A/PROF Glenn Patmore

A/PROF Glenn Patmore


  • Academic, Law
  • Comparative Constitutional Law: Australia and the United States
  • Constitutional Freedoms, Freedom from Discrimination and Workplace Participation
  • Constitutional Reform and Australian Republicanism
  • Law and Democracy, Civil Liberties, Freedom of Expression, Political Protest
  • Legal Regulation of Democratic Participation, with Reference to Constitutional Amendment



  • Glenn Patmore studied law at Monash University and Queen’s University, Canada. Before coming to Melbourne Law School (MLS), Glenn was a member of the Faculty of Law at Monash University. Glenn’s research focuses on the legal regulation of democratic participation, with reference to constitutional amendment, constitutional freedoms, freedom from discrimination and workplace participation. He is the author of a large body of published work on these topics including: two monographs, six books of collected essays, numerous book chapters, and many scholarly articles. His work has been published in numerous journals including the Melbourne University Law Review, Federal Law Review, Public Law Review, Comparative Labor Law and Policy Journal and Queen’s Law Journal. He has also contributed chapters to field-specific handbooks published by Oxford University Press and Edward Elgar.

    Glenn has presented his research at numerous Australian and overseas universities, including Cambridge University, the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), King’s College London, Queen’s University (Canada), and the Paris-Sorbonne University. He has also been invited to give several presentations to the Industrial Relations Commission of New South Wales. Glenn’s presentations span domestic and comparative law as well as interdisciplinary fields.

    Glenn has taught legal methods and reasoning, public law, constitutional law, and tort law. His JD elective subject, entitled Democracy, Law and Civil Liberties, examines case law from Australia and the United States. Glenn helped found the MLS Law School Equality Committee and was the inaugural Faculty Student Disability Equal Opportunity Liaison Officer. Glenn also co-organised the MLS Faculty Research Seminar Series from 2015 to 2017.   


Member of

  • Supreme Court of Victoria. Barrister & Solicitor 1987 -


Selected publications


Education and training

  • BA, Monash University
  • LLM, Queen's University at Kingston
  • LLB (Hons), Monash University



Available for supervision

  • Y