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23 September 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  | 
Distinguished Speakers Program: Consumer Protection and Free Trade Agreements

Prof Luke Nottage

6-7pm, Wed 24 September

Dr Luke Nottage (Sydney Law School), will deliver a lecture titled: 'Consumer Protection and Free Trade Agreements' as part of the 2014 Distinguished Speakers Program.
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CONFERENCE  | 
2014 Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology (ANZSOC) conference

Tuesday 30 September - PG Conference
ANZSOC Conference  - 1-3 October 


1-week to go | Day tickets available for $300

The 27th annual Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology (ANZSOC) conference will be held at Sydney Law School from 1 - 3 October 2014. This year's conference 'Testing the Edges; Challenging Criminology' will highlight cutting-edge criminological research being conducted in Australia, New Zealand, and internationally.
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WORKSHOP  | 
2014 Annual Workshop on Chinese Law

3-4 October

This workshop will convene six panels of leading specialists from China, Australia and elsewhere to address a broad variety of issues in the latest development in China's rule of law, constitutionalism, judicial reform, human rights, civil law and justice, corporate and securities law, economic regulation, foreign trade and investment and the Chinese perspectives on international law.
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SEMINAR  | 
China’s Long March Toward Rule of Law

Prof Albert H.Y. Chen
5-6.30pm, Thu 2 October

In this public seminar, Professor Albert H.Y. Chen (University of Hong Kong) will examine the topic of 'China’s Long March Toward Rule of Law'.
 
 
SEMINAR  | 
Ross Parsons Law and Business Series: Contemporary Issues for General Counsel
6-7.15pm, Wed 8 October

In this 2014 Ross Parsons Law & Business seminar series, Brian Salter, General Counsel - AMP and Julie McPherson, Group General Counsel/Company Secretary - Amcor Limited will address 'Contemporary Issues for General Counsel'. Commentary will be provided by Ron Barusch (former mergers and acquisitions lawyer with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP) and the session chaired by Cathie Armour, ASIC Commissioner.
 
 
LECTURE  | 
2014 Paul Byrne SC Memorial Lecture

The Hon. JD Heydon AC QC

6-7.30pm, Wed 15 October

In the 2014 Paul Byrne SC Memorial Lecture, the Honourable J D Heydon AC QC will present on the topic 'Is the weight of evidence material to its admissibility?
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LECTURE  | 
Distinguished Speakers Program - Justice at the Ends of the Earth: What Rebels and Terrorists Think of Law

Prof Ben Saul

6-7pm, Monday 20 October

Professor Ben Saul (Sydney Law School), will deliver a lecture titled: 'Justice at the Ends of the Earth: What Rebels and Terrorists Think of Law' as part of the 2014 Distinguished Speakers Program.
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LECTURE  | 
Matt Laffan Memorial Address on Social Justice
Rosemary Kayess
6-7.30pm, Tue 28 October

Sydney Law School established an annual social justice lecture in memory of alumnus Matt Laffan following his passing in 2009. This year's address will be delivered by Rosemary Kayess (University of New South Wales) and will consider Disability as Human Diversity and the implications for Justice.
 
 
SEMINAR  | 
2014 JSI Seminar Series: Dr Dale Smith
 

6-8pm, Thu 30 October

As a part of the 2014 JSI Seminar Series, Dr Dale Smith will address the topic 'Statutory Interpretation, Meaning and the Content of the Law '.
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CONFERENCE  | 
Australian Labour Law Association (ALLA) Conference

14-15 November
Early bird rates close 26 September

The 7th Biennial ALLA Conference is being held in Manly, Sydney on Friday 14 and Saturday 15 November 2014. The conference program, themed 'Under the Microscope: The Next Phase of Australian Labour Law?' will feature a keynote speech by Peter Gray AM, former Judge of the Federal Court of Australia.
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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.
 
 
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ALUMNI AND FRIENDS
 
EVENT  | 
University of Sydney China alumni reception in Shanghai

This year’s University of Sydney China alumni reception will take place in Shanghai. The event offers an important and unique networking opportunity and all University of Sydney alumni are invited to attend.
NEWS  | 
Did you receive your copy of the winter edition of JuristDiction?

Sydney Law School’s magazine for alumni and the legal community was recently sent out to all Sydney Law School alumni along with the University’s SAM.
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