Mehera San Roque's research interests include evidence law, feminist analysis of law, law and surveillance/visual cultures, and the newly emerging field of law and sound. She has a particular interest in cross-disciplinary collaborations, including an ARC funded multidisciplinary and international project examining the participation of deaf citizens as jurors, working with linguists, NSW Legal Aid, interpreters and colleagues from Interpreting and Translation Studies. With colleagues in law, forensic science, psychology and medicine, she is involved in research on identification evidence and surveillance technologies aimed at improving the reliability and evaluation of evidence in criminal trials. She is a member of the Evidence-Based Forensics Initiative at UNSW and on the Council of the Australian Academy of Forensic Sciences.
Science and law clash in Kathleen Folbigg case - Law Report with Damien Carrick: https://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/breakfast/kathleen-folbigg-case-law-report-with-damien-carrick/13281510
My Research Supervision
Janice Yung (School of Psychology, Faculty of Science, UNSW), " Cognitive biases surrounding presentation of face identification evidence in court and their effects on juror decision-making"
Shakhawat Hossain (School of Global and Public Law, UNSW), "Judges' social media use and its impact on the integrity of the judicial process in South Asia"
LAWS2351/JURD7251 Court Process, Evidence and Proof
LAWS3102/JURD7302 Advanced Criminal Law
Law for Psychologists (Master of Psychology (Forensic))
Introducing Law and Justice