Law Oration

Our annual Law Oration explores important legal issues that affect our lives and shape our community.

The Law Oration is a free public event that gives you the chance to hear the views of some of the most interesting public figures in the law, and to take part in law and justice debates in Victoria.

Proudly presented by Victoria Law Foundation, the Law Oration attracts Australian and international speakers.

Law Oration 2017

The Honourable Robert French AC — Rights Freedoms and the Rule of Law

On 9 February 2017, just days after retiring as Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia, the Honourable Robert French delivered the Victoria Law Foundation Law Oration. His paper shone a light on contemporary legal issues, including the role of the courts in upholding the Rule of Law.

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This page was last updated on February 13, 2017