Newcastle Law School
The Newcastle Law School is part of the Faculty of Business and Law at the University of Newcastle. The law school has developed an excellent reputation for the quality of its academic programs - particularly the professional program and skills-based education - and research. It has been in existence for over 20 years and has a track record of success in placing graduates in successful careers in Australia and abroad. Our staff are committed to research-driven teaching and are widely published in a number of areas including international law, commercial law, corporate law, family law, criminal law, and human rights law.
On Wednesday, 22 May Professor Sandeep Gopalan will be speaking on the topic 'Are CEOs and others who commit white-collar crimes punished insufficiently?'. Professor Gopalan, a Rhodes Scholar with qualifications from Oxford and the National Law School of India, was recently appointed Dean of the Newcastle Law School.
On Monday 6th May, Professor Frank Bates presented a seminar on the series inaugurated to honour Justice Michael Kirby, formerly of the High Court of Australia. The seminar was entitled, "Return, Return O Shulamite': Discharge of Return Orders in Australian Child Abduction Law".