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Dr Andrew Burke is an Associate Lecturer at Macquarie Law School. He completed a BSc (Environmental Resource Management) LLB at Macquarie University and a subsequent LLM at the University of Sydney, prior to undertaking his PhD at Macquarie on the topic of the sentencing of environmental crimes. Andrew is a former Director of EDO NSW, a specialist environmental legal centre. Prior to joining Macquarie Law School, Andrew was a solicitor in private practice specialising in criminal defence.

Andrew's research specialisation is the sentencing of environmental crimes and the question of how to shape sentencing to the unique characteristics of this form of crime. Recent publications consider practice in the Land and Environment Court of NSW, a world-leader in environmental sentencing developments.  

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environmental crime Social Sciences
justice Social Sciences
transboundary pollution Earth & Environmental Sciences
coal-fired power plant Earth & Environmental Sciences
endangered species Earth & Environmental Sciences
fairness Social Sciences
offense Social Sciences
penalty Social Sciences

Research Outputs 2011 2018

environmental crime
endangered species

Federated States of Micronesia v Czech Republic: greenhouse emissions as transboundary pollution

Burke, A., 2011, In : Asia Pacific Journal of Environmental Law. 14, 1-2, p. 203-211 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/opinionResearchpeer-review

transboundary pollution
coal-fired power plant
climate change