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Kcasey McLoughlin

Senior Lecturer in Law, University of Newcastle

Kcasey McLoughlin is admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of NSW and is a Senior Lecturer in Law in the Newcastle Law School. Kcasey's doctoral research explored the interaction between women, gender and difference in the judiciary. This research was specifically concerned with the way in which gender and difference have impacted upon the contributions of women judges to the High Court of Australia. Kcasey is also interested in the way in which law affects women's lives and experiences and she has written about sexual violence against women, abortion, paid parental and gendered harms in discourses about free speech.


  • –present
    Law Lecturer, University of Newcastle


    University of Newcastle, Bachelor Arts (Hons)
    University of Newcastle , Doctor of Philosophy
    University of Newcastle , Bachelor of Law/Diploma of Legal Practice(Honours), University of Newcastle


  • 2016
    Judicial fictions and the fictive feminists: re-imagination as feminist critique in PGA v The Queen, Griffith Law Review
  • 2015
    A Particular Disappointment? Judging Women and the High Court of Australia', , Feminist Legal Studies
  • 2015
    The Politics of Gender Diversity on the High Court of Australia, Alternative Law Journal