Past events

20
May
2014
1.00PM to 2.00PM Seminar
  • Dr Warren Mundy, Commissioner, Productivity Commission
Since June 2013, the Australian Productivity Commission has been undertaking a 15-month inquiry into Australia’s system of civil dispute resolution, with a  focus on constraining costs and promoting access to justice and equality before the law. The terms...
28
Apr
2014
6.00PM to 8.30PM Film screening
  • Jon Altman, Tjanara Goreng Goreng & Dr Asmi Wood

‘Australia has a very black past; Utopia shows real-life stories of what has happened over the past 225 years. I cried like I had lost a family member on three occasions watching this film – a must-see for all Australians.’...

03
Apr
2014
5.30PM to 7.00PM Lecture
  • Professor Andrea Durbach, Director, Australian Human Rights Centre

A Common Purpose is a documentary by Mitzi Goldman that traces the notorious death penalty trial of the ‘Upington 25’ – 25 black defendants accused of murder – during the most violent period of the apartheid regime in South Africa...

17
Mar
2014
6.00PM to 7.00PM Lecture
  • Professor Gordon Anthony, Queens University Belfast

Political prisoners have long played a central – and controversial – role in the Northern Ireland peace process. From their early release under the terms of the Good Friday Agreement of 1998 through to a recent debate about a de facto immunity for ‘on...

13
Mar
2014
6.00PM to 7.00PM Workshop
  • Professor Gordon Anthony, Queens University Belfast

This workshop will consider the case of a non-UK national who had been living in Northern Ireland for more than forty years and was practicising as a lawyer when convicted of terror related offences. It will examine the legal difficulties he faced...

18
Feb
2014
5.00PM to 6.00PM Seminar
  • Professor Marc Galanter, University of Wisconsin

Marc Galanter is one of the western world’s leading thinkers on lawyers, justice and legal culture, and a leading figure in the empirical study of the legal system. He is the John and Rylla Bosshard Professor of Law and South Asian Studies at the...

12
Feb
2014
6.00PM to 7.00PM Seminar
  • John Southalan, President of Australian Lawyers for Human Rights

ALHR is seeking leave to appear as amicus curiae in a High Court appeal in a native title case, WA v Brown. The matter will be heard on 12 February 2014. ALHR’s submissions focus on human rights standards about racial equality, and their...

01
Oct
2013
5.30PM to 6.30PM Seminar
  • Dr Mark Provera

In the more than 20 years that Australia has mandatorily detained asylum seekers reaching its shores by boat, the European Union has seen the development of its Common European Asylum System amongst its (now 28) Member States – including...

05
Aug
2013
6.00PM to 8.00PM
  • Professor Mick Dodson AM

Law Reform and Social Justice students at the ANU College of Law have researched, written and produced public information materials in support of the proposed referendum to recognise Australia's indigenous peoples in the...

23
Jul
2013
1.00PM to 2.00PM Seminar
  • Gráinne McKeever, University of Ulster
In the UK, social security fraud has become an increasingly prominent offence, driven and fed by changes to social security legislation, policy imperatives and departmental targets. Social security claimants are under increasing suspicion of being...

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