Australian Academy of Law

Climate change and the law

Here are details of two recent events on climate change and the law, followed by details of a range of …

Academy of Law – access to justice, free speech on campus, science v law

The second public debate held by the Australian Academy of Law in its series on Access to Justice was held …

The breadth of the concept of justice – Australian Academy of Law

Consistent with its objects, the Australian Academy of Law held a series of three public debates in 2017, in Sydney, …

The Federal Court and the Constitution – public lecture, 15 March, Canberra

A free public lecture on the Federal Court and the Constitution is being given at the ANU on this Thursday …

Professional ethics – Academy of Law Debates for 2017

A series of public debates on ethical conduct in the law, accounting and business was a significant contribution to this …

Rationality and reason in decision making – or a roll of the dice?

The Hon Robert French AC will speak on ‘Rationality and reason in administrative law – would a roll of the …

The legislative challenge of facilitating climate change adaptation for biodiversity

The need for our laws to facilitate increasing climate change adaptations for Australia’s biodiversity was the subject of the winning …

Australian Academy of Law

I am honoured to have been elected a director of the Australian Academy of Law at its AGM on 25 …

How to be ethical in the practice of the law: can it be taught?

This open debate, organised by the Australian Academy of Law, is the final in a series of three ethics-themed debates …

‘The International Court of Justice as a Working Court’ – Judge James Crawford

On 25 September 2017, the annual “Patron’s Address” of the Australian Academy of Law is being given by his Excellency …

Why lawyers should study political science, economics, sociology, and political philosophy

To mark the 10th anniversary of the Australian Academy of Law (AAL), the 90th anniversary of the Australian Law Journal …

NZ accountants’ new Code obligations, with Australia close behind

Accountants in New Zealand, including those who are insolvency practitioners, are from this week required to refer relevant breaches of …

Ethics in the practice of law: a profession, a business or both?

The Australian Academy of Law is holding its second ethics themed Sydney event on Tuesday 20 June 2017, on the question …

Australian Academy of Law – legal education conference; legal ethics; essay prize; and more

The latest news from the Australian Academy of Law includes: The National Conference on Legal Education, on 11-13 August 2017, …

The law and lawyers: their limits – an Academy of Law Ethics Hypothetical

The Australian Academy of Law held the first of its three Sydney conferences for the year on 4 April 2017 …

Academy of Law Newsletter 3.17 – ethics hypothetical, legal education conference, essay prize, rare books …

The latest newsletter of the Australian Academy of Law lists a wide range of events and news indicating the work …

Egon Kisch and Albert Piddington

The name Egon Kisch may not be familiar to many but a recent talk given at an event held by …

Australian Academy of Law

The newsletter of the Australian Academy of Law for June 2016 is at this link.