Mr Cliff Crawford
This person does not currently hold a position at QUT.
BiographyBackground Cliff Crawford APM holds the position of Adjunct Professor with the School of Justice, Faculty of Law, QUT. He holds a Bachelor of Laws from QIT and was admitted as a Barrister of the Supreme Court of Queensland in 1986 and the High Court in 1987. In June 1996, he received the national award of the Australian Police Medal for his distinguished service to the Queensland Police Service in the pursuit of excellence in police administration and the promotion of development amongst fellow officers. He retired from the Queensland Police Service with the rank of Chief Superintendent in 2003 after completing over 39 years of continuous service with the Police Service. In 1996 he was the co-author of the legal textbook "Search and Seizure in Australia and New Zealand" which was published by the Law Book Company. Upon his retirement he commenced as a sessional academic with the School of Justice and also commenced practice at the Private Bar. He was a coordinator and lecturing in the units of Criminal Law in Context, Crimes of Violence and Law and Education for the School of Justice. He is now a sessional lecturer and tutor and in summer schools the unit co-ordinator in the subjects Fundamentals of Criminal |Law and Criminal Responsibility. He has also had the responsibility as the unit co-ordinator and lecturer in the postgraduate course developed by the Law School QUT for the Queensland Police Service (police prosecutors training), in the subject of Criminal Responsibility LWP110. Cliff holds a practicing certificate issued by the Queensland Bar Association to practice as a Barrister-at-Law, and deals mainly in the area of criminal law and criminal law appeals.
Law, Other Law and Legal Studies
Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008
- Bachelor of Laws (Queensland Inst. of Technology)
Units currently taught
- LWB 238 Fundamentals of Criminal Law
- LWB 239 Criminal Responsibility.