AAL/ALRC Seminar: Public Confidence, Apprehended Bias, and the Modern Federal Judiciary
The Australian Law Reform Commission invites you to a panel seminar on Tuesday 2 March 2021 hosted in conjunction with the Australian Academy of Law.
An expert panel will explore how the fair-minded observer is faring by examining issues of public confidence, apprehended bias, and the modern federal judiciary. The Q&A style format will provide the opportunity for questions relevant to the ALRC’s ongoing review of judicial impartiality.
The seminar will be delivered online, via Microsoft Teams, along with limited in-person attendance at the Federal Court Building in Sydney.
Date: Tuesday 2 March 2021
Time: 5.30pm AEDT
- The Hon Justice Sarah Derrington, ALRC President
- The Hon Justice Michael Lee, Federal Court of Australia
- His Honour Judge Matthew Myers AM, Federal Circuit Court of Australia
- Professor Gabrielle Appleby, University of New South Wales
- Mr Anthony McAvoy SC, Barrister
- Mr Chris Merritt, Journalist and Rule of Law Institute Australia Vice President
A leaflet with further details of the seminar is available for download.
Please circulate this invitation to your colleagues who may find this seminar of interest.