Speeches and Legal Articles of Interest
The following is a selection of links to articles, papers and other items which may be of interest to readers.
Speech delivered on 28 February 2020 by Ms Rebecca Treston QC, President, Bar Association of Queensland, at the Welcome Ceremony for Mullins JA, Callaghan J and Williams J.
Speech delivered on Tuesday 28 January 2020 by Ms Rebecca Treston QC, President, Bar Association of Queensland, at the Swearing-in Ceremony for His Honour Judge Michael Byrne QC of the District Court of Queensland.
Speech delivered on Wednesday 15 January 2020 by Mr Dominic O'Sullivan QC, at the Welcome Ceremony for Magistrate Julian Noud.
Speech delivered on Wednesday, 11 December 2019 by Rebecca Treston QC, President, Bar Association of Queensland, at the Exchange of Christmas Greetings.
Speech delivered on Tuesday 10 December 2019 by Thomas Sullivan QC, on behalf of the Bar Association of Queensland, at the Valedictory Ceremony for His Honour Judge Douglas John McGill.
The President, Rebecca Treston QC, Welcome Ceremony for Deputy Chief Magistrate Janelle Brassington and Magistrates Robert Walker, Cameron McKenzie and Rosemary Gilbert of the Magistrates Court of Queensland, delivered on behalf of the Bar Association on 10 October 2019.
Judicial Speeches and Presentations
The Honourable Chief Justice James Henry, Human Rights Act 2019 (Qld)—What work with it bring us?, Cairns Judiciary 2019/20 CPD Series, Cairns, 20 November 2019.
The Honourable Justice Patrick Keane AC, Silencing the Sovereign People, Spigelman Public Law Oration 2019, Sydney, 30 October 2019.
The Honourable Justice James Edelman, The Future of the Australian Business Corporation: A Legal Perspective, Supreme Court of New South Wales Commercial and Corporate Law Conference, 29 October 2019
The Honourable Justice Melissa Perry, Introductory Remarks, 2019 Sherman Centre for Culture and Ideas Architecture Hub, "The Architecture of Justice", Justice and Police Museum, 14 October 2019.
Justice John Middleton, Assessing the Future: The Challenge of Running Competition Cases, The 17th Annual Competition Law and Economics Workshop, 'Competition law: The penicillin of public policy?', 19 October 2019.
The Honourable Justice Virginia Bell AC, The Sir James Martin Oration, 24 September 2019.
The Honourable Justice John Middleton, The Life of the Trial Judge – What Has or Is Changing? The Samuel Griffith Society 2019 Thirty-First Conference, 11 August 2019.
Law Council of Australia, President's Speech, Why “radical” is not a dirty word in family law reform, Newcastle Law Society 2019 Annual Dinner, 5 November 2019.