• CPD Points: 1 [SL]
  • Price: $0.00
  • Area: Advocacy; Courts and Tribunals; International Law; Litigation
  • Delivered: November 2023
Digital Content
  • Recording
  • Papers (none)

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Description

The Society is again joined by this panel of Tasmanian subject-matter experts who will provide an update on recent events in Palestine and Israel. This session will include a Q and A. The panel includes Professor Tim McCormack, Dr Matt Killingsworth and Regina Weiss. This eminent panel will share updates and insights on these events.

  • CPD Points: 1 [SL]
  • Price: $0.00
  • Area: Advocacy; Courts and Tribunals; International Law; Litigation
  • Delivered: November 2023
Digital Content
  • Recording
  • Papers (none)

Free Recording
Access HERE

Description

The Society is again joined by this panel of Tasmanian subject-matter experts who will provide an update on recent events in Palestine and Israel. This session will include a Q and A. The panel includes Professor Tim McCormack, Dr Matt Killingsworth and Regina Weiss. This eminent panel will share updates and insights on these events.

Prof. Timothy McCormack, University of Tasmania

About the Presenter:

Prof. Timothy McCormack is a Professor of Law at the University of Tasmania. He is also Special Adviser on War Crimes to the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court in The Hague and an honorary Professorial Fellow at Melbourne Law School. He is one of the world’s leading experts in international humanitarian law (law of war).

Dr Matt Killingsworth, University of Tasmania

About the Presenter:

Dr Matt Killingsworth is a Senior Lecturer in International Relations in the School of Social Sciences currently researching the history of the laws of war and new forms of international criminal justice. He is the immediate past Chair of the Tasmanian Red Cross International Humanitarian Law Committee, and is a regular contributor to local and national media.

Regina Weiss, Barrister, Derwent & Tamar Chambers

About the Presenter:

Ms Regina Weiss recently returned to Hobart to join Derwent & Tamar Chambers after nine years in The Hague and five years in Canberra. She is a graduate of UTAS and commenced her legal career as Associate to the Honourable Chief Justice Alan Blow. She was a Federal Prosecutor with the Commonwealth DPP in Hobart, and then moved to The Hague. From 2007 to 2016, Regina prosecuted war crimes and crimes against humanity as a trial lawyer at the International Criminal Court. In addition to trial advocacy and case preparation at the seat of the court in The Hague, Regina also worked on the ground in situation countries with witnesses and victims, predominantly in east Africa. Regina is Chair of the Tasmanian Red Cross International Humanitarian Law Committee.

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