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Biography

Kenny graduated from Murdoch University with a First Class Honours in Law and received the Vice Chancellor’s Commendation for Academic Excellence (awarded to the top 2% of the university cohort). Kenny also holds a Master of Laws (with High Distinction average) from the Australian National University.

Kenny was previously an editor on the International Trade and Business Law Review. Kenny also served as a Representative on the Murdoch University Academic Council and was elected President of the Murdoch International Students’ Association in 2011-2013.

Kenny conducts research in the area of criminal law at the University of Western Australia and teaches at Murdoch University.

Research

Journals

  • Kenny Yang, ‘Trust the People or Business as Usual? An Examination of Lay Participation in the Japanese Criminal Justice System’ (2017) 42(2) University of Western Australia Law Review 69
  • Kenny Yang, ‘Towards Cross Cultural Fluency in Mediation’ (2017) 36 University of Tasmania Law Review 69
  • Kenny Yang and Samuel Seow, ‘Can Mediators Arbitrate?’ (2015) (June) Mediate: Newsletter of the Singapore Mediation Centre
  • Kenny Yang, ‘Public Accountability of Public Prosecutions’ (2013) 20(1) Murdoch University Law Review 28
  • Kenny Yang, ‘Prosecutorial Discretion: A Balancing Act’ (Murdoch Research Repository 2012) (Paper also presented at the Murdoch School of Law Research Day Conference 28 Aug 2012)
  • Kenny Yang, ‘The Australian Statutory Derivative Action: Floodgates to Shareholder Activism? (2013) 16 The International Trade and Business Law Review 419
  • Kenny Yang, ‘The Rise of Legal Positivism in Germany: A Prelude to Nazi Arbitrariness?’ (2012) The Western Australian Jurist 245
  • Kenny Yang, “Book Review: International Commercial Arbitration” (2012) 15 International Trade and Business Law Review 471

External positions

Adjunct Tutor, Murdoch University

Keywords

  • Criminal Law
  • Sentencing

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Research Output 2012 2017

  • 6 Article
  • 1 Conference presentation/ephemera
  • 1 Book/Film/Article review
justice
lay assessor
examination
participation
prosecution

Towards Cross-Cultural Fluency in Mediation Standards

Yang, K., 2017, In : University of Tasmania Law Review. 36, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mediation
accreditation
Values

Public Accountability of Public Prosecutions

Yang, K., 2013, In : Murdoch University Law Review. 20, 1, p. 28-75

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

prosecution
responsibility
criminal proceedings
corruption
transparency
legal positivism
natural law
resources
Law
history
shareholder
Law
regime