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Prof

Simon Evans

Honorary
Law
law
government & law
social sciences
constitutionalism and constitutional law ; political science and public policy
human rights ; justice and the law not elsewhere classified
human rights ; comparative government and politics; understanding legal processes; understanding political systems
life sciences & biomedicine
public, environmental & occupational health
science & technology
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Prof

Simon Evans

 
Division
Law
 
Primary Interest
Courts and Judges: Appointment and Independence
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Prof

Simon Evans

 

Simon Evans is a Professor in the Melbourne Law School and the University of Melbourne's Pro Vice-Chancellor (International).

As Pro Vice-Chancellor (International), Professor Simon Evans works on the University’s international strategy and international relationships, under the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Global Engagement).



His scholarly work is as a comparative public lawyer, with broad interests in constitutional and administrative law, particularly in common law and Commonwealth countries. He holds an ARC funded Discovery Project grant to analyse the powers and accountabilities of the executive branch of government. He recently completed a major project investigating the capacity of parliaments to protect human rights and the effectiveness of the Commonwealth model of human rights protection. He has also worked on the implementation of the Victorian Charter of Human Rights. Other interests include constitutional property rights, accountability of executive government and constitutional theory. He was Director of the Centre for Comparative Constitutional Studies from 2005 to 2007 and Director of Teaching in the Law School from 2004 to 2006. He was a national finalist in the Australian Awards for University Teaching in 2005 and a Universitas 21 Teaching Fellow in 2006-7. He is a member of the Executive of the Australian Association of Constitutional Law.

Scholarly Works

Displaying the 42 most recent scholarly works by Simon Evans.

Credentials

Positions

Positions


Honorary

Law

Member

Australian Study of Parliament Group

Treasurer

Australian Association of Constitutional Law

Member

Australian Society of Legal Philosophy

Member

Australian Institute of Administrative Law

Barrister & Solicitor

High Court of Australia

Barrister & Solicitor

Supreme Court of New South Wales

Education

Education


Doctor of Philosophy

University of Cambridge

Bachelor of Laws

University of Sydney

Bachelor of Science

University of Sydney