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Australian Academy of Law Ethics Hypothetical: "The law and lawyers: their limits?"

4/04/2017

When: 5.30pm, Tuesday 4 April 2017 Where: Ceremonial Court of the Federal Court of Australia, Level 21, Law Courts Building, Queen's Square, Sydney The Australian Academy of Law extends a warm invitation to all to attend t... read more

'Bringing science, technology and law together to solve the illegal fishing challenge'

20/04/2017

Speaker: Professor Erika J Techera, FAAL, Director, UWA Oceans Institute and Professor of the University of Western Australia Law School Time and date: 5.15pm (for a 5.30pm start), Thursday 20 April 2017 Venue: Federal Court o... read more

Australian Academy of Law Public Lecture: “Where to from here on family violence – law and social policy solutions”

24/11/2016

Speakers: The Hon. Marcia Neave AO, former Chair of the Royal Commission into Family Violence and former Judge of the Victorian Supreme Court of Appeal Welcome: The Hon. Kevin Lindgren AM QC, President of the Australian Academy ... read more

Australian Academy of Law 2016 Symposium

10/11/2016

Speakers: “The Death of the Law Firm”, Professor Dan Hunter, Foundation Dean Swinburne Law School “Measuring the ‘lawfulness’ of legal technologies: from speedbumps to smart contracts”, Mr. J... read more

Australian Academy of Law Public Lecture: The Court of Appeal: The First 25 Years

24/10/2016

Speakers: Justice Margaret McMurdo AC, President of the Queensland Court of Appeal Chair: Justice James Douglas, Judge of the Supreme Court of Queensland Welcome: The Hon. Kevin Lindgren AM QC, President of the Australian Academy ... read more

The Australian Academy of Law’s Patron’s Address: “The Increasing Internationalisation of Australian Law”

18/10/2016

Speaker: Justin Gleeson SC, Solicitor-General for the Commonwealth of Australia Time and Date: 5:30pm, Tuesday 18 October 2016 Venue: Banco Court, Supreme Court of NSW, Level 13, Law Courts Building, Queens Square, Sydney Au... read more

Sixth Austin Ache Oration in Law and Governance - Young people in detention: impacts, progress, and alternatives

11/10/2016

Speaker: The Hon Marilyn Warren AC, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Victoria Time and Date: 5:00pm, Tuesday 11 October 2016 Venue: Nitmiluk Lounge, Level 4, Parliament House, Darwin Currently, on an average d... read more

Seminar: The Honourable Robert French AC - Rationality and Reasonableness, Wed 27 April 2016

27/04/2016

  The Honourable Robert French AC will be speaking on the topic of Rationality and Reasonableness on Wednesday 27 April 2016 from 5.30-7.00pm at the IMAS Building, Ground Floor, 20 Castray Esplanade, Hobart.  RSVPs are... read more

SEMINAR: Judicial Review for Reasonableness in Australian and US Administrative Law

15/03/2016

Speakers: The Honourable Robert French AC Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia and Professor Jerry Mashaw Sterling Professor of Law Emeritus and Professorial Lecturer, Yale University Venue: Finkel Lecture Thea... read more

Balancing on a Tightrope: Law & Life in Legal Practice

19/11/2015

Professor Richard Collier, FAcSS FRSA Newcastle University, UK Professor Margaret Thornton, FASSA FAAL The Australian National University Balancing on a Tightrope: Law & Life in Legal Practice ACT Supreme Court, 6 Knowles ... read more

West Australia AAL event - 'Neighbourhood Stabilization Strategies for Vacant and Abandoned Properties' by Professor Frank S Alexander

28/10/2015

Wednesday 28 October 2015: Professor Frank S Alexander of Emory Law School, Atlanta, Georgia will speak on homelessness, urban blight and the law at Courtroom 1, Federal Court of Australia, 1 Victoria Avenue, Perth. Please ... read more

Victorian Event - 2015 Symposium - Undue influence and inappropriate pressure: the critical importance of nurturing and protecting independent advisers and organs of government

8/10/2015

Thursday 8 October 2015: symposium led by the Hon Stephen Charles QC, Professor Hilary Charlesworth and Mr Douglas Porteous to be held in the Banco Court of the Supreme Court of Victoria. Please see flyer read more

Victorian AAL event for 2015--preliminary notice

8/10/2015

Victorian AAL event for 2015--preliminary notice The Academy event in Victoria for 2015 will take the form of a Symposium to be held on the late afternoon and evening of Thursday 8 October 2015. The speakers will be the Hon Ste... read more

Northern Territory AAL event for 2015--preliminary notice

3/09/2015

Northern Territory AAL event for 2015--preliminary notice As in previous years, the Academy event in the Northern Territory will be the Austin Asche Oration which is sponsored jointly by Charles Darwin University and the AAL. T... read more

Queensland 2015 AAL event: 18 June 2015

18/06/2015

The Academy event in Queensland for 2015 will be held on Thursday evening 18 June 2015 at 5.30 pm. The speaker will be Walter Sofronoff QC whose topic will be the independence of the legal profession. The venue will be the Banco C... read more

Exporting Legal Ethics? by Professor James Moliterno

20/05/2015

Date: Wednesday 20 May 2015 Time: 5.30 pm Venue: Herbert Smith Freehills,  ANZ Tower, 161 Castlereagh Street, Sydney Herbert Smith Freehills will be hosting this presentation for Academy Fellows only by Professor James Mo... read more

Patron's Address 'Magna Carta and the Development of the Common Law' (Sydney)

18/05/2015

Speaker: Professor Paul Brand, FBA, Emeritus Fellow, All Souls College, Oxford and Migeunyah Distinguished Fellow, University of Melbourne Date: Monday 18 May 2015 Time: 5.30pm Venue: Federal Court of Australia, Level 21, Law C... read more

The Whaling Case in the International Court of Justice - Perspectives from the Bench and Bar Table (Canberra)

25/03/2015

Speakers: Professor Hilary Charlesworth - speaking about her experience as an ad hoc judge in the case Mr Henry Burmester AO QC - speaking about the case from his perspective as one of the Australian counsel Date and T... read more

Patron's Address 'The Common Law Litigation Process - Time for a Rethink?' (Sydney)

23/10/2014

Speaker: The Hon Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon, Supreme Court of Singapore Venue: Banco Court, Supreme Court of NSW, Level 13, Law Courts Building, Queens Square, Sydney Date and time: Thursday 23 October 2014, 5.30pm In the... read more

LECTURE Critical Legal Engagement with 'Outsiders' in Criminal Justice Settings (Melbourne)

25/09/2014

Speaker: Professor Kate Auty, University of Melbourne, 2014 Vice-Chancellor's Fellow Venue: Federal Court of Australia, Level 8, Court Room 8A, 305 William St, Melbourne Date and Time: Thursday 25 September 2014, 5.00 - 7.... read more

LECTURE 2014 Austin Asche Oration (Darwin)

4/09/2014

The Austin Asche Oration for 2014, an event which the Academy co-sponsors with Charles Darwin University, was held at 5.00 pm on 4 September 2014 in the Dining Room Nitmiluk Lounge of Parliament House, Darwin. ... read more

LECTURE 'Speaking Plainly...' (Adelaide)

25/08/2014

Speaker: Julian Burnside AO QC Date and time: Monday 25 August 2014, 5.30-6.30pm Venue: Lecture Theatre 2, Adelaide Law School, The University of Adelaide Program >> The Hon Kevin Lindgren AM QC, President, Australian... read more

LECTURE Preventive Justice and the Rule of Law: What Role for the Legal Profession and the Courts, What Role for Academia? (Brisbane)

29/07/2014

Speaker: Professor Lucia Zedner FBA, Law Fellow, Corpus Christi College and Professor of Criminal Justice, University of Oxford. Chair: Justice Margaret McMurdo AC, President, Queensland Court of Appeal Venue: Banco Court, Sup... read more

LECTURE North Korea, International Law and Political Reality (Perth)

28/07/2014

Speaker: The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG Date and time: Monday 28 July 2014, 5.15pm Venue: Government House Ballroom, St Georges Terrace, Perth Download the flyer for more details. Please download a copy of the Hon Michael Ki... read more

Visit by Prof Revesz (SYD)

24/03/2014

Visit by Professor Richard (“Ricky”) Revesz   Members of the Academy living in Sydney will be fortunate to have the opportunity of meeting Professor Richard (Ricky) Revesz of New York U... read more

Reflections on Fiduciary Law (TAS)

19/03/2014

Professor Kate Warner has reported that the Tasmanian event will be held on the evening of Wednesday 19 March 2014.   The Hon Paul Finn will speak on “Reflections on Fiduciary Law”.  ... read more

The Public/Private Divide; and its implications for the extent of judicial interventions in civil disputes (CBR)

28/11/2013

Speaker: The Hon Justice Patrick Keane, Justice of the High Court of Australia Differing perceptions of what is public and what is private affect the development of the law in many fields of legal practice. Of particular interes... read more

SYMPOSIUM Legal Education, Regulation and Funding - shaping the legal profession of the future (MEL)

21/11/2013

Banco Court, Supreme Court of Victoria Download the Symposium Program read more

PATRON'S ADDRESS Lions in Conflict: Ellesmere, Bacon and Coke - the prerogative battle (SYD)

4/10/2013

Speaker: The Hon James Spigelman AC QC. Introduction of the Hon James Spigelman AC QC by Chief Justice French AC. Download a copy of the 2013 Patrons's Address here Watch the video of the Address here. Download the eve... read more

The Public/Private Divide; and its implications for the extent of judicial interventions in civil disputes (BNE)

16/09/2013

Speaker: The Hon Justice Patrick Keane, Justice of the High Court of Australia Differing perceptions of what is public and what is private affect the development of the law in many fields of legal practice. Of particular interes... read more

PATRON'S ADDRESS Judges & the Academy: Dialogue of the Hard of Hearing

30/10/2012

Speaker: Chief Justice Robert French AC, Patron of the Australian Academy of Law. The things that Judges do and that academics do are different in kind. There is nevertheless a "dialogue" of sorts as Judges refer to ac... read more

CONFERENCE Tomorrow's Law: The Future of Animal Law

18/10/2012

Co-hosted by The Centre for Legal Governance at Macqurie Law School and RSPCA Australia  The Conference is an annual event for the Centre, which examines key legal developments anticpated in the year ahead. This year the co... read more

ROUNDTABLE Trends in Legal Education for Practice

19/09/2012

A joint AAL/ALTA event in co-operation with Curtin University This event is an opportunity to gain insights from eminent speakers into important topics in legal practice. Speakers: The Hon Justice James Edelman, Supreme C... read more

ROUNDTABLE The Linkage Between Research & the Works of the Courts & the Legal Profession

3/07/2012

Co-Hosted with the Australiasian Law Teachers Association Presented as the Closing Plenary at the 2012 ALTA Conference Please see the podcast of the event. read more

SYMPOSIUM The Victorian Charter of Rights

19/04/2012

An exchange on the Victorian Charter of Rights. The Symposium brought together distinguished panel members to address the challenging philosophical and practical issues that arose in relation to the Charter. Momcilovic v The ... read more

CONFERENCE Tomorrow's Law: Disclosure of Information - Balancing Public and Private Interestes

18/11/2011

In association with The Centre for Legal Governance at Macquarie Law School. The conference was the first in an annual series for the Centre, which examine key legal developments anticipated in the year ahead. In keeping with th... read more

ROUNDTABLE Trends in Legal Education for Practice: Competing Tensions

4/07/2011

Speakers: Professor Michael Coper, Robert Garran Professor of Law and Dean, ANU College of Law, Australian National University and Vice-President, International Association of Law Schools Ms Noela L'Estrange, Chief Executive... read more

SYMPOSIUM The Future of Adjudication: The challenge from ADR

18/11/2010

Speakers:   Professor Hilary Astor, NSW Law Reform Commission, most recently, Professor for Dispute Resolution, the University of Sydney The Honourable Justice Weinberg, Supreme Court of Victoria, Court of Appeal The H... read more

ROUNDTABLE Trends in the National Legal Profession: Competing Tensions in Effective Regulation

21/06/2010

Speakers The Honourable Paul de Jersey AC Chief Justice of Queensland Ms Louise Glanville National Legal Profession Reform Taskforce Mr Glenn Ferguson President, Law Council of Australia Dr Francesca Bartlett Lec... read more

SYMPOSIUM The Forgotten Freedom: Freedom from Fear

18/11/2009

Keynote Speaker: The Hon Chief Justice James Spigelman AC Comments by: Dr Melissa Perry QC Venue: Banco Court, Supreme Court of New South Wales Please read Dr Perry's comments read more

Symposium: A Continuing Debate: Professional and Commericialism in Legal Practice

19/09/2009

Continuing with the topic of the AAL Symposium that was held in Sydney on 5 May, a discussion was lead by a panel of invited commentators. Commentators • The Honourable Justice James Alsop, President, NSW Court of Appeal ... read more

SYMPOSIUM Professionalism and Commercialism: Conflict or harmony in modern legal practice?

5/05/2009

Keynote Speaker: The Hon Justice James Allsop, President, NSW Court of Appeal Invited Panelist: Professor Margaret Thornton, The Australian National University Venue: Court Room 18 D, Federal Court Building, Sydney, NSW Plea... read more

SYMPOSIUM 2008 December

1/12/2008

The Academy invited its members to an address by the Chief Justice of Australia, the Honourable Robert French on 1 December 2008, hosted by the Federal Court of Australia at the Federal Court Building, Melbourne. The Chief Justi... read more

SYMPOSIUM 2008 July

25/07/2008

Hosted by Mallesons Stephen Jaques. The Symposium was opened with a presentation by its Foundation Patron, the Hon Chief Justice Murray Gleeson AC on ‘Reflections on a life in the law’ to mark the end of his stewards... read more

SYMPOSIUM Fragmentation or Consolidation? Fostering a coherent professional identity for lawyers

17/07/2007

Please download the available papers from the Symposium below: Introduction: Emeritus Professor David Weisbrot AM, President, Australian Law Reform Commission Opening Comments: Professor Rosalind Croucher, Commission... read more

Launch of the AAL

17/07/2007

The AAL was launched on 17 July 2007 at Government House in Brisbane. Download the speeches presented at the launch below: Her Excellency the Hon Quentin Bryce AC (Governor of Queensland) The Hon Chief Justice Murray Gl... read more

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AAL Newsletter [2017] No. 3 - 27 March 2017

27/03/2017

Please find attached Newsletter [2017] No. 3 from the Australian Academy of Law.read more

AAL Newsletter [2017] No. 2 - 24 February 2017

24/02/2017

Please find attached Newsletter [2017] No. 2 from the Australian Academy of Law.read more

AAL Newsletter No.1 - 2 February 2017

2/02/2017

Please find attached Newsletter [2017] No.1 from the Australian Academy of Law.read more

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