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Shine Lawyers UniSQ Law Public Lecture Series





 2018 1 November 

Magistrate Jacqueline Payne
Brisbane Magistrates Court

Criminal Justice and Neuroscience
 2017  2 November The Honourable Chief Justice Susan Kiefel AC  Legal Influences Across Centuries and Borders 
 2016 17 November Professor Andrew Harding Law's Bridge: Myanmar's Opening and Prospects for the Rule of Law
 2016   26 May

The Honourable Justice Catherine Holmes

Chief Justice of Queensland

Preserving the Independence of the Judiciary
 2015  30 October

The Honourable Michael Kirby AC CMG

Formerly High Court of Australia

The Toowoomba Magna Carta Lecture, 2015


 17 February

Mr Mick Gooda

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Social Justice Commissioner 

Constitutional Recognition


 30 April

The Honourable Patrick Keane

Justice, High Court of Australia  

Reflections on the Separation of Powers


 3 August

The Honourable Michael Kirby AC CMG

Formerly High Court of Australia

In the Diamond Jubilee Years: Saving the Commonwealth of Nations 

 2012  1 May

The Honourable Peter Applegarth

Justice, Supreme Court of Queensland 

Privacy and the Media  


 26 October

Jodie Willey, Stephen Roche and Plaintiff 'S' 

Shine Lawyers

Breaking the Silence on Child Sex Abuse in Australia  

 2011  11 February

Erin Brokovich

Author and Consumer Advocate 

Erin Brokovich - A Personal Story  
 2010  28 September           

Professor W Bradley Wendel  

Professor of Law, Cornell University, New York

Lawyers and Fidelity to Law 
 2010  25 June 

The Honourable Robert French AC

Chief Justice of Australia  

Courts in a Representative Democracy  


 21 April 

Professor Donald Rothwell

Professor of International Law, Australian National University  

Australians in Fright: the Rights of Australian Citizens when Overseas 


 4 November  

Professor James Allan and Mr Ed Santow 

University of Queensland and University of New South Wales

Should Australia have a Bill of Rights?
 2009  7 October 

The Honourable Dr Bruce McPherson CBE

Formerly Queensland Court of Appeal  

Sir George Bowen: Queensland's First Governor 1859 
 2009  19 May 

Stephen Keim SC and Peter Russo


Defending Dr Haneef 
 2009  2 March 

The Honourable Paul de Jersey AC QC

Chief Justice of Queensland

150 years - Role of the Supreme Court Queensland  
2008  7 October  

Professor Paul Beaumont

Professor of European Union and Private International Law, University of Aberdeen, Scotland


Exploring the issues surrounding the creation of a European Constitution by the European Court of Justice


 20 May

The Honourable Kerry Shine MP

Attorney General and Member for Toowoomba North


Professor Geraldine Mackenzie

Head of School, USQ School of Law

Current Issues in Criminal Justice

(Inaugural Public Lecture)