Public Law in the Classroom Workshop 2024

The tenth annual Public Law in the Classroom workshop will be held at the Faculty of Law and Justice, UNSW Sydney on Thursday, 8 February 2024. Please register here.

The workshop is organised by the Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law at UNSW, the Public Law and Policy Research Unit at the University of Adelaide, the Castan Centre for Human Rights Law at Monash University and the School of Law at Western Sydney University. The past nine workshops have been a great success, each attracting around 70 public law teachers from across the country and internationally.

The workshop will open with a discussion and opportunity to debrief on the ways recent changes in technology have impacted on teaching and assessment, before turning to two panel sessions. The first panel session will focus on Change and Public Law Teaching, and explore the role for public law teaching in encouraging civic participation and reform. The second panel will focus on Critical and Comparative Approaches to Public Law Teaching, and will explore how public law teachers have included different perspectives, including comparative perspectives, in their teaching.

We are currently calling for abstracts from public law teachers, and particularly early career public law teachers, for the two panel sessions. The panels will be made up of short presentations between 5-7 minutes. The Call for Papers can be found here, and abstracts are requested by Sunday 12 November 2023.

This page will be updated with exact timings and speakers closer to the date.

We hope to see many of you in Sydney!