CDU School of Law Second Law Research Workshop and Showcase Empowering and Disempowering First Nations People through Law and Policy 9-10 August 2016


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Presenter:  School of Law Education Business & Arts

Date: Aug 09, 2016 to Aug 10, 2016

Time: 8:00am to 6:30pm

Contact person:  Felicity Gerry
T: 08 8946 6899
E: felicity.gerry@cdu.edu.au

Location:  Charles Darwin University and via web link

CDU School of Law Second  Law Research Workshop and Showcase

Empowering and Disempowering First Nations People through Law and Policy

Bilawara Lee,CDU'sfirst Larrakia academic-in-residence will welcome you to this event which brings together academics, students and professionals from our region and globally, to exchange knowledge related to the theme of Empowering and Disempowering First Nations People through Law and Policy. This is part of a programme of events to showcase legal research throughout 2016 from our unique position as a remote institution, with guest keynote speakers. 

The research workshop and student showcase will feature key note addresses from Rob Hulls, Director for the Centre for Innovative Justice, Sally Gearin, Deputy President Alcohol Mandatory Treatment Tribunal and Mark Munnich Gunggandji Yawuru man and National Empowerment Project Consultant with topics from distinguished academic, practitioner and HDR candidates covering a broad range of issues:

  • Indigenous Constitutionalism;
  • Cultural Heritage;
  • Language and law:
  • Anunga 40 years on;
  • The Intervention and abuse of power;
  • Perspectives on poverty and resistance;
  • Indigenous Women’s Health;
  • Aboriginal intimate partner violence;
  • Indigenous education;
  • Community and problem-solving Courts
  • Sentencing
  • Indigenous inmates
  • Procedural justice in prison.
  • Young Indigenous offenders with mental health issues;
  • FASD;

We look forward to welcoming you to the School of Law in Darwin on the 9th and 10th of August 2016.

Day 1 Tuesday 9th August - Moot Court Yellow 1.3.48 CDU Campus Casuarina

Day 2 Wednesday 10 August - Moot Court Yellow 1.3.48 CDU Campus Casuarina, Collaborate Room in Law Central

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