About Us - History and Objectives
The objectives of the International Law Association (Australian Branch) are to promote the study, elucidation and advancement of international law, public and private, the study of comparative law, the making of proposals for the solution of conflicts of law, and for the unification of law, and the furthering of international understanding and goodwill amongst persons of Australian citizenship and normally resident in Australia.
Australian Lawyers for Human Rights Annual Dinner 2013
Hosted with the support of the International Law Association and the International Commission of Jurists
Please join us for an evening with special guest Dan Mori
When: Friday 3 May 2013, 7pm - 11pm
Where: Sky Phoenix Restaurant
Level 6, Shop 6001, 188 Pitt St, Sydney
Bookings: To book your tickets, please click here.
About: Mr Mori is a retired Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Marine Corps. He volunteered to represent Guantánamo Bay detainees and was appointed military defence lawyer for Australian citizen David Hicks in 2003. He was responsible for the defence of David Hicks until the conclusion of proceedings in 2007.
In June 2007 Dan was presented with an honorary membership of the Australian Bar Association for his defence of David Hicks and, in October 2007, he was awarded a civil justice award from the Australian Lawyers Alliance as ?recognition by the legal profession of unsung heroes who, despite personal risk or sacrifice, have fought to preserve individual rights, human dignity or safety?.
In July 2012, Dan moved to Melbourne to practice with law firm Shine Lawyers in their national social justice department and is currently completing the study required to enable him to practice law in Australia.
More Information: Please contact the NSW Convenors at email@example.com
Public International Law (PIL) Moot Competition
Calling all mooters, international law enthusiasts and orators in the making. The Victorian Chapter has launched its first Public International Law Moot, to take place between March and June 2013. The competition is for law graduates and young lawyers.
This is an exciting opportunity to practice your advocacy skills, receive training on advocacy and international law fundamentals and connect with leaders in the field. Click here for more information. Registration of teams will open in 2013. To pre-register your interest, go to http://j.mp/ILAMoot
Secretary, Victorian Chapter of the International Law Association (Australian Branch)
Victorian Chapter’s December 2012 newsletter
Please click here to read our latest newsletter, which features:
- articles on the classification of war; transnational crimes; and expropriations law;
- an interview with John Denton, CEO, Corrs Chambers Westgarth; and
- member information on events and opportunities to become involved.
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The International Law Association has over 50 branches worldwide and a growing membership of academics and practicing professionals with an interest in international law. Membership is available to all persons (professional or student) interested in international law. Membership is for one financial year and your membership application and Australian International Law Journal subscription can now all be paid simply and securely online... just click here.