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Mr Athula Pathinayake

Position: Lecturer
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Business and Law
Department: Deakin Law School
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Phone: +61 3 92446251 +61 3 92446251



  • Bagaric, M., & Pathinayake, A. (2015). Jail up; crime down does not justify Australia becoming an incarceration nation. Australian Bar Review, 40, 64-96.


  • Bagaric, M., & Pathinayake, A. (2013). The paradox of parity in sentencing in Australia: the pursuit of equal justice that highlights the futility of consistency in sentencing. The journal of criminal law, 77(5), 399-416.


  • Bagaric, M., & Pathinayake, A. (2012). Mandatory harsh penalties for people smugglers in Australia : time for reform?. Journal of criminal law, 76, 493-511.


  • Vrachnas, J., Bagaric, M., Dimopoulos, P., & Pathinayake, A. (2012). Migration and refugee law : principles and practice in Australia (3rd ed.). Port Melbourne, Vic: Cambridge University Press.


  • Bagaric, M., Alexander, T., & Pathinayake, A. (2011). The fallacy of general deterrence and the futility of imprisoning offenders for tax fraud. Australian tax forum, 26(3), 511-540.

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