Final Courts Roundup

Venue: 
Federal Court of Australia
Organisation: 
Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law and the AACL
Time: 
5.30 pm - 7.00 pm
Date: 
Tue, 2014-12-09

The Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law, Comparative Constitutional Law Project, together with the AACL, will host a “Final Courts Roundup” on 9 December 2014, from 5.30-7pm at the Federal Court of Australia. This annual seminar provides an outline of recent constitutional developments in several overseas jurisdictions that are of key interest to Australian constitutional lawyers. Experts from each jurisdiction will report on three or four major constitutional cases argued or decided over the last year; changes in the composition and politics of each country’s highest court; and flag the state of debate over constitutional reform. Together, the panellists will also discuss the potential relevance of these comparative developments for current issues in Australian constitutional law.

The panellists for this year are: 

Professor Mark Tushnet, William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law, Harvard Law School (US)
Dr Thomas Poole, London School of Economics, Law (UK)
Mr Madhav Khosla, Department of Government, Harvard University (India). 

The event will also be followed by an academic roundtable on comparative constitutional law, to be held at UNSW on 10 December 2014.