Current Constitutional Controversies Occasional Colloquium Series: The Territory of Marriage: Constitutional law, marriage law and family policy in the ACT Same Sex Marriage Case

Wednesday, 19 March 2014 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm
The Territory of Marriage: Constitutional law, marriage law and family policy in the ACT Same Sex Marriage Case
Date & Time:Wednesday 19 March 2014, 5.30pm to 7.00pm
Location:Library Conference Room, Level 12,
Queen Elizabeth II Courts of Law,
415 George Street, Brisbane
Topic:

In Commonwealth v Australian Capital Territory [2013] HCA 55 (12 December 2013) the High Court unanimously held that the whole of the Marriage Equality (Same Sex) Act 2013 (ACT) was inconsistent with the Marriage Act 1961 (Cth) ...more

Speaker:

Professor Patrick Parkinson AM, Sydney Law School

Patrick Parkinson is a Professor of Law at the University of Sydney and a specialist in family law, child protection and the law of equity and trusts. ...more

Commentator:

Walter Sofronoff QC, Solicitor-General of Queensland

Walter Sofronoff is the Solicitor-General of Queensland. He has served as President of the Bar Association of Queensland (1994-1996) and ...more

Registration Fees:Registration is free for members of the Australian Association of Constitutional Law (AACL).
Registration is $20 for non members. No refunds will be issued for cancellations after Friday, 14 March 2014
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