A fuller description of the conference theme can be found here.
From 17 to 19 June 2020, the University of Ottawa Law School will host the Fourth Biennial Public Law Conference, co-organised by the University of Ottawa, University of Melbourne and University of Cambridge.
The convenors have confirmed the participation of a number of leading judges, scholars and office-holders from common law jurisdictions.
Deadline for submissions: 30 September 2019Students studying an undergraduate law degree are invited to submit an essay of no more than 2,500 words (including footnotes but not bibliography) by 30 September 2019 on one of the following questions:1.
With reference to  HCA 15, discuss how Federation affected the power of the former colonies to allocate judicial power. Does the Australian Constitution meet the commitment to restrained and limited government endorsed by modern accounts of constitutionalism? “[Constitutionalism] comprises a commitment to fundamental self-determination… Does the principle of structured proportionality require the judges to venture beyond the exercise of federal judicial power under the Constitution, and if so, in what respects?