Strangling Accountability: Silencing Dissent and Undermining Integrity

Strangling Accountability: Silencing Dissent and Undermining Integrity Speaker: The Honourable Stephen Pendrill Charles AO   The inaugural annual lecture of The Centre for Public Integrity will be delivered by The Honourable Stephen Pendrill Charles AO. Mr Charles is a retired Australian judge who served on the Supreme Court of Victoria Court of Appeal between 1995 …

Building Safer Communities – Current and Future Trends

Building Safer Communities – Current and Future Trends   This free seminar will focus on current and future trends impacting efforts to build safe communities and brings together an exciting array of experienced speakers. Organised and hosted by the Sydney Institute of Criminology and the Australian Safe Communities Foundation, this seminar will draw together practitioners, policymakers and academics …

Queer Law in Emotional Times

Queer Law in Emotional Times The Sydney Institute of Criminology will host a conversation between Dr Senthorun Raj (Keele University) and readers of his new book, Feeling Queer Jurisprudence: Injury, Intimacy, Identity (Routledge, 2020). Drawing on emotions, queer theory, and case law, Feeling Queer Jurisprudence explores how LGBT rights have been made possible, and also …

Sentencing Law Reform in Germany: Public Opinion, Principle and the Lessons to be Drawn from Other Jurisdictions

Sentencing Law Reform in Germany: Public Opinion, Principle and the Lessons to be Drawn from Other Jurisdictions Speaker: Professor Elisa Hoven, University of Leipzig   In her presentation, Professor Hoven will address sentencing law and practice in Germany. She will outline the shortcomings of the current law and their effects on the practice of the …

Book Launch: The Palgrave Handbook on Art Crime

Book Launch: The Palgrave Handbook on Art Crime Editors: Professor Duncan Chappell, Sydney Law School & Dr Saskia Hufnagel, Queen Mary University London   You are invited to the launch of The Palgrave Handbook on Art Crime, with editors Professor Duncan Chappell (Sydney Law School) and Saskia Hufnagel (Queen Mary University London). This fascinating Handbook …