Blackburn Lecture

'Post-Pell' Intermediate appellate courts in evidence evaluation in the digital age

27 Jun 2022

'Post-Pell' Intermediate appellate courts in evidence evaluation in the digital age

Can twelve heads judge facts better than one? The Hon Helen Murrell SC, former Chief Justice of the ACT Supreme Court, explores this question in the 36th Annual Sir Richard Blackburn Lecture, "Post-Pell: Intermediate appellate courts in evidence evaluation in the digital age". From the Winter 2022 edition of Ethos.

50 years after the Gove land rights judgment

5 Jul 2021

50 years after the Gove land rights judgment

The 2021 Blackburn Lecture, delivered by Graeme Neate AM, President of the ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal.

Pro Bono: for whose benefit?

14 May 2019

Pro Bono: for whose benefit?

The 2019 Blackburn Lecture, delivered by Karen Fryar AM, former Magistrate of the Australian Capital Territory.

Sleepwalking through the minefield: commercial surrogacy and the global response

15 May 2018

Sleepwalking through the minefield: commercial surrogacy and the global response

The 2018 Blackburn Lecture, delivered by The Hon John Pascoe AC CVO, Chief Justice of the Family Court of Australia.

Law, Morality and the Public Trust

16 May 2017

Law, Morality and the Public Trust

The 2017 Blackburn Lecture, delivered by Justin Gleeson SC, former Solicitor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia.

Brave New World

17 May 2016

Brave New World

The 2016 Blackburn Lecture, delivered by The Hon John Faulks, Deputy Chief Justice of the Family Court of Australia.

The Legal Assault on Australian Democracy

12 May 2015

The Legal Assault on Australian Democracy

The 2015 Blackburn Lecture, delivered by Professor George Williams AO, an academic specialising in constitutional law at the Law Faculty at the University of New South Wales.

The Individual Judge

13 May 2014

The Individual Judge

The 2014 Blackburn Lecture, delivered by The Hon Susan Kiefel AC, Justice of the High Court of Australia.

The Courts and the Community

15 May 2012

The Courts and the Community

The 2012 Blackburn Lecture, delivered by The Hon Michael Black AC QC, former Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Australia.

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