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The TC Beirne School of Law is delighted to present a conversation between The Hon. Michael Kirby AC CMG and UQ Law Professor James Allan on the topic:

Strict and complete legalism and other heresies

After the event Justice Kirby will sign copies of Daryl Dellora's book, "Michael Kirby: Law, Love and Lifepublished by Penguin. Copies will be available to purchase through the Co-op Bookshop at the venue.

The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG

During a distinguished career spanning five decades, Michael Kirby served as a judge of the Federal Court of Australia, the President of the New South Wales Court of Appeal and, concurrently, the Court of Appeal of the Solomon Islands. He was appointed to the High Court in 1996 where he served for thirteen years.  In 2013 he was appointed a Commissioner of the UNAIDS Commission on Sustainable Health, and to the Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.

Professor James Allan

James Allan is the Garrick Professor of Law at The University of Queensland. He is a native born Canadian who practised law at a large firm in Toronto and then at the Bar in London before moving to teach law in Hong Kong, New Zealand and then Australia. Jim has published widely in the areas of constitutional law, legal philosophy and bill of rights scepticism.

Information correct as at date of event.

Date: Friday 9 May 2014
Time: 12pm to 12.45pm,
including a Q&A session
Location: The Holt Room,
Student Union Complex (#21)
The University of Queensland
St Lucia Campus