Professor Jeremy Gans

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Jeremy Gans is a Professor in Melbourne Law School, where he researches and teaches across all aspects of the criminal justice system. He holds higher degrees in both law and criminology. In 2007, he was appointed as the Human Rights Adviser to the Victorian Parliament's Scrutiny of Acts and Regulations Committee.

His early research focused on fact-finding in sexual assault trials, the subject of his doctoral thesis and a number of published articles, and criminal investigation, especially the technique of DNA identification. He is the author of a criminal law treatise and a co-author of texts on evidence law and criminal process rights. He has contributed to public debate on criminal justice in a number of forums, including publishing a running commentary on Victoria's Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities at in 2008.

Memberships and Affiliations

Australian lawyer, 2005-

Fellow of the Australian Academy of Law, 2010-2016

Teaching (2024)

The Melbourne JD

Melbourne Law Masters

Research Centres