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Newsroom Releases 2012 September Chief Justice to attend Cairns Law Ball

18/09/2012
Chief Justice to attend Cairns Law Ball
The Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia will deliver the keynote address at the James Cook University Law Ball in Cairns on September 29.

The Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia will deliver the keynote address at the James Cook University Law Ball in Cairns on September 29.

Hosted by Cairns JCU Law Society, Inter Alia, the 13th annual Law Ball is the highlight of the academic year for the James Cook University Cairns Law School and well supported by the legal profession of the Cairns region.

Inter Alia President Kim Cousins said the Law Ball would be an opportunity to celebrate student achievements, mingle with peers and colleagues and listen to insightful speakers.

“In keeping with the tradition of featuring esteemed members of the judiciary, we are privileged to present the Honourable Robert S French AC, Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia as the keynote speaker for the evening,” she said.

“For His Honour’s keynote address, Chief Justice French has chosen the topic 'The Constitution as the Dance Floor'.

“As the most senior member of the highest and final appeal court of Australia, Chief Justice French is deeply respected by law students, academics, the legal profession and people throughout the community.

“We invite students, academics, members of the legal profession and the general public to support Inter Alia by joining us at this year’s Ball.”

Registration for the ball at the Pullman Reef Hotel Casino closes on September 23 and can be completed at http://alumni.jcu.edu.au/CnsLawBall2012. Tickets are $100 for Inter Alia members and $115 for non-members.

Issued September 18, 2012

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