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Dissociative identity disorder and criminal responsibility

The mental condition known as ‘dissociative identity disorder’ (commonly called ‘DID’, formerly called ‘multiple personality disorder’) is a controversial but increasingly accepted psychiatric diagnosis. The affected person experiences and manifests different parts, known as ‘alters’. One person’s different alters may have distinct personalities, and may even be given different names by the person. DID presents a profoundly difficult philosophical challenge to the law. To what extent should a person be held criminally liable for actions performed by their ‘alters’? On …

Study level
Vacation research experience scheme
Faculty
Faculty of Law
Lead unit
School of Law

Japanese and Asian comparative law

Leon is interested in talking to students who wish to undertake research on the following topics:Japanese lawAsian and comparative lawComparative corporate governanceComparative employment lawEmpirical legal researchGender equalityThe judiciaryLaw and popular cultureLaw and languageLaw and societyLaw and social changeLaw and social justiceLegal educationLegal translationLitigiousness …

Study level
PhD, Master of Philosophy
Faculty
Faculty of Law
Lead unit
Intellectual Property and Innovation Law program

Children's health law

Shih-Ning is interested in talking to students with interests in the following areas:Consent to treatmentSpecial medical proceduresParental decision-making in health careBioethicsAssisted reproductive technologyPre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) and embryo selectionChildren as tissue donors

Study level
PhD, Master of Philosophy
Faculty
Faculty of Law
Lead unit
Australian Centre for Health Law Research

Narrative politics, policy and political activism

Erin is interested in talking to students who wish to undertake research on the following topics:Activism and campaigningPolitical decision makingNarrative politics and policy

Study level
PhD, Master of Philosophy
Faculty
Faculty of Law
Lead unit
Centre for Justice

International human rights law (environment and climate change)

Bridget is interested in talking to students who wish to undertake research on the following topics:Environmental justice and human rights protections in energy and natural resource policiesClimate change mitigation and adaptionInternational human rights law (environment and climate change) …

Study level
PhD, Master of Philosophy
Faculty
Faculty of Law
Lead unit
International Law and Global Governance program

Sexuality, gender, criminal justice and queer criminology

Matthew is interested in talking to students who wish to undertake research on the following topics:Applied research exploring the experiences of LGBTI/queer communities in criminal justice contexts (victimisation, policing, punishment)Theoretical research - seeking projects that push the conceptual boundaries of, and seek to 'queer' the discipline.

Study level
PhD, Master of Philosophy
Faculty
Faculty of Law
Lead unit
Centre for Justice

Youth justice

Kelly is interested in talking to students who wish to undertake research on the following topics:Youth justiceSexual offending

Study level
PhD, Master of Philosophy
Faculty
Faculty of Law
Lead unit
Centre for Justice

Homicide and forensic criminology

Claire is interested in talking to students who wish to undertake research on the following topics:Homicide investigationsForensic criminologyOffender behaviour at crime scenesOffender decision makingSexual abuse allegationsDomestic homicide

Study level
PhD, Master of Philosophy
Faculty
Faculty of Law
Lead unit
Centre for Justice

Policing, intelligence and privacy

Monique is interested in talking to students who wish to undertake research on the following topics:PolicingIntelligenceCritical security issuesSocial controlOrganised crimeOnline or cybercrimePrivacyTechnologyRegulations

Study level
PhD, Master of Philosophy
Faculty
Faculty of Law
Lead unit
Centre for Justice

Capacity, wills and enduring powers of attorney

Kelly is interested in talking to students who wish to undertake research on the following topics:CapacityWillsEnduring powers of attorneyAdvance health directivesEstate planningEquity and trustsSuccessionTherapeutic jurisprudence

Study level
PhD, Master of Philosophy
Faculty
Faculty of Law
Lead unit
Australian Centre for Health Law Research

Responsibility to Protect

Andrew is interested in talking to students who wish to undertake research on the following topics:Public international lawUse of military forceResponsibility to protect

Study level
PhD, Master of Philosophy
Faculty
Faculty of Law
Lead unit
International Law and Global Governance program

Liability for psychiatric injury

Des is interested in talking to students who wish to undertake research on liability for psychiatric injury.

Study level
PhD, Master of Philosophy
Faculty
Faculty of Law
Lead unit
Intellectual Property and Innovation Law program

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