Term 2015 –
Name James Popple
|Born 4 November 1964 (age 51) (1964-11-04) Mirboo, Victoria, Australia|
Alma mater Australian National University
Title Senior Member, Australian Administrative Appeals Tribunal
Education Australian National University
Books A Pragmatic Legal Expert System
Dr James Popple (born 1964) is a Senior Member of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal. He is also an Honorary Professor in the College of Law and the College of Engineering and Computer Science at the Australian National University.
He was President of the ANU's Postgraduate and Research Students' Association (1990–91); associate to High Court Justice Mary Gaudron (1995); Deputy Registrar of the High Court of Australia (1996–98); a senior executive in the Australian Attorney-General's Department (1998–2010); and the first Australian Freedom of Information Commissioner (2010–14). He has been a member of the Council of Burgmann College, ANU since 1985.
As part of his PhD research at the ANU (1993), he developed a legal expert system called SHYSTER.