News & Opinions

Police use of facial recognition technology must be governed by stronger legislation

Professor Liz Campbell

Where successful, facial recognition technology can have positive and headline-grabbing effects – for example tracing missing children in India. But new research shows the technology can be inaccurate and discriminatory. Learn more


Back to the Future: Cybercrime's lessons from the past

Professor Jonathan Clough

Disruptive technologies such as AI and Blockchain present a major opportunity for offenders to commit a broad range of offences. How do we prepare for these emerging threats? Professor Jonathan Clough explains. Learn more.


Banking royal commission: action on criminality must be swift

Professor Liz Campbell

While deploying the criminal law more robustly might not restore trust in the banks, it may well serve to develop some trust in the wider sense that the state is recognising the harm and the gravity of the wrongdoing. Learn more


Why regulating facial recognition technology is so problematic – and necessary

Professor Liz Campbell

The use of automated facial recognition technology (FRT) is becoming more commonplace globally, in particular in China, the UK and now Australia. Does the technology adversely impact on privacy and does it unfairly target specific members of our community? Learn more


Podcast: Rolls-Royce's worldwide network of corruption

Professor Liz Campbell

In 2017, Rolls-Royce signed a deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) with the UK’s Serious Fraud Office over multiple corruption charges. Do DPAs pull the teeth out of the criminal justice system? Learn more