Dr Elyse Methven is a Lecturer in Law at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS), where she teaches criminal law and sentencing law. Her PhD was on offensive language crimes and the relationship between law and language. Elyse also researches the use of infringement notices for criminal offending, and the intersection between criminal law and immigration powers.

Experience

  • 2017–present
    Lecturer, University of Technology Sydney
  • 2015–2016
    Associate lecturer, Macquarie University
  • 2011–2015
    Associate lecturer, University of Technology Sydney

Education

  • 2017 
    UTS, Doctor of Philosophy (Law)
  • 2008 
    UTS, Bachelor of Laws (Hons.)

Publications

  • 2019
    Dancing with Death: Why the NSW Homicide Offence of Drug Supply Causing Death May Cause More Harm than Good, Criminal Law Journal
  • 2019
    The controversial case of Lawyer X: Should lawyers be prevented from acting as human sources?, Alternative Law Journal
  • 2019
    Cheap and Efficient Justice? Neoliberal Discourse and Criminal Infringement Notices, University of Western Australia Law Review
  • 2017
    Offensive Language Crimes in Law, Media, and Popular Culture, Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • 2016
    'Weeds of our own Making': Language Ideologies, Swearing and the Criminal Law, Law in Context
  • 2016
    Serious Crime Prevention Orders, Current Issues in Criminal Justice
  • 2015
    We will decide who comes to this country, and how they behave: A critical reading of the asylum seeker Code of Behaviour, Alternative Law Journal
  • 2014
    'A Very Expensive Lesson': Counting the Costs of Penalty Notices for Anti-social Behaviour, Current Issues in Criminal Justice

Grants and Contracts

  • 2018
    Early career research grant
    Role:
    Lecturer
    Funding Source:
    University of Technology Sydney
  • 2016
    Early career research grant
    Role:
    Associate Lecturer
    Funding Source:
    Macquarie University
  • 2011
    Quentin Bryce Doctoral Scholarship
    Role:
    Doctoral student
    Funding Source:
    University of Technology Sydney