Book launch: Dynamic and Principled – The Influence of Sir Anthony Mason

Book launch: Dynamic and Principled – The Influence of Sir Anthony Mason   In-person event The University of Sydney Law School and The Federation Press are delighted to invite you to the launch of Dynamic and Principled: The Influence of Sir Anthony Mason. This collection of essays from eminent judges, prominent practitioners and leading scholars …

JSI Seminar: Primary Duty = Secondary Duty?

JSI Seminar: Primary Duty = Secondary Duty? This event is being held online and in-person at Sydney Law School. Speaker: Professor Claudio Michelon, Edinburgh Law School This paper addresses one of the central questions in the law of torts: what is the relationship between the primary duty and the secondary (or remedial) duty? The two …

Australasian Society of Legal Philosophy Conference

Australasian Society of Legal Philosophy Conference Registration is now open for the annual conference of the Australasian Society of Legal Philosophy, which will be hosted by the Julius Stone Institute of Jurisprudence at The University of Sydney Law School on 14 and 15 July 2022. Keynote lectures will be delivered by Professor Kirsty Gover (University of …

2022 Paul Byrne Memorial Lecture

2022 Paul Byrne Memorial Lecture: They’re all good cases: Paul Byrne SC Delivered by Justice Peter Hamill Paul Byrne was one of Justice Peter Hamill’s most important mentors. His Honour thought he would use the opportunity, at what would have been, but for Covid, the tenth anniversary of the establishment of the Paul Byrne SC …

Equity, Justice and Indigenous-Settler Relations in Food Systems Governance in Canada, Australia, and the United States

Equity, Justice and Indigenous-Settler Relations in Food Systems Governance in Canada, Australia, and the United States Tuesday 14 June, 7.30-9pm – Ottawa, Canada (EDT) Wednesday 15 June, 9.30-11am – Sydney, Australia (AEST) Wednesday 15 June, 7.30-9am – Perth, Australia (AWST) This event will explore the issues of equity and inclusion, as well as Indigenous/settler relations, …

International Insolvency Research Symposium: “Insolvency Current Issues”

International Insolvency Research Symposium: “Insolvency Current Issues” Online symposium: 12 July and 14 July 2022, 6-8pm AEST / 8-10am BST   Professor Jason Harris (University of Sydney), Catherine Robinson (University of Technology, Sydney), Chris Umfreville (Aston University) and Professor Peter Walton (University of Wolverhampton) are organising an online international insolvency research symposium. The event will …

The role of civil society in food system governance: Comparing Canada, the United States, and Australia

The role of civil society in food system governance: Comparing Canada, the United States, and Australia Ottawa, Canada: Thursday 2 June, 7-9pm (EDT) Baltimore, United States: Thursday 2 June, 7-9pm (EDT) Melbourne/Sydney, Australia: Friday 3 June, 9-11am (AEST) Join this webinar and interactive conversation to learn about how civil society organizations in Canada, the United …

Reconcile what? Why white Australia needs to rectify its wrongs

Reconcile what? Why white Australia needs to rectify its wrongs Join lawyer Teela Reid and The Daily Aus’ Editor Billi FitzSimons for a conversation about truth and reckoning. Why are we a nation that has not yet recognised the First People, and what can we do to take action? Ahead of National Reconciliation Week and on the …

JSI Seminar: The Modern Approach to Statutory Interpretation

JSI Seminar: The Modern Approach to Statutory Interpretation Speaker: Professor Dale Smith, The University of Melbourne It is now common, in Australia and in a number of other jurisdictions, to speak of “the modern approach to statutory interpretation”. Many of the details of this approach are unclear or contested. However, the modern approach consists at …