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Past Events

Community Opening of the Legal Year – Thank You!

On 5 February, the 2018 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 Judge Paul Grant, Lidia Thorpe MP and […]

Annual Fundraising Dinner – Thank You!

Thank you to all of our members and friends for coming along to support ICJ Victoria! We were lucky to hear extraordinary speeches from two guests. Firstly, Malaysian lawyer and the 2017 ICJ Bar Reader Mable Leong Pui Mun, and secondly, the former Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia the Hon Robert French […]

Welcome Breakfast for 2017 ICJ Bar Reader

ICJ Victoria are pleased to host a Welcome Breakfast for the 2017 ICJ Bar Reader, Mable Leong Mui Pun. Read more about Mable here Join us for breakfast to welcome Mable to Melbourne! Details 8am, Wednesday 30 August 2017 Essoign Club Level One, Owen Dixon Chambers East 205 William Street, Melbourne A light breakfast will […]

2017 Annual Fundraising Dinner

Click to view or download flyer ICJ Victoria is pleased to announce that the Annual Fundraising Dinner will feature keynote speaker the Honourable Robert French AC. The Hon Robert French AC was Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia from September 2008 to early 2017. Prior to this, he served as Justice of the Federal […]

Reflections on the Operation of the Death Penalty in Louisiana

On 28 June, Melbourne barrister, Ken Howden,  gave a presentation to the Victorian Bar that detailed his experiences volunteering for the Capital Post-Conviction Project of Louisiana in 2015-16. During his presentation, Ken highlighted the differences between the administration of Louisiana’s criminal justice system and that of Victoria; in particular, the role of political influence upon Louisianan District Attorneys and judiciary. Ken […]

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