Chief Justice of Singapore to speak at Newcastle Law School

15 October 2014

Newcastle Law School Dean Professor Sandeep Gopalan is proud to announce an upcoming lecture, “Practical Aspects of the Rule of Law,” to be presented by the Hon. Sundaresh Menon, Chief Justice, the Supreme Court of Singapore.

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Hon. Sundaresh Menon, Chief Justice of Singapore, to present lecture at Newcastle Law School

To be held October 24, all law students are welcome to attend this event, part of the Newcastle Law School Lecture Series, which has also featured the Hon. Tanya Plibersek, Deputy Leader of the Opposition, Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs & International Development; the Hon. Robert French AC, the Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia; the Hon. Michael Kirby AC, CMG, Chair of the UN Commission of Inquiry on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and past Deputy Chancellor of the University of Newcastle; the Hon. TF Bathurst, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of New South Wales; and the Hon. Mark Dreyfus QC, MP, Shadow Attorney-General & Federal Member for Isaacs.

About Newcastle Law School

Newcastle Law School takes pride in their strength in experiential legal education, honed over two decades, and the direct translation of that education into successful careers enjoyed by Newcastle graduates. A recent focus on research and scholarship has built upon traditional strengths and generated new opportunities, the Juris Doctor and Master of Laws (LLM) degrees, and customised clinics for the community, to name a few.
The school’s distinctive Practice Program integrates the academic study of law with hands-on clinical practice and practical training. Students work with real clients under the expert tutelage of practitioners at the University of Newcastle Legal Centre.
Cohorts are made up from students from all over the world, including from many regional and remote areas of Australia. The school’s educational philosophy is built upon a deep commitment to teaching that is research-driven and aimed at developing fundamental disciplinary knowledge, analytical capabilities, legal reasoning and research skills.

University of Newcastle Law School Juris Doctor (JD) Program

The Newcastle Law School is now offering a Juris Doctor (JD) degree!
Program: Juris Doctor (JD)
Location: Newcastle (Callaghan)
Duration: 3 years
Semester intake: February
Application deadline: There is no official application deadline; however, it is recommended that students apply at least three months prior to the program’s start date.

Apply to the Juris Doctor program at the University of Newcastle Law School!


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