JSI Seminar | European Émigré Legal Scholars in Australian Law Schools: Julius Stone’s Circle

JSI Seminar | European Émigré Legal Scholars in Australian Law Schools: Julius Stone’s Circle In-person event During and immediately after World War II, some Australian law schools had the opportunity to rescue European émigré legal scholars fleeing persecution and fascism. Overwhelmingly, Australian universities did not become shelters for refugee intellectuals, despite the extraordinary efforts of …

Revisiting the Role and Relevance of the ‘The Right to Strike’

Revisiting the Role and Relevance of the ‘The Right to Strike’ In-person event In 2023, the University of Bristol Centre for Law at Work (UK) joined forces with the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), and International Lawyers Assisting Workers (ILAW) Network at the Solidarity Center (Washington DC, US) to commence a project on the right …

Global Center for Legal Innovation on Food Environments public keynote address

Global Center for Legal Innovation on Food Environments public keynote address Hybrid event The keynote address for the Side Event of the 2024 Food Governance Conference – co-hosted by the Legal Innovation on Food Environments (O’Neill Institute at Georgetown University), the Food Governance Node at the Charles Perkins Centre (University of Sydney) and the George Institute …

Corruption, Criminal Law, and China: Offering and Accepting Bribes

Corruption, Criminal Law, and China: Offering and Accepting Bribes In-person event The XII Amendment to Criminal Law of P.R.C adopted by the Standing Committee of People’s Congress on 29 December 2023 is guided by two principles. One is to enhance protection for private enterprises and the other is to punish offering bribes and accepting bribes …

China as a Development Model for the Global South: Opportunities and Limits

China as a Development Model for the Global South: Opportunities and Limits In-person event With its remarkable economic success, China could be regarded by countries in the Global South as presenting a development model that is easier to emulate than that of Western developed countries. In this paper, we examine to what extent the Chinese …

Ross Parsons Centre Law and Business seminar | Insider Trading, Fiduciary Relationships, and Market Integrity: A Comparative Consideration of Insider Laws of United States and Australia

Ross Parsons Centre Law and Business seminar | Insider Trading, Fiduciary Relationships, and Market Integrity: A Comparative Consideration of Insider Laws of United States and Australia In-person event There are a variety of distinctions that exist between the Australian and US laws prohibiting insider trading. While insider trading is prohibited in Australia under an express …

Book launch: Youth Crime, Youth Justice and Children’s Courts in NSW

Book launch: Youth Crime, Youth Justice and Children’s Courts in NSW In-person event The University of Sydney Law School is delighted to invite you to the launch of Youth Crime, Youth Justice and Children’s Courts in NSW, co-edited by Dr Garner Clancey, Sydney Law School, and Dr Rohan Lulham, University of Sydney. About Youth Crime, …

2024 SCIL International Law Year in Review Conference

2024 SCIL International Law Year in Review Conference In-person event The annual SCIL Year in Review conference will host a number of exciting panels covering major developments in international law in 2023. Our keynote is the newly-appointed United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms while Countering Terrorism, …

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 …