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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


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