Associate Professor Jason Bosland

Director of Studies, Communications Law

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Associate Professor Jason Bosland is the Director of the Centre for Media and Communications Law at Melbourne Law School, where he teaches media and communications 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.

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.

Other Faculty and University Responsibilities

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Editorial Board Member, Media & Arts Law Review
  • Member, Media and Communications Committee, Law Council of Australia
  • Associate Member, Canadian Media Lawyers Association
  • Member, Advisory Committee, Victorian Law Reform Commission (Inquiry into Contempt of Court, Judicial Proceedings Reports Act 1958 and Enforcement)
  • Member, Research Committee, Public Interest Journalism Initiative (PIJI)

Teaching (2023)

The Melbourne JD

Research Centres