[Online] Seminar Series on Protecting Rights in the Pandemic by Monash University [Register Soon]


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Monash University (MONASH)

About the Event

For the protection of the life and health of the community from COVID-19, governments have introduced unprecedented controls over many aspects of the everyday lives of virtually all people. Never before in peacetime have so many measures interfered with human rights in such fundamental ways. At a time when serious questions are being raised about their impact upon the most vulnerable, this seminar series will critically examine the application of and justification for the measures from a human rights and criminal law perspective.

Session 1: Bail, Sentencing and Prisoners under COVID-19

Date-Wednesday 1 July 2020 

Time- 5.30pm - 6.30pm

Speakers

  • Dr Natalia Antolak-Saper, Transnational Criminal Law Group, Monash Law
  • Professor Lorana Bartels, Criminology Program Leader, ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods
  • Professor Thalia Anthony, Faculty of Law, University of Technology Sydney

Moderator

  • Professor the Hon. Kevin Bell AM QC, Director of the Castan Centre for Human Rights Law, Monash Law

Session 2: Temporary Migrants as a Vulnerable Group under COVID-19

Date-Wednesday 8 July 2020 

Time-5.30pm - 6.30pm

Speakers

  • Associate Professor Heli Askola, Monash Law
  • David Manne, Refugee Legal

Moderator

  • Professor Liz Campbell, Francine V McNiff Chair of Criminal Jurisprudence, Monash Law

Session 3: Protest and Policing under COVID-19

Date-Wednesday 15 July 2020 

 Time-5.30pm - 6.30pm

Speakers

  • Dr Maria O'Sullivan, Castan Centre for Human Rights Law, Monash Law
  • Professor Liz Campbell, Francine V McNiff Chair of Criminal Jurisprudence, Monash Law
  • Dr Faith Gordon, Lecturer in Criminology, School of Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts, Monash University

Moderator

  • Dr Natalia Antolak-Saper, Transnational Criminal Law Group, Monash Law

Session 4: Legislation, Governance and Accountability under COVID-19

Date-Wednesday 22 July 2020 

Time-5.30pm - 6.30pm

Speakers

  • Professor the Hon. Kevin Bell AM QC, Director of the Castan Centre for Human Rights Law, Monash Law
  • Professor Felicity Gerry QC, International Queen's Counsel, London and Melbourne, Professor of Legal Practice

Moderator

  • Dr Maria O’Sullivan, Castan Centre for Human Rights Law, Monash Law

Contact 

Name: Janice Hugo

E-Mail: [email protected]

Phone: 03 9905 3327

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