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'Celibacy a myth in Catholic Church'

11-04-2019 Up to 50 per cent of Catholic clergy are estimated to have given up on the traditional vows of celibacy and chastity and are sexually active to varying degrees, a QUT School of Justice researcher has found while investigating the Catholic Church’s response to complaints of clergy sexual misconduct against adults.

The future of trade is digital: forum

08-04-2019 Blockchain, 3D printing, The Internet of Things, artificial intelligence, electronic commerce, fintech, the sharing economy, and robotics – digital technologies are changing the way the world trades.

Therapeutic Jurisprudence Symposium 2019

17-04-2019 The inaugural Therapeutic Jurisprudence (TJ) symposium of the Oceania Chapter of the International Society for Therapeutic Jurisprudence (ISTJ) was recently held at QUT.

Saving our Migratory Shorebirds: The Role of Law

15-04-2019 The number of migratory shorebirds in Asia Pacific region is in decline. At a recent event, four keynote speakers discussed this pressing topic, and how the effective conservation of migratory shorebirds relies on effective collaboration between law and science.

Third Ian Fletcher International Insolvency Law Moot a success

15-04-2019 The third Ian Fletcher International Insolvency Law Moot was held at Singapore Management University on 29 – 31 March 2019.

QUT law student awarded prestigious Westpac scholarship

15-04-2019 QUT Bachelor of Laws (Honours) / Bachelor of Information Technology student Josh Buckley has been awarded a Young Technologists Scholarship from Westpac.

The Australian Law Reform Commission Report on the Family Law System

15-05-2019 This interactive discussion and luncheon will focus on the Australian Law Reform Commission’s (ALRC) Report on the Review of the Family Law System. It will explore the implications of changes to Australian family law for domestic violence with a focus on women and children’s safety and well-being.

Good Universities or Ghastly Futures: Finding a democratic path for higher education and research

11-04-2019 Emerita Professor Raewyn Connell joined the QUT Crime, Justice and Social Democracy Research Centre (CJSDRC) to deliver a public lecture titled ‘Good Universities or Ghastly Futures? How can we find a democratic path for higher education?’

ACHLR / HEAL Public Lecture - Capacity, Supported and Substitute Decision-Making

15-05-2019 Since the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, the concept and practice of supported decision-making, as opposed to substituted decision-making, has been extensively discussed. How does supported decision-making fit into our current legal system of substitute decision-making and what role does ‘capacity’ play?

New journal on Law, Technology and Humans

10-04-2019 The Law, Technology and Humans journal provides a forum for discussions on the history and emerging future of the humanity of law and technology.

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