Chief Justice French at the 2017 Annual Fundraising Dinner
Advocacy and Events
The Leader of the Victorian Opposition and the Shadow Attorney-General have called for greater accountability and scrutiny of the sentencing decisions of our judges. Their proposal can be read here. It calls for what would in effect be ‘league tables’ comparing the sentencing records of individual judges. The unstated and erroneous assumption being that, despite […]
ICJV recently made a submission to the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee on the Modern Slavery Bill 2018. Read the submission here.
ICJ Victoria are pleased to host a Welcome Breakfast for the 2018 ICJV Bar Reader, Ms. Ranitha Gnanarajah. Join us for breakfast to welcome Ranitha to Melbourne! Details 8am, Tuesday 4 September 2018 Essoign Club Level One, Owen Dixon Chambers East 205 William Street, Melbourne A light breakfast will be supplied. All ICJ Victoria friends […]
ICJ Victoria is pleased to announce that the Annual Fundraising Dinner will feature keynote speaker Professor Rosalind Croucher, President of the Australian Human Rights Commission, and Brian Nankervis as Master of Ceremonies. Professor Croucher holds a Doctorate of Philosophy from the University of New South Wales, a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Sydney, […]
ICJ Victoria endorses a recent media statement by the International Commission of Jurists which condemns the forced retirement of 27 out of 72 judges of the Supreme Court of Poland. The Polish government claims the law and its implementing measure of forced retirements are aimed at improving the administration of justice. However, the ICJ considers […]