Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
Professor

Professor Jill Barbara Hunter

BA LLB (UNSW)

PhD (London)

Law & Justice
Sch of Law Society&Criminology

Jill Hunter is a Professor in the Faculty of Law, UNSW. Jill Hunter's areas of teaching and research centre on the law, policies and practices relating to criminal trials. Her law reform and research interests align closely with the impact of laws and procedures in practice. She is a member of the Law Society of New South Wales, Criminal Law Committee.

Phone
+ 61 2 9385 2261
Location
Room 231 The Law Building University of New South Wales UNSW Kensington Campus Sydney NSW 2052 Australia (Access via Gate 2 off High Street)

Publications

  • Books | 2021
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter J; Metzger J; Henning T; Edmond G; McMahon R; San Roque M; Cockburn H, 2021, The Trial: Principles, Process and Evidence, Federation Press, Sydney
    Book Chapters | 2016
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter JB; Dixon D; Roberts P; Young SMN, 2016, 'Introduction: Re-examining Criminal Process Through the Lens of Integrity', in Hunter J; Roberts P; Dixon D; Young SMN (ed.), The Integrity of Criminal Process From Theory into Practice, Bloomsbury Publishing, Oxford, pp. 1 - 34
    Book Chapters | 2016
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter JB, 2016, 'Gender Equality, Dignity and the Right to a Fair Trial', in The Routledge International Handbook of Criminology and Human Rights, Routledge, Oxford, pp. 440 - 448
    Book Chapters | 2016
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter JB, 2016, 'Rape law, Past wrongs and Legal Fictions: Telling Law's Story with Integrity', in The Integrity of Criminal Process: From Theory into Practice, Bloomsbury Publishing, pp. 327 - 348
    Edited Books | 2016
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter JB; Young SMN; Roberts P; Dixon D, (eds.), 2016, The Integrity of Criminal Process: From Theory Into Practice, Bloomsbury Publishing
    Book Chapters | 2015
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter JB, 2015, 'The Character Battle', in Hunter J (ed.), The Trial Principles, Process and Evidence, The Federation Press, Sydney, pp. 480 - 502
    Book Chapters | 2015
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter JB, 2015, 'The Rise and Rise of Judicial Warnings', in Hunter J (ed.), The Trial Principles, Process and Evidence, The Federation Press, Sydney, pp. 662 - 695
    Book Chapters | 2015
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter J, 2015, 'Tendency, Coincidence and Character Evidence', in Hunter J (ed.), The Trial Principles, Process and Evidence, The Federation Press, Sydney, pp. 426 - 479
    Book Chapters | 2015
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter JB, 2015, 'Character Evidence', in Hunter J (ed.), The Trial Principles, Process and Evidence, The Federation Press, Sydney, pp. 413 - 425
    Book Chapters | 2015
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter JB, 2015, 'The Accused in Court', in Hunter J (ed.), The Trial Principles, Process and Evidence, The Federation Press, Sydney, pp. 376 - 412
    Book Chapters | 2015
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter JB, 2015, 'Cross-examination, Witness Credibility and Related Challenges', in Hunter J (ed.), The Trial Principles, Process and Evidence, pp. 245 - 305
    Book Chapters | 2015
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter JB, 2015, 'The Witness in the Box', in Hunter J (ed.), The Trial Principles, Process and Evidence, The Federation Press, Sydney, pp. 193 - 244
    Book Chapters | 2015
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter JB, 2015, 'Framing the Criminal Trial', in Hunter J (ed.), The Trial Principles, Process and Evidence, The Federation Press, Sydney, pp. 101 - 129
    Book Chapters | 2015
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter JB, 2015, 'Shaping the Criminal Trial: Principle, Pleadings and Prosecuting', in Hunter J (ed.), The Trial Principles, Process and Evidence, The Federation Press, Sydney, pp. 1 - 36
    Book Chapters | 2015
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter JB, 2015, 'Introducing the Law of Evidence: Relevance, Discretions and Fairness', in Hunter J (ed.), The Trial Principles, Process and Evidence, The Federation Press, Sydney, pp. 129 - 193
    Book Chapters | 2015
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter JB, 2015, 'Adversarialism, Advocacy, Proof and jury', in Hunter J (ed.), The Trial Principles, Process and Evidence, The Federation Press, Sydney, pp. 36 - 73
    Books | 2015
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter J; Metzger J; Henning T; Edmond G; McMahon R; San Roque M, 2015, The Trial: Principles, Process and Evidence, Federation Press, Sydney, https://www.federationpress.com.au/bookstore/book.asp?isbn=9781760020262
    Book Chapters | 2014
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter JB, 2014, 'Killing a Mockingbird? Popular Culture, Imagination and Reflection', in Wolff L; Nicolae M (ed.), The First-year Law Experience : a new beginning, Halstead Press, Ultimo, NSW, pp. 46 - 58
    Book Chapters | 2012
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter JB; Roberts P, 2012, 'Introduction', in Roberts P; Hunter J (ed.), Criminal Evidence and Human Rights: Reimagining Common Law Procedural Traditions, Hart Publishing, Oxford, pp. 1 - 24
    Book Chapters | 2012
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter JB; Henning T, 2012, 'Finessing the Fair Trial for Complainants and the Accused: Mansions of Justice or Castles in the Air?', in Roberts P; Hunter J (ed.), Criminal Evidence and Human Rights: Reimagining Common Law Procedural Traditions, edn. Original, Hart Publishing, Oxford, pp. 347 - 368, http://www.hartpub.co.uk/books/details.asp?isbn=9781849461726
    Edited Books | 2012
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter JB; Roberts P, (ed.), 2012, Criminal Evidence and Human Rights: Reimagining Common Law Procedural Traditions, Hart Publishing, England
    Book Chapters | 2012
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter JB; Roberts P, 2012, 'Introduction—The Human Rights Revolution in Criminal Evidence and Procedure', in Criminal Evidence and Human Rights: Reimagining Common Law Procedural Traditions, Hart Publishing, England, pp. 1 - 24
    Books | 2011
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter JB; Henning T; Gans J; Warner K, 2011, Criminal Process and Human Rights, Original, Federation Press, Sydney, http://www.federationpress.com.au/bookstore/book.asp?isbn=9781862878389
    Book Chapters | 2011
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter JB, 2011, 'A Thirty Year Journey to Video-Recorded Police Interviews and Criminal Trials in Australia', in Ibusuki M (ed.), Toward Visual Recording of Suspect Interview, edn. Original, Nihon Hyoron-sha, Tokyo
    Book Chapters | 2011
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter JB, 2011, 'Policing in a Legal Context', in Birch P; Herrington V (ed.), Policing in Practice, edn. 1, Palgrave Macmillan, South Yarra, pp. 130 - 146, http://www.palgravemacmillan.com.au/palgrave/newonix/isbn/9781420256468?open&template=domPalgrave&ed=site/paled21.nsf
    Books | 2010
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter JB; Steel Z; Pearson LM; Silove DM; San Roque M; Frommer N; Redman R, 2010, Tales of the Unexpected & Refugee Status Decision-Making: Managing and Understanding Psychological Issues Among Refugee Applicants, First, Faculty of Law and Psychiatry Research and Teaching Unit, University of New South Wales, Sydney
    Book Chapters | 2008
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter J, 2008, 'Directions About External Influences', in Judicial Directions, Law Reform Commission, Australia, pp. 89 - 97, https://www.lawreform.justice.nsw.gov.au/Documents/Publications/Consultation-Papers/CP04.pdf
    Book Chapters | 2008
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter J, 2008, 'Directions About Trial Practice & Procedure', in Judicial Directions, Australia, pp. 58 - 84, https://www.lawreform.justice.nsw.gov.au/Documents/Publications/Consultation-Papers/CP04.pdf
    Book Chapters | 2007
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter JB, 2007, 'Battling a good story: Cross-Examining the failure of the Law of Evidence', in Innovations in Evidence and Proof, edn. 1, Hart Publishing, UK, pp. 261 - 289
    Books | 2005
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter J; Cameron C; Henning T, 2005, Litigation 2: Evidence & Criminal Process, 7th, LexisNexis Butterworths, Australia
    Books | 2005
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter JB; Cameron C; Henning T, 2005, Litigation 1: Civil Procedure, 7th, LexisNexis, Sydney
    Books | 2002
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Anderson JP; Hunter JB; Williams SC N, 2002, The New Evidence Law: Annotations and Commentary on the Uniform Evidence Acts, 1, LexisNexis Butterworths, Sydney, NSW
    Books | 1998
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Aronson MI; Hunter JB, 1998, Litigation: Evidence & Procedure 6th ed, Original, Butterworths, Sydney
    Books | 1995
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter JB; Cronin K, 1995, Evidence, advocacy and ethical practice: A criminal trial commentary, Original, Butterworths, Sydney
    Books | 1995
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Aronson MI; Hunter JB, 1995, Litigation: Evidence and Procedure, 5th
    Book Chapters | 1991
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter JB; Bargen J, 1991, 'Abnormal Minds, Abnormal Murderers and 'What the Doctor Said'', in Partial Excuses to Murder, Federation Press, Australia
    Books | 1988
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Aronson M; Hunter JB; Weinberg M, 1988, Litigation: Evidence and Procedure, 4th, Butterworths, Australia
  • Journal articles | 2021
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter J; Kemp R; O'Sullivan K; Vines P, 2021, 'A Fragile Bastion: UNSW Judicial Stress Trauma Study', Judicial Officers' Bulletin, vol. 33, pp. 1 - 1
    Journal articles | 2020
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter J; Cowdery N; McMahon R, 2020, 'Sentencing and disadvantage: the use of research to inform the court', Judicial Officers' Bulletin, vol. 32, pp. 43 - 48, https://www.publicdefenders.nsw.gov.au/Pages/public_defenders_research/bar-book/pdf/JOB_June_articles1-2.pdf
    Journal articles | 2018
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Dowd R; Hunter J; Liddell B; McAdam J; Nickerson A; Bryant R, 2018, 'Filling gaps and verifying facts: Assumptions and credibility assessment in the Australian Refugee Review Tribunal', International Journal of Refugee Law, vol. 30, pp. 71 - 103, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ijrl/eey017
    Journal articles | 2018
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter J; Choo A, 2018, 'Gender discrimination and Juries in the 20th century: Judging Women Judging Men', International Journal of Evidence and Proof, vol. 22, pp. 192 - 217, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1365712718782990
    Journal articles | 2017
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Journal articles | 2016
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter J, 2016, 'Character Evidence in the Criminal Trial', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF EVIDENCE & PROOF, vol. 20, pp. 162 - 172, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1365712716641033
    Journal articles | 2014
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter JB; Pearson L; San Roque M, 2014, 'Mental health expertise in refugee status decision-making: judging or caring?', International Journal of Evidence and Proof, vol. 18, pp. 310 - 339, http://dx.doi.org/10.1350/ijep.2014.18.4.462
    Journal articles | 2014
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter JB, 2014, 'Jury Deliberations and the Secrecy Rule: The Tail that Wags the Dog?', The Sydney Law Review, vol. 35, pp. 809 - 826, http://sydney.edu.au/law/slr/
    Journal articles | 2013
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter JB; Tay K; Frommer N; Silove D; Pearson L; San Roque M; Redman R; Bryant R; Manicavasagar V; Steel Z, 2013, 'A mixed method study of expert psychological evidence submitted for a cohort of asylum seekers undergoing refuggee status determination in Australia', Social Science and Medicine, vol. 98, pp. 106 - 115, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2013.08.029
    Journal articles | 2013
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter J; Pearson L; San Roque M; Steel Z, 2013, 'Asylum adjudication, mental health and credibility evaluation', Federal Law Review, vol. 41, pp. 471 - 495, http://www.federallawreview.com.au/
    Journal articles | 2013
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter J; Pearson L; Roque MS; Steel Z, 2013, 'Asylum Adjudication, Mental Health and Credibility Evaluation', Federal Law Review, vol. 41, pp. 471 - 495, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0067205x1304100304
    Journal articles | 2012
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter JB; Cowdery N, 2012, 'Review, Modern Criminal Law in Australia', Criminal Law Journal, vol. 36, pp. 127 - 130
    Journal articles | 2006
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Redman R; San Roque M; Hunter JB; Hambley TW; Martin H, 2006, 'Three tales of asylum: trauma, credibility and expert evidence', Human Rights Defender, vol. 15, pp. 17 - 19
    Journal articles | 2005
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Brennan S; Healey DJ; Hunter JB; Johnson D; San Roque M; Wolff LT, 2005, 'Indigenous Legal Education at UNSW: A Work-In-Progress', Indigenous Law Bulletin, vol. 6, pp. 26 - 29
    Journal articles | 2005
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter JB, 2005, 'Review: A Jury of Whose Peers? The Cultural Politics of Juries in Australia', Law & Politics Book Review, pp. 150 - 156
    Journal articles | 2000
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter JB, 2000, 'Book review: Effective Legal Research by I. Nemes and G.Cross', Australian Law Journal, pp. 58 - 59
    Journal articles | 1996
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter JB, 1996, 'Teaching plumbing with periclean ideals: should it be done? Can it be done? Advocacy and courtroom scholarship', Law Teacher, pp. 330 - 353
    Journal articles | 1995
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter JB, 1995, 'Abuse of process savages criminal issue estoppel', University of New South Wales Law Journal, vol. 18, pp. 151 - 171
    Journal articles | 1994
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter JB, 1994, 'Unreliable Memoirs and the Accused: Bending and Stretching Hearsay: Part 2', Criminal Law Journal, vol. 18, pp. 76 - 89
    Journal articles | 1994
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter JB, 1994, 'Unreliable Memoirs and the Accused: Bending and Stretching Hearsay: Part 1', Criminal Law Journal, vol. 18, pp. 8 - 28
    Journal articles | 1993
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter JB, 1993, 'Case Commentary: R v Chayna', Criminal Law Journal, vol. 17, pp. 258 - 261
    Journal articles | 1991
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter JB, 1991, 'Review Article: Evidence: Its History and Policies', UNSW Law Journal, vol. 14, pp. 370 - 372
    Journal articles | 1991
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter JB, 1991, 'Book Review: Judicial Discretion and Criminal Litigation', Criminal Law Journal, vol. 15, pp. 387 - 389
    Journal articles | 1985
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter JB, 1985, ''Tainted' Proceedings: Censuring Police Illegalities', Australian Law Journal, vol. 59, pp. 709 - 716
    Journal articles | 1984
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter J, 1984, 'The development of the rule against double jeopardy', The Journal of Legal History, vol. 5, pp. 1 - 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01440368408530792
    Journal articles | 1981
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter JB; Tyree A, 1981, 'The Rising Interest in Inflation', Australian Business Law Review, vol. 9, pp. 410 - 428
    Journal articles | 1980
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter JB, 1980, 'Prosecutors' Pleadings and the Rule Against Duplicity', UNSW Law Journal, vol. 3, pp. 248 - 278
  • Reports | 2015
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Peleg N; Hunter , 2015, Children’s Champions and Pre-Recording of Evidence
    Reports | 2014
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter JB, 2014, Jurors' Notions of Justice: An Empirical Study of Motivations to Investigate & Obedience to Judicial Directions, Law and Justice Foundation of NSW, http://www.lawfoundation.net.au/
    Reports | 2013
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter JB; Steel Z; Pearson L; Silove D; San Roque M; Frommer N; Redman R, 2013, Managing and Understanding Psychological Issues among Refugee Applicants: Resources Manual and Guidelines for Best Practice, UNSW
  • Other | 2015
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Tay AK; Frommer N; Hunter J; Silove D; Pearson L; San Roque M; Redman R; Bryant RA; Manicavasagar V; Steel Z, 2015, Corrigendum to "A mixed-method study of expert psychological evidence submitted for a cohort of asylum seekers undergoing refugee status determination in Australia" [Soc Sci Med 98 (2013) 106-115] DOI 10.1016/j.socscimed.2013.08.029, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2015.05.030
    Creative Written Works | 2008
    Professor Jill Barbara Hunter
    Hunter JB, 2008, Directions about Trial Practice and Procedure, NSW Law Reform Commission, Consultation Paper 4, Jury Directions, December 2008, NSW Law Reform Commission

Awards

UNSW Universitas 21 Fellowship [2001]

Runner up, Butterworths ($25,000) Book Prize [for, Hunter J & Cronin K, Evidence, Advocacy & Ethical Practice:  A Criminal Trial Commentary 1995]

Overseas Research Students Fee Support Scheme (Committee of Vice-Chancellors and Principals of the Universities of the UK).

Special Award for Excellence (London School of Economics & Political Science, University of London, UK)

(Foundation) WG Hart Award in Law for Excellence (London School of Economics & Political Science, University of London, UK)

 

Grants

ARC Discovery Project Grant 2019-2021, "Juries, Justice and Citizenship: Historicising Women’s Inequality", Lead CI with D. Kirkly, P Russell, A. Simmonds (DP190100940): $322,000.00

ARC Linkage Grant  2014-2016, “Re-inventing Authority & Integrity of Primary Legal Materials”, with GW  Greenleaf, AS Mowbray, Greenleaf, D Svantesson, AG Stuhmcke, JB Hunter, DJ Mason, J Butera, L Newlands, A Phelan, GT Riethmuller, S Talbot, L Atkinson (LP130100382) $150,000

Law & Justice Foundation large grant, 2005, with R Redman; M San Roque; N Frommer; Z Steel et al (L Pearson from 2008), ‘Evaluating the Credibility of Applicants for Refugee Status in Australia’, $25,000

Law & Justice Foundation large grant, 2005, ‘Comprehension & Obedience to Judicial Directions: Pilot Study’ Law & Justice Foundation of New South Wales, with D Boniface, J Chan, M Chesterman, $20,114.40 

Law & Justice Foundation large grant, 2009, ‘Comprehension & Obedience to Judicial Directions: Jury 2’ Law & Justice Foundation of New
South Wales, (revised to 2011), $15,419.45

Ministry of Internal Affairs & Royal Relations, Netherlands & Erasmus University, Rotterdam, An Overview of Administrative Measures Employed to Prevent Public Disorder in Australia, with A Krone, [€455] $660.00

Teaching related:

AUSAID (AUSTRALIAN AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT) Grant to Epro Hal Wootten, Prof Jill Hunter, 24 May 2010

USAID (AUSTRALIAN AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT) Grant to Epro Hal Wootten, Prof Jill Hunter, 01 Jul 2011

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