Anthony Hopkins

Dr Anthony Hopkins is a Senior Lecturer and Director of Clinical and Internship Courses at the ANU Law School. He is also a criminal defence barrister who began his career in Alice Springs, working the Aboriginal Legal Service. Anthony’s research is focused on the question of inequality in the criminal justice system, and on the importance of understanding the experience of 'others'. More recently he has focused on exploring the links between equality and compassion, where compassion is understood as the foundation that enables turning towards those who are caught in the criminal justice system.