Addressing the complexities of legal pluralism

30 Jun 2018

Collaborating with international researchers and non-government organisations, The University of Queensland’s Professor Jennifer Corrin is working to find solutions to the problems that arise from legal pluralism – the co-existence of different legal systems within one social field.

With a focus on the South Pacific region, in particular Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, Samoa and the Torres Strait, Professor Corrin’s research has been influential in highlighting the issues facing the region and making the law more accessible to scholars, practitioners and policy makers.

Professor Corrin is also involved in the coordination of the UQ Solomon Islands Partnership, which promotes further engagement in the region and has led to a formal institutional Memorandum of Understanding in 2014 between Solomon Islands National University and The University of Queensland.

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