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Books

Brown D; Farrier D; McNamara L; Steel A; Grewcock M; Quilter J; Schwartz M; Anthony T; Loughnan A, 2020, Criminal Laws: Materials and Commentary on Criminal Law and Process of New South Wales, Federation Press, Sydney, https://www.federationpress.com.au/bookstore/book.asp?isbn=9781760021795

Brown D; Farrier D; McNamara L; Grewcock M; Quilter J; Steel A; Schwartz M, 2015, Criminal Laws: Materials and Commentary on Criminal Law and Process of NSW, 6th Edition, Federation Press, Sydney

McNamara L, 2007, Human rights controversies: The impact of legal form, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203945148

Brown D; Farrier D; Egger S; McNamara L; Steel A, 2006, 1 86287 596 0 Criminal Laws: Materials and Commentary on Criminal Law and Process in New South Wales 4th edn, The Federation Press, Sydney

Book Chapters

McNamara L; Quilter J, 2020, 'New South Wales: Insights into Influencing the Shape of Criminal Law Making', in Debeljak J; Grenfell L (ed.), Law making and human rights: executive and parliamentary scrutiny across Australian jurisdictions, Thomson Reuters, Sydney, https://legal.thomsonreuters.com.au/law-making-and-human-rights/productdetail/127563#table-contents

McNamara L, 2015, 'Criminalisation Research in Australia: Building a foundation for normative theorising and principled law reform', in Crofts T; Loughnan A (ed.), Criminalisation and Criminal Responsibility in Australia, Oxford University Press, pp. 33 - 51

Gelber K ; McNamara L, 2015, 'The impact of section 18C and other civil anti-vilification laws in Australia', in Australian Human Rights Commission (ed.), Perspectives on the Racial Discrimination Act: papers from the 40 Years of the Racial Discrimination Act Conference, Australian Human Rights Commission

McNamara L, 2013, ''Legal Form' and the Purchase of Human Rights Discourse in Domestic Policy-making: The Achievement of Same-Sex Marriage in Canada', in Verschraegen G; Madsen M (ed.), Making Human Rights Intelligible: Towards a Sociology of Human Rights, Hart Publishing, pp. 247 - 265

Journal articles

Quilter J; McNamara L; Porter M, 2022, 'New Jury Directions for Sexual Offence Trials in New South Wales: The Importance of Timing', CRIMINAL LAW JOURNAL, vol. 46, pp. 138 - 150, https://www.webofscience.com/api/gateway?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000860746300003&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Quilter J; McNamara L; Porter M, 2022, 'The most persistent rape myth? A qualitative study of ‘delay’ in complaint in Victorian rape trials', Current Issues in Criminal Justice, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10345329.2022.2090089

Perkins D; Brophy H; McGregor IS; O'Brien P; Quilter J; McNamara L; Sarris J; Stevenson M; Gleeson P; Sinclair J; Dietze P, 2021, 'Medicinal cannabis and driving: the intersection of health and road safety policy', International Journal of Drug Policy, vol. 97, pp. 103307, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.drugpo.2021.103307

McNamara L; Quilter J; Hogg R; Loughnan A; Douglas H; Brown D; Farmer L, 2021, 'Understanding processes of criminalisation: Insights from an Australian study of criminal law-making', Criminology and Criminal Justice, vol. 21, pp. 387 - 407, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1748895819868519

Quilter J; McNamara L; Walsh T; Anthony T, 2020, 'Homelessness and Contact with the Criminal Justice System: Insights from Magistrates in Australia', Journal of Judicial Administration, vol. 30, pp. 64 - 80, https://www-westlaw-com-au.wwwproxy1.library.unsw.edu.au/maf/wlau/app/document?&src=search&docguid=Ife9f9f1549ee11eba9c5a55edf1410c8&epos=1&snippets=true&fcwh=true&startChunk=1&endChunk=1&nstid=std-anz-highlight&nsds=AUNZ_JOURNALS&isTocNav=true&tocDs=AUNZ_AU_JOURNALS_TOC&context=7&extLink=false&searchFromLinkHome=true

McNamara L; Quilter J; Walsh T; Anthony T, 2020, 'Homelessness and contact with the criminal justice system: Insights from specialist lawyers and allied professionals in Australia', International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy, vol. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.5204/IJCJSD.1742

Monds L; Quilter J; van Golde C; McNamara L, 2019, 'Police as Experts in the Detection of Alcohol and Other Drug Intoxication: A Review of the Scientific Evidence within the Australian Legal Context', University of Queensland Law Journal, vol. 38, pp. 367 - 388, https://heinonline.org/HOL/LandingPage?handle=hein.journals/qland38&div=20&id=&page=

Trollip H; McNamara L; Gibbon H, 2019, 'The factors associated with the policing of offensive language: a qualitative study of three Sydney Local Area Commands', Current Issues in Criminal Justice, vol. 31, pp. 493 - 512, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10345329.2019.1639591

McNamara L; Quilter J, 2019, 'Criminalising protest through the expansion of police ‘move-on’ powers: A case study from Australia', International Journal of Law, Crime and Justice, vol. 58, pp. 22 - 34, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijlcj.2019.07.001

Walsh T; McNamara L; Quilter J; Anthony T, 2019, 'National Study on the Criminalisation of Poverty and Homelessness', Parity, vol. 32, pp. 25 - 27, https://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=686258036256092;res=IELHSS

Quilter J; McNamara L, 2018, 'The meaning of ‘‘intoxication’’ in Australian criminal cases: Origins and operation', New Criminal Law Review, vol. 21, pp. 170 - 207, http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/nclr.2018.21.1.170

McNamara L; Quilter J, 2018, 'High court constitutional challenges to criminal law and procedure legislation in Australia', University of New South Wales Law Journal, vol. 41, pp. 1047 - 1082

Quilter J; McNamara L, 2018, 'Guest editors’ introduction special edition: Hidden criminalisation—punitiveness at the edges', International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy, vol. 7, pp. 1 - 3, http://dx.doi.org/10.5204/ijcjsd.v7i3.559

McNamara L; Quilter J; Hogg R; Douglas H; Loughnan A; Brown D, 2018, 'Theorising Criminalisation: The Value of a Modalities Approach', International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy, vol. 7, pp. 91 - 121, http://dx.doi.org/10.5204/ijcjsd.v7i3.511

Quilter J; McNamara L; Seear K; Room R, 2018, 'The significance of 'intoxication' in Australian criminal law', Trends and Issues in Crime and Criminal Justice, pp. 1 - 16, https://aic.gov.au/publications/tandi/tandi546

Richards J; McNamara L, 2018, 'Just Attribution of Criminal Liability: Consideration of Extended Joint Criminal Enterprise Post-Miller', Criminal Law Journal, vol. 42, pp. 372-386 - 372-386, https://www.westlaw.com.au/maf/wlau/app/document?&src=search&docguid=I35f5da67225511e989f6e235e4e6e731&epos=1&snippets=true&fcwh=true&startChunk=1&endChunk=1&nstid=std-anz-highlight&nsds=AUNZ_JOURNALS&isTocNav=true&tocDs=AUNZ_AU_JOURNALS_TOC&context=20&extLink=false&searchFromLinkHome=true

McNamara L; Quilter J; Seear K; Room R, 2017, 'Evidence of Intoxication in Australian Criminal Courts: A Complex Variable with Multiple Effects', Monash University Law Review, vol. 43, pp. 148 - 194

Quilter J; McNamara L, 2017, 'Zero tolerance drug driving laws in Australia: A gap between rationale and form?', International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy, vol. 6, pp. 47 - 71, http://dx.doi.org/10.5204/ijcjsd.v6i3.416

Gelber K; McNamara L; Gelber K, 2016, 'Evidencing the harms of hate speech', Social Identities, vol. 22, pp. 324 - 341, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13504630.2015.1128810

Gelber K; McNamara L, 2016, 'Anti-vilification Laws and Public Racism in Australia: mapping the gaps between the harms occasioned and the remedies provided', University of New South Wales Law Journal, vol. 39, pp. 488 - 511

Quilter J; McNamara L; Seear K; Room R, 2016, 'Criminal Law and the Effects of Alcohol and Other Drugs: a National Study of the Significance of 'Intoxication' in Australian Legislation', University of New South Wales Law Journal, vol. 39, pp. 913 - 949, http://www.unswlawjournal.unsw.edu.au/sites/default/files/393-1.pdf

Quilter J; McNamara L, 2016, 'Street Music and the Law in Australia Busker Perspectives on the Impact of Local Council Rules and Regulations', Journal of Musicological Research, vol. 35, pp. 113 - 127, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01411896.2016.1161477

McNamara L; Quilter J, 2016, 'The “Bikie Effect” and other Forms of Demonisation: the Origins and Effects of Hyper-criminalisation', Law in Context, vol. 34, pp. 5 - 35

Quilter J; McNamara L; Seear K; Room R, 2016, 'The Definition and Significance of 'Intoxication' in Australian Criminal Law: A Case Study of Queensland's 'Safe Night Out' Legislation', QUT Law Review, vol. 16, pp. 42 - 58, http://dx.doi.org/10.5204/qutlr.v16i2.654

Gelber K; Mcnamara L, 2015, 'The Effects of Civil Hate Speech Laws: Lessons from Australia', Law and Society Review, vol. 49, pp. 631 - 664, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/lasr.12152

Quilter J; McNamara L, 2015, ''Long may the buskers carry on busking': Street music and the law in Melbourne and Sydney', Melbourne University Law Review, vol. 39, pp. 539 - 591

McNamara L; Quilter J, 2015, 'Institutional Influences on the Parameters of Criminalisation: Parliamentary Scrutiny of Criminal Law Bills in New South Wales', Current Issues in Criminal Justice, vol. 27, pp. 21 - 40

McNamara L; Quilter J , 2015, 'Public Intoxication in NSW: The Contours of Criminalisation', The Sydney Law Review, vol. 37, pp. 1 - 35

McNamara L, 2014, 'A Judicial contribution to over-criminalisation?: Extended joint criminal enterprise liability for murder', Criminal Law Journal, vol. 38, pp. 104 - 117, http://websearch.aic.gov.au/firstaicPublic/fullRecord.jsp?recnoListAttr=recnoList&recno=296374

Gelber K; McNamara L, 2014, 'Changes in the expression of prejudice in public discourse in Australia: assessing the impact of hate speech laws on letters to the editor 1992-2010', Australian Journal of Human Rights, vol. 20, pp. 99 - 128, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1323-238X.2014.11882142

Gelber K ; McNamara L, 2014, 'Private Litigation to address a public wrong: a study of Australia's regulatory response to 'hate speech'', Civil Justice Quarterly, vol. 33, pp. 307 - 334

McNamara L; Quilter J , 2014, 'Turning the Spotlight on 'Offensiveness' as a Basis for Criminal Liability', Alternative Law Journal, vol. 39, pp. 36 - 39

Gelber K; McNamara L, 2013, 'Freedom of speech and racial vilification in Australia: 'The Bolt case' in public discourse', Australian Journal of Political Science, vol. 48, pp. 470 - 484, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10361146.2013.842540

Durbach A; McNamara L; Rix M; Rice S, 2013, 'Public Interest Litigation: Making the Case in Australia', Alternative Law Journal, vol. 38, pp. 219 - 223, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1037969X1303800404

McNamara L; Quilter J, 2013, 'Time to define ‘the cornerstone of public order legislation’: the elements of offensive conduct and language under the summary offences act 1988 (NSW)', University of New South Wales Law Journal, vol. 36, pp. 534 - 562, http://www.unswlawjournal.unsw.edu.au/

Arzey S; Mcnamara L, 2011, 'Invoking international human rights law in a "rights-free zone": Indigenous justice campaigns in Australia', Human Rights Quarterly, vol. 33, pp. 733 - 766, http://dx.doi.org/10.1353/hrq.2011.0036

McNamara L, 1994, 'Criminalising Racial Hatred: Learning from the Canadian Experience', Australian Journal of Human Rights, vol. 1, pp. 198 - 210, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1323238X.1994.11910911

Reports

Stubbs J; Findlay L; McNamara L; Steel A, 2019, Submission to the NSW Sentencing Council’s review of sentencing for the offences of murder and manslaughter, including penalties imposed for domestic and family violence homicides and the standard non-parole periods for murder, http://www.cclj.unsw.edu.au/sites/cclj.unsw.edu.au/files/Submission%20to%20Sentencing%20Council%20from%20UNSW%20CCLJ%20researchers%20pdf.pdf


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