March 17th, 2017

The Law Council of Australia (International Law Section) are generously offering CAMLA members a discount to their upcoming 'Freedom of Speech' seminar.

Upon registration, you will also receive free membership to the International Law Section for the first year.

FREEDOM OF SPEECH AND DEFAMATION IN AN “ALTERNATIVE FACTS” WORLD

Post-truth, alternative facts, Russian hacking, fake news…has technology
trumped defamation legislation? Our panel of speakers review recent
decisions both in Australia (Toben v Nationwide News Pty Ltd [2016] NSWCA
296; Google Inc v Trkulja [2016] VSCA 333) and around the increasingly
shrinking globe.

Speakers:
Justice Lucy McCallum, Defamation List Judge, Supreme Court of NSW
Professor D K Rolph, University of Sydney
Sandy Dawson SC, Barrister
Matthew Richardson, Barrister
Richard Ackland, Justinian, Gadfly, Gazette of Law and Journalism and the
Guardian
Kate McClymont, Sydney Morning Herald
Michaela Whitbourn, Sydney Morning Herald
Chair: Judge Gibson (Co-Chair of the ILS Comparative Law Committee)

Thursday 30 March 2017
4.30 pm - 7.30 pm
Marque Lawyers
Level 4, 343 George Street
Sydney NSW 2000

Cost ILS members: $50.00
(including CAMLA members)

Non-members: $65.00
Students: $25.00

CPD 2

RSVP 23 March 2017 (limited places available)

You can register here and please note that you are a CAMLA member on your form:

http://www.lawcouncil.asn.au/lawcouncil/images/ILS_Freedom_of_Speech_Seminar.pdf