Seminar: Human Rights in Prisons: Setting a Reform Agenda
Human Rights in Prisons: Setting a Reform Agenda
Tuesday September 7th, 2010. 5.30 – 7.30pm
NSW Parliament House State Theatrette
Macquarie St, Sydney.
Max Taylor former magistrate, ex president of the NSW Teachers Federation, and initiator of the Bail Reform Alliance, an unprecedented coalition of lawyers, prison staff, teachers, welfare advocates and civil libertarians.
Emeritus Professor David Brown, University of NSW, recognised expert in criminal justice, criminology and penology, both in Australia and internationally. Published ten books, numerous articles and conference addresses all over the world. He is a regular media commentator on criminal justice issues.
Thea Deakin-Greenwood, Solicitor at Wirringa Baiya Aboriginal Women's Legal Centre, one of the legal centres that provides legal advice through LEAP (Legal Education and Advice in Prison) for women prisoners in NSW.
Questions from the floor
A donation at the door would be appreciated.
Please email your intention to be present.
Joint seminar by the Community Justice Coalition and the
International Commission of Jurists Australia