Mr Michael Crowley
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Mr Michael Crowley is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Business and Law's School of Law and Justice. Michael is Course Coordinator for Bachelor of Forensic Investigations and Law Competitions Coordinator. He is a researcher at the ECU Security Research Institute.
Michael was admitted as a solicitor in New South Wales in 1989 and worked in a general practice. In 1991 he was admitted as a barrister practicing extensively as defence counsel in criminal law jury trials and conducting appellate work.
Michael is a member of the Western Australian and New South Wales Bar Associations. Whilst practicing as a barrister in New South Wales Michael was also a lecturer in Criminal Law and Procedure, Law Extension Committee within the University of Sydney and up to 2005 was a Revising Examiner for the Legal Practitioner's Admission Board of New South Wales.
In 2004, Michael was a Visiting Lecturer in Law at Chongqing Technology and Business University, Chongqing, People's Republic of China. He was the Law Course Coordinator at ECU from June 2012 to July 2013.
- LAW4206 - Advanced Criminal Law;
- LAW4108 - Public International Law;
- LAW3106 - Evidence;
- LAW2600 - Terrorism and the Law;
- LAW3600 - Coronial Law and Mortuary Practice; and
- LAW4710 – Advanced Legal Research (honours).
- B.Leg.S.; and
Awards and recognition
- 2011 to date - Australian University Representative – International Negotiation Competition.
- 2010 - Certificate of Commendation, Hong Kong Red Cross (Branch of the Red Cross Society of China) In Recognition of Meritorious Service.
- 2009 - Dean's Award for Excellence in innovation or continuous improvement – legal writing program: Michael Crowley, Joseph Indaimo and Dr Jo McFarlane.
- 2009 to date - Western Australian Red Cross International Humanitarian Law Committee, Member
- 2007 to date - Hong Kong Red Cross International Humanitarian Law Moot, Finals Judge
- 2010 to date - ECU Vis Mooting teams – Hong Kong Vienna, Coach
- 2007 to date - Western Australia Bar Association
- 1991 to date - New South Wales Bar Association
- 2011 - 2012 - LAWASIA Moot Coaches Advisory Committee, Member
Research areas and interests
- Terrorism and International Humanitarian Law
Recent research grants
Small faculty grants
- 2007 - Legal Writing Skills program for first year first semester law students. $5,000
- 2007 - Grant to continue semester 1 workshops. $3,000
Faculty strategic grants
2008 - Legal Writing Skills Program for 2008 with Joseph Indaimo. $19,600
- Casenote: Tofilau v The Queen; Marks v The Queen; Hill v The Queen and Clarke v The Queen (2007)81 ALJR 1688, Western Australian Bar Review, Autumn, 2008.
- Crowley, M. (Chief Editor) (2012) with ICRC, Introduction to International Humanitarian Law and IHL Moot in Asia-Pacific Region, Hong Kong Red Cross.
- Crowley, M. (2012). Memorial writing. In Introduction to International Humanitarian Law and IHL Moot in Asia-Pacific Region, Hong Kong Red Cross.
- Crowley, M. (2012). Advocacy in mooting. InIntroduction to International Humanitarian Law and IHL Moot in Asia-Pacific Region, Hong Kong Red Cross.
- Crowley, M. (2008). Cyber crime and biometric authentication – the problem of privacy versus protection of business assets. In M.N. Bhavani (Ed.), Biometrics: Techno-Legal Issues,p.41-55, Hyderbad.
- Larsen, A., Crowley, M. (2012). 'Virtue Ethics: Analysing emotions in a police interview with a crime suspect.' Policing: a journal of policy and practice, 6(3), 291-300, Oxford.
- Crowley, M. & Larsen, A. (2010). 'Morality and Police Conduct: a way forward for ethical policing.' 5 Forum on Public Policy 1.
- Crowley, M. (2010). 'Tough on Terrorists: Challenging Traditional Sentencing Principles?' Federal Sentencing Reporter, Volume 22.4, Spring Edition 2010.
- Crowley, M. (2009). 'Corporate Governance - Royal Dutch Shell, Terrorism and Reputational Risk.' Legal Issues in Business - The Finance Industry, Volume 11, 2009, ISSN: 1442-911X at 35.
- Crowley, M. (2011). A poisoned apple? The use of secret evidence and secret hearings to combat terrorism in Australia. Proceedings of the 2nd Australian Counter Terrorism Conference, 43-52, Western Australia.
- Crowley, M. (2010). Countering Home-Grown Terrorists in Australia – an Overview of Legislation, Policy and Actors since 2001. Proceedings of The 1st Australian Counter Terrorism Conference - Security Research Centre, Edith Cowan University.
- Crowley, M., & Woodward, A. (2006). Does your Wireless LAN have criminal intent. 4th Australian Information Security Management Conference ECU - School of Computer and Information Science.
- Crowley, M. (2006). Cyber crime and biometric authentication - the problem of privacy versus protection of business assets. 4th Australian Information Security Management Conference ECU - School of Computer and Information Science.
- Crowley, M., & Larsen, A. (2010). Judicial Discretion: endorsing improper and unethical conduct by police; presented by Larsen, A Oxford Round Table on Ethical Sentiments, Oxford University, United Kingdom, March 2010.
- Crowley, M. (2009) Is Condi right? God, torture and complicity, Australian Law Teachers Association Conference Sydney 5 – 8 July 2009.
- Indaimo, J., Crowley, M. (2008). Learning Lessons in Legal Writing Skills, presented by Crowley, M. Australian Law Teachers Association Conference, July 2008, (abstract accepted in the Legal Education Section).
Other peer reviewed publications
- Crowley, M. & oths., (2013). 11th Hong Kong Red Cross International Humanitarian Law Moot Problem and associated judges notes.
- Crowley, M. & Desgagne, R. (2012). 10th Hong Kong Red Cross International Humanitarian Law Moot Problem and associated judges notes.
- Crowley, M. (2011). 9th Hong Kong Red Cross International Humanitarian Law Moot Problem and associated judges notes.
- Crowley, M. O’Brien, R., (2010). 8th Hong Kong Red Cross International Humanitarian Law Moot Problem and associated judges notes.
- Crowley, M. (2009). 7th Hong Kong Red Cross International Humanitarian Law Moot Problem and associated judges notes.
- Crowley, M. (2009). Legal and policy issues in combating online radicalisation. The Australian Strategic Policy Institute (APSI) published on-line.
- Crowley, M. (2008). 6th Hong Kong Red Cross International Humanitarian Law Moot Problem and associated judges notes.
- Crowley, M. (2007). 5th Hong Kong Red Cross International Humanitarian Law Moot Problem and associated judges notes.
Public lectures and seminars
- The Admissibility of Poisoned Evidence in International Criminal Tribunals, Hong Kong University Law School, 15 March 2013.
- Evidence & Ethics. Continuing Professional Development Seminar, Pan Pacific Hotel Perth, 25 July 2012.
- Ethical Issues in International Humanitarian Law, King, Wood & Mallesons, Hong Kong, 9 March 2012.
- Are Enhanced Interrogation Techniques Justified in the War on Terror National Security and Strategy. Seminar at Curtin University in August 2011.
- The role of international tribunals in the prosecution and punishment of war crimes.Keynote seminar at Mallesons Stephen Jaques Hong Kong, March 2011.
- Combating home grown terrorists in Australia: Lessons from two recent terrorist trials; SECAU – Security Research Centre , School of Computer and Security Science, ECU and Australian Computer Society Road show lectures in Canberra, Sydney and Melbourne on 28, 29 and 30 June 2010.
- Combating home grown terrorists in Australia: Lessons from two recent terrorist trials;Public Lecture for SECAU - Security Research Centre; Security: Special Interest Group, ECU, 20 May 2010.
- Guest Lecture for WA Red Cross onInternational Humanitarian Lawto persons completing International Humanitarian Law training workshop, Perth, 25 February 2010.
- China Education and the Law seminar.Edith Cowan University 2006.
- Legal Ethics in Australia and China.hongqing Technology and Business University December 2004. This lecture was simultaneously translated and presented by PowerPoint in English and Mandarin to aid understanding.