Faculty of Law

Terese Henning

Terese Henning

Ms Terese Henning

Senior Lecturer -

Contact Details

Contact Campus Sandy Bay Campus
Building Faculty of Law Building
Room Reference 1.03
Telephone +61 3 6226 2079
Fax +61 3 6226 7623
Email Terese.Henning@utas.edu.au

Teaching Responsibilities

Ms Henning co-ordinates the Evidence and Criminology units. She has been awarded teaching merit certificates for both. She is concerned to encourage active learning by students. The learning process in these courses is designed to this end. She also co-ordinates Criminal Procedure, and has lectured in Criminal Law and Professional Conduct. In 2008 she contributed to the Human Rights course.


Units Taught 

LAW422 Evidence(awarded a Teaching Merit Certificate in 2006)

LAW615 Criminology(awarded a Teaching Merit Certificate in 2007)

LAW423 Civil and Criminal Procedure

LAW352 Criminal Law B and Criminal Procedure


  • Finessing the Fair Trial for Complainants and the Accused: Mansions of Justice or Castles in the Air" (with Hunter J) in Roberts P and Hunter J (eds) Criminal Evidence and Human Rights: Reimagining Common Law Procedural Traditions, (Hart Publishing, 2012)
  •  Consolidation of Arrest Laws in Tasmania Final Report No 15, with Victor Stojeski, Tasmanian Law Reform Institute, May 2011.
  • Criminal Process and Human Rights (The Federation Press, 2011),with J Gans ; J Hunter ; K Warner.
  • A Charter of Rights for Tasmania Henning T 2007 * Final Report No 10 Tasmanian Law Reform Institute 258
  • Litigation I: Civil Procedure Hunter J, Cameron C and Henning T 2005 * Lexis Nexis Butterworths, Sydney
  •  Litigation II: Evidence and Criminal Process Hunter J, Cameron C and Henning T 2005 * Lexis Nexis Butterworths, Sydney
  •  Tribunals power to control their own procedures and the requirements of procedural fairness Henning T, Blackwood J 2003 * Australian Journal of Administrative Law 5 33
  • Beyond Beyond Reasonable Doubt: Wrong Decisions in Sexual Offences Trials Henning T 2001 * Australian Journal of Law and Society 1-41

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BA (Tas Uni - 1974); Dil Lib (TCAE - 1975); TTC (Ed Dept Tas 1975); LLB Hons 1 (Tas Uni 1984); M Phil Crim (Cambridge 1991); Admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Tasmania and the High Court of Australia (1986).

Present Positions

  • Senior Lecturer in Law, Faculty of Law, University of Tasmania, (from 1997 - present);
  • Membership of Government and Government Associated Law Reform Committees Member of the Board of the Law Reform Institute of Tasmania (2001 - present);
  • Membership of Academies and Other Learned Societies Fellow of the Cambridge Commonwealth Trust (1991 - present);
  • Member of the Australasian Law Teachers Association, (1989-present).

Prior Positions

  • Lecturer in Law, Law School, University of Tasmania, from March 1989 - 1997;
  • Assistant to the Law Reform Commissioner of Tasmania, the Hon. H.E. Cosgrove Q.C. and Officer of the Policy and Legislation Division of the Justice Department of Tasmania, 1988-1989.
  • Barrister and Solicitor, with Messrs Piggott, Wood & Baker, 1985-1988.
  • Honorary Associate Member of the Centre for Criminology and the Social and Philosophical Study of Law, University of Edinburgh, (August - December 1995);
  • Member of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminologists (1989 - 2004);
  • Member of the Australian Law Reform Commission Advisory Committee on the Review of the Uniform Evidence Acts (2004 2005);
  • Member of Uniform Evidence Law Reform Committee (1989-1996);
  • Member of the Child Witnesses Law Reform Committee (1989-1992);
  • Member of the Mental Element in Crime Law Reform Committee (1989-1992);
  • Consultant to the Tasmanian Justice Department Sexual Assault Task Force;
  • Tasmanian representative on the Reference Group for the Model Criminal Code (1989);
  • Member of the Board of the Tasmanian Commissioner for Review (1989-1991);
  • Member of the women's advisory group to the Tasmanian Attorney General;
  • Tasmanian editor of the Criminal Law Journal.
  • Sub-Editor of the Journal of Law, Information and Science.