Brendon holds double Honours degrees from the University of Newcastle, graduating in Social Work (BSW) in 1998 and Law (LLB) in 2004. He obtained a Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching in 2009. His primary area of teaching is Criminal Law and Procedure at the Callaghan Campus. Brendon joined the School of Law as a tutor in 2006, and is presently course coordinator for Criminal Law and Procedure. His academic interests include controlled operations, criminalisation, legal theory, and legal history. He is currently engaged in PhD research in the field of controlled operations. In 2008 he was awarded the Faculty of Business and Law Excellence in Teaching Award, followed by the Vice-Chancellor's Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning. He was subsequently awarded a Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning by the Australian Learning and Teaching Council in 2010.
- Bachelor of Law/Diploma of Legal Practice(Honours), University of Newcastle, 13/12/2004
- Bachelor of Social Work, University of Newcastle, 01/05/1998
- Criminal law and procedure
- Legal history
- Legal theory
- Criminal Law and Procedure
Fields of Research
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- Member (Australian New Zealand Society of Criminologists)
|2010||Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning|
Australian Learned and Teaching Council (Australia)
Australian Award for University Teaching
- Criminal Law and Procedure
Criminal Law and Procedure.
Brendon has taught the Professional Counselling Skills component of the Graduate Diploma of Genetic Counselling; the Communication Skills component of Legal System and Method; examined Honours dissertations; lectured in Legal Theory; and provided tuition in Tort law.
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Journal article (6 outputs)
|2011||Murphy BW, 'Case and Commentary: Police v McMillan  NSWLC 9', Criminal Law Journal, 35 46-50 (2011) [C1]|
|2010||Murphy BW, 'Indecent situations vacant', Criminal Law Journal, 34 263-264 (2010) [C3]|
|2009||Murphy BW, 'Human rights, human dignity and the right to die: Lessons from Europe on assisted suicide', Criminal Law Journal, 33 341-356 (2009) [C1]|
|2008||Murphy BW, 'Case and comment: Rowe v Kemper  QCA175', Criminal Law Journal, 32 384-389 (2008) [C1]|
|2008||Murphy BW, 'Motor accidents and blood samples in New South Wales', Journal of Law and Medicine, 15 644-653 (2008) [C1]|
|2007||Murphy BW, Anderson JL, ''Mates, Mr Big and the unwary': Ongoing supply and its relationship to entrapment', Current Issues in Criminal Justice, 19 5-33 (2007) [C1]|
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Grants and Funding
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Mr Brendon Murphy
|Work Phone||(02) 4921 2047|
Newcastle Law School
Faculty of Business and Law
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Callaghan NSW 2308