Legal Intersections Research Centre (LIRC)
LIRC is known for its leading edge interdisciplinary research in law, social sciences and the humanities and is organised around six themes:
- Contesting Vulnerability
- Crime and Society
- Hard Decisions, Soft Power
- Law and Popular Cultures
- Legal Ethics, Culture, Practice and Professionalism
- Social Justice and Global Forces
Photo © John Storey, 2008
Upcoming LIRC Events
6 August | Seminar - Inside Jill Meagher’s Handbag: Looking at Open Justice
For a full list of past and present events see LIRC Events.
Volume 17 of the trans-continental journal Law Text Culture has been published. The theme is Re-orienting Hospitality, Re-orienting Law, and the collection of articles examines how the treatment of strangers is understood socially, culturally, politically and legally.
Dr Julia Quilter has added her voice to the debate on alcohol-fuelled violence and alcohol laws, and the Governments decision to review the state bail laws.
Find out more in LIRC News >