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Chief Justice French at the 2017 Annual Fundraising Dinner

Justice Bromberg, Justice Eames and Michael Cahill SC

Advocacy and Events

Submission to the Royal Commission into the Management of Police Informants

ICJV recently made a submission to the Royal Commission into the Management of Police Informants. The submission takes three parts: ▪ Section 1: international standards regarding PHS; ▪ Section 2: suggested areas for further research: children, women, fair trial rights and institutional integrity; and ▪ Section 3: bibliography of useful sources. The submission can be […]

Myanmar: when will the transition begin?

Professor Chris Sidoti Date: Tuesday 4 June Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm Where: Melbourne Law School, Room 920, Level 9, 185 Pelham St, Carlton, VIC 3053 Register: click here Myanmar is said to have begun its transition from a military dictatorship to democracy following the adoption of a new constitution in 2008. But do events since […]

CPD: Emergency Medical Transfers from Nauru and Manus Island

The International Commission of Jurists (Victoria) is pleased to announce an upcoming CPD event. The discussion will focus on the extraordinary story of how medical transfer cases were coordinated in the Federal Court, utilising a number of firms of solicitors and counsel, acting pro bono. The panel will also discuss the legal issues involved, and […]


COLY – Thank You!

On 29 January, the 2019 Community Opening of the Legal Year was held at Waldron Hall, County Court of Victoria, with over 100 members of the legal and broader community attending. We were extremely fortunate to have a number of excellent guests speak at this year’s event, including Justice Jane Dixon, Sam Elkin and students […]