Hal Wootten lecture

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The outspoken advocate delivered a pointed vision of the nation's journey to unification while delivering the annual Hal Wootten Lecture at UNSW Sydney. 

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UNSW Law alumna and former Sex Discrimination Commissioner Elizabeth Broderick AO will reflect on her life in the law when she delivers the 2017 Hal Wootten Lecture on 24 August.

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Bret Walker SC, delivering this year’s Hal Wootten Lecture at UNSW, offered many examples of the way lawyers can and do play a role in politics.

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Barrister Bret Walker SC will speak about the tensions bewteen lawyers and the political process in the annual Hal Wootten Lecture on 4 August

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Distinguished barrister and human rights advocate Julian Burnside will deliver the 2015 Hal Wootten Lecture at UNSW Law on Monday 30 March.

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After 9/11, there were two kinds of lawyer: those who betrayed the rule of law, and those who were inspired to its defence, according to UCLA Professor Richard Abel, who delivers the 2014 Hal Wootten Lecture tonight.

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Former High Court chief justice Gerard Brennan has delivered UNSW's annual Hal Wootten lecture, touching on issues from sharia law to the importance of the jury.

Human Rights campaigner and former Justice of South Africa's Constitutional Court, Albie Sachs, will deliver the 2010 Hal Wootten Lecture at UNSW on 14 September.

Leading Pakistani human rights lawyer Hina Jilani will deliver the 2009 Hal Wootten Lecture at UNSW this week.

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Former High Court Justice, Michael McHugh, has outlined how the High Court has often frustrated the legislative policies of political parties in a public lecture at UNSW.