Sydney Law School Distinguished Speakers Program 2014

Professor Barbara McDonald | Nicholas Cowdery AM QC | Professor Andrew Harding | Professor Lawrence Gostin | Professor Luke Nottage | Professor Ben Saul | Associate Professor Arlie Loughnan

Registration will open approximately 6 weeks prior to each lecture, and prices are inclusive of a cocktail function.

$15 inc GST: full fee
$10 inc GST: Sydney Law School alumni
$10 inc GST: University of Sydney students

Unless otherwise advertised, doors will open at 5.30pm for 6-7pm lecture, followed by a cocktail reception until 8pm.

Lecture program

  Speaker Topic Date Registration
Professor Barbara McDonald Professor Barbara McDonald
Professor of Law, Sydney Law School, University of Sydney; and Commissioner, Australian Law Reform Commission
Private Lives, Public Spheres Thu 27 March Closed

Nicholas Cowdery AM QC
Former NSW Director of Public Prosecutions,
Adjunct Professor of Law, Sydney Institute of Criminology, Sydney Law School, University of Sydney and Visiting Professorial Fellow at UNSW and the University of Wollongong

Mandatory sentencing: Getting justice wrong Thu 15 May


Andrew Harding
Professor Andrew Harding
Director, Centre for Asian Legal Studies, Joint Editors-in-Chief, The Asian Journal of Comparative Law, National University of Singapore
Constitutional reform in emerging countries Wed 18 June Closed
Larry Gostin
Professor Lawrence Gostin
Linda D. and Timothy J. O’Neill Professor of Global Health Law at the Georgetown University Law Center
Latest developments in global health masterclass Thu 17 July Closed
Luke Nottage Professor Luke Nottage
Professor of Comparative and Transnational Business Law
Sydney Law School, University of Sydney
Free trade agreements and consumer protection Wed 24 September Closed
Ben Saul Professor Ben Saul
Professor of International Law; Research Fellow
Sydney Law School, University of Sydney
Justice at the end of the world: What rebels and terrorists think of law Mon 20 October Closed
Arlie Loughnan
Associate Professor Arlie Loughnan
Associate Professor; Research Fellow
Sydney Law School, University of Sydney
Criminal  Responsibility Thu 20 November Registration open