Theoretical Advances and Problems in the Sociology of Punishment

Theoretical Advances and Problems in the Sociology of Punishment In-person event This seminar, delivered by Sydney Law School visiting Fellow, Professor David Garland (New York University) explores the theoretical advances and problems in the sociology of punishment. The last twenty years have seen a remarkable increase in “punishment and society” scholarship. Together with this quantitative …

Domestic and Family Violence Conference

Domestic and Family Violence Conference This conference will be held on 9 November at The University of Sydney Law School A one day conference of academic researchers and community professionals who are working to improve our understanding of and response to Domestic and Family Violence. This conference has been initiated by the Sydney Institute of …

Book launch and in conversation with Professor Wojciech Sadurski

Book launch and in conversation with Professor Wojciech Sadurski In-person event The University of Sydney Law School is delighted to invite you to the launch of A Pandemic of Populists by Professor Wojciech Sadurski, Challis Chair in Jurisprudence, Sydney Law School. The book will be launched by Professor Simon Bronitt, Dean of Sydney Law School, …

Youth Crime and Youth Justice Forum

Youth Crime and Youth Justice Forum The Forum will bring together key stakeholders working to prevent youth crime and to administer the various aspects of youth justice. Presenters will discuss latest trends, research and policies in these areas and will showcase some of the relevant work across the University of Sydney. Speakers have been confirmed …

Australian Criminal Legal Scholarship – Past, Present and Future

Online event: Australian Criminal Legal Scholarship – Past, Present and Future Thursday 29 July 2021, 12.30pm-2.00pm   About the event Join us for a panel discussion between four scholars on criminal law scholarship, including the background, work and influence of pioneering scholars in Australia’s recent legal history. From the early philosophical and psychological work of …

Beyond Punishment Seminar Series: The Role of Victims in the Criminal Justice System: Participants or Observers?

Beyond Punishment Seminar Series: The Role of Victims in the Criminal Justice System: Participants or Observers? Due to the extended lockdown in Sydney , this event will now be held online only.  Traditionally, criminal processes have been seen as matters involving exclusively the state and the accused person. However, there is an emerging movement towards …

A Reasonable Balance: The NSW and Queensland Law Reform Commissions’ Reports about Consent and Culpability in Sex Cases involving Adults

2021 Criminal Law CPD Series: A Reasonable Balance: The NSW and Queensland Law Reform Commissions’ Reports about Consent and Culpability in Sex Cases involving Adults SUBSTANTIVE LAW CPD Points: 1.5   **ON DEMAND RECORDINGS OF THE 2021 SERIES ARE AVAILABLE HERE** In response to public concern about the operation of the law relating to offences …