, 'Data Privacy and National Security Powers: The theoretical and practical impact of citzenship and location' (Janet Chan/Lyria Bennett Moses/Alana Maurushat)

John Chellew,'Financial Derivatives versus Gambling: Where Should Australia Draw the Legal/Regulatory Dividing Line? A Comparative Analysis of Australia's Law and Practice with that in the US and UK' (Dimity Kingsford-Smith/Scott Donald)

Genna Churches, 'Government data surveillance: A necessary tool in the prevention of terrorism' (George Williams/Gabrielle Appleby)

Anna Cody, 'Justice in clinical legal education: How can clinics both teach students effectively and contribute to a larger justice agenda' (Alex Steel/Judith Welch Wegner/Andrew Lynch)

Stephen Dametto, 'Is the countering of terrorism financing through legislation an effective way to prevent terrorism?' (Jill Hunter/Vicki Sentas/Nicola McGarrity)

Hugh Dillon; ‘The NSW Coronial System and Its Death Prevention Function: An Empirical Evaluation’ (Jennifer Moore/Julie Stubbs)

Jason Donnelly, ' Re-shaping separation of powers in Australia - the non-justicable nature of the national interest' (Greg Weeks/Daniel Joyce/Simon Halliday)

Emma Dunlop; 'Justice in Exile: A study of States’ obligations to ensure refugees’ access to courts under international law’ (Jane McAdam/Melissa Crouch)

Souheir Edelbi, 'Arab regionalism and the limits of the universalist approach to international criminal law' (Sarah Williams/Fleur Johns)

Carolyn Evans, 'Accountability of the UN Security Council in public international law' (Christopher Michaelsen/Martin Krygier)

Leah Findlay, 'Be afraid - or very entertained: Media coverage of criminal trials and consumption of crime' (Jill Hunter/Alyce McGovern)

John Fitzgerald, 'Drawing and counting legislation - will it help?' (Lyria Bennett Moses/Thomas Britz/Gary Edmond)

Alexandre Fleck, 'Social media, courts and community' (Jill Hunter/Daniel Joyce/Lyria Bennett Moses)

Nana Frishling, 'Beyond the Audit: Multi-stakeholder Initiatives and the Challenges of Human Rights Protection' (Justine Nolan/Dimity Kingsford-Smith/Bronwen Morgan)

Joshua GIbson, 'Institutionalising human rights in the court? Constructing an account of the role and influence of national human rights' institutions as Amicus Curiae' (Rosalind Dixon/Louise Chappell/Gabrielle Appleby)

Madeline Gleeson, 'Refugee protection and shared state responsibility in the Asia Pacific: A conceptual framework for accountability under international law' (Jane McAdam/Guy Goodwin-Gill)

Bradley Gooding; ‘The idea of value plurality in Australian law’ (Marc De Leeuw/Arthur Glass)

Tahlia Gordon, 'The social value of alternate business structures: An empirical evaluation on the impact of incorporated legal practices on access to legal services in NSW' (Justine Rogers/Bronwen Morgan)

Caterina Guidi, 'Integrating climate chantge adaptation actions into national forest laws in Australia and in the Asia-Pacific region' (Cameron Holley/Rosemary Rayfuse/Leon Terrill)

Thea Gumbert-Jourjon, ' Unreasonable doubts? Improving juror decision-making and comprehension le legal procedures in child sexual abuse trials' (Annie Cossins/Jane Goodman-Delahunty)

Marie Hadley, ‘Protection of indigenous cultural expressions by intellectual property law’ (Kathy Bowrey/Ben Golder)

Mark Hamilton; ‘Restorative justice intervention in an environmental and planning law context: Multiple perspectives’ (Cameron Holley/Jane Bolitho)

Robin Hamper, 'The market for software vulnerabilities' (Alana Maurashat/Leon Trakman/Richard Buckland)

Lena Hanifah, 'Islamic inheritance law in Indonesia: The experience of women' (Prue Vines/Brendan Edgeworth/Cathy Sherry)

Tristan Harley, 'Overcoming impasse through innovation? The search for new comprehensive solutions to large scale refugee movements' (Claire Higgins/Guy Goodwin-GIll)

Samuel Hartridge, 'Coercive preventive measures in Australia' (Sarah Williams/Martin Krygier)

Allison Henry; ‘Regulatory responses to addressing and preventing sexual assault and harassment in Australian university settings’ (Andy Durbach/Louise Chappell)

Janet Hill, 'Neoliberalism's ascent and the parallel rise of human rights: correlation, causation or coincidence' (Ben Golder/Daniel McLoughlin)

Khanh Hoang, 'Cooperation and compliance in international refugee law: A rational choice approach' (Jane McAdam/Rosalind Dixon)

Ngoc Thuan Hoang, 'China's lawsuits against the double remedies issue of the US and practical applications for Vietnam' (Colin Picker/Lisa Toohey/Weihuan Zhou)

Natalie Hodgson, 'Supranational criminal law and its application to complex criminal trials' (Sarah Williams/Nicola McGarrity/Mike Grewcock)

Harry Hobbs, 'Including Indigenous Peoples in the processes of settler state government: Evaluating an Indigenous parliament' (George Williams/Megan Davis)

Tamar Hopkins, 'Understanding and preventing racial profiling by police in Australia' (Janet Chan/Vicki Sentas/David Dixon)

Jessica Hudson, 'Understanding the Equitable VIndicatio' (Simone Degeling/Keith Mason)

Anna Hush, 'Exploring and evaluating cultural change as a mechanism for responding to sexual violence in Australian university communities' (Andrea Durbach/Louise Chappell)

Milda Istiqomah, 'Counterterrorism strategies in Indonesia: Effectiveness and long term implications' (Justine Nolan/Janet Chan/Melissa Crouch)

Melissa Jardine, 'Policing in a changing Vietnam' (Janet Chan/David Dixon)

Regina Jeffries, 'Reimagining refoulment: Developing an evidence-based strategy to esnure domestic compliance with international refugee law (Andrew Byrnes/Guy Goodwin-Gill/Claire Higgins)

Noah Jenkins, 'Commercial arbitrataion and its relations with the public function of the law' (Leon Trakman/Heng Wang)

Sharyn Jenkins, 'The potential role for restorative justice to improve victim outcomes in situations where the perpetrator is or belongs to a non-legal entity' (Janet Chan/Jane Bolitho/Tyrone Kirchengast)

Zsofia Korosy, ‘A critical analysis of the environmental regulation of the Pacific Ocean in international law’ (Bronwen Morgan/Fleur Johns)

Simon Lacey; ‘Success and failure in the race to coordinate domestic policies, regulatory frameworks and institutions to the realities of the 21 st century trading system: Australia and its regional trade partners’ (Colin Picker/Heng Wang/Dimity Kingsford-Smith)

Huiyang Li, 'Copyright in the internet age: Access to information versus creator incentives' (Kathy Bowrey/Michael Handler)

Xun Li, 'Legal aspects of hedge fund regulation after the global crisis' (Xiaochuan Weng/Fleur Johns/Jianfeng Shen)

David Lusty, 'Reconciling a fair trial under the accusatorial system of criminal justice with the use of evidence lawfully compelled from an accused' (Jill Hunter/Mike Grewcock)

Camille Malafosse; ‘The challenges of international responsibility sharing for refugees and internally displaced persons: A global framework for corporate autonomy in humanitarian matters?’ (Claire Higgens/Guy Goodwin-Gill)

Kayleen Manwaring, 'How Australian law does and should regulate the use of mobile and ubiquitous information technologies in commercial activities' (Lyria Bennett Moses/Leon Trakman/Roger Clarke)

Patrick Martin, 'Legal pluralism and property rights - A critical analysis of REDD+ in Papua New Guinea' (Cameron Holley/Gary Edmond)

Megan McElhone, 'Does the NSW Police Force's Middle Eastern Organised Crime Squad compromise the implementation of community policing?' (Michael Grewcock/Vicki Sentas/David Dixon)

Chris McElwain, 'Using Smart Regulation to reduce food waste' (Cameron Holley/Rosemary Rayfuse)

Emily McMullan, 'Do the traditional contract model and exisiting theory extend to modern consumer law?' (Simone Degeling/Michael Crawford/Arthur Glass)

Barbara Mescher, 'Putting ethics into legal ethics: Studying the work of corporate lawyers' (Dimity Kingsford-Smith/Justine Rogers)

Paul Millar, ‘Finance and international human rights: socially responsible investment as a vehicle for the protection of international human rights’ (Justine Nolan/Leon Trakman)

Sera Mirzabegian, ' The law, politics and business of mining and indigenous self-determination in established democracies' (Justine Nolan/Caroline van Heim/Andrea Durbach)

Riona Moodley, '"Extraterritorial processing" of asylum seekers outside the European Union: A panacea for the future' (Jane McAdam/Justine Nolan)

James Morris, 'Regulating the Australian retail corporate bond market: Market leading or stifling development' (Dimity Kingsford-Smith/Jeff Coulton)

Mary Morrisroe, 'Profitability in the Russion oil industry: The effect of the rule of law' (Brendan Edgeworth/Martin Krygier)

Ben Mostyn, 'Cracks in the Global Prohibition Regime: Losing Consensus in the United Nations Drug Treaties and its Implications on Australian Law' (Alex Steel/Caitlin Hughes)

Jayne O'Connor, 'Social media, courts and community' (Jill Hunter/Daniel Joyce/Lyria Bennett Moses)

Aya Omran, 'Incorporating gender inequality in the future criminal framework of Palestine to combat honour based violence: A comparative study' (Luke McNamara/Anthony Billingsley/Gary Edmond)

Hui Pang, ‘China international business and economic law’ (Xiaochuan Weng/Heng Wang/Ross Buckley)

Chris Pearce, 'The relationship between equity and statute: Exploring the relationship between these two different bodies of law, and developing a taxonomy to rationalise the ways in which, and the reasons why, equitable principles intersect with statute' (Simone Degeling/Michael Crawford)

Elisabeth Perham, ‘Donor Constitutionalism: The Role of Donor Finance in Constitution Making in Small Developing States’ (Rosalind Dixon/Jonathan Bonnitcha)

Trang Van Phan; ‘Human rights, corporations and the question of duty-bearing capacity: a retheorisation of duty-bearing in international human rights law’ (Ben Golder/Fleur Johns)

Timothy Pilkington; ‘When and why equity will grant relief for common, unilateral and possibly Solle v Butcher mistake’ (Brendan Edgeworth/Michael Crawford)

Malory Plummer, 'Theorising child sexual abuse: When does victim become offender?' (Anne Cossins/Janet Chan)

Christian Ponce Terrazas, 'The foreign law debate' (Arthur Glass/Daniel McLoughlin)

Justin Poonjatt, 'Business and human rights' (Justine Nolan/Caroline van Heim)

Luke Potter, 'To what extent can Local Government Authorities (LGAs) build durable solutions to protect against disaster displacement risk in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the Pacific?' (Jane McAdam/Melissa Crouch)

Sonia Qadir, ‘Security, Precarious Populations and the Neoliberal Age’ (Daniel McLoughlin/Ben Golder/Vicki Sentas)

Xiaomeng Qu, 'A comparative study of land appropriation' (Brendan Edgeworth/Cathy Sherry)

Fleur Ramsay, 'Sovereign pleasures and prohibitions - Law and law breaking in the prohibition era in the USA (1919-1933)' (Ben Golder/Vicki Sentas)

Rachel Ravagnani, 'International legal regime on renewable energy: Environmental, economic and energetic challenges from the perspective of international law (Cameron Holley/Rosemary Rayfuse)

Paolo Remati, 'The digital dreaming dilemna: Australian intellectual property, expert opinion evidence and protecting ICIP rights' (Alexandra George/Gary Edmond)

Bhatara Ibnu Reza, 'The development of the state-sponsored militia as the implementation of the total people's defence and security system in Indonesia' (Rosalind Dixon/Lucas Lixinski/Andrew Byrnes)

Jemimah Roberts, 'Constitutional Interpretation in the High Court: Revisiting Genealogical, Genetic and Functional Comparison' (Rosalind Dixon/Gabrielle Appleby)

Indriaswati Saptaningrum, 'From government to governance: The politics of Indonesia's digital content policies post 2008' (Melissa Crouch/Fleur Johns)

Elizabeth Sarofim, 'Effects of criminalisation of cartel conduct on the detection, investigation and prosecution of cartel conduct' (Tyrone Kirchengast/Jill Hunter)

Angela Smith, 'Security, Precarious Populations and the Neoliberal Age’ (Daniel McLoughlin/Ben Golder/Vicki Sentas)

Shreeya Smith, 'Aslyum seekers, mandatory detention and constitutional limits on the exercise of non-statutory executive power' (Rosalind Dixon/Gabrielle Appleby)

Kathryn Smithers, 'Perceptions of NSW police officers about the approach, operation and effectiveness of the NSW Child Protection Register' (Anne Cossins/Julie Stubbs)

Andy Symington, 'An examination of risk and success factors affecting transnational coporate respect for human rights' law in select sectors in Latin America' (Justine Nolan/Caroline van Ham)

Alanna Van der Veen, ‘Delay, Litigant Rights and Institutional Responsibilities: Reconsidering approaches to trial delay in Australia’ (Jill Hunter/Nicholas Cowdery/Justine Rogers)

Jayne Weepers, 'Supporting economic development on indigenous land' (Leon Terrill/Sean Brennan/Megan Davis)

Xhenyu Xiao, 'The Chinese approach to recalibration of international investment law' (Heng Wang/Jonathan Bonnitcha)

Dan Xie, ' The application and interpretation of grounds for refusal of recognition and enforcement of arbitral awards under the New York Convention: The consensus and confusion in the contemporary international arbitration practice worldwide and in China' (Lucas Lixinski/Jeanne Huang/Gary Edmond)

Zhuangsi Xu, 'Minority rights and the protection of minority languages in China' (Lucas Lixinski/Melissa Crouch/Janet Chan)

Natasha Yacoub; ‘Rights adrift: A study of the international legal obligations on states to protect refugee women and girls from risks on the high seas’ (Jane McAdam/Christine Forster)

Seiko Yamamoto, 'The role of international law in bioethics of Japan and Europe' (Chris Michaelsen/Lyria Bennett Moses/Rosemary Rayfuse)

Shuo Yang, 'Social enterprise: The new angel to solve social problems? The comparative study of corporate governance for social enterprises in the UK, China and Australia' (Xiaochuan Wang/Marina Nehme)

Courtney Young, 'Not guilty and yet not innocent: Bail reform in the era of mass incarceration' (Julie Stubbs/Vicki Sentas)

Yuanjun Zeng, 'Victim participation in the criminal process: A comparative analysis of approaches in China' (Jill Hunter/Tyrone Kirchengast)


LLM by Research

Gemma McKinnon, 'Can a right to housing protect tenants in NSW? A human rights and administrative law perspective' (Megan Davis/Simon Halliday)

Stefan Skopelja, 'Rethinking causation: From theory to practice' (Arthur Glass/Keith Mason/Marc De Leeuw)