The latest news from the Australian Academy of Law includes:
- The National Conference on Legal Education, on 11-13 August 2017, in Sydney, sponsored jointly by the Academy and the Australian Law Journal. Registrations are now open.
- The Academy’s second ethics event, to be held in Sydney, on Tuesday 20 June. The subject is “Ethics in the practice of law: a profession, a business or both?” with a senior barrister as moderator questioning the members of a panel comprising all aspects of legal practice. There will be ample opportunity for questions and comments from the audience.
- The Academy’s annual essay prize, of $10,000, the topic being how well do Australian legal institutions – legislatures, courts, universities, public institutions – respond to climate change? And how could that response be improved?
Other events and developments are explained in the Academy’s latest newsletter.