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May Coffee Conversations

1 May 2019 10:15am11:30am
May Coffee Conversations with Andrea Perry Petersen—lawyer, clinical legal educator, legal tech adviser, social justice advocate and Churchill Fellow.
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Corporate Commitment to Human Rights in Australia

9 May 2019 5:00pm6:45pm
Speaker: Professor Sally Wheeler, Australian National University
Chair: The Honorable Justice Sue Brown, Supreme Court of Queensland
Commentator: Tim L’Estrange, Partner, Jones Day
Research seminar series

Free Speech on Campus in the United States and Australia

10 May 2019 1:00pm2:30pm
Presented by Professor Kristine Bowman, Michigan State University.
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2019 Supreme Court of Queensland Oration—100 years after Federation. Is it different?

13 May 2019 5:15pm
2019 Supreme Court of Queensland Oration—100 years after Federation. Is it different? Presented by the Honourable Margaret Beazley AO QC, Governor-Delegate of New South Wales
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Text Analytics in Legal Practice: Opportunities and Challenges

16 May 2019 6:00pm7:00pm
Recent developments in text analytics offer new tools for legal practice. Increasingly, these techniques will identify argument-related information in legal decisions raising the possibility of ever more effectively matching documents’ substantive concepts and argument roles with those required to solve users’ particular legal problems.
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2019 UQ Law Awards

30 May 2019 5:15pm7:30pm
Join us as we celebrate our students and teaching staff achievements from 2018 and 2019.
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Unjust Enrichment and Equity

13 June 2019 5:00pm6:45pm
Speaker: The Honorable Justice Julie Ward, Chief Judge in Equity, Supreme Court of New South Wales
Chair: The Honorable Justice Catherine Holmes, Chief Justice of Queensland
Commentator: Professor Kit Barker, UQ Law School
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Research impact in law and policy: challenges, choices and lessons learned from the UK experience

27 June 2019 12:00pm1:00pm
Presented by Lawrence McNamara, Reader at the University of York and Senior Research Fellow at the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law.

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A Path to Syrian Accountability led by Non-state Actors: The ‘System’ of International Criminal Law and the Case of CIJA

17 April 2019 12:00pm1:00pm
This presentation/paper addresses the options for accountability for senior leaders of the Syrian government suspected of atrocity crimes.
Moral Machines: The Ethical Dilemmas of Self-Driving Cars

Moral Machines: The Ethical Dilemmas of Self-Driving Cars

16 April 2019 12:00pm1:00pm
Presented by Dr Azim Shariff, University of British Columbia.
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Women in Law 2019

11 April 2019 5:30pm8:00pm
Join us for an invigorating discussion about career development with a panel of successful women from the legal profession.
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Reconceptualising the Law of the Dead by Expanding the Interests of the Living

8 April 2019 12:30pm1:30pm
Kate Falconer challenges the traditional formulation of the law of the dead by bringing the interests of the deceased to the forefront.
The Hon Justice Michael Kirby

Naida Huxton Lecture

2 April 2019 4:45pm7:15pm
UQ Law Society will welcome The Honourable Michael Kirby AC CMG to present the annual Naida Haxton Lecture.
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Justice Kirby presents: High Court of Australia and Beyond

2 April 2019 1:30pm2:45pm
First-year law students are invited to attend a presentation from The Honourable Michael Kirby AC CMG, who will speak on the ‘High Court of Australia and Beyond’.
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April Coffee Conversations

2 April 2019 10:15am11:30am
April Coffee Conversations with Michael Kirby, former Justice of the High Court of Australia.
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Is QCAT (still) a court? Super-tribunals and Ch III of the Constitution

28 March 2019 5:30pm6:30pm
Since Burns, decisions in New South Wales and South Australia have found that their super-tribunals are not Ch III courts. In light of these developments, is QCAT still a court? And what does the fallout from Burns v Corbett mean for Queensland?
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Accessory Fiduciary Liability

27 March 2019 12:00pm2:00pm
Not everyone understands that assistants engaged in serving particular beneficiaries for their employers are themselves accountable as fiduciaries directly to those beneficiaries. Professor Flannigan, University of Saskatchewan, discusses the basis for that conclusion.
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March Coffee Conversations (#2)

27 March 2019 10:15am11:30am
March Coffee Conversations (#2) with Patrick O’Brien, planning and environment lawyer at McCullough Robertson.
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UQ Support and Services Showcase

27 March 2019 10:00am2:00pm
The Support and Services Showcase aims to connect new and returning students to central, faculty and school level services. All the main university services will come together at the UQ Centre on March 27th to help students discover or re-discover services, programs and opportunities that will benefit them throughout their university life.
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Technology and the Future of the Courts

26 March 2019 6:00pm7:00pm
Presented by Chief Justice James Allsop, this lecture provides an overview of the role of the court in the uptake of technology (both the Federal Court of Australia and other courts in Australia and around the world).
QLS Legal Careers Expo 2019

QLS Legal Careers Expo 2019

25 March 2019 12:00pm4:00pm
Where can your degree take you? Explore your potential at the 2019 legal careers expo.
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JATL’s Annual Fundraising Gala

22 March 2019 7:00pm10:00pm
Each year the Justice and the Law Society (JATL) hosts a fundraising gala in support of a community legal centre.
Research seminar series

European Union Measures Concerning Drug Trafficking, Addiction and International Cooperation

22 March 2019 3:00pm4:30pm
Presented by Dr Monika Stempkowski, University of Vienna.
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Forensic Mental Health and Human Rights Workshop

21 March 2019 8:30am22 March 2019 5:00am
The workshop will bring together experts from academia, industry, government, and legal and medical practice to focus on criminal justice system responses to people with mental health problems.
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International Student Lunch

18 March 2019 12:00pm1:00pm
You're invited to join us for an informal gathering to share a ‘taste from home’.
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March Coffee Conversations (#1)

13 March 2019 10:30am11:30am
March Coffee Conversations with Alistair Blenkin, Founder and CEO of Hyra iQ.
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The Reinvention of Canadian Private Law, 1945–1995

11 March 2019 12:30pm1:30pm
This talk will set forth the basic points of departure, hypotheses and methodologies of the authors in relation to the history of Canadian private law in the 50 years following the close of the Second World War.
Research seminar series

Intellectual Property Laws: Are We Ready For Dancing Robots?

1 March 2019 3:00pm4:30pm
Presented by Dr Mathilde Pavis, the University of Exeter.
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First-year Parent's Welcome

28 February 2019 5:30pm7:00pm
Learn more about the UQ Law School community as your child embarks on a journey to receive an outstanding legal education which will equip them for a variety of careers both within Australia and internationally.
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Contract Law in Australian and Chinese Courts: A Comparative Study

27 February 2019 9:00am3:00pm
Contract Law in Australian and Chinese Courts: A Comparative Study invites discussion about issues that arise or are identified, and suggestions for future improvements.
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First Year Law Students Gelato Welcome

26 February 2019 6:00pm7:30pm
Who said law school was all about studying?! Join your fellow first year law students along with academic staff for a gelato.
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Postgraduate Welcome Reception

20 February 2019 5:30pm7:00pm
To help you transition into your studies at UQ, new law postgraduate students are invited to join fellow students and academic staff at an orientation evening.

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