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Lecturer in Law, University of Adelaide

Kellie Toole teaches Criminal Law and Procedure, Evidence Law and Advocacy at the University of Adelaide, having practiced criminal defence law in South Australia. Her main research interests are at the intersection of criminal law and human rights law. She has published in the areas of marital rape, defences to homicide in Victoria and the prosecution of domestic violence offences, and is completing a PhD entitled 'Who Is the Prosecutor?' which investigates the decision whether to proceed with criminal prosecutions in particular cases. She teaches and researches military disciplinary law through the Research Unit on Military Law and Ethics (RUMLAE).


  • 2011–present
    Lecturer, Adelaide Law School


  • 2006 
    Flinders University of South Australia, Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (Hons)
  • 1998 
    University of Adelaide, Master of Arts

Research Areas

  • Law (1801)