Events

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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’.
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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Religious Freedom after Ruddock

6 April 2019 9:00am5:00pm
Join leading legal experts as they consider the future of religious freedom in Australia following the report of the Religious Freedom Review, led by former Attorney-General Philip Ruddock.
Women in Law

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.
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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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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Public Inquiries, Policy Learning and the Threat of Future Failure

26 October 2018 3:00pm4:30pm
Presenter: Dr Alastair Stark, School of Political Science and International Studies, The University of Queensland
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Legal Personhood in Postgenomic Times: Plasticity, Rights, and Relationality

26 October 2018 2:00pm4:00pm
Presented by Dr Sonja van Wichelen, The University of Sydney and Dr Marc De Leeuw, University of New South Wales.
Barwick

Barwick—his place in the legal pantheon

25 October 2018 5:15pm6:30pm
Presented by the Hon John Dowsett AM, President of the National Native Title Tribunal
Richard Cooper Memorial Lecture

2018 Richard Cooper Memorial Lecture

25 October 2018 4:45pm7:00pm
'The Native Title Act - the first 25 years - Old and New Challenges' presented by special guest speaker Mr. Philip Hunter, HWL Ebsworth Lawyers.
Pro Bono Centre Roster Afternoon Tea

Pro Bono Centre Roster Afternoon Tea

22 October 2018 3:30pm4:30pm
Pro Bono Centre staff and our Student Advisory Panel hosted Pro Bono Roster students at an afternoon tea to celebrate the fantastic work achieved in 2018.

HAL Alexander Christy Freeleagus Oration

19 October 2018 5:30pm8:00pm
The 2018 Clayton Utz Alexander Freeleagus Oration will be delivered by The Hon Justice Walter Sofronoff, President of the Queensland Court of Appeal.
Emeritus Professor Gabriël A. Moens

Honouring Professor Gabriël A. Moens: Liber Amicorum Book Launch

18 October 2018 5:30pm7:00pm
Colleagues and past students of Emeritus Professor Gabriël Moens are invited to attend the book launch of A Commitment to Excellence: Essays in Honour of Emeritus Professor Gabriël A. Moens.
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Mindfulness in Practice with Dr James Kirby

17 October 2018 1:00pm2:00pm
Want to try mindfulness meditation but not sure where to begin? James will show you how to start and highlight the benefits of mindfulness such as reducing stress and improving concentration.
Domestic and Family Violence

Masterclass: Domestic and Family Violence and the Law

16 October 2018 9:30am11:30am
Panellists: Judge Eugene Hyman, former judge of the Superior Court of California and Professor Heather Douglas, TC Beirne School of Law
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Daily rituals to calm and energise

12 October 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
In this workshop you will learn how to implement simple tips and strategies into your day to decrease stress, anxiety and overwhelm.
Dale Chapman

Indigenous Food Experience

9 October 2018 12:30pm1:30pm
All international students studying at TCB are invited on a tasting journey through indigenous foods, cooking techniques and culture.
Balls in your court

Balls in your court: A bloke’s way to wellbeing

9 October 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
Blokes often struggle with help-seeking behaviours, which includes not going to a GP, failing to get a tradie to fix stuff, or ignoring ourselves and relationships. This entertaining and educational session outlines what blokes can do to increase their health, well-being, and productivity.
The Honourable Justice Sarah Derrington

Litigation Funding: Access and Ethics

4 October 2018 5:15pm7:00pm
The Honourable Justice Sarah Derrington
President, Australian Law Reform Commission, Fellow of the Australian Academy of Law
Law PHD presentation

Registration, recording and noting of native title in Australia

4 October 2018 2:00pm3:00pm
Jennifer Jude, Thesis Review
Presentation
Law PHD presentation

Native title compensation in Australia

3 October 2018 10:00am11:00am
William Isdale, Thesis Review
Presentation
Jason Chin

Open science in the courtroom (and its role in criminal justice)

21 September 2018 3:00pm4:00pm
Both science and expert evidence law are undergoing significant changes. In this article, the authors compare these two movements – the open science movement and the evidence-based evidence movement.
Seminar 4

Seminar 4: "Jury Directions, the Struggle for Simplicity and Clarity"

20 September 2018 5:15pm6:45pm
Speaker: The Hon. Justice Virginia Bell AC, High Court of Australia
Chair: The Hon. Justice Roslyn Atkinson AO, Supreme Court of Queensland
Commentator: Professor Jonathan Clough, Monash University

2018 MinterEllison Sir Harry Gibbs Lecture

Cancelled
17 September 2018 6:45pm8:30pm
Guest speaker: Noel Pearson
Forgan Smith Building

2018 Law Reunion

15 September 2018 3:00pm5:30pm
The 2018 Law Reunion Reception is being held on Saturday 15th September at The University of Queensland, which will followed by an optional dinner.
Join all years celebrating a reunion, being 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50+.

Biometrics, Privacy and the Law

13 September 2018 5:30pm7:00pm
This panel discussion will explore current biometrics applications in Australia, the laws that regulate them and how, in a time of increasing complexity, citizens can engage in policy debate on the rapid advancement of technology.

Fabricating Trust: Trademarks, Labels, and the Legal Definition of Food Workshop

12 September 2018 2:00pm5:30pm
Fabricating Trust: Trademarks, Labels, and the Legal Definition of Food Workshop

The Business of Sport & Sports Law course

12 September 2018 9:00am13 September 2018 5:00pm
This 2-day course focuses on the basic principles involved in the legal regulation and governance of sports in addition to commercialisation of sports.

Australian Bush Buddies

11 September 2018 12:30pm2:30pm
All international law students are invited to meet some Australian wildlife for a hands-on experience.

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