Researcher

Professor Gabrielle Appleby

My Expertise

Constitutional law
Judges
Independence of courts
High Court
Government accountability
Government lawyers
Federalism
Organised crime
National security

Field of Research (FoR)

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Biography

Dr Gabrielle Appleby is a Professor at the Law Faculty of University of New South Wales (Sydney) and the Associate Dean (International & External Engagement) for the Faculty. She researches and teaches in public law, with her areas of expertise including the role, powers and accountability of the Executive; the role of government lawyers; and the integrity of the judicial branch. She is the Co-Director of The Judiciary Project at the...view more

Dr Gabrielle Appleby is a Professor at the Law Faculty of University of New South Wales (Sydney) and the Associate Dean (International & External Engagement) for the Faculty. She researches and teaches in public law, with her areas of expertise including the role, powers and accountability of the Executive; the role of government lawyers; and the integrity of the judicial branch. She is the Co-Director of The Judiciary Project at the Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law and was the founding editor of Australia’s national public law blog, AUSPUBLAW. In 2015-2018, she was a Chief Investigator on the ARC Discovery Project, Law, Order and Federalism, looking at the effects of the High Court’s chapter III jurisprudence on State government law and order policy development. In 2016-2017, she worked as a pro bono constitutional adviser to the Regional Dialogues and the First Nations Constitutional Convention that led to the Uluru Statement from the Heart. She is the constitutional consultant to the Clerk of the Australian House of Representatives. Her books include Australian Public Law (3rd ed, Oxford University Press, 2018), The Role of the Solicitor-General: Negotiating Law, Politics and the Public Interest (Hart Publishing, 2016); and The Tim Carmody Affair (NewSouth Publishing, 2016). Gabrielle has also spent time working for the Queensland Crown Solicitor and the Victorian Government Solicitor’s Office.

 


My Grants

2017

UNSW Research Infrastructure Fund

 

Edited Collections (Law): Metadata Repository & Research Metrics Scoping Study

 

$122, 452

Gabrielle Appleby (Project Leader)

Simone Degeling, Philip Chung, Kathy Bowrey

2014-17

Australian Research Council

Law, Order and Federalism

DP 140101218

$328,000

James Stellios (ANU)

John Williams (UA)

Gabrielle Appleby (UA)

 

 

2015-18

Australian Research Council and 15 partner universities

The Australasian legal history libraries stage II

LE150100051

 

$800,000

 

 

Lead Chief Investigator: Graham Greenleaf (UNSW)

Personnel from 15 Universities, including:

Gabrielle Appleby (UA)


My Qualifications

PhD, University of Adelaide, 2012

LLM, University of Melbourne, 2009

LLB, University of Queensland, 2005


My Awards

2018

Fellow

Australian Academy of Law

2017

Highly Commended, Academic of the Year

NSW Women Lawyers Assn

2017

Shortlisted, History Prize for The Tim Carmody Affair: Australia’s greatest judicial crisis

 

Queensland Literary Awards

2015

Shortlisted, Zines Prize for best law review article

Federal Law Review

2014

Dean’s Commendation for Excellence in Research

University of Adelaide

2012

University Medal (PhD)

University of Adelaide

2012

Dean’s Commendation for Doctoral Thesis Excellence

 

University of Adelaide

2012

Bonython Prize for best original thesis

 

Law School

University of Adelaide

2010

Australian Postgraduate Award (PhD)

Commonwealth Government

University of Adelaide

 

2010

Zelling-Gray Scholarship (PhD)

Law School

University of Adelaide

 

2007

Betty Patterson Commemorative Award (to undertake LLM at the University of Melbourne)

 

Australian Federation of University Women (Queensland Branch) Fellowship


My Research Supervision


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Areas of supervision

I would be interested in supervising in the areas of judicial independence, executive government and power, government lawyers and government accountability.


Currently supervising

Costa Avgoustinos, UNSW, 'Reconciling Climate Change and Social Justice in Earth Jurisprudence' (with Ben Golder, Peter Burdon and Amelia Thorpe)

Kellie Toole, University of Adelaide, 'Who is the Prosecutor' (with Ngaire Naffine)

Genna Churches, UNSW, ''Mass Surveillance and Data Retention in Australia' (with George Williams)

Shreeya Smith, UNSW, "Asylum seekers, mandatory detention and constitutional limits on the exercise of non-statutory executive power" (with Rosalind Dixon)

Jemimah Roberts, UNSW, "Constitutional Interpretation in the High Court: Revisiting Genealogical, Genetic and Functional Comparison" (with Rosalind Dixon)

Jennifer Duxbury, University of Canberra, "Exceptional Trust? The role of legal experts advising federal government decision-makers" (with Linda Botterill)

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Location

UNSW Law, Kensington Campas

Contact

+61 2 9385 6676

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