On Tuesday 7 June, Monash University Law Faculty hosted the 2022 Fiat Justitia Lecture: Without Fear or Favour. ALRC President, the Hon Justice SC Derrington AM, presented the keynote address.
The address explored whether the judicial oath of office – to do right to all manner of people according to law, without fear, favour, affection or ill will – is sufficient for the modern judiciary to maintain the public’s confidence in the judicial process.
Convener of the Fiat Justitia Lecture
Professor Marilyn Pittard, Faculty of Law, Monash University
Patron of the Fiat Justitia Lecture
The Hon. Michael Black AC, QC Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Australia 1991-2010