Menu

Search

Julia Quilter

Julia Quilter

Associate Professor of Law, University of Wollongong
Dr Quilter is a graduate of Sydney University (BA(Hons) with the University Medal 1993), UNSW (LLB with the University Medal 2000) and Monash University (PhD 2000). During her PhD she studied at the University of California at Berkeley (1994-1995) working with Professors Judith Butler and Avital Ronnell and was then a Visiting Scholar at New York University and Columbia University (1995-1996).

After completing her PhD, Dr Quilter spent a decade practising as both a solicitor and as a barrister primarily in public law being admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of NSW in 2000 and as a barrister of the Supreme Court of NSW and High Court of Australia in 2002. After a brief stint in private practice at Malleson Stephen Jaques, Dr Quilter worked at the NSW State Crown Solicitor's Office primarily in the Criminal Law Practice Group specialising in regulatory and coronial law (2001-2002; 2005-2009) and was the Legal Research Officer to the NSW Solicitor General and Crown Advocate (2002-2005) appearing as junior counsel in constitutional and criminal law matters in the High Court, NSW Court of Appeal and NSW Court of Criminal Appeal.

Some of Dr Quilter's more significant matters include: being the solicitor assisting the Deputy State Coroner into the death of Brian Peters ("the Balibo Five inquest"); appearing as junior counsel in Markarian v R (2005) 215 ALR 213 and Subramaniam v R (2004) 211 ALR 1 in the High Court; appearing as junior counsel in a range of criminal law matters in the NSWCCA including R v Way (2004) 60 NSWLR 168, R v K (2003) 59 NSWLR 431 and a number of guideline judgment matters such as High Range PCA, Form 1 and Assault Police; and as junior counsel in a number of important evidence law matters such as R v Ellis (2003) 58 NSWLR 700 and R v Folbigg [2003] NSWCCA 17.

Before joining the UOW Faculty of Law in 2010, Dr Quilter taught sessionally at the UNSW (2002-2009) teaching Public Law in both the undergraduate and MLS program. Since joining the Faculty, Dr Quilter has been teaching criminal law in the LLB program and teaching in the Masters of Criminal Prosecutions. She is a member of the Legal Intersections Research Centre and has recently been appointed Co-Managing Editor of Law Text Culture.

Law and order is no get-out-of-jail card for floundering politicians

Dec 16, 2018 13:07 pm UTC| Insights & Views Law Politics

With confidence in politicians at an all-time low, it would be easy to assume criminal law-making is only ever about law and order bidding and winning elections. For example, when it emerged that Hassan Khalif Shire Ali...

1 

Economy

U.S. Treasuries steady ahead of January manufacturing, composite PMIs

The U.S. Treasuries remained steady during Fridays afternoon session ahead of the countrys manufacturing and composite PMI for the month of January, scheduled to be released today by 14:45GMT, amid an otherwise, muted...

UK gilts mixed following better-than-expected rise in January flash PMIs

The United Kingdoms gilts remained mixed during European trading hours Friday following a better-than-expected set of the countrys flash PMIs for the month of January, released today. The yield on the benchmark 10-year...

German bunds tad down following upbeat January manufacturing PMI

The German bunds remained tad down during European trading session Friday following an upbeat manufacturing PMI for the month of January, released early today. The German 10-year bond yield, which move inversely to its...

Australian dollar likely to weaken a little further in short term, says Commerzbank

The Australian dollar is expected to weaken a little further in the short term, particularly owing to the destruction caused by the recent bushfires, according to the latest research report from Commerzbank. The...

RBA unlikely to feel urgency to cut again as soon as next month, says St George Economics

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) is not expected to feel an urgency to cut interest rates again as soon as next month, but rather, stand pat and assess incoming data, according to the latest research report from St....

Politics

Ivanka Trump praised by TV show host Samantha Bee for parental leave bill

Ivanka Trump has been earning praises for lobbying a bill that was approved by Senate in December 2019. For instance, political commentator and television host Samantha Bee praised Donald Trumps daughter for her efforts in...

Ivanka Trump 2020: Is Donald Trump grooming his daughter and senior advisor for the presidency?

As senior advisor to the president, Ivanka Trump holds a key position within Donald Trumps inner political circle. This explains why she is usually present in high-profile events such as the World Economic Forum in Davos,...

Donald Trump shock: POTUS on Greta Thunberg's climate change warnings 'she beat me out of TIME Magazine'

Donald Trump returned from the World Economic Forum at Davos, Switzerland the other day in the midst of an ongoing impeachment trial happening at the Senate. During a news conference, when asked about teenage climate...

Melania Trump shock: FLOTUS' non-attendance at Davos reportedly a 'subliminal message' to Donald Trump

If there is one thing to know about First Lady Melania Trump, it is that she tends to make subliminal messages. Her absence at the Davos Forum may reportedly be a subliminal message to her husband. Recently, Donald...

Donald Trump fury: POTUS rants about impeachment being weaponized for 2020 election

The United States President Donald Trump is currently facing an impeachment trial at the Senate while running a reelection campaign in this years presidential elections. Even though he does not need to be present at the...

Science

Antarctica: Scientists discover fossil of 40 million-year-old animal

Just when we think all the fossils of long ago were all found, we end up getting surprised at sudden discoveries in recent years. A new report emerges as scientists in Antarctica discover fossils belonging to an animal 40...

Taal volcano predicted to have explosive eruption

The Philippines was suddenly placed on high alert when the Taal volcano erupted. However, it appears that it is only just beginning as a new report reveals that the volcano may be gearing up for an explosive eruption...

Asteroids: Footage of Chelyabinsk meteor collision reveals the actual devastation caused

In 2013, a meteor made an unannounced visit and crash-landed in the city of Chelyabinsk in Russia. Now, footage capturing the incident shows just how bad the impact of the meteor was. The Chelyabinsk meteor incident is...

Asteroids: NASA spots space rock traveling 25,433 mph towards Earth

Another asteroid is set to make an approach towards Earths orbit, as NASAs asteroid trackers have noticed. It is now down to whether or not the asteroid will strike, and if it does not, how close is it going to...

Technology

‘Half-Life: Alyx’ release won’t likely be delayed as Valve confirms VR title is almost finished

The Half-Life: Alyx release is expected to push through as planned. This has been hinted at by the developer at a recent Valve Reddit AMA, which is a pleasant surprise since Valve is rather notorious in the past for its...

Motorola Razr 2020 can be preordered via Verizon and Walmart starting January 26

Motorola surprised everyone what it announced of reviving its iconic foldable phone. Apparently, the company is ready to venture once more into the foldable phone niche with the Motorola Razr 2020. The Motorola Razr was...

iPhone 12 Pro models to launch with a new Navy Blue color variant, rumor suggests

The latest rumors on the iPhone 12 series heighten the anticipation that it will pave the way for many firsts in Apples premium smartphone lineup. A report hints that the upcoming devices will be available in a new color...

New iPhone 9 leaked renders insist the device will feature Touch ID, not Face ID

Tech fans likely know by now that Apple is anticipated to have a much earlier smartphone unveiling event this year. But it is not for the iPhone 12 series the company has been rumored to release another mid-range...

Tesla cars could soon have ‘The Witcher’ game in Tesla Arcade

The software operating system installed in every Tesla car is one of the features that sets the companys products apart from other long-time major players in the automobile industry. It is also what makes popular video...
  • Market Data
Close

Welcome to EconoTimes

Sign up for daily updates for the most important
stories unfolding in the global economy.