Australian Legal Research Awards – Shortlisted Applicants

By 2 September 2020 No Comments

Thank you to all applicants for their effort and engagement in the Australian Legal Research Awards 2020.  It is with great pleasure that we announce the shortlisted applicants in the following award categories:

Article/Chapter (General) Award

  • Dr Rebecca Ananian-Welsh (The University of Queensland) for the article entitled The Inherent Jurisdiction of Courts and the Fair Trial
  • Mrs Susanna Dechent (Curtin University) for the article entitled Asylum Seeker Children in Nauru: Australia’s International Human Rights Obligations and Operational Realities
  • Professor Michael Legg (UNSW Sydney) for the article entitled Finality and Fairness in Australian Class Action Settlements
  • Professor Pauline Ridge (Australian National University) for the article entitled Challenging Conceptions of Accessory Liability in Private Law
  • Professor Lisa Young (Murdoch University) for the article entitled Mature Minors and Parenting Disputes in Australia: Engaging with the Debate on Best Interests v Autonomy
  • Professor Simon Young (University of Southern Queensland) for the article entitled The Increments of Justice: Exploring the Outer Reach of Akikba’s Edge Towards Native Title ‘Ownership’

Non-Traditional Research Output Award

  • Dr Michael Grewcock and Dr Vicki Sentas (UNSW Sydney) for their report entitled Rethinking Strip Searches by NSW Police
  • Dr Trish Luker (University of Technology Sydney) for her podcast entitled Reading The Signs
  • Associate Professor Stella Tarrant (The University of Western Australia) for her report entitled Transforming Legal Understandings of Intimate Partner Violence

PhD Award

  • Mr Tim Bowley (The University of Sydney) for his thesis entitled The Importance of Context: The Nature of Australian Shareholder Activism and its Regulatory Implications
  • Dr Marie Hadley (UNSW Sydney) for her thesis entitled The Politics of Cultural Appropriation Claims and Law Reform
  • Dr Jessica Hudson (UNSW Sydney) for her thesis entitled Assuring the Express Trust: The So-called Beneficiary’s Proprietary Claim
  • Dr Brad Jessup (Australian National University) for his thesis entitled A New Justice for Australian Environmental Law
  • Dr Amanda Sapienza (The University of Sydney) for her thesis entitled Principle v Practice: Judicial Review of Non-Statutory Executive Action in Australia

Publication of the shortlisted applicants for the Article/Chapter (ECR) Award and Book Award categories will be made available in the near future.

Winners of all categories, including the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Legal Research Medal, will be announced at the ALRA Award Ceremony to be held as an online event on the evening of Tuesday 17 November 2020 (AEDST).  To register your interest to attend the ceremony, please contact Vi Kacevska.