2022 Australian Legal Research Awards Winners
Celebrating the best of Australian Legal Research
Winners for the 2022 Australian Legal Research Awards (ALRA) have now been announced.
- Dr Lauren Butterly (UNSW & UWA) for her thesis entitled Reconciling Indigenous and settler-state assertions of sovereignty over sea country in Australia’s Northern Territory.
ARTICLE/CHAPTER (ECR) AWARD
- Dr Jane Kotzmann (Deakin) for the article entitled Recognising the sentience of animals in law: A justification and framework for Australian states and territories; and
- Rebecca Barber (University of Queensland) for the article entitled An exploration of the General Assembly’s troubled relationship with unilateral sanctions.
ARTICLE/CHAPTER (GENERAL) AWARD
- Dr Ian Field (University of Queensland) for the article entitled The problem with provocation in trespass.
- Associate Professor Ntina Tzouvala (ANU) for her book Capitalism as civilisation: A history of international law.
Honourable mentions also go to Dr Amelia Thorpe, Dr Esme Shirlow and Dr Kathryn Greenman.
NON‐TRADITIONAL RESEARCH OUTPUT AWARD
- Associate Professor Jane Wangmann, Professor Tracey Booth and Miranda Kaye (UTS) for the report entitled “No straight lines”: Self-represented litigants in family law proceedings involving allegations about family violence; and
- Professor Katherine Biber (UTS) for the podcast entitled The last outlaws. Collaborators include: Aunty Loretta Parsley (Governor family historian) Leroy Parsons (Governor descendant, narrator, co-writer) Emma Lancaster (executive producer) Kaitlyn Sawrey (host, writer, senior producer) Francisco Lopez (writer, senior producer, composer, sound engineer) Allison Chan (producer, researcher) Prof Daryle Rigney (cultural consultant) Dr Lyndon Ormond-Parker (cultural consultant) Ben Vozzo (digital communications) Belinda Lopez (editorial advisor) Jake Duczynski (digital animator) Martin Peralta (sound engineer).
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT LEGAL RESEARCH MEDAL
- Professor Ian Ramsay (University of Melbourne).
The Australian Legal Research Awards were established in 2019 by the Council of Australian Law Deans as a prestigious national award scheme for the legal academic discipline. The ALRA Scheme encourages, recognises and promotes research excellence and innovation in the discipline of law by Australian legal scholars. ALRA also seeks to: