Possibilities for Proportionality in Australian Administrative Law
Free Public Lecture
David P. Derham Theatre
Melbourne Law School
185 Pelham Street
Sir Anthony Mason Lecture 2019
Drawing on ideas of proportionality that have developed in Australian constitutional law and in 'rights-based' administrative law jurisdictions, Justice Kenny will explore the possibilities for proportionality reasoning in Australian public administrative law.
The lecture will be followed by refreshments from 7.45pm.
About the lecture
The Sir Anthony Mason Honorary Lecture was inaugurated in 1995, the year of Sir Anthony Mason's retirement as Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia.
Proudly presented by the Melbourne University Law School Students’ Society, the Sir Anthony Mason lecture serves to celebrate Sir Anthony Mason's outstanding contribution to the legal profession and the common law of Australia.
The Hon. Justice Susan Kenny, Federal Court of Australia
The Hon. Justice Susan Kenny
Federal Court of Australia
Justice Susan Kenny is a judge of the Federal Court of Australia. Her judicial work in that Court has taken her into almost all areas of federal jurisdiction, in both appeals and trials. She was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1996. Before becoming a judge, she enjoyed a professional practice in a number of areas, including constitutional and administrative law, and writes and teaches in these areas when the opportunity arises.