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The School of Law and Justice brings together the essential law, criminology and justice disciplines, offering a wide range of courses in Law, Criminology and Justice, Criminology and Juvenile Justice and Forensic Investigation.

Our vision is to lead in law, criminology and justice education and research; developing leaders of our communities.

The School has a strong research culture with particular expertise in criminology, policing and judicial administration.

Student testimonials

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"Criminology and Justice at ECU was both challenging and rewarding."

Glenn Stevens

Criminology and Justice graduate

Research activity

The School of Law and Justice is passionate about undertaking research into law and justice related issues within the community. A sample of projects can be seen below:

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Survey sheds light on WA drug and alcohol habits

A survey by Edith Cowan University has provided a valuable new insight on the use of alcohol and other drugs by young Western Australians.

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Developing proficiency standards and training programs with the WA Police

Researchers Pamela Henry and Nikki Rajakaruna from the Sellenger Centre are currently collaborating with the WA Police Academy to develop proficiency standards for police use of force training.

ECU law students Jack Hunter, Adrian Rogers, Suzanne Bundsen and Nick Brookes are competing in Austria as part of an international law competition. Thumbnail

ECU Moot team heads to Vienna

ECU Law students recently jetted off to the world’s largest gathering of law students in Vienna.

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