What's on in Law Week 2017

Category: Discussions and debates

COTA and Transgender Victoria
Discussions and debates
Melbourne
Monday 15 May 2017
9:00 am to 11:00 am
Maddocks, The Boardroom, Collins Square, Tower Two, Level 25, 727 Collins Street, Melbourne VIC 3008

All too frequently, LGBTI individuals and their families of choice face very hostile outcomes at the end of life. COTA Victoria and Transgender Victoria bring you a panel discussion on the legal issues to consider in planning for the future by LGBTI communities.

Melbourne Law School
Monday 15 May 2017
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Melbourne Law School, Lecture Theatre G08 (Ground Floor), 185 Pelham Street, Carlton VIC 3053

What are the issues? What are your rights? Everyone who works in Australia has basic rights and protection under the law, including the right to a minimum wage and proper conditions. Join this information session to learn more.

New Law Courts
Discussions and debates
Melbourne
Monday 15 May 2017
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Royal Historical Society of Victoria, 239 A'Beckett Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Hear from court reporter, media academic and author Peter Gregory to learn about the art of court reporting.

Sentencing Advisory Council
Discussions and debates
Melbourne
Monday 15 May 2017
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Village Roadshow Theatrette, State Library of Victoria , 179 La Trobe Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Why does the law treat offending children differently to offending adults? Hear the hypothetical case study of youth offending by 'Michael' to gain a better understanding.

Women and Mentoring
Discussions and debates
Melbourne
Tuesday 16 May 2017
5:15 pm to 7:00 pm
National Australia Bank, The Bowl, 500 Bourke St, Melbourne VIC 3000

Hear from a magistrate, a crime writer and a woman who has received mentoring following a criminal offence as they explore what leads a woman to crime.

Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation
Tuesday 16 May 2017
5:45 pm to 6:45 pm
DLA Piper, Level 21, 140 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Join us for our Victorian lecture presented by guest speaker: Her Honour Judge Felicity Hampel, who will address the judicial wellbeing program that is now running in the County Court.

Justice: Past, present and future
Tuesday 16 May 2017
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Old Magistrate's Court, Old Melbourne Gaol, 377 Russell Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Join us for a tour of the Watch House at Old Melbourne Gaol and a discussion between current and former magistrates on their experiences and visions of the justice system, past, present and future.

Copyright your craft
Discussions and debates
Melbourne
Tuesday 16 May 2017
6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Craft Victoria, Level 2, 31 Flinders Lane, Melbourne VIC 3000

This session covers intellectual property issues specific to craftmakers, including copyright & trademarks.

Tarwirri
Wednesday 17 May 2017
12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Law Institute of Victoria, Lecture Hall, 470 Bourke Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Tarwirri, in conjunction with the Asian Australian Lawyers Association are proud to present a panel discussion on Cultural Diversity in the Legal Profession.

Monash Health
Discussions and debates
Melbourne
Wednesday 17 May 2017
12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Monash Medical Centre - Lecture Theatre 1, 246 Clayton Road, Clayton VIC 3168

A panel discussion on voluntary assisted death.

Liberty Victoria's Rights Advocacy Project
Wednesday 17 May 2017
5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
The College of Law Victoria, Level 6, 459 Little Collins Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

'Do I need to disclose my criminal conviction?' With Victoria Police processing over 690,000 criminal history checks in the 2015-2016 financial year, this is a question that many Victorians will need to ask themselves at some stage in their lives.

Victorian Ombudsman
Friday 19 May 2017
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
State Library of Victoria, Village Roadshow Theatrette, 328 Swanston Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

What do you do when human rights are raised as part of a complaint? This masterclass looks at what the law really asks you to do, in plain language, and suggests practical actions.

Talking Justice
Discussions and debates
Regional
Friday 19 May 2017
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Ulumbarra Theatre, 10 Gaol Rd, Bendigo VIC 3550

Held in Bendigo, join Damien Carrick, presenter of Radio National's Law Report, for conversations about the role of justice in a free society.

Sisters in Crime Australia
Discussions and debates
Melbourne
Friday 19 May 2017
6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Sir Zelman Cowen Centre, Victoria University, Lecture Theatre G02, 295 Queen Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Hear a panel of experts explore Victoria’s trail-blazing approach to how sex crimes are treated and monitored.

Talking Justice
Discussions and debates
Regional
Saturday 20 May 2017
9:30 am to 5:30 pm
Ulumbarra Theatre, 10 Gaol Rd, Bendigo VIC 3550

Held in Bendigo, join Damien Carrick, presenter of Radio National's Law Report, for conversations about the role of justice in a free society.

On trial: A Supreme Court judge explains
Saturday 20 May 2017
11:00 am to 11:45 am
Supreme Court of Victoria, Banco Court, 485 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Find out what happens first-hand in a real criminal trial when a Supreme Court judge shares their experiences and insight into the trial process.

Sir Douglas Menzies by Archibald Colquhoun, 1940, Copyright Victorian Bar
Saturday 20 May 2017
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Peter O'Callaghan QC Gallery, Owen Dixon Chambers, Victorian Bar, 205 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Visit the Peter O'Callaghan QC Gallery at Owen Dixon Chambers to view a number of portrait paintings of Victorian barristers, both past and present.

Class actions and the Court
Saturday 20 May 2017
12:00 pm to 12:45 pm
Supreme Court of Victoria, Courtroom 15, 485 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Learn about how the Supreme Court manages class actions and their associated proceedings, which impact on so many Victorians’ lives.

Sir Douglas Menzies by Archibald Colquhoun, 1940, Copyright Victorian Bar
Saturday 20 May 2017
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Peter O'Callaghan QC Gallery, Owen Dixon Chambers, Victorian Bar, 205 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Visit the Peter O'Callaghan QC Gallery at Owen Dixon Chambers to view a number of portrait paintings of Victorian barristers, both past and present.

Dunolly Town Hall
Discussions and debates
Regional
Sunday 21 May 2017
2:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Dunolly Town Hall and Old Court House, 112 Broadway, Dunolly VIC 3472

An afternoon with writers Terry Smyth and Sulari Gentill

COTA and Transgender Victoria
Discussions and debates
Melbourne
Monday 15 May 2017
9:00 am to 11:00 am
Maddocks, The Boardroom, Collins Square, Tower Two, Level 25, 727 Collins Street, Melbourne VIC 3008

All too frequently, LGBTI individuals and their families of choice face very hostile outcomes at the end of life. COTA Victoria and Transgender Victoria bring you a panel discussion on the legal issues to consider in planning for the future by LGBTI communities.

Melbourne Law School
Monday 15 May 2017
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Melbourne Law School, Lecture Theatre G08 (Ground Floor), 185 Pelham Street, Carlton VIC 3053

What are the issues? What are your rights? Everyone who works in Australia has basic rights and protection under the law, including the right to a minimum wage and proper conditions. Join this information session to learn more.

New Law Courts
Discussions and debates
Melbourne
Monday 15 May 2017
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Royal Historical Society of Victoria, 239 A'Beckett Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Hear from court reporter, media academic and author Peter Gregory to learn about the art of court reporting.

Sentencing Advisory Council
Discussions and debates
Melbourne
Monday 15 May 2017
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Village Roadshow Theatrette, State Library of Victoria , 179 La Trobe Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Why does the law treat offending children differently to offending adults? Hear the hypothetical case study of youth offending by 'Michael' to gain a better understanding.

Women and Mentoring
Discussions and debates
Melbourne
Tuesday 16 May 2017
5:15 pm to 7:00 pm
National Australia Bank, The Bowl, 500 Bourke St, Melbourne VIC 3000

Hear from a magistrate, a crime writer and a woman who has received mentoring following a criminal offence as they explore what leads a woman to crime.

Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation
Tuesday 16 May 2017
5:45 pm to 6:45 pm
DLA Piper, Level 21, 140 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Join us for our Victorian lecture presented by guest speaker: Her Honour Judge Felicity Hampel, who will address the judicial wellbeing program that is now running in the County Court.

Justice: Past, present and future
Tuesday 16 May 2017
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Old Magistrate's Court, Old Melbourne Gaol, 377 Russell Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Join us for a tour of the Watch House at Old Melbourne Gaol and a discussion between current and former magistrates on their experiences and visions of the justice system, past, present and future.

Copyright your craft
Discussions and debates
Melbourne
Tuesday 16 May 2017
6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Craft Victoria, Level 2, 31 Flinders Lane, Melbourne VIC 3000

This session covers intellectual property issues specific to craftmakers, including copyright & trademarks.

Tarwirri
Wednesday 17 May 2017
12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Law Institute of Victoria, Lecture Hall, 470 Bourke Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Tarwirri, in conjunction with the Asian Australian Lawyers Association are proud to present a panel discussion on Cultural Diversity in the Legal Profession.

Monash Health
Discussions and debates
Melbourne
Wednesday 17 May 2017
12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Monash Medical Centre - Lecture Theatre 1, 246 Clayton Road, Clayton VIC 3168

A panel discussion on voluntary assisted death.

Liberty Victoria's Rights Advocacy Project
Wednesday 17 May 2017
5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
The College of Law Victoria, Level 6, 459 Little Collins Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

'Do I need to disclose my criminal conviction?' With Victoria Police processing over 690,000 criminal history checks in the 2015-2016 financial year, this is a question that many Victorians will need to ask themselves at some stage in their lives.

Victorian Ombudsman
Friday 19 May 2017
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
State Library of Victoria, Village Roadshow Theatrette, 328 Swanston Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

What do you do when human rights are raised as part of a complaint? This masterclass looks at what the law really asks you to do, in plain language, and suggests practical actions.

Talking Justice
Discussions and debates
Regional
Friday 19 May 2017
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Ulumbarra Theatre, 10 Gaol Rd, Bendigo VIC 3550

Held in Bendigo, join Damien Carrick, presenter of Radio National's Law Report, for conversations about the role of justice in a free society.

Sisters in Crime Australia
Discussions and debates
Melbourne
Friday 19 May 2017
6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Sir Zelman Cowen Centre, Victoria University, Lecture Theatre G02, 295 Queen Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Hear a panel of experts explore Victoria’s trail-blazing approach to how sex crimes are treated and monitored.

Talking Justice
Discussions and debates
Regional
Saturday 20 May 2017
9:30 am to 5:30 pm
Ulumbarra Theatre, 10 Gaol Rd, Bendigo VIC 3550

Held in Bendigo, join Damien Carrick, presenter of Radio National's Law Report, for conversations about the role of justice in a free society.

On trial: A Supreme Court judge explains
Saturday 20 May 2017
11:00 am to 11:45 am
Supreme Court of Victoria, Banco Court, 485 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Find out what happens first-hand in a real criminal trial when a Supreme Court judge shares their experiences and insight into the trial process.

Sir Douglas Menzies by Archibald Colquhoun, 1940, Copyright Victorian Bar
Saturday 20 May 2017
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Peter O'Callaghan QC Gallery, Owen Dixon Chambers, Victorian Bar, 205 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Visit the Peter O'Callaghan QC Gallery at Owen Dixon Chambers to view a number of portrait paintings of Victorian barristers, both past and present.

Class actions and the Court
Saturday 20 May 2017
12:00 pm to 12:45 pm
Supreme Court of Victoria, Courtroom 15, 485 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Learn about how the Supreme Court manages class actions and their associated proceedings, which impact on so many Victorians’ lives.

Sir Douglas Menzies by Archibald Colquhoun, 1940, Copyright Victorian Bar
Saturday 20 May 2017
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Peter O'Callaghan QC Gallery, Owen Dixon Chambers, Victorian Bar, 205 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Visit the Peter O'Callaghan QC Gallery at Owen Dixon Chambers to view a number of portrait paintings of Victorian barristers, both past and present.

Dunolly Town Hall
Discussions and debates
Regional
Sunday 21 May 2017
2:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Dunolly Town Hall and Old Court House, 112 Broadway, Dunolly VIC 3472

An afternoon with writers Terry Smyth and Sulari Gentill

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