The Court of Conscience is the UNSW Law Society’s premier social justice publication. This multi-award-winning journal, run by a voluntary student editorial board, aims to inspire, nurture, and generate an interest in social justice in the Law Faculty and beyond. UNSW Law represents a beacon of social justice advocacy in the community and the Court of Conscience publication provides a space for students, lawyers and academics to share their experiences, passions and concerns about topical social justice issues.

Submissions are academic, critical​​ and personal in nature​​ and focus on a multiplicity of issues relevant to social justice – all discussed within a legal framework.​ ​The publication has an outstanding record of renowned contributors such as Nicholas Cowdery AM QC, Ronald Sackville AO QC, Graeme Innes AM,​ ​and George Williams AO, as well as a talented range of student writers.​ ​The publication has also ​featured evocative and thought-provoking editorial pieces by an asylum seeker under the pseudonym Aasiya Amin and Wiradjuri Elder ‘Riverbank’ Frank Doolan.

As of Issue 8, the Court of Conscience is a peer-reviewed publication.
For further information, to submit, or to get involved with the publication, please contact the Editor-in-Chief at

Court of Conscience Issue 11 is entitled: ‘Enough Said’. This theme encourages individuals to consider how words can be turned into action for social justice issues. Submissions will be accepted until 10 July 2017.