Interviews at the 2012 Legal (r)Evolution Conference – Part I

By Right Now
Progressive Law Network

On Friday 16 March, the Progressive Law Network held its 2012 Legal (r)Evolution Conference.

It began with a keynote speech from the Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG, and was followed by three sessions focused respectively on ‘Planet’, ‘People’ and ‘System’.

The speakers included people working in the diverse areas of community legal service, legal aid, law reform, academia and adjudication, among them Dr Peter Burdon, Felicity Millner, Elizabeth McKinnon, Antoinette Braybrook, Roy Reekie, David Manne and Angela Pollard.

Right Now, in conjunction with Plug-In TV, attended the Conference  and interviewed its speakers with two simple but very telling questions. Part II asks, What do you see as the greatest challenge to social justice in the next decade? Part I asks the question:

How do you envisage the role of law as a vehicle for social change?


Part I – Interviews with speakers from the Progressive Law Network’s 2012 Legal (r)Evolution Conference from Right Now on Vimeo.

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