Distinguished Speaker Program: Dame Hazel Genn

19 April 2012

Access to justice

The lecture will discuss recent proposals for fundamental change to the Legal Aid system in England & Wales in the context of constrained resources, the increasing cost of the criminal justice system and developments in civil justice policy.

The lecture will reflect on access to justice principles and speculate on the social and legal impact of the proposed changes. The lecture will also discuss the way in which discourse and policy on mediation is being used to support and justify the withdrawal of public funding from civil justice.

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Time: 6.00pm - 7.00pm

Location: Sydney Law School, Building F10, Eastern Avenue, University of Sydney

Cost: $25 full fee; $20 SLS alumni: $10 USyd students

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