2024 Paul Byrne Memorial Lecture: The Rule of Law in Modern Australia – Law School: Events 2024 Paul Byrne Memorial Lecture: The Rule of Law in Modern Australia – Law School: Events

2024 Paul Byrne Memorial Lecture: The Rule of Law in Modern Australia

2024 Paul Byrne Memorial Lecture: The Rule of Law in Modern Australia

Delivered by The Honourable Chief Justice Lucy McCallum

In-person event

 

About the speaker

Chief Justice Lucy McCallum graduated with a BA/LLB from the University of New South Wales in 1986, majoring in philosophy.  She commenced her legal career as a commercial litigation solicitor at Mallesons Stephen Jaques in Sydney before moving to Canberra to take up a position as a prosecutor in 1988.  In 1990, her Honour joined the Queensland DPP as a trial advocate.  She returned to Sydney in 1991 to become a barrister, taking silk in 2005.  In 2008, her Honour was appointed as a judge of the Supreme Court of New South Wales in the Common Law Division.

In 2016, Chief Justice McCallum was appointed Chair of the NSW Judicial Commission Ngara Yura Committee, which works to educate judicial officers on matters relating to contemporary socio-cultural issues that have an impact on Aboriginal people in the justice system. In February 2019, she was elevated to the New South Wales Court of Appeal.  Her Honour was sworn in as Chief Justice of the Australian Capital Territory on 8 March 2022.  Her personal interests include a range of outdoor adventure sports as well as cooking, music and reading.

WEDNESDAY 28 FEBRUARY 2024

Time: 6-7.30pm (followed by a cocktail reception)

This event is being held in-person at Sydney Law School.

 

CPD Points: 1.5

 

The Paul Byrne Memorial Fund

The Paul Byrne Memorial Fund was set up to honour and continue Paul’s interest in the criminal justice system by supporting the ongoing activities of the Institute of Criminology, such as lectures, seminars, publications, and awards. Attendees of the Paul Byrne SC Memorial Lecture are warmly invited to make a donation to The Paul Byrne SC Memorial Fund.

Gifts to The Paul Byrne SC Memorial Fund support the activities of the Institute of Criminology and other activities in the field of criminal law at Sydney Law School, in memory of the late Paul Byrne SC.

 

This event is proudly hosted by the Sydney Institute of Criminology, highlighting the Institute’s support of critical criminal justice research, practice, policy and debate.

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Date

Feb 28 2024

Time

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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Location

Law Foyer, Level 2
New Law Building (F10), Eastern Avenue, University of Sydney (Camperdown Campus)

Organizer

Professional Learning and Community Engagement
Email
law.events@sydney.edu.au
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