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FROM THE DEAN
Professor Geraldine Mackenzie2010 is shaping up to be a great year here in the Law Faculty. With the first semester now behind us, the Faculty has already notched up several impressive successes, both as individuals and as a collective.
 
Our talented mooters have made their mark around the world, delivering outstanding performances at the International Criminal Court Trial Competition in The Hague, Netherlands, at the Vis (East) International Commercial Arbitration Moot in Hong Kong, and also here in Australia at the National Jessup mooting competition.
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FACULTY NEWS
WRONGFUL CONVICTION OVERTURNED WITH PERSISTENCE

Some of the students who worked on the miscarriage of justice The Department of Public Prosecution has announced it will not pursue a retrial against Graham Stafford after the Court of Appeal quashed his conviction in December last year.

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BOND LAW PLAYS PIVOTAL ROLE IN SHAPING AUSTRALIAN-FIRST LEGISLATION

Bond University academics who played an integral role in driving Queensland’s new legislation for victims of domestic violence who kill their attackers have called on the rest of Australia to strongly consider introducing the legislation. 

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QLD AND NSW PREVENTATIVE DETENTION LAWS INCONSISTENT WITH INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS LAW
By Professor Patrick Keyzer
UN FlagThe United Nations Human Rights Committee have released their decisions in cases brought by Ken Tillman (NSW) and Robert Fardon (Queensland).
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BOND LAW WINS INTERNATIONAL SPEAKING PRIZE
Ashleigh LightBond Law has again proved its first-class credentials on the world stage at the prestigious International Criminal Court Trial Competition in The Hague, Netherlands, held in March.
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AMBASSADOR OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA TO AUSTRALIA VISITS BOND

Chinese Ambassador to Australia His Excellency ZHANG JunsaiThe Tim Fischer Centre for Global Trade and Finance and the Faculty of Law recently hosted His Excellency Mr ZHANG Junsai, the Ambassador of The People’s Republic of China to Australia, as he presented a Distinguished Lecture on "China-Australia Economic and Investment Co-Operation and Bilateral Relations".

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RESEARCH CENTRE FOR LAW, GOVERNANCE AND PUBLIC POLICY ESTABLISHED

Professor Patrick KeyzerBond University’s latest Research Centre, the Centre for Law, Governance and Public Policy, was established in late 2009 under the leadership of Foundation Director Professor Patrick Keyzer of the Faculty of Law. 

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"UNITED NATIONS OF BOND" IMPRESSES AT INTERNATIONAL MOOTING COMPETITION

A team of law students hailing from all corners of the globe has impressed at the prestigious Willem C. Vis (East) International Commercial Arbitration Moot, held in Hong Kong in March.

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ACHIEVEMENTS  AND  ACCOLADES
As Semester 1 draws to a close, we celebrate the individual and team achievements of several of our students and staff, including Prime Minister's Endeavour Award recipient Thomas Harrison, our Jessup team members James Graham, Thomas Harrison, Katherine Mansted and Henry Norris, and their coaches Joel Butler and Kate Allan, 2010 Young Gold Coast Citizen of the Year Benjamin Naday, doctoral recipients Dr Iain Field and Dr Jeremy PeaceAdjunct Professor David Tanzer, along with the sporting triumphs of staff members Tammy Johnson and Peter Froelich
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ACADEMIC UPDATE
Associate Professor Dan Svantesson
Dan SvantessonInformation Technology Law expert, Associate Professor Dan Svantesson, has recently returned from a Visiting Fellowship with the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence, Italy, where he expanded on his research into privacy regulations of cross-border data transfers.
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Assistant Professor Tina Hunter
Dr Tina HunterAssistant Professor and PhD candidate Tina Hunter has been engaged by the Western Australian Government Department of Minerals and Resources to create a new regulatory structure for the regulation of offshore petroleum activities in Australia.
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Associate Professor  Vai Lo and Associate Professor Leon Wolff
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Dr Vai LoAssociate Professor Vai Lo (pictured) and Associate Professor Leon Wolff were recently invited to participate in the Kyoto and Tokyo Seminars on Japanese Law – Vai co-teaching Labour Law and Investment and the Law, and Leon teaching Constitutional Law, Administrative Law and Gender and the Law.
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THIS ISSUE


WRONGFUL CONVICTION OVERTURNED WITH PERSISTENCE

BOND LAW PLAYS PIVOTAL ROLE IN SHAPING AUSTRALIAN-FIRST LEGISLATION

QLD AND NSW PREVENTATIVE DETENTION LAWS INCONSISTENT WITH INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS LAW

BOND LAW WINS INTERNATIONAL SPEAKING PRIZE

AMBASSADOR OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA TO AUSTRALIA VISITS BOND

RESEARCH CENTRE FOR LAW, GOVERNANCE AND PUBLIC POLICY ESTABLISHED

"UNITED NATIONS OF BOND" IMPRESSES AT INTERNATIONAL MOOTING COMPETITION

ACHIEVEMENTS  AND  ACCOLADES

Associate Professor Dan Svantesson

Assistant Professor Tina Hunter

Associate Professor  Vai Lo and Associate Professor Leon Wolff

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PUBLICATIONS
Emeritus Professor John Farrar
UPCOMING EVENTS

9 April - 24 July: High School Mooting Competition

21 May: Research Seminar Series- Mr Julian Leeser

24 May: Research Seminar Series, Assistant Professor Rhonda Evans-Case

IN PROFILE

JD  A VALUABLE
INVESTMENT FOR BRONWYN

Bronwyn CoulthartManaging her own software business, launching Australia’s first online training system, penning her first fiction novel and completing her Juris Doctor is all in a day’s work for Bond Law student Bronwyn Coulthart.
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GLOBETROTTING LEGAL
STAR ED BROCKHOFF

Ed BrockhoffBond Law Alumnus Ed Brockhoff has recently completed a three month internship at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, expanding his already stellar resume.
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PROFESSOR LESSING 
FINDS BOND OFFERS MORE


Associate Professor John LessingAssociate Professor and Associate Dean (Students) John Lessing has taught many remarkable students at Bond, but whether any will go on to achieve as much as one particularly well known former student of his, by the name of Nelson Mandela, is yet to be seen!
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