Dr Brianna Chesser
Brianna is admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria and a Solicitor of the High Court of Australia, she has experience in both criminal and civil jurisdictions. She is also a registered Psychologist.
Brianna has undertaken extensive study in several areas including Law, Psychology and Music, and has obtained the following qualifications:
Doctor of Philosophy (Law) (La Trobe University)
Master of Laws (Legal Practice) (Australian National University)
Bachelor of Laws (La Trobe University)
Bachelor of Psychology (La Trobe University)
Bachelor of Music (Honours) (Australian Catholic University)
Bachelor of Arts (Australian Catholic University)
Postgraduate Diploma of Psychology (Charles Sturt University)
Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice (Australian National University)
Graduate Diploma of Professional Psychology (Cairnmillar Institute)
Associate Diploma in Classical Voice (AMEB)
Graduate Certificate of Higher Education (Australian Catholic University)
Certificate of Church Music (Australian Catholic University)
Brianna Chesser (2016) Criminal Courts and Mental Illness: The development of problem-solving courts in Australia. Sydney: Thomson Reuters.
Brianna Chesser (2016) The Problem-Based Learning Curriculum and the teaching of the Criminal Law: a novel approach or a proven method? Journal of the Australiasian Law Teachers Association 9(1) 27-37.
Brianna Chesser (2016) Therapeutic Jurisprudence in Criminology. Oxford Bibliographies. New York: Oxford University Press. DOI: 10.1093/OBO/97801 95396607-0203
Brianna Chesser & Glenn Rutter (2016) The Assessment and Referral Court  (ARC) List: Five years on and still changing lives.  Law Institute of Victoria Journal. September 2016
Brianna Chesser & Ken Smith (2016). The assessment and referral court list program in the Magistrates Court of Victoria: An Australian  study of recidivism. International Journal of Law, Crime, and Justice, 1-11 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijlcj.2015.12.003
Brianna Chesser & Graham Thomas (2016). Criminal Law and Procedure Handbook. Sydney: Thomson Reuters.
Brianna Chesser (2015) The Art of Musical Borrowing: A Composers Guide to the Current Copyright Regime Five Years on from Larrikin, Musicology Australia, 37:1, 60-75, DOI: 10.1080/08145857.2015.1023924
Brianna is the Unit Coordinator for LAWS106, Criminal Laws and Procedure and LAWS304 Evidence in Melbourne.
She has also taught various subjects in the Thomas More Law School including, Commercial Law and Introduction to Legal Reading Writing and Research, Advanced Criminal Law and Law and Psychology.
Brianna is responsible for the creation of a new elective which will be run for the first time at the Rome campus, in December 2017 entitled International Criminal Law.
Brianna has also a tutored in the Core Unit here at ACU.
- Golden Key International Honour Society - La Trobe University and Australian Catholic University Chapters
- Law Institute of Victoria
- Melbourne Catholic Lawyers Association
- Australian Psychological Society
- British Psychological Society
- British Psychological Society College of Forensic Psychologists
- European Association of Psychology and the Law
- Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychology Psychiatry and the Law
Page last updated: 2018-01-22
Short url: https://www.acu.edu.au/1273347