Sir Harry Gibbs Law Dinner 2018
Thursday 30 August @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm$40 - $750
Annual event: A member of the legal profession presents a speech at this dinner named in honour of distinguished Emmanuel College alumnus Sir Harry Gibbs, Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia 1981-87.
2018 guest speaker: Professor Heather Douglas, TC Beirne School of Law, The University of Queensland, and researcher in criminal justice and domestic violence — “Domestic Violence and the Law: Achievements and Future Directions”
Professor Heather Douglas researches and has published widely in the areas of criminal justice and domestic violence. She was awarded an Australian Research Council Future Fellowship to research the way in which women who have experienced domestic violence use the legal system to help them leave violence. She was the lead researcher and project co-ordinator with the Australasian Institute of Judicial Administration on the development of the National Domestic and Family Violence Bench Book, a project funded by the Australian Commonwealth Government. Heather was the lead chief investigator on the Australian Feminist Judgments Project funded by the Australian Research Council. In 2016 Heather was appointed as a Member to the Australian Research Council’s College of Experts. In 2018 Heather was a fellow at the Humboldt University Faculty of Law and Center for Transdisciplinary Gender Studies in Berlin.
cost: $100 per person / $750 named table of 8
student cost: $40 per person
dress: lounge suit / semi-formal
RSVP: Friday 24 August 2018