Joseph Crowley is a practicing barrister. He appears in criminal law and in quasi-criminal proceedings and has acted for such high profile clients as Henry Keogh in South Australia, John Killick in NSW and Andrew Fitzherbert in Queensland. In 2009 he was instrumental in having the 16 year old murder conviction of Graham Stafford quashed. Before commencing practise he was Associate to The Honourable Justice Spender of the Federal Court of Australia, His Honour Senior Judge Skoien and his Honour Judge Boyce of the Queensland District Court. He is currently undertaking a doctoral thesis on miscarriages of justice at Bond University where he has previously taught.