Professor Simon Rice

BA (UNSW) LLB (UNSW) MEd (UNSW) OAM
Professor of Law
Director, Professional and Community Engagement

F10 - Law School (Camperdown)
The University of Sydney

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Biographical details

Immediately before joining Sydney Law School, Simon was a professor of law, and director of law reform and social justice, at the ANU College of Law. He has previously been a lecturer in the University of NSW Law Faculty 1989-1995 where he was director of clinical programs, and a senior lecturer in the Division of Law at Macquarie University from 2005-2007. He has won a number of teaching awards, most recently receiving a Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning at ANU in 2015.

Simon graduated from UNSW with undergraduate degrees in arts (political science) and law, and a master’s degree in education. After a period in private commercial practice he worked as a poverty lawyer at Redfern Legal Centre in Sydney and co-founded Macarthur Legal Centre. He was principal solicitor and director of Kingsford Legal Centre while director of clinical programs at UNSW. He has practised extensively in poverty law in community legal centres, particularly anti-discrimination law.

Simon has been a board member of Macarthur Legal Centre, Redfern Legal Centre, Redfern Legal Centre Publishing, the Communications Law Centre, the Disability Discrimination Legal Centre, the Intellectual Disability Rights Centre, and Canberra Community Law. He has been Director of the NSW Law and Justice Foundation, President of Australian Lawyers for Human Rights, a Board member of the NSW Legal Aid Commission, a consultant to the NSW Law Reform Commission, a judicial member of the NSW Administrative Decisions Tribunal, Chair of the ACT Law Reform Advisory Council, and legal adviser to the federal Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights. He has trained and advised a wide range of businesses, agencies and NGOs, and has consulted to NGOs on organisational management and strategic planning. He has consulted on and conducted training courses in human rights, legal aid and legal education in Indonesia, Vietnam and China.

Research interests

  • Law and social justice
  • Equality and non-discrimination law
  • Human rights law
  • Access to justice
  • Law reform
  • Lawyering and legal ethics
  • Legal education

Teaching and supervision

  • Law and social justice
  • Equality and non-discrimination law
  • Human rights law
  • Access to justice
  • Law reform
  • Lawyering and legal ethics
  • Legal education

Current projects

  • EU Commission Horizon 2020, ‘Rights for the 21st century? Exploiting the need for “new” human rights’, Walther-Schücking Institute for International Law of Kiel University, Danish Institute of Human Rights, and Tallin University

Associations

  • Solicitor, Supreme Court of New South Wales
  • Member, Australian Institute of Judicial Administration
  • Member, Australian Lawyers for Human Rights
  • Member, Berkeley Comparative Equality and Anti-Discrimination Law Study Group
  • Member, Global Alliance for Justice Education
  • Member, International Legal Aid Group
  • Member, ISA International Working Group for Comparative Studies of Legal Professions
  • Member, Law Society of NSW

Awards and honours

  • UNSW Alumni Award (Community), 2006
  • Human Rights Law Award, 2005. Highly commended ‘For the promotion and advancement of human rights through the practice of law’
  • Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM), 10 June 2002. ‘For service to the law and to the community through the Law Foundation of New South Wales, and for commitment to the provision of legal assistance and advice to people who are economically and socially vulnerable’

In the media

Selected publications & creative works

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Books

  • Rees, N., Rice, S., Allen, D. (2018). Australian anti-discrimination and equal opportunity law. Sydney, Australia: The Federation Press.
  • Evans, A., Cody, A., Copeland, A., Giddings, J., Joy, P., Noone, M., Rice, S. (2017). Australian Clinical Legal Education: Designing and Operating a Best Practice Clinical Program in an Australian Law School. Acton ACT: ANU Press. [More Information]
  • McBeth, A., Nolan, J., Rice, S. (2017). The International Law of Human Rights - 2nd Edition. United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.
  • Rees, N., Rice, S., Allen, D. (2014). Australian Anti-Discrimination Law - 2nd Edition. Australia: Federation Press.
  • Rice, S., Day, A. (2014). Social Work in the Shadow of the Law. Sydney, Australia: Federation Press.
  • McBeth, A., Nolan, J., Rice, S. (2011). The International Law of Human Rights. United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.
  • Swain, P., Rice, S. (2009). In the Shadow of the Law: The Legal context of Social Work Practice. Sydney, Australia: Federation Press.
  • Rees, N., Lindsay, K., Rice, S. (2008). Australian Anti-Discrimination Law. Australia: Federation Press.
  • O'Neill, N., Rice, S., Douglas, R. (2004). Retreat from Injustice: Human Rights Law in Australia - 2nd Edition. Australia: Federation Press.

Edited Books

  • Rice, S., Day, A., Briskman, L. (2018). Social Work in the Shadow of the Law 5th Edition. Leichhardt: Federation Press.
  • Levy, R., Townes O'Brien, M., Rice, S., Ridge, P., Thornton, M. (2017). New Directions for Law in Australia: Essays in Contemporary Law Reform. Acton: ANU Press.

Book Chapters

  • Rice, S. (2018). Courts and Tribunals. In Simon Rice, Andrew Day, Linda Briskman (Eds.), Social Work in the Shadow of the Law 5th Edition, (pp. 475-494). Leichhardt: Federation Press.
  • Rice, S. (2018). Evidence. In Simon Rice, Andrew Day, Linda Briskman (Eds.), Social Work in the Shadow of the Law 5th Edition, (pp. 495-516). Leichhardt: Federation Press.
  • Rice, S. (2018). Why Prescriptive Legal Education Demands Critical Perspectives. In Kevin Lindgren, Francois Kunc and Michael Coper (Eds.), The Future of Australian Legal Education. Sydney, NSW: Lawbook Co.
  • Rice, S. (2017). About the Legal System: Fundamental concepts; Courts. The Law Handbook: Your Practical Guide to the Law in NSW - 14 Edition. Australia: Thomson Reuters.
  • Rice, S. (2017). Reasoning a Human Right to Legal Aid. In Asher Flynn and Jackie Hodgson (Eds.), Access to Justice and Legal Aid: Comparative Perspectives on Unmet Legal Need, (pp. 195-220). Oxford: Hart Publishing.
  • Rice, S. (2015). The meaning(s) of public interest in law. In Bob Douglas, Jo Wodak (Eds.), Who speaks for and protects the public interest in Australia?: Essays by notable Australians, (pp. 24-25). Australia: Australia21 Limited.
  • Rice, S. (2014). About the Legal System: Fundamental concepts; Courts. The Law Handbook - 13th Edition, (pp. 1-38). Australia: Thomson Reuters.
  • Rice, S. (2014). Courts and Tribunals. In Simon Rice, Andrew Day (Eds.), Social Work in the Shadow of the Law, (pp. 424-443). Sydney, Australia: Federation Press.
  • Rice, S. (2014). Evidence. In Simon Rice, Andrew Day (Eds.), Social Work in the Shadow of the Law, (pp. 444). Sydney, Australia: Federation Press.
  • Rice, S. (2012). About the Legal System: Fundamental concepts; Courts. The Law Handbook - 12th Edition. Australia: Thomson Reuters.
  • Rice, S. (2010). And Which 'Equality Act' Would that Be? In Margaret Thornton (Eds.), Sex Discrimination in Uncertain Times, (pp. 197-234). Canberra: ANU E Press.
  • Holmes, V., Rice, S. (2010). Our Common Future: The Imperative for Contextual Ethics in a Connected World. In Reid Mortensen, Francesca Bartlett, Kieran Tranter (Eds.), Alternative Perspectives on Lawyers and Legal Ethics: Reimagining the Profession, (pp. 56-84). United Kingdom: Routledge.
  • Rice, S. (2009). About the Legal System: Fundamental concepts; Courts. The Law Handbook: Your Practical Guide to the Law in New South Wales - 11th Edition. Australia: Law Book Co.
  • Rice, S. (2009). Courts and Tribunals. In Swain, Phillip~Rice, Simon~ (Eds.), In the Shadow of the Law: The Legal context of Social Work Practice. Sydney, Australia: Federation Press.
  • Rice, S. (2009). Discriminating for world peace. In Jeremy Farrall, Kim Rubenstein (Eds.), Sanctions, Accountability and Governance in a Globalised World, (pp. 355-377). United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press.
  • Rice, S. (2009). Evidence. In Swain, Phillip~Rice, Simon~ (Eds.), In the Shadow of the Law: The Legal context of Social Work Practice, (pp. 118-136). Sydney, Australia: Federation Press.
  • Rice, S. (2007). About the Legal System: Fundamental concepts; Courts. In Rosemary Barry (Eds.), The Law Handbook: Your Practical Guide to the Law in New South Wales - 10th Edition. Australia: Redfern Legal Centre Publishing.
  • Rice, S. (1995). Neighbours. The Law Handbook - 5th Edition. Australia: Redfern Legal Centre Publishing.
  • Rice, S. (1991). Neighbours. The Law Handbook - 4th Edition. Australia: Redfern Legal Centre Publishing.
  • Rice, S. (1991). Some Observations on the Operation of a Clinical Program in New South Wales. In Ronwyn North, Terence Purcell (Eds.), The Transition, Law Student to Lawyer: Improving the Process. Australia: Law Foundation of New South Wales.
  • Rice, S., Bell, N., Lynch, M. (1989). Acting for a Creditor. In Redfern Legal Centre (Eds.), Lawyers Practice Manual. Australia: Law Book Co.
  • Rice, S., Bell, N., Lynch, M. (1989). Acting for a Debtor. In Redfern Legal Centre (Eds.), Lawyers Practice Manual. Australia: Law Book Co.
  • Rice, S. (1989). Legal aid from the Legal Aid Commission. In Redfern Legal Centre (Eds.), Lawyers Practice Manual. Australia: Law Book Co.
  • Rice, S. (1989). Legal Aid, Advice and Assistance in NSW. In Redfern Legal Centre (Eds.), Lawyers Practice Manual. Australia: Law Book Co.
  • Rice, S. (1989). Making a Complaint to The Anti-Discrimination Board. In Redfern Legal Centre (Eds.), Lawyers Practice Manual. Australia: Law Book Co.
  • Rice, S., Musgrave, P. (1988). Legal Documents. The Law Handbook - 3rd Edition. Australia: Redfern Legal Centre Publishing.
  • Rice, S. (1988). Neighbours. The Law Handbook - 3rd Edition. Australia: Redfern Legal Centre Publishing.
  • Rice, S. (1988). Work Accidents and Injuries. The Law Handbook - 3rd Edition. Australia: Redfern Legal Centre Publishing.
  • Rice, S. (1986). Neighbours. The Law Handbook - 2nd Edition. Australia: Redfern Legal Centre Publishing.

Journals

  • Rice, S., Meyerson, D., Ogg, K. (2014). 'Are we there yet?' Measuring human rights sensibilities. Australian Journal of Human Rights, 20(1), 67-97.
  • Rice, S. (2013). Joan Monica Maloney v The Queen [2013] HCA 28. Indigenous Law Bulletin, 8(7), 28-32.
  • Durbach, A., McNamara, L., Rice, S., Rix, M. (2013). Public Interest Litigation: Making the case in Australia. Alternative Law Journal, 38(4), 219-223. [More Information]
  • Rice, S. (2012). Are CLCs Finished? Alternative Law Journal, 37(1), 17-21. [More Information]
  • Bartels, L., Rice, S. (2012). Reviewing Reforms to the Law of Suspended Sentences in the Australian Capital Territory. Flinders Law Journal, 14(2), 253-292.
  • Rice, S. (2011). Access to a Lawyer in Rural Australia: Thoughts on the Evidence we need. Deakin Law Review, 16(1), 13-46.
  • Rice, S. (2011). Staring Down the ITAR: Reconciling Discrimination Exemptions and Human Rights Law. Canberra Law Review, 10(2), 97-113. [More Information]
  • Rice, S., Roles, C. (2010). 'It's a Discrimination Law Julia, But Not As We Know It': Part 3-1 of the Fair Work Act. The Economic Labour Relations Review, 21(1), 13-36. [More Information]
  • Arnold, B., Easteal, P., Easteal, S., Rice, S. (2010). It Just Doesn't Add Up: ADHD/ADD, the Workplace and Discrimination. Melbourne University Law Review, 34(2), 359-391.
  • Rice, S. (2008). The 'feral judge' furphy in the human rights debate. On Line Opinion, Online(5 June 2008). [More Information]
  • Rice, S. (1999). Access to law in the year 2525. Alternative Law Journal, 24(2), 62-66.
  • Rice, S. (1992). Independent Financial Advice and the Case of Beneficial Finance and Karavas. Journal of Banking and Finance Law and Practice, 3(2), 112-114.

Conferences

  • Rice, S. (2017). A Place for Critical Perspectives in Legal Education. The Future of Australian Legal Education Conference 2017, Sydney, NSW: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2017). What does a social justice lawyer need to know? National Community Legal Centres (CLCs) Conference 2017: Mind the Gap - responding with resilience, resourcefulness and reconciliation, Canberra, ACT: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2017). What makes you think a human rights charter is a good idea? A law reform analysis of achieving change. Human Rights Charter and Law Reform 2017: University of Tasmania Faculty of Law, Hobart, Tas: Presentation.
  • Rice, S., Levy, R. (2016). Co-Chair. National Law Reform Conference 2016, Canberra, ACT: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2015). 40 years of the Racial Discrimination Act: Are We Still Protected? Federation of Ethnic Communities' Council of Australia (FECCA) 2015 National Biennial Conference - Multiculturalism in Action: Building a better future for all Australians, Sydney, NSW: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2015). Challenging Elder Abuse. Council on the Ageing ACT Forum 2015, Canberra, ACT: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2015). Filling The Social Justice Gap: Using Large-Scale Simulations To Bring Theory And Practice Together When Teaching Social Justice Principles And Practice. 8th Global Alliance for Justice Education (GAJE) Worldwide Conference 2015: Justice Education for a Just Society, Eskisehir, Turkey: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2015). It's only a law: the gulf between the RDA and equality. RDA@40 Conference 2015: 40 years of the Racial Discrimination Act, Sydney, NSW: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2015). Look, No Clinic! Justice Education In The Mainstream Curriculum. 8th Global Alliance for Justice Education (GAJE) Worldwide Conference 2015: Justice Education for a Just Society, Eskisehir, Turkey: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2015). Representing Culturally Diverse Clients: Ethics and Obligations. Cultural Diversity and the Law Conference 2015: Access to Justice in Multicultural Australia, Sydney, NSW: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2014). Resilience and motivation among community legal centre lawyers in Australia. International Studies Association (ISA) Working Group on Comparative Studies of Legal Profession European Conference 2014, Frauenchiemsee, Chiemsee, Germany: Presentation.
  • Rice, S., Keyzer, P., O'Brien, P., Noone, M. (2014). Social Change Lawyers. Law and Society Association of Australia and New Zealand Conference 2014: Public and/or Private Lives, Brisbane, Qld: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2014). The Challenges of Human Rights Law Reform. Ten Years of the ACT Human Rights Act Conference 2014: Continuing the Dialogue, Canberra, ACT: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2014). Virtual externships: in-country clinical placements without leaving home. 13th Annual Conference of the International Journal of Clinical Legal Education (IJCLE) 2014, Olomouc, Czech Republic: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2014). Why free speech comes at a price: reflections on race, civility and the law. Deakin University 2014, Burwood, Vic: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2013). Basic Instinct: The Heroic Project of Anti-Discrimination Law. Adelaide Festival of Ideas 2013, Adelaide, SA: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2013). Why my age is my concern, not yours: ageism, law and human rights. Council on the Ageing (COTA) Australia's National Policy Forum 2013 - Rights, Respect, Recognition: A New Deal For Older Australians, Canberra, ACT: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2012). Chair. Australasian Law Reform Agencies Conference 2012 - Conversations about law reform: sharing knowledge and experience, Canberra, ACT: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2012). Context and reflection: being a lawyer in global legal practice. NSW Supreme Court Tipstaves and Researchers' Conference 2012, Sydney, NSW: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2012). John XXIII Commencement Dinner Address. John XXIII College, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2012). Legal ethics of lawyering for change. 5th International Legal Ethics Conference 2012: Merging Worlds, Emerging Discourses, Banff, AL, Canada: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2012). Review of Lynn Mather and Leslie Levin: Lawyers in practice: ethical decision making in context. ISA Working Group on Comparative Studies of Legal Profession European Conference 2012, Konigswinter, Germany: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2012). The legal ethics of lawyering for change. ISA Working Group on Comparative Studies of Legal Profession European Conference 2012, Konigswinter, Germany: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2012). The legal ethics of social justice lawyering. 33rd National Community Legal Centres (CLC) Conference 2012 - Weather Makers: CLCs Creating a Climate of Change, Adelaide, SA: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2012). The Relevance of Feminism for Lawyers Today. Australian National University (ANU) Gender Institute Seminar 2012, Canberra, ACT: Presentation.
  • Lasky, B., Morrish, W., Morales, N., Bardiger, R., Srichaiyarat, P., Mohd Suhaimi, A., Abdul Hadi, S., Mohamed Nazeri, N., Yandell, H., Krishna Prasad Mandava, R., et al (2011). A Study and Demonstrations of Cross Border CLE Collaborative Initiatives-The BABSEA CLE Experience. 6th Global Alliance for Justice Education (GAJE) Worldwide Conference 2011: Combating Social Justice Through Justice Education, Valencia, Spain: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2011). Access to Justice in Discrimination Hearings. Equality Law Conference 2011, Melbourne, Vic: Presentation.
  • Cody, A., Noone, M., Rice, S. (2011). Developing Clinical Legal Education Program Standards: Strengthening our Practices or Stifling Innovation? 9th International Journal of Clinical Legal Education (IJCLE) Conference 2011: Combating Social Injsutice Through Justice Education, Valencia, Spain: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2011). Ethics and Good Faith in Dispute Resolution. Australasian Professional Legal Education Council (APLEC) Conference 2011: The Times They Are A-Changin', Sydney, NSW: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2011). Is it possible to receive justice in a language or dialect that is not your own? Langfest 2011: Language and the Law - Australian National University, Canberra, ACT: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2011). Occasional Remarks. Australia National University College of Law Prize Ceremony 2011, Canberra, ACT: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2011). The challenge of remaining 'unfinished' in the campaign for justice. Queensland Association of Independent Legal Services 2011, Lamington National Park, Qld: Presentation.
  • Rice, S., Lasky, B., Morrish, W., Cockburn, T. (2011). The Use of Virtual Law Programs to Support Access to Justice Education Initiatives. 6th Global Alliance for Justice Education (GAJE) Worldwide Conference 2011: Combating Social Justice Through Justice Education, Valencia, Spain: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2011). United Nation's Report - Progress of the World's Women: In Pursuit of Justice. Australian National University College of Law 2011, Canberra, ACT: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2011). When workplace discrimination is not a human rights issue: the strange case of Case AT07/73. Justice Connections Symposium 2011, Canberra, ACT: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2010). Access to a lawyer in rural NSW: thoughts on the evidence we need. National Rural Regional Law and Justice Conference 2010, Warrnambool, Vic: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2010). Australia's Human Rights Report Card 2010. United Nations Association of Australia Annual Meeting 2010, Canberra, ACT: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2010). Centripetal Funding: Mainstreaming Community Legal Services. ISA Working Group on Comparative Studies of Legal Profession European Conference 2010, Gif sur Yvette, France: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2010). Ethics and Good Faith in Dispute Resolution. Law Society of NSW 2010, Sydney, NSW: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2010). Law reform and social justice in the curriculum. National Indigenous Legal Conference 2010: Australian National University, Canberra, ACT: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2010). The challenge of remaining 'unfinished' in the campaign for justice. 31st National Community Legal Centres (CLC) Conference 2010: Breaking new ground - CLCs advancing justice, Melbourne, Vic: Presentation.

Magazine / Newspaper Articles

  • Rice, S. (2016). Donald Trump's 'new civil rights agenda' talk is just unhelpful noise. The Conversation. [More Information]
  • Rice, S. (2016). George Brandis was never going to get what he wanted from his 'freedoms' inquiry. The Conversation. [More Information]
  • Rice, S. (2015). Brandis receives long list of rights-limiting laws - now can he justify them? The Conversation. [More Information]
  • Rice, S. (2015). Charlie Hebdo attacks provide a false pretext for 18C debate. The Conversation. [More Information]
  • Rice, S. (2015). FactCheck: does Australia co-operate with the UN on its human rights obligations? The Conversation. [More Information]
  • Rice, S. (2015). Human rights don't matter in our public debate - but they should. The Conversation. [More Information]
  • Rice, S. (2014). Race act changes are what you get when you champion bigotry. The Conversation. [More Information]
  • Rice, S. (2014). This is free speech on steroids. The Drum. [More Information]
  • Rice, S. (2013). Adequate legal aid funding is vital for a just and equitable society. Human Rights Law Centre Bulletin. [More Information]
  • Rice, S. (2012). Heavy burden of proof is best borne by all parties. The Sydney Morning Herald / The Canberra Times. [More Information]
  • Rice, S. (2012). Protecting Against Racial (or Religious?) Vilification. Right Now, 185. [More Information]
  • Rice, S. (2008). How to: choose a judge. ABC Unleashed. [More Information]

Report

  • Rice, S. (2011). 6th Global Alliance for Justice Education Worldwide Conference Report. [More Information]

Reference Works

  • Rice, S. (2017). Freedom (Forthcoming). Australian Law Dictionary - 3rd Edition. United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.
  • Rice, S. (2013). Freedom. In Trischa Mann (Eds.), Australian Law Dictionary - 2nd Edition. United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.
  • Rice, S. (2010). Freedom. In Trischa Mann, Audrey Blunden (Eds.), Australian Law Dictionary. United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.

Other

  • Rice, S. (2017), Reflections on reforming discrimination laws in Australia. [More Information]
  • Banki, S., Stubbs, M., Rice, S., Duffill, P., Hartley, L., McGaughey, F., Kerdo, P., Orchard, P., Berg, L. (2016), Social Justice Exercise Manual. Canberra: Australian Government Office for Learning and Teaching.
  • Rice, S. (2014), Racial vilification, social values and humility. [More Information]
  • Rice, S. (2014), Submission of Proposed Amendments to S18C of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth).
  • Rice, S., Rees, N. (2013), Submission to the Standing Committee on Law and Justice for the Inquiry into Racial Vilification Law in New South Wales. [More Information]
  • Allen, D., Bailey, P., Chapman, A., Charlesworth, S., Dickson, E., Easteal, P., Gaze, B., Morgan, W., Rice, S., Sawer, M., Smith, B., et al (2011), Recommendations for a Consolidated Federal Anti-Discrimination Law in Australia: Discrimination Law Experts Roundtable. [More Information]
  • Rice, S., Rimmer, M. (2009), Submission to the House Standing Committee on Procedure - Law Reform and Social Justice: Effectiveness of House Committees.
  • Rice, S., Townes O'Brien, M. (2009), Submission to the Inquiry into Access to Justice: Department of the Senate, Parliament House.
  • Rice, S. (2009), Submission to the National Human Rights Consultation - Protection and Promotion of Human Rights.

Research Reports

  • Banki, S., Rice, S., Hartley, L., McGaughey, F., Kerdo, P., Stubbs, M., Orchard, P., Berg, L., Duffill, P. (2016). Filling the Social Justice Gap: Social Justice Simulations: Final Report 2016, (pp. 5 - 69). Canberra, Australia: Australian Government Office for Learning and Teaching.
  • Evans, A., Cody, A., Copeland, A., Giddings, J., Noone, M., Rice, S., Booth, E. (2013). Strengthening Australian legal education by integrating clinical experiences: identifying and supporting effective practices - Final Report, (pp. 1 - 84). Australia: Australian Government Office for Learning and Teaching. [More Information]
  • Rice, S. (2010). Human rights issues relating to African refugees and immigrants in Australia - Background paper for African Australians: A review of human rights and social inclusion issues, Australia: Australian Human Rights Commission. [More Information]

2018

  • Rees, N., Rice, S., Allen, D. (2018). Australian anti-discrimination and equal opportunity law. Sydney, Australia: The Federation Press.
  • Rice, S. (2018). Courts and Tribunals. In Simon Rice, Andrew Day, Linda Briskman (Eds.), Social Work in the Shadow of the Law 5th Edition, (pp. 475-494). Leichhardt: Federation Press.
  • Rice, S. (2018). Evidence. In Simon Rice, Andrew Day, Linda Briskman (Eds.), Social Work in the Shadow of the Law 5th Edition, (pp. 495-516). Leichhardt: Federation Press.
  • Rice, S., Day, A., Briskman, L. (2018). Social Work in the Shadow of the Law 5th Edition. Leichhardt: Federation Press.
  • Rice, S. (2018). Why Prescriptive Legal Education Demands Critical Perspectives. In Kevin Lindgren, Francois Kunc and Michael Coper (Eds.), The Future of Australian Legal Education. Sydney, NSW: Lawbook Co.

2017

  • Rice, S. (2017). A Place for Critical Perspectives in Legal Education. The Future of Australian Legal Education Conference 2017, Sydney, NSW: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2017). About the Legal System: Fundamental concepts; Courts. The Law Handbook: Your Practical Guide to the Law in NSW - 14 Edition. Australia: Thomson Reuters.
  • Evans, A., Cody, A., Copeland, A., Giddings, J., Joy, P., Noone, M., Rice, S. (2017). Australian Clinical Legal Education: Designing and Operating a Best Practice Clinical Program in an Australian Law School. Acton ACT: ANU Press. [More Information]
  • Rice, S. (2017). Freedom (Forthcoming). Australian Law Dictionary - 3rd Edition. United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.
  • Levy, R., Townes O'Brien, M., Rice, S., Ridge, P., Thornton, M. (2017). New Directions for Law in Australia: Essays in Contemporary Law Reform. Acton: ANU Press.
  • Rice, S. (2017). Reasoning a Human Right to Legal Aid. In Asher Flynn and Jackie Hodgson (Eds.), Access to Justice and Legal Aid: Comparative Perspectives on Unmet Legal Need, (pp. 195-220). Oxford: Hart Publishing.
  • Rice, S. (2017), Reflections on reforming discrimination laws in Australia. [More Information]
  • McBeth, A., Nolan, J., Rice, S. (2017). The International Law of Human Rights - 2nd Edition. United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.
  • Rice, S. (2017). What does a social justice lawyer need to know? National Community Legal Centres (CLCs) Conference 2017: Mind the Gap - responding with resilience, resourcefulness and reconciliation, Canberra, ACT: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2017). What makes you think a human rights charter is a good idea? A law reform analysis of achieving change. Human Rights Charter and Law Reform 2017: University of Tasmania Faculty of Law, Hobart, Tas: Presentation.

2016

  • Rice, S., Levy, R. (2016). Co-Chair. National Law Reform Conference 2016, Canberra, ACT: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2016). Donald Trump's 'new civil rights agenda' talk is just unhelpful noise. The Conversation. [More Information]
  • Banki, S., Rice, S., Hartley, L., McGaughey, F., Kerdo, P., Stubbs, M., Orchard, P., Berg, L., Duffill, P. (2016). Filling the Social Justice Gap: Social Justice Simulations: Final Report 2016, (pp. 5 - 69). Canberra, Australia: Australian Government Office for Learning and Teaching.
  • Rice, S. (2016). George Brandis was never going to get what he wanted from his 'freedoms' inquiry. The Conversation. [More Information]
  • Banki, S., Stubbs, M., Rice, S., Duffill, P., Hartley, L., McGaughey, F., Kerdo, P., Orchard, P., Berg, L. (2016), Social Justice Exercise Manual. Canberra: Australian Government Office for Learning and Teaching.

2015

  • Rice, S. (2015). 40 years of the Racial Discrimination Act: Are We Still Protected? Federation of Ethnic Communities' Council of Australia (FECCA) 2015 National Biennial Conference - Multiculturalism in Action: Building a better future for all Australians, Sydney, NSW: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2015). Brandis receives long list of rights-limiting laws - now can he justify them? The Conversation. [More Information]
  • Rice, S. (2015). Challenging Elder Abuse. Council on the Ageing ACT Forum 2015, Canberra, ACT: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2015). Charlie Hebdo attacks provide a false pretext for 18C debate. The Conversation. [More Information]
  • Rice, S. (2015). FactCheck: does Australia co-operate with the UN on its human rights obligations? The Conversation. [More Information]
  • Rice, S. (2015). Filling The Social Justice Gap: Using Large-Scale Simulations To Bring Theory And Practice Together When Teaching Social Justice Principles And Practice. 8th Global Alliance for Justice Education (GAJE) Worldwide Conference 2015: Justice Education for a Just Society, Eskisehir, Turkey: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2015). Human rights don't matter in our public debate - but they should. The Conversation. [More Information]
  • Rice, S. (2015). It's only a law: the gulf between the RDA and equality. RDA@40 Conference 2015: 40 years of the Racial Discrimination Act, Sydney, NSW: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2015). Look, No Clinic! Justice Education In The Mainstream Curriculum. 8th Global Alliance for Justice Education (GAJE) Worldwide Conference 2015: Justice Education for a Just Society, Eskisehir, Turkey: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2015). Representing Culturally Diverse Clients: Ethics and Obligations. Cultural Diversity and the Law Conference 2015: Access to Justice in Multicultural Australia, Sydney, NSW: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2015). The meaning(s) of public interest in law. In Bob Douglas, Jo Wodak (Eds.), Who speaks for and protects the public interest in Australia?: Essays by notable Australians, (pp. 24-25). Australia: Australia21 Limited.

2014

  • Rice, S., Meyerson, D., Ogg, K. (2014). 'Are we there yet?' Measuring human rights sensibilities. Australian Journal of Human Rights, 20(1), 67-97.
  • Rice, S. (2014). About the Legal System: Fundamental concepts; Courts. The Law Handbook - 13th Edition, (pp. 1-38). Australia: Thomson Reuters.
  • Rees, N., Rice, S., Allen, D. (2014). Australian Anti-Discrimination Law - 2nd Edition. Australia: Federation Press.
  • Rice, S. (2014). Courts and Tribunals. In Simon Rice, Andrew Day (Eds.), Social Work in the Shadow of the Law, (pp. 424-443). Sydney, Australia: Federation Press.
  • Rice, S. (2014). Evidence. In Simon Rice, Andrew Day (Eds.), Social Work in the Shadow of the Law, (pp. 444). Sydney, Australia: Federation Press.
  • Rice, S. (2014). Race act changes are what you get when you champion bigotry. The Conversation. [More Information]
  • Rice, S. (2014), Racial vilification, social values and humility. [More Information]
  • Rice, S. (2014). Resilience and motivation among community legal centre lawyers in Australia. International Studies Association (ISA) Working Group on Comparative Studies of Legal Profession European Conference 2014, Frauenchiemsee, Chiemsee, Germany: Presentation.
  • Rice, S., Keyzer, P., O'Brien, P., Noone, M. (2014). Social Change Lawyers. Law and Society Association of Australia and New Zealand Conference 2014: Public and/or Private Lives, Brisbane, Qld: Presentation.
  • Rice, S., Day, A. (2014). Social Work in the Shadow of the Law. Sydney, Australia: Federation Press.
  • Rice, S. (2014), Submission of Proposed Amendments to S18C of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth).
  • Rice, S. (2014). The Challenges of Human Rights Law Reform. Ten Years of the ACT Human Rights Act Conference 2014: Continuing the Dialogue, Canberra, ACT: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2014). This is free speech on steroids. The Drum. [More Information]
  • Rice, S. (2014). Virtual externships: in-country clinical placements without leaving home. 13th Annual Conference of the International Journal of Clinical Legal Education (IJCLE) 2014, Olomouc, Czech Republic: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2014). Why free speech comes at a price: reflections on race, civility and the law. Deakin University 2014, Burwood, Vic: Presentation.

2013

  • Rice, S. (2013). Adequate legal aid funding is vital for a just and equitable society. Human Rights Law Centre Bulletin. [More Information]
  • Rice, S. (2013). Basic Instinct: The Heroic Project of Anti-Discrimination Law. Adelaide Festival of Ideas 2013, Adelaide, SA: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2013). Freedom. In Trischa Mann (Eds.), Australian Law Dictionary - 2nd Edition. United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.
  • Rice, S. (2013). Joan Monica Maloney v The Queen [2013] HCA 28. Indigenous Law Bulletin, 8(7), 28-32.
  • Durbach, A., McNamara, L., Rice, S., Rix, M. (2013). Public Interest Litigation: Making the case in Australia. Alternative Law Journal, 38(4), 219-223. [More Information]
  • Evans, A., Cody, A., Copeland, A., Giddings, J., Noone, M., Rice, S., Booth, E. (2013). Strengthening Australian legal education by integrating clinical experiences: identifying and supporting effective practices - Final Report, (pp. 1 - 84). Australia: Australian Government Office for Learning and Teaching. [More Information]
  • Rice, S., Rees, N. (2013), Submission to the Standing Committee on Law and Justice for the Inquiry into Racial Vilification Law in New South Wales. [More Information]
  • Rice, S. (2013). Why my age is my concern, not yours: ageism, law and human rights. Council on the Ageing (COTA) Australia's National Policy Forum 2013 - Rights, Respect, Recognition: A New Deal For Older Australians, Canberra, ACT: Presentation.

2012

  • Rice, S. (2012). About the Legal System: Fundamental concepts; Courts. The Law Handbook - 12th Edition. Australia: Thomson Reuters.
  • Rice, S. (2012). Are CLCs Finished? Alternative Law Journal, 37(1), 17-21. [More Information]
  • Rice, S. (2012). Chair. Australasian Law Reform Agencies Conference 2012 - Conversations about law reform: sharing knowledge and experience, Canberra, ACT: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2012). Context and reflection: being a lawyer in global legal practice. NSW Supreme Court Tipstaves and Researchers' Conference 2012, Sydney, NSW: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2012). Heavy burden of proof is best borne by all parties. The Sydney Morning Herald / The Canberra Times. [More Information]
  • Rice, S. (2012). John XXIII Commencement Dinner Address. John XXIII College, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2012). Legal ethics of lawyering for change. 5th International Legal Ethics Conference 2012: Merging Worlds, Emerging Discourses, Banff, AL, Canada: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2012). Protecting Against Racial (or Religious?) Vilification. Right Now, 185. [More Information]
  • Rice, S. (2012). Review of Lynn Mather and Leslie Levin: Lawyers in practice: ethical decision making in context. ISA Working Group on Comparative Studies of Legal Profession European Conference 2012, Konigswinter, Germany: Presentation.
  • Bartels, L., Rice, S. (2012). Reviewing Reforms to the Law of Suspended Sentences in the Australian Capital Territory. Flinders Law Journal, 14(2), 253-292.
  • Rice, S. (2012). The legal ethics of lawyering for change. ISA Working Group on Comparative Studies of Legal Profession European Conference 2012, Konigswinter, Germany: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2012). The legal ethics of social justice lawyering. 33rd National Community Legal Centres (CLC) Conference 2012 - Weather Makers: CLCs Creating a Climate of Change, Adelaide, SA: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2012). The Relevance of Feminism for Lawyers Today. Australian National University (ANU) Gender Institute Seminar 2012, Canberra, ACT: Presentation.

2011

  • Rice, S. (2011). 6th Global Alliance for Justice Education Worldwide Conference Report. [More Information]
  • Lasky, B., Morrish, W., Morales, N., Bardiger, R., Srichaiyarat, P., Mohd Suhaimi, A., Abdul Hadi, S., Mohamed Nazeri, N., Yandell, H., Krishna Prasad Mandava, R., et al (2011). A Study and Demonstrations of Cross Border CLE Collaborative Initiatives-The BABSEA CLE Experience. 6th Global Alliance for Justice Education (GAJE) Worldwide Conference 2011: Combating Social Justice Through Justice Education, Valencia, Spain: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2011). Access to a Lawyer in Rural Australia: Thoughts on the Evidence we need. Deakin Law Review, 16(1), 13-46.
  • Rice, S. (2011). Access to Justice in Discrimination Hearings. Equality Law Conference 2011, Melbourne, Vic: Presentation.
  • Cody, A., Noone, M., Rice, S. (2011). Developing Clinical Legal Education Program Standards: Strengthening our Practices or Stifling Innovation? 9th International Journal of Clinical Legal Education (IJCLE) Conference 2011: Combating Social Injsutice Through Justice Education, Valencia, Spain: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2011). Ethics and Good Faith in Dispute Resolution. Australasian Professional Legal Education Council (APLEC) Conference 2011: The Times They Are A-Changin', Sydney, NSW: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2011). Is it possible to receive justice in a language or dialect that is not your own? Langfest 2011: Language and the Law - Australian National University, Canberra, ACT: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2011). Occasional Remarks. Australia National University College of Law Prize Ceremony 2011, Canberra, ACT: Presentation.
  • Allen, D., Bailey, P., Chapman, A., Charlesworth, S., Dickson, E., Easteal, P., Gaze, B., Morgan, W., Rice, S., Sawer, M., Smith, B., et al (2011), Recommendations for a Consolidated Federal Anti-Discrimination Law in Australia: Discrimination Law Experts Roundtable. [More Information]
  • Rice, S. (2011). Staring Down the ITAR: Reconciling Discrimination Exemptions and Human Rights Law. Canberra Law Review, 10(2), 97-113. [More Information]
  • Rice, S. (2011). The challenge of remaining 'unfinished' in the campaign for justice. Queensland Association of Independent Legal Services 2011, Lamington National Park, Qld: Presentation.
  • McBeth, A., Nolan, J., Rice, S. (2011). The International Law of Human Rights. United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.
  • Rice, S., Lasky, B., Morrish, W., Cockburn, T. (2011). The Use of Virtual Law Programs to Support Access to Justice Education Initiatives. 6th Global Alliance for Justice Education (GAJE) Worldwide Conference 2011: Combating Social Justice Through Justice Education, Valencia, Spain: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2011). United Nation's Report - Progress of the World's Women: In Pursuit of Justice. Australian National University College of Law 2011, Canberra, ACT: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2011). When workplace discrimination is not a human rights issue: the strange case of Case AT07/73. Justice Connections Symposium 2011, Canberra, ACT: Presentation.

2010

  • Rice, S., Roles, C. (2010). 'It's a Discrimination Law Julia, But Not As We Know It': Part 3-1 of the Fair Work Act. The Economic Labour Relations Review, 21(1), 13-36. [More Information]
  • Rice, S. (2010). Access to a lawyer in rural NSW: thoughts on the evidence we need. National Rural Regional Law and Justice Conference 2010, Warrnambool, Vic: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2010). And Which 'Equality Act' Would that Be? In Margaret Thornton (Eds.), Sex Discrimination in Uncertain Times, (pp. 197-234). Canberra: ANU E Press.
  • Rice, S. (2010). Australia's Human Rights Report Card 2010. United Nations Association of Australia Annual Meeting 2010, Canberra, ACT: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2010). Centripetal Funding: Mainstreaming Community Legal Services. ISA Working Group on Comparative Studies of Legal Profession European Conference 2010, Gif sur Yvette, France: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2010). Ethics and Good Faith in Dispute Resolution. Law Society of NSW 2010, Sydney, NSW: Presentation.
  • Rice, S. (2010). Freedom. In Trischa Mann, Audrey Blunden (Eds.), Australian Law Dictionary. United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.
  • Rice, S. (2010). Human rights issues relating to African refugees and immigrants in Australia - Background paper for African Australians: A review of human rights and social inclusion issues, Australia: Australian Human Rights Commission. [More Information]
  • Arnold, B., Easteal, P., Easteal, S., Rice, S. (2010). It Just Doesn't Add Up: ADHD/ADD, the Workplace and Discrimination. Melbourne University Law Review, 34(2), 359-391.
  • Rice, S. (2010). Law reform and social justice in the curriculum. National Indigenous Legal Conference 2010: Australian National University, Canberra, ACT: Presentation.
  • Holmes, V., Rice, S. (2010). Our Common Future: The Imperative for Contextual Ethics in a Connected World. In Reid Mortensen, Francesca Bartlett, Kieran Tranter (Eds.), Alternative Perspectives on Lawyers and Legal Ethics: Reimagining the Profession, (pp. 56-84). United Kingdom: Routledge.
  • Rice, S. (2010). The challenge of remaining 'unfinished' in the campaign for justice. 31st National Community Legal Centres (CLC) Conference 2010: Breaking new ground - CLCs advancing justice, Melbourne, Vic: Presentation.

2009

  • Rice, S. (2009). About the Legal System: Fundamental concepts; Courts. The Law Handbook: Your Practical Guide to the Law in New South Wales - 11th Edition. Australia: Law Book Co.
  • Rice, S. (2009). Courts and Tribunals. In Swain, Phillip~Rice, Simon~ (Eds.), In the Shadow of the Law: The Legal context of Social Work Practice. Sydney, Australia: Federation Press.
  • Rice, S. (2009). Discriminating for world peace. In Jeremy Farrall, Kim Rubenstein (Eds.), Sanctions, Accountability and Governance in a Globalised World, (pp. 355-377). United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press.
  • Rice, S. (2009). Evidence. In Swain, Phillip~Rice, Simon~ (Eds.), In the Shadow of the Law: The Legal context of Social Work Practice, (pp. 118-136). Sydney, Australia: Federation Press.
  • Swain, P., Rice, S. (2009). In the Shadow of the Law: The Legal context of Social Work Practice. Sydney, Australia: Federation Press.
  • Rice, S., Rimmer, M. (2009), Submission to the House Standing Committee on Procedure - Law Reform and Social Justice: Effectiveness of House Committees.
  • Rice, S., Townes O'Brien, M. (2009), Submission to the Inquiry into Access to Justice: Department of the Senate, Parliament House.
  • Rice, S. (2009), Submission to the National Human Rights Consultation - Protection and Promotion of Human Rights.

2008

  • Rees, N., Lindsay, K., Rice, S. (2008). Australian Anti-Discrimination Law. Australia: Federation Press.
  • Rice, S. (2008). How to: choose a judge. ABC Unleashed. [More Information]
  • Rice, S. (2008). The 'feral judge' furphy in the human rights debate. On Line Opinion, Online(5 June 2008). [More Information]

2007

  • Rice, S. (2007). About the Legal System: Fundamental concepts; Courts. In Rosemary Barry (Eds.), The Law Handbook: Your Practical Guide to the Law in New South Wales - 10th Edition. Australia: Redfern Legal Centre Publishing.

2004

  • O'Neill, N., Rice, S., Douglas, R. (2004). Retreat from Injustice: Human Rights Law in Australia - 2nd Edition. Australia: Federation Press.

1999

  • Rice, S. (1999). Access to law in the year 2525. Alternative Law Journal, 24(2), 62-66.

1995

  • Rice, S. (1995). Neighbours. The Law Handbook - 5th Edition. Australia: Redfern Legal Centre Publishing.

1992

  • Rice, S. (1992). Independent Financial Advice and the Case of Beneficial Finance and Karavas. Journal of Banking and Finance Law and Practice, 3(2), 112-114.

1991

  • Rice, S. (1991). Neighbours. The Law Handbook - 4th Edition. Australia: Redfern Legal Centre Publishing.
  • Rice, S. (1991). Some Observations on the Operation of a Clinical Program in New South Wales. In Ronwyn North, Terence Purcell (Eds.), The Transition, Law Student to Lawyer: Improving the Process. Australia: Law Foundation of New South Wales.

1989

  • Rice, S., Bell, N., Lynch, M. (1989). Acting for a Creditor. In Redfern Legal Centre (Eds.), Lawyers Practice Manual. Australia: Law Book Co.
  • Rice, S., Bell, N., Lynch, M. (1989). Acting for a Debtor. In Redfern Legal Centre (Eds.), Lawyers Practice Manual. Australia: Law Book Co.
  • Rice, S. (1989). Legal aid from the Legal Aid Commission. In Redfern Legal Centre (Eds.), Lawyers Practice Manual. Australia: Law Book Co.
  • Rice, S. (1989). Legal Aid, Advice and Assistance in NSW. In Redfern Legal Centre (Eds.), Lawyers Practice Manual. Australia: Law Book Co.
  • Rice, S. (1989). Making a Complaint to The Anti-Discrimination Board. In Redfern Legal Centre (Eds.), Lawyers Practice Manual. Australia: Law Book Co.

1988

  • Rice, S., Musgrave, P. (1988). Legal Documents. The Law Handbook - 3rd Edition. Australia: Redfern Legal Centre Publishing.
  • Rice, S. (1988). Neighbours. The Law Handbook - 3rd Edition. Australia: Redfern Legal Centre Publishing.
  • Rice, S. (1988). Work Accidents and Injuries. The Law Handbook - 3rd Edition. Australia: Redfern Legal Centre Publishing.

1986

  • Rice, S. (1986). Neighbours. The Law Handbook - 2nd Edition. Australia: Redfern Legal Centre Publishing.

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