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Welcome To The Australian Academy of Law

 

The Australian Academy of Law (sometimes called the AAL) is a broadly based body, comprising individuals of exceptional distinction in the discipline of law who are committed to the advancement of that discipline and to justice according to law in Australia.

The AAL's members (Fellows) are drawn from all parts of the legal community, including academia, the practising profession (including private and public sectors), and the judiciary.

The Academy provides a forum for cooperation, collaboration, constructive debate and exchange of views.

A distinctive feature of the Academy is that its Fellows, and therefore the Academy itself, provide a "bridge" that links, indeed unites, the judiciary, academia and the practising profession through  shared values and objectives.

The AAL was established in 2007 as the culmination of a process which began when the Australian Law Reform Commission's report, Managing Justice: a review of the federal justice system (ALRC 89, 2000), recommended the establishment of the Academy.

The Academy had 35 foundation Fellows and as at 20 March 2014 it had 211 Fellows.

 

News

Newsletter [2014] No. 4 June

18/06/2014

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Newsletter [2014] No. 3 May

19/05/2014

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Newsletter [2014] No. 2 March

31/03/2014

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About the Academy

Launched on 17 July 2007, the Australian Academy of Law (AAL) is the fifth learned Academy in Australia and is the culmination of a process begun with the Australian Law Reform Commission’s landmark report, Managing Justice: a review of the federal civil justice system (ALRC 89, 2000).

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Events

LECTURE 2014 Austin Asche Oration (Darwin)

4/09/2014

The Austin Asche Oration for 2014, an event which the Academy co-...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...read more

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