The reception, quality and evaluation of scientific evidence in Australian courts

David part of an expert panel for this joint AAL/AAS online symposium

What are the differences between scientific evidence and legal proof—and how do we navigate different types of evidence in Australian courts?

You are warmly invited to join an online symposium held in collaboration between the Australian Academy of Science and the Australian Academy of Law.

Join a panel of experts from scientific and legal fields, chaired by The Hon Justice Virginia Bell of the High Court of Australia, as they explore the challenging topic of scientific proof and legal proof.

Register today to attend this free online event and please help spread the word by forwarding this to your friends and colleagues.

The panel
Professor David Balding FAA: Professor of Statistical Genetics, University of Melbourne
Professor Carola Vinuesa FAA: Co-Director of Centre for Personalised Immunology, Australian National University
The Hon Justice Mark Weinberg AO QC: Reserve Judge of the Supreme Court of Victoria and formerly a Judge of the Federal Court of Australia
Tim Game SC: Senior Counsel Forbes Chambers, Principal Practice in Criminal Law

Event details
Date: Wednesday 19 August

Time: 5.00–6.15 pm AEST

Venue: Online via Microsoft Teams. Link provided prior to the event.

Cost: Free

Please register by 14 August 2020 on the Australian Academy of Law website

More Information

David Balding

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