Public lecture on human rights
Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers
Thursday 21 March 2013
5pm - 6pm
AUT City Campus
Hear Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers speak on the Impact of Human Rights on Domestic Courts. This lecture examines the approach taken towards the European Convention on Human Rights in Strasbourg and in the United Kingdom. More specifically, it considers how the British Parliament has given domestic effect to the Convention under the Human Rights Act 1998 and the way in which the Supreme Court has interpreted the relevant provisions of that Act.
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Sir Paul Reeves Building
Refreshments will be served after the lecture
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4 Jan 2012 New law professor starts at AUT
Professor Julie Cassidy joined AUT's Law School in December 2011 and will be lecturing in the areas of corporate governance in the Bachelor of Laws. She will also lecture on the tax base paper in AUT's postgraduate masters programme in taxation. Professor Cassidy was previously a barrister and solicitor in Australia and brings with her to AUT a distinguished career in teaching and research.
|New Law Professor, Julie Cassidy, will start teaching in AUT's Law School in 2012.|
Before joining AUT, Julie Cassidy was an Associate-Professor in the School of Law at Deakin University. Prior to that she was a foundation staff member at Bond University (1989-1992) and a member of the teaching staff at the Faculty of Law, University of Adelaide (1987-1989). During her time at Deakin University she held many senior roles including Co-convenor of the ‘sLaw and Justice – International Perspectives’ Research Cluster, Director of Research, Associate Head of School (Research), Teaching Excellence Co-ordinator and Fellow of Deakin University’s Teaching Leaders’ Forum. Julie has been teaching law since 1987 and has pioneered the teaching of practical legal skills through experiential learning.
Professor Cassidy is currently working on issues relating to the possible introduction of a capital gains tax into New Zealand. She is also interested in current corporate reforms in regard to directors’ duties. Another area in which she is actively researching is the courts approaches to the reception of international law, particularly human rights norms, in New Zealand, Australia and South Africa.
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