From the Ballot Box to the Witness Box: Tackling access to justice for people with disabilities

Date: Thursday 16 October 2014

Time: 12:30pm to 2:oopm

Venue: Law Society of South Australia, Professional Development Centre, Level 10, Terrace Towers, 178 North Terrace, Adelaide

Together with the Law Society of South Australia, the SA Branch of the Australian Lawyers for Human Rights, proudly sponsored by Lipman Karas, is presenting a free seminar addressing the legal issues faced by people with sensory and communication difficulties in exercising their political rights to participate in court as jurors or witnesses. We are fortunate to have the following speakers at this event:

  • Emeritus Professor Ron McCallum AO (Vice-Chair of the United Nations committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities)
  • Natalie Wade (Solicitor, South Australian Department for Communities and Social Inclusion)
  • Margie Charlesworth (Convenor, Women with Disabilities SA)
  • Chair: Dr Matthew Stubbs (Senior Lecturer, Adelaide Law School, University of Adelaide)

Further details on this event and how to register are in the attached flyer.