Mrs Julia Werren

Senior Lecturer - School of Law

Julia Werren

Phone: +61 2 6773 2098

Email: jwerren@une.edu.au

Qualifications

BA LLB (UNE), MHlth & MedLaw (Melb)

Memberships

Member of the Board of the North and North West Legal Service

Non-Resident Fellow at Drummond and Smith College

Teaching Areas

LAW231 (Law of Torts 1), LAW232 (Law of Torts 2), LAW342 (Medico-Legal Issues)

Tort law, medical law

Research Interests

Tort law, medical law, woman (family) and law, pregnancy and law

Current Research - PhD Thesis

Thesis Question: This thesis will explore legal and other relevant strategies to protect women working in the cut flower industry from chemical contamination and other workplace risks. The focus is upon more effective legal instruments and mechanisms including local law and international law. The thesis will also discuss the integration of complementary mechanisms such as consumer or buyer chain pressure

Publications

Link to UNE's e-Publications for Julie Werren's  publications list.

Refereed Journal Articles

  1. 'Law, pregnancy and sport: What are the repercussions when a pregnant lady plays?' (2006) 14 Journal of Law and Medicine 1.
  2. 'Civil Litigation and Repressed Memory Syndrome:  How does Forgetting Impact on Child Sexual Abuse Cases' (2007) 15 Tort Law Review 43
  3. 'Advocates' Immunity: What Makes Australian Lawyers So Special?' (2006) 9 Yearbook of New Zealand Jurisprudence 302. (with Dr Amanda Williamson)
  4. 'The Bioethics and Law Paradox: An Argument to Maintain Separateness with a Hint of Togetherness' (2007) 15 Journal of Law and Medicine 1.
  5. 'Public Expectations of Health Professionals When Patients Telephone for Medical Advice' (2008) 16 Journal of Law and Medicine 57 (with Dr Saxon Smith).
  6. 'Wrongful Birth and Sullivan and Gordon damages Claims: An Argument for Consistency and Reform in New South Wales' (2010) 18 Tort Law Review 76 (with Katie Talbot)

Book Chapters

  1. 'Intentional Interference With Land' in Andrew Clarke, John Devereaux and Julia Werren, Torts: A Practical Learning Approach (2nd ed, 2011) pp 505-530
  2. 'Intentional Interference to the Person' in Andrew Clarke, John Devereaux and Julia Werren, Torts: A Practical Learning Approach (2nd ed, 2011) pp 531-558
  3. 'Damages' in Andrew Clarke, John Devereaux and Julia Werren, Torts: A Practical Learning Approach (2nd ed, 2011) pp 573-646
  4. 'Breach of Statutory Duty' in Andrew Clarke, John Devereaux and Julia Werren, Torts: A Practical Learning Approach (2nd ed, 2011) pp 647-670
  5. 'Wrongful Birth, Life and Death'in Andrew Clarke, John Devereaux and Julia Werren, Torts: A Practical Learning Approach (2nd ed, 2011) pp 671-702
  6. 'Tort Reform' in Andrew Clarke, John Devereaux and Julia Werren, Torts: A Practical Learning Approach (2nd ed, 2011) pp 751-788
  7. 'Review' in Andrew Clarke, John Devereaux and Julia Werren, Torts: A Practical Learning Approach (2nd ed, 2011) pp 789-816
  8. 'Defamation'  in Andrew Clarke, John Devereaux and Julia Werren, Torts: A Practical Learning Approach (2nd ed, 2011) pp 819-844

Other Articles and Papers

  1. 'Cole v South Tweed Heads Rugby League Club Ltd (2004) 1 University of New England Law Journal 239 (with Associate Professor Mark Lunney).
  2. 'Advocates' Immunity: Finality Reigns Supreme D'Orta-Ekenaike v Victorian Legal Aid and Another' (2005) 2(1) University of New England Law Journal 103 (with Dr Amanda Williamson).
  3. 'Law, Pregnancy and Sport' (2006) 67 Australia and New Zealand Sport Law Association The Commentator (2)

Conference Papers

  1. 'Advocate's Immunity: What Makes Lawyers So Special' presented at Australian Law Teachers Association Conference (6 July, 2005) (with Dr Amanda Williamson)
  2. 'Mums, Babes and Legal Liability' presented at the Mother: Images, Issues and Practices Conference (7 July, 2007)
  3. 'Claiming Damages for the Costs Associated with an Unwanted or Unplanned for Child in NSW' presented at the Mother, Images, Issues and Practices Conferences (3rd July, 2009)

Legal Seminars

  1. 'Legal issues in Mental Health' (with Michael Eburn; New England Area Health Service Mental Health workshop, Friday 13 December 2002).
  2. Senior Resident Fellow College Seminar 'Duty of Care and Universities' (6th February 2007)
  3. Senior Resident Fellow College Seminar 'Alcohol and University Liability' (6th February 2007)
  4. Drummond and Smith College Plagiarism Seminar (13th March 2007)

Teaching Seminars

  1. 'Rethinking the Teaching of Law:  Does the Teaching Literature Support My Teaching Methods? ' Rethinking Learning in Your Discipline, 7-9 September 2010, Teaching and Leaning Colloquium, University of New England
  2. 'Podcasting and Lecture Attendance' Rethinking Learning in Your Discipline, 7-9 September 2010, Teaching and Learning Colloquium, University of New England 

Teaching Awards

  1. UNE School Award for Teaching and Learning (2009)
  2. ALTC Citation winner 2011