Melissa Crouch

University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law

Kensington, New South Wales 2052

Australia

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Scholarly Papers (45)

1.

Review Essay: Legal Pluralism in Indonesia

Australian Journal of Asian Law, 2013, Vol 14 No 1, Article 10: 177-182
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 20 Jul 2013
Melissa Crouch
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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Ahmadiyah in Indonesia: A History of Religious Tolerance Under Threat?

Alternative Law Journal, Vol. 36, No. 1, pp. 56-57, 2011
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 21 Apr 2011
Melissa Crouch
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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Ahmadiyah, Indonesia, Blasphemy

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Indonesia, Militant Islam and Ahmadiyah: Origins and Implications

ARC Federation Fellowship, ‘Islam, Shariah and Governance’ Background Paper Series No. 4, 2009
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 08 May 2010 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2011
Melissa Crouch
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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Ahmadiyah, Indonesia, militant Islam, law

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The Judiciary in Myanmar

UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2016-10
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 15 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2017
Melissa Crouch
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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Myanmar, executive-military control, Constitutional Tribunal, Courts Martial, Union Supreme Court, jurisdiction

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Religious Regulations in Indonesia: Failing Vulnerable Groups?

Review of Indonesian and Malaysian Affairs, Vol. 43, No. 2, 2009
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 08 May 2010 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2010
Melissa Crouch
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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Indonesia, religious regulations, Islam, minorities

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Rediscovering 'Law' in Myanmar: A Review of Scholarship on the Legal System of Myanmar

23(3) Pacific Rim Law and Policy Review 543-575, 2014
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 02 Jun 2014
Melissa Crouch
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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Myanmar, Burma, law, Asian legal studies

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Constitutionalism, Islam and the Practice of Religious Deference: The Case of the Indonesian Constitutional Court

Australian Journal of Asian Law, 2016, Vol 16 No 2, Article 6: 195-209
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 08 Mar 2016
Melissa Crouch
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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Special Issue: The First Decade of Indonesia's Constitutional Court

Australian Journal of Asian Law, 2016, Vol 16 No 2, Article 1: 1113-119
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 10 Mar 2016
Simon Butt, Melissa Crouch and Rosalind Dixon
The University of Sydney Law School, University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law and University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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Introduction: Islam and the State in Myanmar

Melissa Crouch (ed), Islam and the State in Myanmar: Muslim-Buddhist Relations and the Politics of Belonging. Oxford University Press, 2016, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 21 Jul 2016
Melissa Crouch
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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Islam, Buddhism, Myanmar, Burma, Politics, Identity, Violence, Law

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The Criminalisation of People Smuggling: The Dynamics of Judicial Discretion in Indonesia

Australian Journal of Asian Law, 2013, Vol 14 No 2, Article 1: 183-201
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 18 Dec 2013
Antje Missbach and Melissa Crouch
Monash University and University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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Ethnic Rights and Constitutional Change: The Constitutional Recognition of Ethnic Nationalities in Myanmar/Burma

(Forthcoming) A Harding (ed) Constitutional Reform and Legal Change in Myanmar., UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2015-11
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2015
Melissa Crouch
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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Myanmar, ethnic rights, constitutional law

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The Layers of Legal Development in Myanmar

Melissa Crouch (2014) ‘The Layers of Legal Development in Myanmar’ in Melissa Crouch and Tim Lindsey (eds) Law, Society and Transition in Myanmar. Oxford: Hart Publishing
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 18 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2017
Melissa Crouch
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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Burma, Myanmar, common law, development

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The Constitution, Emergency Powers and the Rule of Law in Myanmar

1 Panorama: Myanmar in Transition 45-56
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 30 Dec 2013
Melissa Crouch
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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Trials of People Smugglers in Indonesia: 2007-2012

Centre for Indonesian Law, Islam and Society Policy Paper, No. 1, pp. 1-53
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 03 Jun 2013
Melissa Crouch and Antje Missbach
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law and Monash University
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Indonesia, people smuggling, criminal law

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Promiscuity, Polygyny and the Power of Revenge: The Past and Future of Burmese Buddhist Law in Myanmar

Asian Journal of Law and Society, 3(1), Special Issue on Buddhism and Law in Asia, 2016, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 18 Jul 2016
Melissa Crouch
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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Myanmar, Burma, Buddhist law, family law, polygamy

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Judicial Review and Religious Freedom: The Case of Indonesian Ahmadis

Sydney Law Review, 34(3), pp. 545-572, (2012)
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 06 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2012
Melissa Crouch
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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Indonesia, Ahmadiyah, judicial review

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Cause Lawyers in Indonesia: A House Divided

Wisconsin International Law Journal, Vol. 31, No. 620, 2013
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 14 Jul 2014
Timothy Lindsey and Melissa Crouch
Centre for Indonesian Law, Islam and Society, Melbourne Law School and University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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Cause lawyers, Indonesia, religion

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Asian Legal Transplants and Rule of Law Reform: National Human Rights Commission in Myanmar and Indonesia

(2013) 5 Hague Journal on the Rule of Law 146-177
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 17 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2014
Melissa Crouch
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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human rights, Indonesia, Myanmar, legal transplants, rule of law

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Negotiating Legal Pluralism in Court: Fatwa and the Crime of Blasphemy in Indonesia

Gary Bell and Michael Dowdle (eds) Festschrift in Honour of MB Hooker. Singapore: ISEAS, Forthcoming, UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2015-64
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 24 Oct 2015
Melissa Crouch
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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fatwa, blasphemy, Indonesia, legal pluralism

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Criminal (In)Justice in Indonesia: The Cikeusik Trials

Alternative Law Journal, Vol. 37, No. 1, pp. 54-56, 2012
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 20 Mar 2012
Melissa Crouch
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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law and religion, Indonesia, Ahmadiyah

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The Yogyakarta Local Ombudsman: Promoting Good Governance Through Local Support

Asian Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 2, No. 1, 2007
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 08 May 2010 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2010
Melissa Crouch
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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Indonesia, good governance, law, ombudsman

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Book Review: No Concessions: The Life of Yap Thiam Hien, Indonesian Human Rights Lawyer

Australian Journal of Asian Law, 2012, Vol 13 No 1, Article 9: 129-132
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 15 Oct 2012
Melissa Crouch
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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book review, Yap Thiam Hien, human rights, lawyer, biography

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In Memoriam: ‘Saya’ U Ko Ni, Myanmar's Advocate for Constitutional Reform

Australian Journal of Asian Law, 2016, Vol 17 No 2, Article 1: 227-235
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 23 Mar 2017
Melissa Crouch
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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Legislating Reform? Law and Conflict in Myanmar

Nick Cheesman and Nicholas Farrelly (eds) (2016) Conflict in Myanmar: War, Politics, Religion. Singapore: ISEAS
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Sep 2016
Melissa Crouch
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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Myanmar, Burma, law, conflict, parliament

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Regulating Places of Worship in Indonesia: Upholding Freedom of Religion for Religious Minorities?

Singapore Journal of Legal Studies, pp. 96-116, July 2007
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 17 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 03 May 2011
Melissa Crouch
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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Understanding the Business of Transition in Myanmar

The Business of Transition: Law Reform, Development and Economics in Myanmar, Cambridge University Press, 2017 Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Sep 2017
Melissa Crouch
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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Book Review: Opposing the Rule of Law: How Myanmar's Courts Make Law and Order

Melissa Crouch (2015) ‘Book Review: Opposing the Rule of Law: How Myanmar’s Courts Make Law and Order’ 37(2) Contemporary Southeast Asia 305-307, UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2015-42
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 17 Sep 2015
Melissa Crouch
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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Myanmar, book review, rule of law

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The Everyday Emergency: Between the Constitution and the Code of Criminal Procedure in Myanmar

Constitutional Change and Legal Reform in Myanmar, Hart Publishing/Bloomsbury, Forthcoming, UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2016-01
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 25 Feb 2016
Melissa Crouch
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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constitutional law, Myanmar, Code of Criminal Procedure, Constitution, violence, threat, judicial power, social unrest

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Dictators, Democrats, and Constitutional Dialogue: Myanmar's Constitutional Tribunal

16(2) International Journal of Constitutional Law (2018)
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 03 May 2018
Melissa Crouch
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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Constitutionalism, Religion and Inequality: Perspectives from Asia

Asian Journal of Comparative Law, Forthcoming, UNSW Law Research Paper No. 18-25
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 30 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2018
Melissa Crouch
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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constitutionalism, religion, inequality, Asia

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The Constitution of Myanmar: A Contextual Analysis (Foreword)

The Constitution of Myanmar (2019) Hart Publishing; ISBN 9781509927371
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 25 Mar 2019
Melissa Crouch
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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Myanmar, Burma, constitutional law, public law

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The Politics of Court Reform: Judicial Change and Legal Culture in Indonesia (Table of Contents)

Forthcoming in The Politics of Court Reform: Judicial Change and Legal Culture in Indonesia (2019) Cambridge University Press
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 25 Mar 2019
Melissa Crouch
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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Indonesia, courts

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Islamic Law and Society in Southeast Asia

(2016) Anver M Emon and Rumee Ahmed (eds) The Oxford Handbook on Islamic Law. Oxford University Press
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 01 Jul 2020
Melissa Crouch
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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Islamic law, Southeast Asia

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Myanmar

Melissa Crouch, ‘Myanmar’ in D Law et al (eds) The Oxford Handbook of Constitutional Law in Asia. Oxford University Press, Forthcoming, UNSW Law Research
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 10 Jun 2021
Melissa Crouch
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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Constitution of Myanmar

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Stretching the Scope of Special Autonomy in Aceh: The Controversial Qanun Requirement for Political Candidates

Australian Journal of Asian Law, Vol. 11, No. 1, 2009
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 08 May 2010 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2019
Melissa Crouch
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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Aceh, Islamic law, Indonesia, Qanun

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Authoritarian Straightjacket or Vehicle for Democratic Transition?: The Risky Struggle to Change Myanmar’s Constitution

in Tom Ginsburg and Aziz Huq (eds) From Parchment to Practise: Implementing New Constitutions. Cambridge University Press.
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 17 Mar 2021
Melissa Crouch
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law
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Myanmar, Risk, Constitution, Authoritarian Regimes

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The Feminisation of the Judiciary in the Global South

Forthcoming, Melissa Crouch and Natasha Naidu (2021) ‘The Feminisation of the Judiciary in the Global South’ in Women and the Judiciary in the Asia-Pacific. Cambridge University Press
Posted: 10 Jun 2021
Melissa Crouch and Natasha Naidu
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law and Independent

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Women judges

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The Promise and Paradox of Women in the Judiciary in Indonesia

Melissa Crouch (2021) ‘The Promise and Paradox of Women in the Judiciary in Indonesia’ in Melissa Crouch (ed) Women and the Judiciary in the Asia-Pacific. Cambridge University Press.
Posted: 01 Jun 2021
Melissa Crouch
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law

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Indonesia, women judges, courts

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Constitutional Touchstones: Peace Processes, Federalism and Constitution-making in Myanmar

18(4) International Journal of Constitutional Law, 2020
Posted: 01 Jul 2020
Melissa Crouch
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law

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Myanmar, constitutional law, peace processes

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Pre-emptive Constitution-making

Law & Society Review, 54(2), June 2020
Posted: 21 May 2020
Melissa Crouch
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law

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constitution-making, law and society, Myanmar, comparative constitutional law

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Judicial Power in Myanmar and the Challenge of Judicial Independence

Melissa Crouch (2017) ‘Judicial Power in Myanmar and the Challenge of Judicial Independence’ in HP Lee and Marilyn Pittard (ed) Asia-Pacific Judiciaries: Independence, Impartiality and Integrity. Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming, UNSW Law Research Paper No. 17-24
Posted: 02 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2018
Melissa Crouch
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law

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Socio-legal Studies on Southeast Asia

Asian Journal of Comparative Law, Forthcoming, UNSW Law Research Paper No. 17-14
Posted: 25 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2018
Melissa Crouch and Lynette Chua
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Faculty of Law

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law and society, socio-legal studies, Southeast Asia

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The Common Law and the Constitutional Writs in Myanmar

Melissa Crouch (2014) ‘The Common Law and the Constitutional Writs in Myanmar’ in Melissa Crouch and Tim Lindsey (eds) Law, Society and Transition in Myanmar. Oxford: Hart Publishing
Posted: 18 Oct 2014
Melissa Crouch
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law

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writs, Burma, Myanmar, courts, judicial independence, separation of powers

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Shifting Conceptions of State Regulation of Religion: The Indonesian Draft Law on Inter-Religious Harmony

25(2) Global Change, Peace and Security 1-18
Posted: 31 Jan 2013
Melissa Crouch
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law

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law, Islam, religion, Indonesia

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Law and Religion in Indonesia: The Constitutional Court and the Blasphemy Law

7(1) Asian Journal of Comparative Law, 2012, Forthcoming
Posted: 05 May 2012
Melissa Crouch
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law

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law, religion, Indonesia, Constitutional Court, blasphemy