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Friday 2 September

Opening of Colloquium

Terrorism and the Law

Professor Hilary Charlesworth, Director of the Centre for International and Public Law, Australian National University Human Rights and Security: Conflict or Convergence? (pdf) (55KB)

Commentary: Dr James Renwick of the Sydney Bar Detention without Trial (pdf) (142KB)

Informal welcome dinner Lily’s on the Lagoon Restaurant, at Novotel Twin Waters Resort.


Saturday 3 September 2005

Keynote Address: The Common Law; Law for a Time; Law for a Place

Sir Gerard Brennan AC, KBE, Former Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia The Common Law: Law for a Time, Law for a Place (pdf) (150KB)

Complaints Against and Removal of Judges

Professor Peter Sallmann Judicial Conduct: Still a Live Issue? (pdf) (227KB)

Commentary: Justice Peter McClellan, Chief Judge of New South Wales Land and Environment Court Judicial Conduct: Still a Live Issue Commentary (pdf) (81KB)

Magistrates – Independent but Accountable

A Panel of Chief Magistrates and a Federal Magistrate

Colloquium Dinner


Sunday 4 September

Paper by Justice Callinan AC, of the High Court of Australia

Judicial Exchange (a paper on the exchange of judges between jurisdictions)

Justice Robert French, Federal Court of Australia Judicial Exchange: Debalkanising the Courts (pdf) (282KB)

Commentary: Justice Elizabeth Hollingworth, Supreme Court of Victoria