This page lists events hosted by UQ Law or events hosted by organisations with which we have an affiliation. 

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Current Legal Issues Seminars

Current Legal Issues is a high-profile series of seminars on contemporary legal issues. Each seminar has been accredited for CPD purposes by the Queensland Bar Association and Queensland Law Society.

The Law of Deliberative Democracy

The Law of Deliberative Democracy Book Launch

15 November 2016 5:30pm7:00pm
Professor Graeme Orr co-authored The Law of Deliberative Democracy, with Ron Levy (ANU). The book will be launched Tuesday, 15 November 2016 at the Supreme Court Library, by Justice Peter Applegarth. 

UQ Law Lecture presented by Professor Helen Scott

10 November 2016 12:30pm2:30pm
The South African law of delict in three cases.

Corruption: Concepts – Control – Concerns

28 October 2016 12:00pm1:00pm
Presenter: Susanne Reindl-Krauskopf

Justice Sandra Day O’Connor

27 October 2016 5:15pm7:00pm
Lecture five—Justices of the US Supreme Court—Justice Sandra Day O’Connor will be presented by The Hon Justice Margaret McMurdo AC on 27 October 2016.

Puppy Visit

27 October 2016 12:00pm2:00pm
The puppies are back! Take a paws from studying with TCB Wellness.
Bebe Sheppard

The World’s Other Malalas: Why Students, Teachers and Schools are Targeted in Today’s Wars

24 October 2016 12:30pm2:00pm
Around the world, in places experiencing armed conflict, schools and universities are being transformed into a part of the battlefield.

Wrecks and Relics: Emerging Heritage in Solomon Islands

21 October 2016 2:00pm3:00pm
Title: ‘Wrecks and Relics: Emerging Heritage in Solomon Islands’

Presenters: Professors Jennifer Corrin and Craig Forrest

Religion, Charity Law and Taxation: Philosophical Analysis and Evaluation

21 October 2016 12:00pm1:00pm
Topic: Religion, Charity Law and Taxation: Philosophical Analysis and Evaluation
Presenter: Mark Fowler, PhD Candidate, TC Beirne School of Law

JATL Annual Professional Breakfast

21 October 2016 7:00am9:00am
The Annual Professional Breakfast is the final event in the JATL Careers calendar.

Buen Vivir: Agriculture, Food Sovereignty, and the Re-imagination of Intellectual Property in Ecuador

12 October 2016 12:00pm1:00pm
Presenter: David Jefferson, PhD Candidate, TC Beirne School of Law
The Tim Carmody Affair

The Tim Carmody Affair Book Launch

7 October 2016 6:00pm8:00pm
Join journalist and author Madonna King who will be in-conversation with co-authors Rebecca Ananian-Welsh, Gabrielle Appleby and Andrew Lynch discussing The Tim Carmody Affair: Australia's Greatest Judicial Crisis.

Constitutionalism and Conceptions of Human Depravity: A Return to Reformed Natural Law Foundations

7 October 2016 12:00pm1:00pm
Presenter: Constance Lee, PhD Candidate, TC Beirne School of Law

Women in Law 2016

4 October 2016 5:30pm7:30pm
The University of Queensland Law Society together with the Law School is excited to present a panel of women who have successfully navigated their own pathways and are willing to share their experience, wisdom and advice with fellow women lawyers.

Tackling Corruption in Natural Resources Extraction in Indonesia

26 September 2016 1:00pm3:00pm
Public Lecture followed by the launch of TC Beirne School of Law’s New Colombo Plan “Exploring Anti-Corruption, Integrity and Corporate Governance in Indonesia” Program.

Mabo v State of Queensland (No 2)

22 September 2016 5:15pm7:00pm
Lecture four—Leading Cases of the Common Law—Mabo v State of Queensland (No 2) (1992) 175 CLR 1 will be presented by The Hon Margaret White AO on 22 September 2016.

Wigs at the Bar

21 September 2016 6:00pm8:00pm
Wigs at the Bar is JATL's annual networking event for students who aspire to a career at the bar.

Sitting ’S'kills

19 September 2016 12:30pm1:15pm
A TCB Wellness event with experts sharing their knowledge and advice.

UQ Sir Harry Gibbs Lecture presented by the Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG

12 September 2016 6:00pm8:30pm
The University of Queensland Law Society presents “Sir Harry Gibbs – Representative Democracy and the Marriage Plebiscite” by the Honourable Michael Kirby AC CMG.