Thursday, June 17, 2010

University of Sydney Evidence Conference

21st Century Challenges in Evidence Law: International and Comparative Perspectives

2-day Workshop, 24-25 September 2010

On 24-25 September 2010, Sydney Law School and the Ross Parsons Centre of Commercial, Corporate and Taxation Law will host a 2-day workshop entitled 21st Century Challenges in Evidence Law: International and Comparative Perspectives, at the New Law Building at the main Camperdown campus of the University of Sydney.

The themes of the workshop are

Conceptualising Proof (including Professor Peter Tillers, Cardozo School of Law);
Technological change and Evidence law (chaired by Stephen Odgers SC, Adjunct Professor, University of Sydney);
Comparative and Human Rights Perspectives (including Professor Ian Dennis, University College London); and,
Expert Evidence and Juridical Knowledge (including Professor Gary Edmond, University of New South Wales and Professor Simon Cole, University of California, Irvine).

Expressions of interest are sought in relation to these and other 21st Century Challenges in Evidence Law (eg proving sexual assault; victim’s rights; vulnerable witnesses). Abstracts are required by 11 July 2010.

A selection of papers arising out of the workshop will be published in a special edition of Sydney Law Review (a refereed A* journal) in 2012. Submissions of papers will be required by 1 April 2011 to allow time for refereeing, revisions and the joining of issues between related articles.

Attendance is free, and the conference dinner (Fri 24th) will be subsidised. Please direct any questions, and your abstracts, to the Convenors, Miiko Kumar (miiko.kumar@sydney.edu.au, +61 2 9351 0261) or David Hamer (david.hamer@sydney.edu.au, +61 2 9351 0242). Abstracts are required by 11 July 2010.

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