Dr Michael Grewcock teaches criminal law and criminology at the University of New South Wales. He has previously worked as a solicitor and researcher in London for 13 years specialising in criminal, prison and immigration law. He also spent three years working as a legal and policy officer for the Howard League for Penal Reform, focusing mainly on teenagers in the criminal justice system. More recently, his research interests have shifted towards border policing and state crime. He is the author of Border Crimes: Australia’s War on Illicit Migrants (2009) and a co-author of Criminal Laws 6th edition. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the State Crime Journal and the Editorial Advisory Group of the Howard Journal of Criminal Justice.