LRSJ Lunch with the Judge - Justice Robert Osborn

Date & time

12–1pm Tuesday 12 March 2019

Venue

Phillipa Weeks Staff Library, ANU College of Law, 5 Fellows Road, The Australian National University, Acton 2601

Speakers

The Hon Robert Osborn QC
Associate Professor Matthew Zagor

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Presented by PRESENTED BY THE CENTRE FOR INTERNATIONAL & PUBLIC LAW ANU COLLEGE OF LAW VISITING JUDICIAL FELLOW PROGRAM

ANU College of Law Visiting Judicial Fellow Program
Associate Professor Matthew Zagor and Judge Osborn
Associate Professor Matthew Zagor and ANU Law’s Judge in Residence Justice Robert Osborn

Join Associate Professor Matthew Zagor and ANU Law’s Judge in Residence Justice Robert Osborn to discuss law reform in Victoria, and using your law degree to effect change in law and legal practice.

LRSJ will be holding a light lunch for students to meet and chat with one of the most influential judicial figures in the Victorian judiciary, Justice Robert Osborn, former judge of the Supreme Court of Victoria. Judge Osborn will share his thoughts on his career in the law and his work on the bench. As a judge who sat on high profile criminal, environmental and human rights cases, his Honour’s is in a unique position to provide insights on key social justice issues of the day and the role of young lawyers - and law students - in moving law reform debates forward.

Speakers

  • About The Hon Robert Osborn QC »

    The Hon Robert Osborn QC retired from the Victorian Court of Appeal in June 2018 after serving 16 years on the Supreme Court. He sat in all trial divisions of the Court and was the Principal Judge in the Common Law Division prior to his appointment to the Court of Appeal in 2012. He was the trial judge in the Brown Mountain case, and the last jury trial he did was the cold case of Bradley relating to the murder of Michelle Buckingham. He was a member of the Victorian Court of Appeal in the recent Lawyer X case and presided in the ACT Supreme Court in the final appeal to the Court by Eastman seeking a stay of his retrial.

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