Research at the School of Law and Justice encompasses projects that engage in critical scholarship from a variety of perspectives and research methodologies, and is linked to and complements Southern Cross University's research strengths. Areas of strength within the School include:
- Ecological jurisprudence
Researchers in this stream have expertise in environmental and natural resources law and are members of the Earth Laws Network, which facilitates scholarship and practical interventions informed by eco-centric sensibilities.
- Law, society and cultural change
Researchers in this stream have expertise in access to justice, race and the law, intellectual property law, law and internet cultures, entertainment and sports law, and dispute resolution. They collaborate with colleagues at the Centre for Children and Young People, the Cooperative Research Centre for Remote Economic Participation, and the Centre for Peace and Social Justice.
- Global law and justice
Researchers in this stream have expertise in international law and justice in victimology, criminal justice, human rights and humanitarian law, Indigenous sovereignty, and public international law. They collaborate with colleagues at the Centre for Peace and Social Justice.
Southern Cross University Law Review
The Southern Cross University Law Review (SCULR) is a refereed journal that is produced by the School on an annual basis. The SCULR aims to encourage progressive thinking within the field of legal writing by publishing scholarship that is theoretically based and may draw on a variety of research methodologies. Visit the Southern Cross University Law Review for back issues, editorial policy, and subscription information.
Research Seminar series
The School of Law and Justice Seminar series showcases the research by School of Law and Justice staff, postgraduate students and visiting researchers.
Research Degrees in Law
Pursue your law-related research passion with a higher degree by research. At the School of Law and Justice we have experienced research supervisors who can help you turn your burning interest into a new body of knowledge through research.