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18 November 2014

Welcome to the Sydney Law School Professional Learning and Community Engagement newsletter.

Unless otherwise advertised, events are free of charge and held at the Sydney Law School building on the University's Camperdown campus.

The majority of advertised events are MCLE/CPD eligible where they relate to your area of professional practice. Please refer to the individual articles below for points values and details, or click here to view a calendar of eligible events.

 
 
EVENTS
 
LECTURE  | 
2014 Kevin McCann Lecture on Energy and Resources Law
Prof Kim Talus
6-7pm, Tue 18 November

Professor Kim Talus (University of Eastern Finland) will present the 2014 Kevin McCann Lecture on Energy and Resources Law on the topic "The legal and market challenges facing the energy sector in light of the Russia/Ukraine conflict".
 
 
EVENT  | 
IUCN World Parks Congress - Mock International Case on Marine Issues
6-8pm, Tue 18 November

As part of the World Parks Congress been held at Sydney Olympic Park in November the Australian Centre for Climate and Environmental Law at the Sydney Law School and the University of Sydney Institute of Marine Science are conducting a mock case on marine issues.
 
 
LECTURE  | 
Distinguished Speakers Program - Responsibility in Criminal Law
Assoc Prof Arlie Loughnan

6-7pm, Thu 20 November

Associate Professor Arlie Loughnan (Sydney Law School), will deliver a lecture titled: 'Responsibility in Criminal Law' as part of the 2014 Distinguished Speakers Program.
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SEMINAR  | 
The Protection of Minority Investors and the Compensation of their Losses

6-7.15pm, Wed 3 December

In this 2014 Ross Parsons Law & Business Seminar, Dr Olivia Dixon and Professor Jennifer Hill (University of Sydney) will address the topic 'The Protection of Minority Investors and the Compensation of their Losses'.
 
 
CONFERENCE  | 
2014 Australasian Ethics Network Conference
3-5 December

The 2014 Australasian Ethics Network (AEN) Conference will take place 3-5 December 2014 at the University of Sydney Law School. This year’s theme “How to facilitate research and future challenges” will challenge you to respond to the changing research ethics environment.
 
 
SEMINAR  | 
Recent Developments in Securities Fraud and Insider Trading Litigation in the US and Australia
Antonoa Apps
4-6pm, Mon 22 December 

Antonia M. Apps is the keynote speaker at this joint ASIC/Sydney Law School seminar. Ms Apps, who played a major role as a prosecutor in a number of the recent high profile securities fraud and insider trading cases in the United States, will discuss recent developments in US securities law enforcement and US case law. The commentators at this seminar will be Justice Michael Wigney (Federal Court of Australia) and Chris Savundra (ASIC).
 
 
LECTURE  | 
Sir Anthony Mason Lecture in Constitutional Law
The Hon Justice S J Gageler
6-7.45pm, Thu 12 February

In the 2015 Sir Anthony Mason Lecture in Constitutional Law, The Hon Justice Stephen J Gageler will present on the topic 'Lord Bryce and the Australian Constitution'
 
 
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ALUMNI AND FRIENDS
 

Bowen Fox
NEWS  | 
Current Law student wins 2013-14 Governor General's Prize

Congratulations to Combined Law student, Bowen Fox on being awarded the George Winterton Cup. Bowen received the award for first place in the Governor General's Prize for his essay which analysed s 51(xxvi) of the Constitution in light of the High Court's decision in Kartinyeri.
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His Excellency Professor James Crawford, AC SC
NEWS  | 
Former Dean elected to the International Court of Justice

Congratulations to His Excellency Professor James Crawford, AC SC on being only the second Australian ever to be elected to the International Court of Justice, the principal judicial organ of the United Nations. Professor Crawford received a majority of votes in the United Nations General Assembly and Security Council to secure a position as one of 15 judges of the Court.
NEWS  | 
Apply now for the 2015 Peter Cameron Sydney-Oxford Scholarship

Applications are now open for the 2015 Peter Cameron Sydney Oxford Scholarship. The Scholarship was established by the Law School and the Cameron family with thanks to generous contributions from the friends and colleagues of the late Peter Cameron to promote further study in Law at the completion of a Bachelor of Laws or a Juris Doctor.
Prof Duncan Ivison
EVENT  | 
Developing Relationship-Driven Leaders for the 21st Century

Please join us for breakfast to discuss how the nature of effective leadership is evolving. The University of Sydney is bringing together thought leaders from Industry, Government and Academia for a crucial conversation.
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The 2014 volume of the Asia Pacific Journal of Environmental Law was published this month and features articles, comments, a case note and a country report on environmental law topics relating to the Asia Pacific generally, as well as Australia, China, Borneo, Papua New Guinea and India specifically.

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