Upcoming events

    • 07 Oct 2021
    • 5:00 PM
    • Online


       Joint Symposium - 7 October 2021, 5pm

    Artificial Intelligence: Future directions in technology and law

    The Australian Academy of Science and the Australian Academy of Law are delivering their annual joint symposium for 2021. This year the topic is Artifical Intelligence: Future directions in technology and law.

    Speakers will each give a 10-minute presentation, followed by a Q&A session. The event will be moderated by The Hon Dr Annabelle Bennett AC FAA FAAL SC.

    The speakers will be:

    • Professor Lyria Bennett Moses FAAL
    • Professor Svetha Venkatesh FAA FTSE
    • Professor Toby Walsh FAA
    • Mr Edward Santow FAAL

    More information can be found on the flyer

    Please register here

    • 21 Oct 2021
    • 5:15 PM
    • Online
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    The Australian Academy of Law's Tenth  Annual Patron’s Address will be delivered by  The Honourable James Allsop AO.

    Time and Date: 5.15pm, Thursday 21 October 2021


    Venue: Federal Court of Australia, Commonwealth Law Courts,

    Court One, Level 8, 305 William Street, Melbourne

    The title for this address is "Thinking about Law: the importance of how we attend to the problem at hand and of context"

    From 1981 to 2001 Chief Justice Allsop practised at the Bar in New South Wales and elsewhere in Australia. He was appointed Senior Counsel in New South Wales in 1994 and Queen’s Counsel in Western Australia in 1998.  He served as a Judge of the Federal Court of Australia from 7 May 2001 to 1 June 2008, undertaking the roles of trial and appellate judge on a full range of Federal Court work. On 2 June 2008, Chief Justice Allsop was appointed as President of the New South Wales Court of Appeal. He was appointed Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Australia on 1 March 2013.

    Further information can be found on the flyer

    Please register for this event here

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28 Jul 2021 Emerging scholars: Contemporary issues in crime and criminology
15 Jul 2021 Class Actions Forum: Capital, Regulation & the Public Interest
14 Jul 2021 Mrs Chester's lost child: inconsolable psychological injury and Evatt J's finest judgement
10 Jun 2021 Invitation for Dinner in Hobart
05 May 2021 Michael Coper Roundtable 2021: Integrity Commissions - Role and Powers
28 Apr 2021 The new Court of Appeal for South Australia
19 Apr 2021 Recent Legal Developments
29 Mar 2021 First Michael Coper Roundtable 2021
27 Mar 2021 10th Austin Asche Oration in Law and Governance [2021]
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22 Feb 2021 Regulatory Enforcement of Directors' Obligations
15 Dec 2020 The Tuning Cymbal: Selected Papers and Speeches of Robert French
19 Nov 2020 Whistleblowing - what is it, who does it, when is it lawful, when is it mandatory?
28 Oct 2020 The Legal Implications of Brexit for the United Kingdom
22 Oct 2020 9th Annual Patron's Address - Her Excellency the Hon. Margaret Beazley AC QC
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23 Sep 2020 World in a Box - 50 years of containerisation in Australia
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11 Aug 2020 Celebrating Samuel Griffith
07 Jul 2020 COVID-19: The Impacts on Lawyers, Law Schools and the Courts
24 Jun 2020 Making Judges in Commonwealth Judiciaries
18 Jun 2020 Michael Coper Roundtable - Thursday 18 June 2020
27 Feb 2020 Cruise Ship Passengers and Australian Law - Contracts, Consumer Protection, Convention?
19 Feb 2020 Michael Coper Roundtable - Wednesday 19 February 2020
31 Oct 2019 8th Annual Patron's Address - The Hon. Chief Justice Susan Kiefel AC
19 Sep 2019 Michael Coper Roundtable
19 Sep 2019 9th Austin Asche Oration in Law and Governance [2019] Darwin
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31 Aug 2019 Annual Essay Prize 2019
22 Aug 2019 Australian Academy of Science and Australian Academy of Law Joint Symposium
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18 Oct 2018 7th Annual Patron's Address - The Rt. Hon. Dame Sian Elias, GNZM
11 Oct 2018 Emerging Scholars Evening
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17 Sep 2018 Eighth Austin Asche Oration in Law and Governance - 'Free Speech and the Law on Campus'
23 Aug 2018 Australian Academy of Science and Australian Academy of Law Joint Symposium
26 Jul 2018 Overcoming Financial Barriers to Access to Justice
27 Jun 2018 Members Only Event: Eyes on the Spies
30 Apr 2018 Access to Justice: The Breadth of the Concept of Justice
15 Mar 2018 Public Lecture - 'The Federal Court and The Constitution'
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