Thursday, June 3, 2010

Eastern Suburbs Action Group Meeting

On the 8th of June 2010 the Amnesty Eastern Suburbs Group will host a speaking event with Professor Mary Crock. She will speak about the recent changes to refugee law with particular reference to the implications for children and families.

Professor Mary Crock is a Professor of Public Law at the Faculty of Law, Sydney University, and is also the Associate Dean, Postgraduate Research for the Faculty. Prof. (Dr.) Crock holds along with many grants, awards, publications and other honours to her name a PhD from Melbourne University, is an accredited specialist in immigration law, and a barrister and solicitor admitted to practice in NSW and Victoria. Her main field of research is migration, citizenship and refugee law. She also has interests in administrative law, international human rights law and constitutional law and public international law. She is known for her work on immigration detention, and has visited and reported on the detention facilities including Christmas Island and Curtin. She has also written and lectured on many other aspects of immigration and refugee law and their interface with other areas of law and other disciplines.

You can read her profile on:

When: 8th of June 2010 at 6:30pm

Where: Upstairs Durty Nelly's Hotel, 9-11 Glenmore Road, Paddington (just off Oxford Street

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