Events

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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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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.
Queensland Tax Researcher Symposium

Queensland Tax Researcher Symposium

3 July 2019 8:30am4:00pm
Join us as we bring together academics, research higher degree students, tax practitioners and ATO professionals to present and discuss their research.
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The Resilience of Contract Law in Light of Technological Change

18 July 2019 6:00pm7:00pm
While the Internet hardly creates academic excitement anymore, a number of internet-related technologies seems to challenge the principles of contract law and may, finally, test their ability to withstand technological change.
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Law Firms of the Future

2 August 2019 1:00pm2:00pm
Kim Trajer (Chief Operating Officer, McCullough Robertson) and Milan Gandhi (Innovation Ambassador, McCullough Robertson/Founder of The Legal Forecast) will explore the basics of how and why modern day law firms are pushing to innovate, and what this actually means in practice particularly for those seeking to enter the profession within the next few years.
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Criminal Law

22 August 2019 5:00pm6:45pm
Speaker: Professor David Hamer, University of Sydney
Chair: The Honorable Justice Soraya Ryan, Supreme Court of Queensland
Commentator: Benedict Power, Barrister- at-Law
Technology and the Future of the Legal Profession Lecture Series

Demystifying artificial intelligence: What lawyers really need to know about technology

29 August 2019 6:00pm7:00pm
The automation of various aspects of legal services delivery, from discovery and due diligence to predictive analytics, have raised questions for university and continuing legal education. To work effectively alongside technology, lawyers will need to understand it, not by learning to code, but by grasping the underlying logics.
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The Prospects for Reform of Investor-State Dispute Settlement

17 October 2019 5:00pm6:45pm
Speaker: Professor Chester Brown, University of Sydney
Chair: The Honorable Justice James Douglas, Supreme Court of Queensland
Commentator: Professor Anthony Cassimatis, UQ Law School
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Digital Legislation

17 October 2019 6:00pm7:00pm
In this talk, Professor Guido Governatori will introduce the paradigm of digital legislation.

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The Irish convict doctor who delivered Dick Atkin—Dr O’Doherty

30 August 2018 5:15pm7:00pm
Presented by the Hon Justice Patrick Keane AC

Emerging Issues in Expert Evidence

30 August 2018 3:30pm7:00pm
An interdisciplinary colloquium, presenting emerging issues from the perspective of barristers, academics, forensic scientists, and psychologists.
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Law School Parent Open House 2018

Cancelled
29 August 2018 5:30pm7:30pm
Professor Patrick Parkinson AM, Dean of Law and Head of the TC Beirne School of Law cordially invites parents and guardians to an Open House.

Law Futures Centre Seminar Series: Organisational Vicarious Liability

23 August 2018 5:30pm
Presented by Christian Witting, Professor of Private Law at Queen Mary University of London and Visiting Professor at the National University of Singapore.

Rule of Law or Ruled by Law?

13 August 2018 6:00pm
What are the human rights and legal implications for Palestinian children living under Israeli military law in the West Bank?
Research Seminar Series

Constitutional Unamendability and Comparative Method

10 August 2018 3:00pm4:30pm
Presented by Professor Adrienne Stone
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BEL 3MT Competition 2018

10 August 2018 2:00pm3:30pm
In the space of one stimulating and highly-entertaining hour you will hear from the BEL Faculty’s PhD students presenting their theses in a snappy and engaging three minute presentation.
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Seminar 3: Constitutional Law - "Who is Afraid of Proportionality?"

9 August 2018 5:15pm6:45pm
Speaker: Professor Adrienne Stone, University of Melbourne
Chair: The Hon. Justice Glenn Martin AM, Supreme Court of Queensland
Commentator: The Hon. Chief Justice Catherine Holmes, Chief Justice of Queensland

Intangible Machines: A History of Patent Protection for Computer Programs

3 August 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
Professor Brad Sherman on patent law and software.

UQ Deaths in Custody Project Launch

1 August 2018 6:00pm8:00pm
Debbie Kilroy OAM and Stephen Keim SC present the findings of research into over 500 deaths in custody inquest findings, the result of a partnership between the TC Beirne School of Law and Sisters Inside Inc.

Incarceration and Inequality

1 August 2018 8:45am10:30am
Dr Andrew Leigh (MP) in conversation with Bruce Western, Vincent Schiraldi, Jessica Simes, Rebecca Wallis and Monica Bell.
Facilitated by Simon Bronitt.

“A Wholly Repugnant Spectacle”: A Panel Discussion with Richard Bourke

31 July 2018 2:00pm3:00pm
Join UQ law students for a Q&A session with Richard Bourke, an Australian lawyer fighting capital punishment in the United States.
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Cocktail Function with Richard Bourke

30 July 2018 5:30pm
Richard Bourke has worked on numerous trials and appeals opposing the death penalty in the United States.

IMLAM Celebration

25 July 2018 5:30pm6:30pm
Research Seminar Series

Victims who kill: Improving section 45 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 (E and W)

20 July 2018 11:30am1:00pm
Presented by Associate Professor Nicola Wake
3MT

Law School 3MT Competition 2018

20 July 2018 10:00am11:00am
In the space of one stimulating and highly-entertaining hour you will hear from the Law School’s PhD students presenting their theses in a snappy and engaging three minute presentation.

Publishing A Book

16 July 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
A lunchtime seminar addressed to HDR students and ECRs (though all are welcome!) about publishing processes. Presented by Ann-Christin Maak-Scherpe, General Manager and Publisher at Intersentia Cambridge.

Humanitarian Arguments in Debates about International Arms Control

13 July 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
Associate Professor Rain Liivoja, TC Beirne School of Law, addresses humanitarian concerns which underpin much of contemporary arms control law.
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Damages without Duty

5 July 2018 3:00pm4:30pm
Presented by John Gardner, Senior Research Fellow at All Souls College, Oxford
John Gardner

What Discrimination is Not

4 July 2018 12:00pm1:30pm
John Gardner FBA on the meaning of discrimination versus other terms, that are used as if they are synonyms for discrimination when they are not.
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International Maritime Law Arbitration Moot

29 June 2018 9:00am3 July 2018 5:00pm
Participate or visit the International Maritime Law Arbitration Moot hosted at The University of Queensland for law students worldwide.

Private law's revolutionaries: authors, codifiers and merchants?

28 June 2018 5:15pm
Presented by Professor Hector MacQueen, Edinburgh Law School

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