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Bond Law students take ‘two minutes with Hon Michael Kirby’

Bond Law students and members of the public will have the chance to enjoy an audience with Former High Court Justice, Dr The Honourable Michael Kirby AC CMG, when he visits Bond University tomorrow (Friday, November 6).

The topic of his public lecture, which will take place at 5pm in Case Study Room 2 of the Faculty of Law is 'Dignity, Equality and Justice: The Belated Global Agenda for LGBTI'.

Dr Kirby will spend the afternoon with Bond law students before delivering his address.

This will include judging the 'Miscarriages of Justice Mooting Competition' in Moot Court 1 at 2.00pm and taking part in an interactive student session - 'Two Minutes with Michael Kirby' - at 4.00pm in Case Study Room 2.

The interactive session, run by Bond's Law Students' Association, will provide students with the opportunity to make a two minute presentation on any topic and receive feedback directly from Dr Kirby.

The retired High Court Judge, renowned human rights expert and prominent social advocate has visited Bond University each November for over 10 years. From his appointment as Deputy President of the Australian Conciliation and Arbitration Commission in 1975 through to his retirement from the High Court of Australia in 2009, Dr Kirby left an enduring mark on the legal profession as Australia's longest serving judge.

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