POSTPONED - Book Launch: Law Making and Human Rights

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Event Details

24 March 2020 at 5:45 pm – 7:15 pm
Monash Law Chambers, 555 Lonsdale St, Melbourne 3000


IMPORTANT: Please note this event has now been postponed. The revised date will be made available in due course.

This collection, edited by Associate Professor Julie Debeljak (Monash University) and Associate Professor Laura Grenfell (The University of Adelaide), examines how rights figure in the law-making process.

At this special event you will hear from two leading figures in the Victorian legal community who will draw upon their own expertise regarding the role of the executive and parliament in making law within a human rights framework.

The topics covered in this new title are presented by experts and scholars to offer a comprehensive analysis of how rights are scrutinised in all Australian jurisdictions.

Find out what topics are covered in this title here.


Keynote: The Hon Jill Hennessy MP, Attorney-General of Victoria
Jill Hennessy is the Attorney-General of Victoria and Minister for Workplace Safety. She has been a member of the Victorian Legislative Assembly since February 2010, and was the Minister for Health from November 2014 to December 2018, before commencing her current appointment.

Professor the Hon Marilyn Warren AC, Former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Victoria (2003 - 2017)
Professor Warren served as Chief Justice of Victoria for 14 years. Professor Warren is a Vice-Chancellor’s Professorial Fellow at Monash University.

Associate Professor Julie Debeljak,  Monash University

Associate Professor Laura Grenfell,  The University of Adelaide

Order of Events

5.45pm - Registration
6.00pm - Event Begins
6.40pm - Drinks and Canapés Reception 
7.40pm - Event Ends

Elly Mitchell
03 9905 5631