Bali Conference Program out now!

The program for CLANT’s 14th Biennial Conference is now available.

We are delighted to announce that our two Keynote Speakers will be:

  • Trevor Riley, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Northern Territory; and
  • Melinda Taylor, an Australian defence lawyer with the International Criminal Court based in The Hague, who in 2012 travelled to Libya to confer with a client, where she was detained by the Libyan authorities.

The conference will be opened by the Hon. John Elferink MLA, Northern Territory Attorney-General and Minister for Justice. 

In addition to papers on general criminal law issues, the conference theme of “Victims of the System” will be explored in sessions delaing with the following five sub-themes:

  • Women as Victims                                         
  • Prisoners as Victims                                      
  • Off-shore Arrivals as Victims                    
  • Young People as Victims                             
  • Lawyers as Victims

Amongst those delivering papers at the conference will be a broad and eminent selection of judicial officers and legal practitioners, both from the Northern Territory and other jurisdictions; Howard Bath, the Northern Territory Children’s Commissioner; and experts from allied professions, including criminology and psychiatry.