World class legal research
The Griffith Law School is home to a vibrant community of highly regarded, internationally published and recognised academics from over 30 different areas of law. We seek out innovative, high quality research that is consistent with our commitment to social justice and positive legal reform.
Our research in the area of Law and Legal Studies has been consistently ranked as 'above world standard' by the Australian Research Council's Excellence in Research for Australia from previous rounds in 2010 and 2012 to the current ERA 2015 round.
Globalisation, technology and diversifying professions are changing the face of law. Griffith Law School is committed to reimagining law and its institutions through the Law Futures Centre. The Law Futures Centre aims to bring scholars and researchers from various disciplines together to work on the emerging problems of our time.
PHD and Research Degrees
Whether you want to create positive legal reform or delve deeper into your area of legal practice, we will help you to become a high-quality legal researcher. You will collaborate closely with our experienced supervisors to develop deep questions about law and society. You'll also present your research at regular events for feedback and encouragement from our community of scholars.
Griffith Law School is a supportive and diverse research community that encourages deep and innovative thinking to help resolve some of the greatest challenges that we face both in Australia and globally. For detailed information on study pathways, fees, scholarships and application details visit Griffith's dedicated Research Degrees website.
- Australian Feminist Law Journal
Scholarly research using critical feminist approaches to law and justice published by Taylor & Francis
- Griffith Journal of Law and Human Dignity
Student run journal that strives to advance personal freedom and human dignity through fearless and novel scholarship
- Griffith Law Review
Dedicated to the socio-legal, interdisciplinary, critical and theoretical study of law published by Taylor & Francis