Speeches to note: The Role of the Legal Profession in the Rule of Law, by the Hon Sir Gerard Brennan AC KBEMon Sep 03 2007
In thisï¿½speech, whichï¿½was delivered at the Rule of Law Conference in Brisbane on 31 August, Sir Gerardï¿½reflected on some of the key features ofï¿½aï¿½political system which can establish and sustain the rule of law. Further, in comments reported by the Weekend Australian, heï¿½focused on the role of the legal profession in preserving the values of the common law when responding to the threat of terrorism. View Sir Gerard's speech in pdf >>
Other speechesï¿½delivered atï¿½the same conference include Judicial Appointments and Judicial Independence by the Hon James Spigelman AC, chief justice of New South Wales and Independence of the Prosecution by Nick Cowdery AM QC. Visit the Law Council's web site to obtain copies of these and other papers.
3 September 2007