If you are down by law, in-law, outlaw, legally blond, legal tender, below the bar, above the law or presumed innocent, you may be interested in some of the events coming up in Law Week (16-22 May) the official site is here.
All jurisdictions have law tours, open courts, seminars and a mix of serious and fun events, and most have a PILCH/Pro Bono Walk for Justice on the 16th May (see your local Public Interest Law Clearing House for details)
You can select your forum conveniens by clicking the link below.
Like what you see? You can subscribe to this blog by scrolling to the bottom of the page, or follow us on twitter @amicae1.
Victoria – Victorian Law Foundation’s Calendar here
New South Wales – Index here
ACT events are listed in a pdf ACTLawWeekProgram2011.
We would love to hear Leslie Cannold speak at a lunch for the Women and Justice Forum or go to the ACT Women Lawyers Dinner, each on the 18th May. The Mixed Six a Side Soccer looks good too.
Queensland – The calendar is here
South Australia – Events are all here
Top picks are “Is Goldilocks Guilty?” here and Eddie Cubillo, NT Anti-Discrimination Commissioner: “The nine most terrifying words in the English Language are: I’m from the Government and I’m here to help.” here.
Northern Territory – Calendar here
Looking forward to the traditional Tug-of-Law, the Young Lawyers Great Debate and the “President’s XI vs Chief Justice’s XI Cricket Match“ all here.
Western Australia – all events listed here
Not all lawyers are blood suckers, some are giving back to the community in the Blood Donation Challenge. The Law Week Hypothetical: The Fast and the Furious looks good too. See here.
The Tasmanian Law Society site is not showing their law week activities, but if you have a list, or know who has, please let us know.
Do you attend or participate in Law week? Let us know by leaving a comment below.