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Overview

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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Studying law at ECU has provided so many opportunities.

Alan Watkins

Law Honours 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:

News & events

   Anu Kothapalli's passion for social justice and commitment to volunteering has won her a prestigious prize from WA's legal community. Thumbnail

Law student’s volunteering spirit recognised

 Anu Kothapalli's passion for social justice and commitment to volunteering has won her a prestigious prize from WA's legal community.

The administrative functions of Australia's three federal courts will be merged under new plans. Thumbnail

Merging federal courts’ administration won't improve services for those who need it

Plans to merge Australia's three federal courts will save $6 million but ECU's Professor Anne Wallace asks how vulnerable families dealing with domestic violence, child abuse, mental illness and drug addiction will be affected by the change.

Putting his studies into practice in real life situations has helped ECU law student Dave Endersby come out on top in an international law competition in Hong Kong. Thumbnail

Law student takes top international prize

Putting his studies into practice in real life situations has helped ECU law student Dave Endersby come out on top in an international law competition in Hong Kong.

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