Past events

06
Sep
2011
5.00PM to 6.00PM
  • The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG
Filmed during and after his time on the High Court of Australia, in this documentary about Justice, Michael Kirby explores the personal, moral and spiritual convictions of one of our most compassionate and incisive legal minds. Hon. Kirby will be in...
08
Aug
2011
5.15PM to 7.30PM
  • Professor Mick Dodson
Join us for an evening of top Australian Constitutional Law scholars discussing significant themes associated the recognition of Indigenous Australian's in the Australian constitution. The aim of the event is to inform people interested in making a...
12
May
2011
5.30PM to 6.30PM
  • Robert Stary

Robert Stary is an Australian criminal defence lawyer, best known for defending Jack Thomas, the first Australian to be convicted under anti-terrorism laws and for being Julian Assange’s Australian lawyer. 

Robert’s clients have included five of...

27
Oct
2010
5.00PM to 6.00PM
  • Hon. Ken Crispin

As a barrister and Queens Counsel specialising in criminal law, Ken Crispin appeared for a number of high-profile defendants, including Lindy and Michael Chamberlain, and the Chelmsford Victims Action Group. After a period as ACT Director of Public...

14
Oct
2010
1.00PM to 2.30PM

The purpose of the campaign is to raise money to purchase books from an approved list for the Alexander Maconochie Centre library. The Alexander Maconochie Centre, located just south of Canberra City on the Monaro Highway, emphasises rehabilitation,...

17
Sep
2010
6.00PM to 7.00PM
  • The Hon Albie Sachs

For over 50 years Albie Sachs has been one of South Africa’s leading human rights lawyers and campaigners. As a young barrister he defended people charged under racist statutes and repressive security laws, many facing the death sentence. He himself...

25
Aug
2010
1.00PM to 2.00PM Seminar
  • Dr Kota Fukui
This presentation aims to introduce the current legal needs, role and image of lawyers in Japanese corporate society. It also discusses the future of corporate in-house attorneys in Japan. Based on three surveys conducted by a research group at Osaka...
18
Aug
2010
5.00PM to 6.00PM
  • Hilary Charlesworth

Hilary Charlesworth is known internationally for her research, writing and commentary on human rights, women’s issues, feminism, international law and legal education.

Hilary is an Australian Research...

03
Aug
2010
1.00PM to 2.00PM Forum
  • Kim Rubenstein, Susan Harris-Rimmer, Simon Rice and Meghan Cooper

Join host Kim Rubenstein (ANU College of Law) and panellists Susan Harris Rimmer (ANU Centre for International Governance Justice), Simon Rice (ANU Law Reform and Social Justice Program) and Meghan Cooper (Australian National Committee for UN Women) to...

23
Jul
2010
9.00AM to 5.00PM
  • Margaret Thornton, Peter Bailey, Wayne Morgan and Simon Rice

In July 2010, the LR&SJ Program convened a roundtable of discrimination law experts to respond to a Commonwealth Government proposal to amalgamate the four federal anti-discrimination statutes. Many of Australia’s leading discrimination law...

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