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The Reception, Quality and Evaluation of Scientific Evidence in Australian Courts

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

You are 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 AC of the High Court of Australia, as they explore the challenging topic of scientific proof and legal proof.

Panel members

  • 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
  • Professor David Balding FAA, Professor of Statistical Genetics, The University of Melbourne
  • Tim Game SC, Senior Counsel Forbes Chambers, Principal Practice in Criminal Law
  • Professor Carola Vinuesa FAA, Professor of Immunology Co-Director, Centre for Personalised Immunology, Australian National University

Register today to attend this free online event.