Jamie Fellows joined the Law School at JCU in 2009. Since then he has taught and published in areas of public law, particularly on topics regarding criminal sentencing, legal history, and war crimes. 

Jamie's PhD topic investigates the US Army war crimes trials of the Japanese that were conducted in Manila after the Pacific War. The thesis examines important areas of international law involving command responsibility, superior orders, and military necessity. 

Jamie's publications underscores his interest in a range of public law matters and includes research projects ranging from extra-curial punishment to state secessionism. He also publishes a law blog which covers a diverse range of contemporary, historical and philosophical legal issues.  

On the teaching front, Jamie lectures and coordinates a variety of compulsory and elective subjects within the LLB degree programme across the Townsville and Cairns campuses at JCU. Jamie's teaching is informed by proven pedagogical approaches to student learning that utilises a variety of scaffolded and blended-learning teaching practices. 

For a number of years Jamie has been involved in the St Vincent De Paul Volunteer Refugee Assistance Program in Townsville. 

Prior to commencing at JCU, Jamie held several positions within the private and public sectors in Japan and Australia. 

  • LA4014: Clinical Legal Studies (Level 4; TSV)
  • LA4041: Legal Placement (Level 4; CNS & TSV)
  • LA4043: Multidisciplinary Project (Level 4; CNS)
  • LA4044: Independent Project (Level 4; TSV)
  • Administrative Law
  • Legal Ethics
  • International Law
  • LA3006 Administrative Law – SP2: Subject Co-ordinator, Lecturer
  • LA1104 Legal Concepts – SP2: Subject Co-ordinator, Lecturer
  • LA4038 Legal Ethics and Trust Accounts – SP1: Subject Co-ordinator, Lecturer
  • LA1101 Legal Institutions and Processes – SP1: Subject Co-ordinator, Lecturer
  • 2016 to present - Invited reviewer, James Cook University Law Review (James Cook University, College of Business, Law and Governance)
  • 2015 to present - Refugee Assistance Program volunteer, St Vincent De Paul (Townsville)
  • 2016 - Invited reviewer, Cambridge University Press (Adelaide)
  • 2015 - Invited reviewer, Flinders Law Journal (Flinders Law School, Adelaide)
  • 2012 to 2014 - co-opted Member of the FLBCA Research Committee, James Cook University (Townsville)
  • 2011 - Guest Presenter, Morgan Stanley Japan Group Co Ltd (Yumiko Shito Vice President) (Ebisu Garden Place Tower, Tokyo Japan)
  • 2011 - Senior Research Fellow, James Cook University (School of Law, Townsville)
Research Disciplines
  • 2011 - FLBCA Finalist, My Research in 3 Minutes HDR Student Category
  • 2010 - Faculty of Law Business and Creative Arts - 2010 Sessional Award Recipient for the contribution to learning in the teaching community and in the facilitation and promotion of high quality student learning
  • 2001 to 2003 - American Chamber of Commerce in Japan (ACCJ)
  • 2001 to 2003 - Australian/ New Zealand Chamber of Commerce in Japan (ANZCCJ)
  • 2014 - Collaboration with Juha Saunavaara of Dept of History University of Oulu (Finland) at the National Diet Library, Tokyo (Japan during the occupation - aftermath of the Pacific War)
  • 2011 - Interview with Rick Wallace (Tokyo Correspondent) and Toshiko Sakaue - The Australian, Tokyo Bureau, Ginza Tokyo. (Social media in Japan)

These are the most recent publications associated with this author. To see a detailed profile of all publications stored at JCU, visit ResearchOnline@JCU. Hover over Altmetrics badges to see social impact.

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ResearchOnline@JCU stores 37+ research outputs authored by Dr Jamie Fellows from 2011 onwards.


These Higher Degree Research projects are either current or by students who have completed their studies within the past 5 years at JCU. Linked titles show theses available within ResearchOnline@JCU.

  • This Project will Investigate Potential Conflicts in Perceptions between the Professional Accounting Bodies and the Tax Practitioners Board in Complying with Accountability and Acting in the Public Interest under the Tax Agents Services Act (2009) (PhD , Secondary Advisor)

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