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Australian and New Zealand Legal Ethics Colloquium, Dunedin, New Zealand, 9-10 February 2012
Kia ora tatou,
The Legal Issues Centre at the University of Otago Faculty of Law is delighted to invite you to the Australian and New Zealand Legal Ethics Colloquium to be held in Dunedin, New Zealand on 9th and 10thFebruary 2012.
The theme for this colloquium will be: –
Is Adversarialism Dead? New Foundations for Legal Process and Lawyers’ Ethics
Registration and further details of the Colloquium can be found at the following website –
We are very pleased to announce our keynote speakers:
– Professor Brad Wendel, from Cornell University, New York, and Visiting Scholar, University of Otago Legal Issues Centre.
– Professor Peter Cashman, from Sydney Law School, Sydney.
Participants are asked to complete and return the online registration form via our secure credit card payment gateway no later than 25th November 2011.
Colloquium Papers and Abstracts
The Colloquium will provide a forum for participants to share their work and to contribute to rigorous discussion and consideration of issues surrounding the ethical implications of civil justice reform. An invitation is given for participants to present papers on legal, sociological, psychological and philosophical approaches to lawyers’ ethics. If you wish to give a paper please email us a title/abstract [maximum of 300 words] at your earliest convenience and before the closing date of 25th November 2011.
It is proposed that papers presented at the Colloquium, together with other papers to be presented at ILEC 5 in Banff, Alberta 12-14th July 2012, will be considered for inclusion in an edited collection to be published under the auspices of the University of Otago Legal Issues Centre.
We look forward to welcoming you to Dunedin.
Co-chairs, Colloquium Organising Committee
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