Refereed journal articles & book chapters

J Ligertwood, ‘Chapter 2 - Constitutional Theory’ in Lexis Nexis Study Guide – Constitutional Law (in press)

J O’Donnell, M Jackson, M Shelly & J Ligertwood, ‘Australian Case Studies in Mobile Commerce’ [2007] 2 Journal of Theoretical and Applied Electronic Commerce Research 1-18

M Jackson & J Ligertwood, ‘Contracting with Businesses not Covered by the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth)’, Commercial Law Journal Vol. 1 Issue 2, July 2006, 19-20

M Jackson & J Ligertwood, ‘Identity Management: Is an Identity Card the Solution for Australia?’ 24 Prometheus 379 (2006)

Conference papers

J Ligertwood, ‘The Ethical Standards of Lawyers vs Judges’, Paper presented at the 3rd International Legal Ethics Conference, Gold Coast, July 2008

J Ligertwood & M Jackson, ‘Transborder Data Protection and the Effects on Business and Government’, in Aykin (ed) Usability and Internationalisation, Part II, HCI International 2007 Conference Proceedings 140 -149, Beijing, July 2007

J Ligertwood & Margaret Jackson, ‘Small Business: Issues of Identity Management, Privacy and Security’, paper presented at AOIR International Conference, Brisbane, September 2006

M Jackson and J Ligertwood, ‘The Health and Social Services Access Card: What will it mean for Australians?’ Financial Literacy, Banking and Identity Conference, Melbourne, October 2006

M Jackson and J Ligertwood, 'New Developments in ID Management: An Australian Perspective', International Conference on Social and Organisational Informatics and Cybernetics, Orlando, Florida, July 2006

Professional experience

Research Fellow, Business Portfolio, RMIT University

Research Assistant, Law School, University of Adelaide

Research Assistant & Sessional Teacher, Law School, Flinders University

Solicitor, Kelly and Co Lawyers.

Teaching responsibilities


Undergraduate unit: BLB2121 Legal Theory.

Professional membership

  • Member of the Australian Law Teachers Association
  • Member of the Australian Society of Legal Philosophy
  • Politics and Law Network.

Research interests

  • Legal Theory
  • Constitutional Law
  • Privacy and Media Law.

Contact details

(03) 9919 4318