Director of Studies, Communications Law
Jason Bosland is Deputy Director of the Centre for Media and Communications Law at Melbourne Law School, where he teaches communications and intellectual property law. He holds degrees from the University of Melbourne and the London School of Economics. His primary research interests lie in media law, including defamation and privacy, open justice and the media, contempt of court and freedom of speech.
- J. Bosland, 'WikiLeaks and the Not-So-Super Injunction: The Suppression Order in DPP (Cth) v Brady' (2016) Media & Arts Law Review (in press).
- T. Aplin and J. Bosland, 'The Uncertain Landscape of Article 8 of the ECHR: The Protection of Reputation as a Fundamental Right?' in A. Kenyon (ed), Comparative Defamation and Privacy Law, Cambridge University Press (in press).
- J. Bosland, A.T. Kenyon and S. Walker, 'Protecting Inferences of Fact in Defamation Law: Fair Comment and Honest Opinion' (2015) 74(2) Cambridge Law Journal.
- J. Bosland and J. Gill, 'The Principle of Open Justice and the Judicial Duty to Give Public Reasons' (2014) 38(2) Melbourne University Law Review 482.
- J. Bosland and A. Bagnall, 'An empirical analysis of suppression orders in the Victorian Courts: 2008-12' (2013) 35 Sydney Law Review 671-702.
Jason joined the Melbourne Law School as a Senior Lecturer in 2011. Prior to that he was a Lecturer in the Faculty of Law at the University of New South Wales.
The Melbourne JD
Melbourne Law Masters
Other Faculty and University Responsibilities
- Deputy Director, Centre for Media and Communications Law
- Director of Studies, Communications Law
- Executive Committee, Melbourne Networked Society Institute
Memberships and Affiliations
Editor, Media & Arts Law Review.