Dr Robyn Blewer is a lecturer in the Griffith Law School. Her research interests are in criminal trial procedure, particularly in relation to how courts receive evidence from vulnerable witnesses. She completed a Master of Criminology and Criminal Justice in 2012 and completed her doctoral thesis as a member of the Australian Research Council’s laureate research project, ‘The Prosecution Project’, where she examined Australia’s child witness law, policy and procedure over the twentieth century. In 2019 Robyn took on the role of Director of the Griffith University Innocence Project after being a student of the Project in 2004. In addition to working with senior law students and the Project’s lawyers in the Innocence Project, Robyn teaches the first year Foundations of Law course at the Griffith Law School’s Gold Coast campus. She is currently engaged by Queensland’s Department of Justice and Attorney-General to provide editorial assistance to the Queensland Criminal Directions Bench Book committee. She has previously practised law in commercial litigation and worked as a volunteer for Salvos Legal Humanitarian.