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Law events

The School of Law and Justice hosts of a suite of events each year, including public lectures and seminars, events for high school students, professional development workshops and research events.

For more information about these and other events at the School of Law and Justice, please visit our Eventbrite page.

2017 events

Event nameEvent typeVenueDateResources
Research Seminar SeriesFeaturing presentations by law expertsSCU Gold Coast campus and Lismore campusThroughout 2017, details to be advised

HSC Legal Studies Day 2017

High schools students and teacher professional developmentLismore campusFriday 25 August
8.30am - 2.30pm
11th Annual Michael Kirby Lecture Series

Featuring a keynote address by Ms Raelene Webb QC, President, National Native Title TribunalSCU Gold Coast CampusThursday, 20 July at 6pm
RSVP by 14 July
QSCU Diversity and Inclusion Public Lecture. Gold coin donation and free for SCU students.SCU Gold Coast campus and Lismore Campus, Room B.231Tuesday 2 May, 12.45pm for 1pm start

Past events

Missed an event? Here's some further information and material from selected past events.

Event nameEvent typeDateResources

HSC Legal Studies Day 2016

High schools students and teacher professional developmentFriday 26 August, 20162016 HSC Legal Studies Day resources
10th Annual Michael Kirby Lecture seriesFeaturing a key note address by Mr Walter Sofronoff QCFriday 4 August, 201610th Annual Michael Kirby Lecture Series invitation
HSC Legal Studies Day 2015High School students and teacher professional developmentFriday 21 AugustResources and powerpoints are available on the HSC Legal Studies Day page
Legal Research Workshop for NSW Legal Studies Students and Teachers PDF High schools students and teacher professional development 9am - 12pm, Friday 22 May, 2015 Unavailable
Pathways to the Profession PDFCurrent Law studentsLismore campus, Gold Coast campus


Earth laws and regional community environmentalism PDF
Public seminar23 October, 2014Unavailable
Best Practice in Supervision PDFProfessional development
for lawyers who supervise student placements
17 September, 2014Unavailable
Why an ethical lawyer should not be an oxymoron PDFPublic seminar29 August, 2014Unavailable
Creating a Human Rights Culture PDFResearch11 July 2014Keynote by Professor Gillian Triggs
Keynote by The Hon John Dowd AO QC
Public talk by Ven Geshe LhakdorPublic event30 April 2014Available on the archived events page of the Centre for Peace and Social Justice
Cyberbullying for PrincipalsProfessional development25 November (NSW) and 29 (QLD), 2013

Useful resources about cyberbullying PDF
Four modes of regulation in cyberspace PDF

Animal Rights and the Rights of Nature - Intersections and TensionsResearch6 October 2012Presenters' biographies
Archived events of the Centre for Peace and Social JusticeResearch2003 - 2008 Videos, conference proceedings