Simon Rice


New directions for law in Australia: essays in contemporary law reform

This book collects over 50 discrete law reform recommendations, encapsulated in short, digestible essays written by leading Australian scholars.

Australian clinical legal education: designing and operating a best practice clinical program in an Australian law school

Overview Clinical legal education (CLE) is potentially the major disruptor of traditional law schools’ core functions. Good CLE challenges many central clichés of conventional learning in law—everything from case book method to the 50-minute lecture. And it can challenge a contemporary overemphasis on screen-based learning...

Do Australians have equal protection against hate speech?

Simon Rice examines the very different levels of protection against hate speech that exist in different Australian jurisdictions. He highlights Australia's unfulfilled international obligation to legislate against religious vilification and the interesting stance adopted by the NSW government on the subject.