Joint NJCA / ANU Conference 2017: Brave New Worlds

Date: 4 to 5-Mar-2017


Keynote Address: The Science of Truth

  • The Honourable Justice Stephen Gageler AC, High Court of Australia – this paper is due to be published in The Judicial Review

Transcription and Interpretation of Indistinct Covert Recordings used as Evidence in Court

Understanding Human Face Recognition and Challenges for Identification Evidence

Covert Online Surveillance of Child Predators: Exploring the Legal and Ethical Boundaries

  • Associate Professor Gregor Urbas, Faculty of Business, Government and Law, University of Canberra; Visiting Fellow at Tilburg University, Netherlands Youtube video

Decision Making: Human vs Machine

  • Professor Seumas Miller, Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics, Charles Sturt University; 3TU Centre for Ethics and Technology, Delft University of Technology (The Hague)
    Presentation [pdf 257KB]
  • Professor John Zeleznikow, Laboratory of Decision Support and Dispute Management, College of Business, Victoria University
    Presentation [pptx 200 kB]   Paper [pdf 475 kB]

DNA Evidence in Reports and Courts

  • Dr Dennis McNevin, Faculty of Education, Science, Technology & Maths, University of Canberra
    Presentation [pdf 770 kB]

Prosecuting Multiple Complainant Cases of Child Sexual Assault: The New South Wales or Victorian Approach?

  • Associate Professor John Anderson, Newcastle Law School, University of Newcastle
    Presentation [pdf 2,374 kB]
  • Professor Annie Cossins, Professor of Law and Criminology, Faculty of Law, University of New South Wales  Presentation [pptx 144kB]