Professional Addresses

2017

518. “The Evolving Health Practitioner-Patient Relationship”, University of Macau, Macau, October 2017

517.”The New Doctor-Patient Relationship: issues for Tort Litigation”, Law Society of Tasmania Conference, Strachan, Tasmania, November 2017

516. “HIV Transmission and the Criminal Law: Life After s19A”, Clinical Care Network Meeting, The Alfred, Melbourne, 21 June 2017.

515. “Scholarly Misconduct, Unethical Conduct and Reprehensible Conduct by Academics”, University of Tbilisi, Tbilisi, Georgia, 3 July 2017

514. “Fitness to Stand Trial under International Law”, Fitness to Stand Trial Symposium, Auckland, October 2017.

513. “Decisions that there be No Inquest”, Asia-Pacific Coroners Conference, Adelaide, November 2017

512.  “Managing Objections to Autopsy”, Judicial College of Victoria, Coroners’ Intensive, Dixon’s Creek, Victoria, 4 August 2017.

511. “Developments in Medicinal Cannabis Law Reform”, AUSIMED Seminar, Melbourne, 22 June 2017

510. “Occasional Address at Presentation of Maureen Molloy Medal”, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, April 2017.

509.”Regulating Unorthodox Practice”, Dental Board Conference, Melbourne, 25 August 2017.

508.”Health Tourism, Ethics and the Law”, World Association of Medical Law Conference, Baku, Azerbaijan, 11 July 2017.

507. “Authorisation or Denial of Treatment for Seriously Ill Children”, World Association of Medical Law Conference, Baku, Azerbaijan, 11 July 2017.

506. “Learning from the Pitfalls of Adversarialism”, Launch of the Auckland University of Technology Non-Adversarial Justice Centre, Auckland, 10 March 2017

505. “Scholarly Misconduct”, University of Queensland Public Lecture, Brisbane, 6 September 2017

504. “Scholarly Ethics for Researchers”, University of Groningen, Groningen The Netherlands, May 2017.

503. “Addiction, Mental Illness and the Criminal Law”, University of Groningen, Groningen The Netherlands, May 2017

502. “Autism Spectrum Disorder and the Law”, University of the West of Scotland, Paisley, May 2017.

501. “Beyond Bolam: The Future of the Doctor Patient Relationship”, Oxford University, Oxford, 25 May 2017

500. “Expert Evidence”, Oxford University, Oxford, 24 May 2017

499. “Narcissistic Personality Disorder, Homicidality and Risk”, Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law and Faculty of Forensic Psychiatry, Royal Australasian College of Forensic Psychiatry, Mental Health, Extremist and Long Actor Grievance-Fuelled Violence, Brisbane, 9 April 2017

498. “Charismatic Authority, Coercive Persuasion and the Cult of Personality: New Religious Movements and their Dangers”, Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law and Faculty of Forensic Psychiatry, Royal Australasian College of Forensic Psychiatry, Mental Health, Extremist and Long Actor Grievance-Fuleed Violence, Brisbane, 8 April 2017

497. “Death Investigation and Procedural Justice: The Quest for Balance”, 2nd International Conference on Non-Adversarial Justice, Sydney, 8 April 2017

496. “Harnessing the Law to Enhance Research Integrity” 5th World Congress on Research Integrity, Amsterdam, May 2017

495. “Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: International Developments”, International Association of Law and Mental Health Congress, Prague, 14 July 2017

494. “Hoarding Disorder, Squalor and the Law”,  International Association of Law and Mental Health Congress, Prague, 13 July 2017

  1. “Expert Evidence”, NSW Land and Environment Court Conference, Sydney, 18 May 1017

492. “Research Misconduct: International Legal Issues”, 5th World Congress on Research Integrity, Amsterdam, May 2017

491. “Advance Directives for Medical Treatment”, LIV Elder and Health Law Intensive Conference, Melbourne, 15 March 2016

490. “Expert Evidence: Latest Developments”, Junior Bar Conference, Victorian Bar, Melbourne, 17 February 2017

489. Expert Evidence Accountability: International Issues for Commonwealth Lawyers”, Commonwealth Law Conference, Melbourne, 23 March 2017

2016

488. Capacity Guidelines”, Law Institute of Victoria, Melbourne, 6 December 2016.

487. “Expert Evidence before Tribunals: Perils, Pitfalls and Possibilities”, Australian Institute of Administrative Law, Perth, November 2016

486. “Scholarly Misconduct: Learning from the Perpetrators”, Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists Victorian Branch Annual Conference, Lorne, 22 October 2016

485. “Expert Evidence: Admissibility, Legal Procedure and Insights from Empirical Studies”, Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, Annual Congress, Auckland, November, 2016

484. “Cults, Controversies and the Law”, Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, Annual Congress, Auckland, November 2016

483.”Scholarly Misconduct and the Law”, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, 16 August 2016

482. “Criminal Law and Research Fraud”, World Medical Law Conference, Los Angeles, August 2016

481. “Deaths in the Course of Criminal Trials” (with Julia Freckelton), World Medical Law Conference, Los Angeles, August 2016

480. “Learning from Research Fraud Scandals”, World Medical Law Conference, Los Angeles, August 2016

479. “Medicinal Cannabis Law Reform: Perils, Promise and Pitfalls”, Queensland University of Technology,  Brisbane, 21 November 2016

478.”Ethical and Legal Issues in Mandated Treatment” , Academy of Social Sciences Australia & Monash University, Intervention, prevention and punishment: Authenticity and capacity in Mandated Treatment Workshop, Melbourne, September 2016

477. “Releasing the Body of Deceased Persons by Coroners; Preventing and Resolving Disputes”, Asia-Pacific Coroners Conference, Perth, November 2016.

476. “The Legal Liability of a Psychiatrist in Detaining Patients with Mental Illnesses” (presented by Dr Sam Pang) Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, International Conference, Hong Kong, May 2016.

475. “Plagiarism in the Law: Issues for Students, Practitioners and Judges”, Deakin University Symposium, Melbourne, March 2016

474. “HIV and Criminalisation in Queensland: The Road to Reform”, HIV Foundation Queensland, Brisbane, March 2016.

473. “Expert Evidence in the Children’s Court”, Department of Health and Human Services, Melbourne, February 2016.

472. “Expert Evidence in Tribunal Proceedings”, Australian Institute of Administrative Law, Adelaide, February 2016

471. “Coronial Proceedings in Australia”, Chief Coroner’s Conference, London, May 2016

470. “Developments in Expert Evidence Law and Admissibility”, Legal Eagles Criminal Law Conference, Luang Prabang, Laos, September 2016

469. “Expert Evidence in Criminal Jury Trials”, International Criminal Law Conference, Adelaide, 15 October 2016

2015

468. “Editorial Ethics and Issues of Political Contention in Medicine”, International Academy of Law and Mental Health Conference, Vienna, July 2015

467. “The Artistic Temperament and Fitness to Stand Trial: Ezra Pound and His Treason Trial”, International Academy of Law and Mental Health Conference, Vienna, July 2015

466. ‘The Traumatic Consequences of Litigation: William Dobell’s Portraiture Case and Its Counter-Therapeutic Effects”, International Academy of Law and Mental Health Conference, Vienna, July 2015

465. “Medicinal Cannabis Law Reform: Mental Health and Law Issues”, Australian and New  Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law Seminar, Canberra, July 2015

464. “Reform of Medicinal Cannabis Laws”, Law Institute of Victoria, Medico-Legal Group, Melbourne, March 2015

463. “End of Life Decision-Making: Legal Issues in Law Reform”, Australian Medical Association Symposium, Melbourne, July 2015

462. “Medicinal Cannabis: Options for Law Reform”, Community Conference, Brunswick, Melbourne, April 2015

461. “Liability Experts in Medico-Legal Matters”, Legal Wise Seminars, Melbourne, 4 March 2015

460. “How a Psychologist’s Work is Perceived in Court”, Australian Psychological Society, Forensic College, Conference, Sydney, April 2015

459. “Psychologists in Court”, Australian Psychological Society, Forensic College, Conference, Sydney, April 2015

458. “Fitness to Stand Trial: From Ezra Pound to David Eastman”, University of New England, Armidale, NSW, 13 April 2015

457. “Specialised Knowledge and Reliability in Expert Evidence”, Judicial College of Victoria, Melbourne, June 2015

456. “Advance Directives in Mental Health Law”, Austin Hospital Grand Round, Melbourne, May 2015

455. “Medicinal Cannabis Law Reform: A Therapeutic Jurisprudence Perspective”, International Therapeutic Jurisprudence Conference, Auckland, September 2015 (Keynote)

454. Victoria’s New Mental Health Legislation: A Year On”, Royal Melbourne Colloquium, Melbourne, August 2015

453. “Managing Complaints”, Lawsense Law for Mental Health Professionals, Melbourne, September 2015

452. “Public Interest Immunity in Coronial Proceedings”, Coronial Legal Professionals Seminar, Melbourne, September 2015

451. “PTSD: New Perspectives on Psychiatric Injury”, Psychology and Law Seminar, University of Queensland, Brisbane,  1 October 2015

450. “Civil Liability for Decisions to Detain Involuntarily”, Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatry, Forensic Section andAustralian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, Conference, Canberra, November 2015

449. “Scholarly Misconduct: By Their Own Words”, Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatry, Forensic Section and Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, Conference, Canberra, November 2015

448. “Expert Reports and Cross-Examination after Hudspeth“, Law Society of Tasmania Conference, Tarraleah, Tasmania, November 2015 (Keynote)

447. “Still Births and the Coroner’s Jurisdiction”, Asia-Pacific Coroners’ Society Conference, Hobart, November 2015

2014

446. “The Right to Sex: An Issue of Disability Rights”, Melbourne Social Equity Institute, “Imagining Social Equity”, Melbourne, March 2014

445. “Boundary Blurrings and Transgressions by Teachers: Ethical and Legal Issues”, Australasian Teacher Regulatory Authorities, Melbourne, March 2014

444. “Giving Expert Evidence and Writing Reports”, Australian Road Transport Suppliers Association, Port Melbourne, March 2014

443. “HIV and Criminalisation”, Victorian AIDS Centre meeting at DLA Piper (with Simon Moglia), Melbourne, March 2014

442. “Mental Health Law Reform”, Public meeting sponsored by the Mental Health Commission, the Public Advocate and QUT, Brisbane, May 2014: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KSRJ4FB6-I0

441. “HIV and Criminal Charges”, Victorian Bar  (with Simon Moglia), Melbourne, June 2014

440. “Research Fraud in Science and Medicine”, 9th International Symposium on Advances in Legal Medicine, Fukuoka, June 2014

439. “Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity: Decision-Making about Release”, International Association of Forensic Mental Health Services, Toronto, June 2014 (keynote address)

438. “Fraud in Medicine, Science and the Courts, : Issues for Practice”, International Association of Forensic Mental Health Services, Toronto, June 2014

437. “Expert Evidence at the Frontiers: Issues for Psychologists”, Launceston, July 2014

436. “Plagiarism in Law, Medicine and Public Life”, Hellenic Museum, Melbourne,  July 2014

435. “Autism Spectrum Disorder in Family Law”, Family Law Interest Group, Melbourne, July 2014

434. “Expert Evidence in 2013″, Launch of Korda Mentha book, Melbourne, July 2014

433. “Evidence-Based Medicine and the Law”, World Association for Medical Law Conference, Nusa Dua, Bali, August 2014

432. “Professor Gilderoy Lockhart and Deception in Harry Potter: Why Does Research Fraud Matter?” World Association for Medical Law Conference, Nusa Dua, Bali, August 2014

431. “Ethical and Regulatory Issues for Dentists in Charging , Advertising and Self-Promotion”, Anthony Roseman Memorial Lecture, ADAVB Convention, Melbourne, August 2014

430. “Lessons from India: The Aruna Shanbaug Decision”, QUT End of Life Conference, Brisbane, August 2014

429. “Research Fraud in Medicine”, Greek-Australian Medico-Legal Conference, Costa Navarino, Greece, September 2014

428. “The New Era in Mental Health Law in Victoria”, Victorian Bar seminar, Melbourne, November, 2014

427. “Current Issues for Regulation of Nurses and Midwives” Maurice Blackburn Seminar (with Simon Moglia), Melbourne, June 2014

426. “The Privilege Against Self-Incrimination in Coronial Law”, Asia Pacific Coroners Conference, Melbourne, November 2014

425. “Research Fraud in Psychiatry and Psychology”, Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law Conference, Sydney, November 2014

 

2013

424. “National Regulation of Dentistry”, Dental Board of Australia National Conference, Melbourne, 10 May 2013

423. “The Obligations of the State as a Model Litigant: Rights and Reasonable Expectations”, Law Institute of Victoria, Human Rights Series, Melbourne, 19 June 2013

422. “The State as Model Litigant: Swords, Shields and Defences”, Law Institute of Victoria, Government Lawyers Conference, Melbourne,  14 June 2013

421. “Disciplinary Notifications and the Family Court”, Psychology and Law Conference, Fremantle, April 2013

420. “Stillbirths and Law Reform”, Coroners’ Conference of Victoria, Lancefield, May 2013

419. “The Model Litigant Obligations for Department of Human Services Litigation”, Department of Human Services, Melbourne, July 2013

418. “Death Investigation in Death in Custody Cases: An International Perspective”, INPALMS Conference, Kuala Lumpur, October 2013 (Keynote address)

417. “Expert Evidence: International Developments”, INPALMS Conference, Kuala Lumpur, October 2013

416. “Death Investigation of State Custody Cases: The Aftermath of the Hendry Report”, Human Rights Commission, Kuala Lumpur,  October 2013

415. “Sexual Surrogacy, Law and Ethics: Beyond ‘The Sessions'”, Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, Hobart, September 2013

414. “Hoarding and the Law”, Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, Adelaide, November 2013 (Keynote address)

413. “Blurring and Transgressing Professional Boundaries: Disciplinary Decisions”, Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, Adelaide, November 2013 (Keynote address)

412. “Human Rights in the Coroner’s Court”,Asia-Pacific Coroners’ Society Conference, Darwin, October 2013 (Keynote address)

411. “Boundary Transgressions and Blurring: Teachers, Doctors and Psychiatrists”: Victorian Institute of Teaching, Melbourne, November 2013

410. “Expert Engineering Evidence”, Forensic Engineering Society of Australia, Melbourne, October 2013

409. “The Pillars of Liberty: The Writ of Habeas Corpus and the Parens Patriae Jurisdiction”, Michael Jones Lecture , Bond University, The Gold Coast, November 2013 (Oration): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QA7HMnqQGNc

408. “Trends in Health Practitioner Regulation”, Akolade Health Law Conference, Melbourne, November 2013

407. “Research Fraud and the Law”, Kirby Lecture, University of New England, Armidale, NSW, November 2013 (Oration)

 

2012

406. “Acting as a Model Litigant: Challenges for Government Lawyers”, Victorian Government Lawyers, Melbourne, 23 February 2012

405. “Prosecution Ethics”, Department of Transport, Melbourne, 2 March 2012

404. “Disclosure in VWA Prosecutions”, VWA Prosecutors, Melbourne, 26 March 2012

403. “Regulating Health Practitioner Misconduct and Patient Rights”, 21st Annual IIR Medico-Legal Congress, Sydney, 30 March 2012

402. “Advanced Practice in Radiography and Radiation Therapy”, Radiation Imaging Conference, Sydney, 21 April 2012

401. “Practising Psychology and Complying with Ethical Obligations”, Australian Guidance and Counselling Association, Hobart, 28 April 2012

400. “Brain Injuries and the Criminal Law”, Prato, Italy, 7 May  2012

399. “The Fit and Proper Person Requirement for Registration and Issues in Boundary Transgression as a Medical Practitioner”, Medical Board of Australia, Freycinet, Tasmania, 6 July 2012

398. “Checks and Balances on Legislated Prventive Detention”, Gold Coast, Bond University Preventive Detention Conference, July 2012

397. “International Issues in Complementary Health Practitioner Regulation”, Maceio, Brazil, 8 August 2012

396. “International Issues in Death Investigation”, Maceio, Brazil, 8 August 2012

395. “Heterodoxy in Clinical and Forensic Practice: the Pain of Disappointed Expectations”, Lake Como, Italy, August 2012

394. “End of Life: Reflection on the Nicklinson Saga”, Ormond College, Melbourne, 3 September 2012

393. “Regulating Health Practitioners: the Evolving Environment”, East Coast (Qld, NSW & Vic) Medico-Legal Conference, Sanctuary Cove, 1 September 2012

392. “Brain Injuries and Sentencing”, International Criminal Law Congress,  Queenstown, NZ, 15 September 2012

391. “Psychology and the Law: Current Issues in the Shadow of DSM-V”, Australian Guidance and Counselling Association, Adelaide, November 2012

390. “Foetal Alcohol Syndrome and the Law”,Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, Melbourne, Conference, November 2012

389. “Scholarly Misconduct and the Law”, Canberra, Academy of Social Sciences Australia, November 2012

388. “Developments and Current Issues in Expert Evidence Law”, Thomson Reuters Seminar, Sydney, November 2012

387. “Developments and Current Issues in Expert Evidence Law”, Thomson Reuters Seminar, Melbourne, November 2012

386. “The Continuing Relevance of Autopsies for Death Investigation”, Asia-Pacific Coroners’ Society Conference, Sydney, November 2012 (Debate)

385. “The Deaths of King Ludwig II of Bavaria and of his Psychiatrist: The More Things Change …”, Medico-Legal Psychiatrists Group, Melbourne, 10 December 2012

 

2011

384. “Debacles in Expert Evidence”, Judicial College of Australia/ANU Legal Workshop, Expert Evidence Symposium, Canberra, February 2011

383. “Forensic Statistics and Causation”, Forensic Statistics and Justice Symposium, The Lorentz Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands, April 2011

382. “Looking to the Future of Science and Justice: the Legacy of Lucia”, Forensic Statistics and Justice Symposium, The Lorentz Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands, April 2011

381. “Medical Practitioners as Expert Witnesses”, AMA Symposium Melbourne, May 2011

380. “Coronial Law after Tyler Cassidy: Issues for Plaintiff Lawyers”, Australian Lawyers Alliance Victorian Annual Conference, Torquay, May 2011

379. “Public Interest Issues in the Coroner’s Jurisdiction: When Coroners Need Not Make Circumstances Findings”, Judicial College of Victoria, Lancefield, June, 2011

378. “Developments in Coronial Law: Appellate Issues in 2010/2011″, Judicial College of Victoria, Lancefield, June 2011

377. “Unscientific Health Care: Challenges for Law, Medicine and Ethics”, Australian Association of Bioethics and Health Law Conference, Gold Coast, July 2011 (Kirby Oration)

376. “Rights to Die: the Emerging Australian Jurisprudence”, Australian Association of Bioethics and Health Law Conference, Gold Coast, July 2011

375. “Fraud and Plagiarism in Science, Medicine and Law: Lessons from the German Experience”, International Academy of Law and  Mental Health, Berlin, July 2011

374. “Liability for Negligently Caused Mental Harm: International Issues”  International Academy of Law and  Mental Health, Berlin, July 2011

373. “Expert Witness Immunity”, Medico-Legal Psychiatrists Group, Melbourne, August 2011

372. “Coronial Law and Practice After the Tyler Cassidy Inquest”, Legal Centres Maurice Blackburn Symposium, Melbourne, September 2011

371. “Expert Evidence Accountability: Challenges and New Developments”, South Australian Bar Conference, Victor Harbor, October 2011

370. “Advocacy: Effectively Giving and Presenting Evidence”, Lexis Nexis Advocacy Conference, Melbourne, October 2011

369. “Reflections on Coronership Twenty Years After the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody”, Asia-Pacific Coroners’ Society Conference, Noosa, November 2011

368. “Concurrent Evidence: Opportunities for Inquests”, Asia-Pacific Coroners Society Conference, Noosa, November 2011

367. “Asperger’s Disorder and the Criminal Law”, Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law Congress, Wellington, November 2011

366. “New Challenges for the Role of Mental Health Expert  Witness”, Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law Congress, Wellington, November 2011

365. “National Regulation of Health Practitioners: Issues for Plaintiff Lawyers” , Australian Lawyers Alliance Annual Conference, Hamilton Island, October 2011

 

2010

364. “Expert Evidence in Civil and Criminal Litigation”, Tribuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal, January 2010

363. “Ethical Prosecuting”, Attorney-General’s Office, Paro,  Bhutan, January 2010

362. “Supervision Orders and the Jurisprudence of the Detention of the Mentally Ill”, Mental Health Conference, Auckland,  New Zealand, February 2010.

361. “Important Changes in Evidence Admissibility”,  Leo Cussen Professional Education Seminar,  Melbourne, 22 March 2010

360. “Advocacy before Mental Health Review Tribunals”, Allens Pro Bono Seminar, Melbourne, April 2010

359. “Involuntary Status Decision-Making”, Eastern Health, Box Hill, Melbourne, April 2010

358. “Involuntary Status, Insight and New Developments”, Forensic College of Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, Brisbane, April 2010

357. “Coroners and Therapeutic Jurisprudence: New Developments”, AIJA Non Adversarial Justice Conference, Canberra, May 2010

356. “National Regulation of Health Practitioners”, Guild Law, Melbourne, May 2010

355. “Confining those Found Not Guilty by Reason of Mental Impairment: the Victorian Experiment”, Prato, Italy, May 2010

354. “Abortion Law Reform in Victoria”, Family Planning Victoria, Melbourne, June 2010

353. “Huntington’s Chorea and the Criminal Law”, European Association of Psychology and Law Conference, Goteborg, Sweden, June 2010

352, “Asperger’s Disorder and Family Law”, European Association of Psychology and Law Conference, Goteborg, Sweden, June 2010

351. “The Psychology and Legal Consequences of Plagiarism”, Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law Congress, Gold Coast, August 2010

350. “Huntington’s Disease and Prediction” Issues for Psychiatry, Psychology and Law”, 30th ANZAPPL Congress, Gold Coast, August 2010 (Presidential Address)

349. “Withdrawal of Food and Water”, World Federation of Right to Die Associations Conference, Melbourne, October 2010

348. “Health Practitioners’ Liability in Voluntary Death Cases” World Federation of Right to Die Associations Conference, Melbourne, October 2010

347. “Coronial Reform: The Contentious Issues A Year On”, Guild Law Symposium, Melbourne, November 2010

346. “Darkness on the Edge of Science: Scholarly Fraud and Plagiarism”, Forensic Science Society AGM, Melbourne, October 2010

 

2009

345. “Food Law: Challenges and New Directions” Deakin  University Food Law Symposium, Geelong January 2009

344. “Appealing to the Future: the Kirby Contribution in Perspective”, State Library, Sydney, February 2009

343. “Mental Health Legislation Law Reform”, ANZAPPL, Melbourne, 2009

342. “Psychologists as Diagnosticians”, Forensic Psychology Conference, Melbourne, February 2009

341. “Professional Misconduct” (keynote address) Nurses Board Conference of Australasia, Melbourne, March 2009

340. “Policing the Mentally Ill” (keynote address), VIFM Police Conference, Melbourne, March 2009

339. “Appealing to the Future”, Airey’s Inlet Writers’ Conference, Airey’s Inlet, August, 2009

338. “Victims’ Compensation from Offenders”, Lawyers’ Alliance Conference, Torquay, May 2009

337. “Vexatious Litigant Law Reform” Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, Weekend Symposium, Yarra Glen, May 2009

336. “Extra-Legal Considerations in Involuntariness”, Prato,  Italy, May 2009

335. “Mental Health Defences under International Criminal Law”, Aberdeen University, Scotland, June 2009

334. “Mental Illness, Intellectual Disability and Sentencing: International Perspectives”, Dundee University, Scotland, June 2009

333. “Mental State Defences under International Criminal Law” , University of Galway, Ireland, June 2009

332. “Prediction of Self-harm: Civil Litigation Issues” International Association of Forensic Mental Health Services Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland, June 2008

331. “Suicide Litigation”, Monash  University, The Dean’s Lecture, Melbourne, May 2009

330. “Expert Evidence Admissibility under the Uniform Evidence Act”, Judges’ Associates Conference, Melbourne, June 2009

329. “Early Intervention and Challenges for Therapeutic Jurisprudence”, International Academy of Law and Mental Health Conference, New York, July 2009

328. “Perils in Proving More than Psychiatric Problems” International Academy of Law and  Mental Health Conference, New York, July 2009

327. “Innovations in Sentencing of Offenders with Psychiatric Disorders” International Academy of Law and  Mental Health Conference, New York, July 2009 (with Danielle Andrewartha)

326. “Coronial Procedures and Neonatal Deaths”, Angliss  Hospital, Melbourne, July 2009

325. “The New Coronial Processes”, Northern Suburbs Law Association, Bulleen, Melbourne, August 2009

324. “Reforms in Coroners’ Procedures”, Guild Law, Melbourne, August 2009

323. “Autism Spectrum Disorders and Criminal Responsibility”, RANZCP, Forensic Section, Melbourne, August 2009

322. “Evaluating Expert Reports and Evidence”, Quality Managers of Forensic Science Laboratories, Conference, Melbourne, August 2009 (Keynote address)

321. “The Changing Role of the Coroner: International Perspectives”, Greek/Australian Medico-Legal Conference, Corfu, September 2009

320. “Aspergers and the Law”, European Association of Psychology and the Law, Sorrento, Italy, September 2009

319. “Suicide and the Law”, European Association of Psychology and the Law, Sorrento, Italy, September 2009

318. “Insight, Compliance and Extra-Legislative Considerations in Involuntariness”, Mental Health Boards Conference, Adelaide, October 2009 (Keynote address)

317. “Mental Illness, Intellectual Disability and Sentencing”, Bond University, Gold Coast, October 2009

316. “Complaints to Registration Boards”, Australian Psychological Society (WA Branch), Perth, November 2009

315. “Asperger’s Disorder in Family and Criminal Law”, Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, November 2009

314. “Autism Spectrum Disorders and the Law”, Royal Australian and New Zealand College of  Psychiatry Annual Congress, Melbourne, November 2009 (Keynote address)

313. “Restraint, Responsiveness and Reform”, Australian College of Emergency Medicine, Annual Conference, Melbourne, November 2009 (Keynote address)

312. “National Evidence Law: the Key Changes”,  Leo Cussen Professional Education Seminar, Melbourne, November 2009

311. “Remote Issues of Coronership”, Magistrates Conference of Western  Australia, Perth, November 2009.

310. “Coronial Law Reform: The Way Forward”, Asia-Pacific Coroners Conference, Canberra, November 2009 (Keynote Address)

 

2008

309. Refugee Review Tribunal/Migration Review Tribunal, “Assessing and Evaluating Mental Health Expert Evidence”, Melbourne, February 2008

308. Thomson Criminal Law Symposium, “Human Rights, Criminal Injuries Compensation and Sentencing of the Mentally Ill”, Melbourne, March 2008

307. Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Pathologists, “Developments in Expert Evidence”, Sydney, March 2008

306. Australian National University Seminar on Patient Safety, “Performance Management of Health Practitioners”, Canberra, April 2008

305. Australian Lawyers Alliance, “The Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities and Plaintiff Lawyering”, Torquay, April 2008 (with Simon McGregor)

304. Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, “Legal Developments in Actuarial Risk Prediction”, Marysville, May 2008

303. Criminal Bar Association, Victorian Bar, “Pleas for Sex Offenders: Risks, Recidivism and Recalcitrance”, Melbourne, May 2008

302. Health Services Commissioner, Forum for Independent Review Panel Members, “Natural Justice and Decision-making”, Melbourne, May 2008

301. European Association of Psychology and Law, “Employers’ Responsibilities to Avoid Causing Psychiatric Injuries”, Maastricht, Holland, July 2008

300. European Association of Psychology and Law, “Sentencing Mentally Ill Offenders”, Maastricht, Holland, July 2008

299. International Association of Forensic Mental Health Services, “Balancing Coercion and Recovery: The Dilemma of Early Interventions”, Vienna, Austria, July 2008

298. Melbourne University, Department of Psychiatry, “Suing Psychiatrists”, Melbourne, July 2008

297. PILCH, “Appealing Coroners’ Findings and Recommendations”, Melbourne, 28 August 2008

296 Maurice Blackburn Legal Centres  Symposium, “The Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities: Issues for Plaintiff Lawyers”, Melbourne, 11 September 2008

295 Australian Society for Trauma Studies, “Expert Evidence in PTSD Cases”, Melbourne, September 2008

294. Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, “From Dresden to Melbourne  A Century Later: Resonances of Schreber”, Perth, September 2008

293. Australian and New Zealand Forensic Science Society, International Conference, “Expert Witnesses and Accountability”, Melbourne, October 2008

292. Australian and New Zealand Forensic Science Society, International Conference, “Dealing with Novel Scientific Evidence”, Melbourne, October 2008

291. Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 25th Annual Congress, “Duties and Rights to Detain the Suicidal and Dangerous: The Liability of Psychiatrists and Police”, Sydney, 2008

290. Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 25th Annual Congress, “Fitness for Interview”, Sydney, October 2008

289. Australian Lawyers Alliance, “The Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities and Plaintiff Lawyering”, Auckland, October 2008 (with Simon McGregor, IF in absentia)

288. SIGPET, “Confidentiality in General Practice”, Katoomba, October 2008

287. “Learning from the Past: Regulating Effectively”, Nazi Medicine, Melbourne, November 2008

286. “Good Character and the Medical Practitioner” The Greek Conference, Masterclass, Melbourne, November 2008

285. “Bioethics, Biopolitics and Regulation of Medical Practitioners: Learning from the Nazi Doctor Phenomenon” Jewish Holocaust Museum Seminar, Melbourne, 23 October 2008

284. “Coronial Law Reform: Responding to the Coroner”, VMIA Seminar, Melbourne, 26 November 2008

283. “Dealing with the Coroner”, Box Hill Hospital, Melbourne, 28 November 2008

 

2007

282. Judicial College of Australia, Confidence in the Courts Conference, “Expert Evidence: Miss Marple and the Snake Oil Salesman”, Melbourne, February 2007

281. Bond University, “Expert Evidence by Mental Health Professionals: Current Controversies”, Gold Coast, March 2007

280. Health Law Committee, Law Institute of Victoria, “Health Regulation Investigations, Access to Information and Unusual Notifications: Ramifications of the Royal Women’s Hospital Case”, Melbourne, April 2007

279. Health Regulation Boards Seminar, “Professional Standards Panels”, Melbourne, May 2007.

278. Health Practitioners Boards Seminar, “Fundamental Issues under HPRA: VCAT and Beyond”, Melbourne, May 2007

277. Monash University, “Public Health and Human Rights: An Overview”, Prato, June 2007

276. International Academy of Law and Mental Health, “Not Therapeutic Jurisprudence: the Tyrannies of Trendiness”, Padova, June 2007

275. International Academy of Law and Mental Health, “The Parameters of Professional Regulation: Disjunctions, Dilemmas and Deterrence”, Padova, June 2007

274. International Academy of Law and Mental Health, “Experiments in Mental Health Law Reform”, Padova, June 2007

273. International Academy of Law and Mental Health, “Regaining Good Character” Padova, June 2007

272. International Academy of Law and Mental Health “The Health of Health Practitioners”, Padova, June 2007 (with Patricia Molloy)

271. European Association of Psychology and Law & American Society of Psychology and Law “Regulation of Mental Health Experts”, Adelaide, July 2007 (keynote address)

270. European Association of Psychology and Law & American Society of Psychology and Law “Teaching on the Edge: Psychology and Law and Psychiatry and Law”, Adelaide, July 2006 (keynote address)

269. Crown Prosecutors Conference of Australia, “Trial by Numbers: Laments and Liabilities”, Sydney, July 2007.

268. FW Guest Memorial Lecture, “Death Investigation and the Evolving Role of the Coroner”, Dunedin, July 2007

267. Australian National University, “Oratory and Rhetoric in the Ancient World: Models of Persuasion”, Canberra, July 2007

266. Australian and New Zealand Institute of Health Law and Ethics, “Imposition of the Ultimate Sanctions: Deregistration, Reregistration and Suspension of Health Practitioners”, Melbourne, November 2007

265. Australian Society of Paediatric Imaging, “Expert Evidence in Non-accidental Injury Cases”, Melbourne, October 2007

264. South Australian Health Practitioner Board Member Orientation Symposium, “Procedural Justice and Disciplinary Hearings”, Adelaide, November 2007

263. Victorian CPD Conference, “New Developments in Criminal Law”, Melbourne, March 2008

262. Australian Council of Health Care Executives, La Trobe University Public Lecture, “Report Cards and Accountability for Practitioners and Institutions”, Melbourne, October 2007

261. International Doctors’ Health Conference, “Doctors’ Health: the Legal Spectre”, Sydney, October 2007.

261. Auckland University of Technology, “Difficult Issues in Health Practitioner Regulation”, Auckland, December 2007

260. Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law,  “Judge Schreber and the Lessons to be Learned 100 Years On”, Auckland, December 2007

259. Australian College of Legal Medicine Expert Evidence Seminar, “Barristers’ and Judges’ Perspectives on Expert Evidence”, Melbourne, October 2007

258. Lexis Nexis Criminal Law Symposium, “Deviancy and Iconoclasm in Expert Evidence”, Auckland,, December 2007

 

2006

257. Law Institute of Victoria, “Disability Law Update”, Melbourne, April 2006

256. Victorian Bar, “Representing Health Practitioners in Disciplinary Proceedings”, Melbourne, April 2006

255. “Vexatious Complainants and Litigants: An Overview”, Prato,  Italy, June 2006

254. “Therapeutic Jurisprudence and Disciplinary Regulation”, International Therapeutic Jurisprudence Conference, Perth, May 2006

253. “Therapeutic Jurisprudence and the Coroner’s Inquest”, International Therapeutic Jurisprudence Conference, Perth, May 2006

252. “Findings and Recommendations by Coroners”, Law Institute Symposium, Melbourne, June 2006

251. Public Advocates Conference, “Public Advocates and Human Rights”, Perth, August 2006

250. “Victim’s Compensation: the Evolving Role of Lawyers in a Difficult Environment” Law Council of Australia and National Pro Bono Centre, Melbourne, August 2006

249. Australian College of Legal Medicine, “Medico-Legal Guidelines”, Melbourne, October, 2006

248. Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, “Learning from the Melbourne-Voyager Litigation” Lorne, November 2006

247. Council of Australian Tribunals, “Perils and Pitfalls in Uncritical Therapeutic Jurisprudence Rhetoric”, Melbourne, October 2006

 

2005

246. International Forensic Mental Health Services Conference, “Monitoring Mad Murderers”, Melbourne, April 2005

245. Law Institute of Victoria, Commercial Law Section, “Capacity”, Melbourne, April 2005

244. Australian Plaintiff Lawyers Association, “Social Security Repayments”, Lorne, May, 2005

243. Institute of Arbitrators and Mediators, “Expert Witnesses and Evidence”, Canberra, May 2005

242. Indonesian Medical Association, “Medical Malpractice Litigation”, Jakarta, June 2005

241. Indonesian Paediatric Association, “Regulating Doctors”, Jakarta, June 2005

240. Lithuanian Institute of Forensic Medicine, “Medical Regulation and Accountability”, Vilnius, Lithuania, June 2005

239. International Association of Law and Mental Health, “Distractions in Civil Commitment Evaluations and Decision-making”, Paris,  France, June 2005

238. International Association of Law and Mental Health, “Querulent Paranoia and Vexatious Litigants”, Paris, France, June 2005

237. International Association of Law and Mental Health, “Community Treatment Orders: Current issues in Australia”, Paris, France, June 2005

236. University of London, “Psychology and Law in the Courts”, London, June 2005.

235. “Perils and Pitfalls”, Asia-Pacific Coroners’ Society Conference, Melbourne, May 2005

234. European Association of Psychology and Law, “Criminal Profiling Evidence”, Vilnius, Lithuania, June 2005

233. European Association of Psychology and Law, “Mental State Defences to War Crimes”, Vilnius, Lithuania, June 2005

232. Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, “Coroners as Preventers of Death”, Queenscliff, August 2005

231. New  Zealand Coroners Society, “Current Developments in Coronial Law”, Wellington, September 2005

230. Marce Society, “Infanticide and the Law”, Melbourne, September 2005

229. Australian Psychological Society, “Therapeutic Jurisprudence and the Disciplinary Regulation”, Melbourne, September 2005

228. Bipolar Society, “Bipolar Affective Disorder and the Law”, Hobart, October 2005

227. Family Law Conference of New Zealand, “Predicting Risk”, Wellington, October 2005

226. Law Society of South Australia Conference, “Developments in Expert Evidence”, Adelaide, October 2005

225. International Institute of Forensic Studies, “Expert Evidence: New Developments”, Broome, October 2005

224. Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, “Psychiatric Injury Compensability”, Wellington, October 2005

223. Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, “Madness, Migration and Mendacity: Lessons from the Tragedy of Tale of Cornelia Rau”, Wellington, October 2005

222. University of Sydney, Health Law Seminar, “Accountability of Expert Witnesses”, Sydney, November, 2005

221. Myers Oration, “Untimely Deaths, Law and Mental Illness”, Melbourne, November 2005

220. Victoria Legal Aid Conference, “Sentencing the Mentally Ill”, Melbourne, November 2005

219. Indonesian Medical Association, “Standards for Disciplinary Regulation”, Jakarta, December 2005 (keynote address)

218. Indonesian Pediatric Association, “Causation and Malpractice”, Jakarta, December 2005 (keynote address)

 

2004

217. International Medico-Legal Conference, “Ethics and Medical Regulation: Public and Private Issues”, Rethymnon, Crete, May, 2004

216. International Association of Medical Regulatory Authorities, “Disciplinary Hearings and Therapeutic Jurisprudence”, Dublin, April, 2004

215. Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, “Confounding Terms in Involuntary Detention Decision-making”, Port Douglas, July 2004 (keynote address)

214. World Medical Law Congress, “Regulating Health Care Practitioners: Contemporary Issues” , Sydney,  August 2004 (keynote address)

213. Australian Bioethics Association/Australian Institute of Health Law and Ethics, “Rights to Forensic Impartiality”, Sydney, November, 2004

212. CCN Conference, “Legal Issues Relating to Cognitive Impairments in the Elderly”, Sydney, November 2004

211. 5th National Investigators Conference, “Impairments of  Competency” Sydney, October 2004

210. 5th National Investigators Conference, “Vexatious Complaining to Investigators”, Sydney, October 2004

209. Victorian Bar, “Accounting Evidence”, Melbourne, October 2004

208. Australian Psychological Society, “Competency Issues and the Aged”, Sydney, November 2004

207. Council of the Ageing, “Legal Liability of Strength Trainers”, Melbourne, November 2004

206. Centre for Applied Ethics and Philosophy, Surgeons’ Performance Measurement, Melbourne, November 2004

 

2003

205. Greek/Australian Medico-Legal Conference, “Governance of Gynaecological Cytology”, Rhodes, June 2003

204. European Association of Psychology and Law & American Society of Psychology and Law “Causation in Forensic Psychology”, Edinburgh, July 2003

203. Australian Plaintiff Lawyers Association, “The New Generation of Psychiatric Injury Claims: Possibilities and Problems”, Lorne, May 2003

202. World Victimology Conference, “Therapeutic Perspectives on Victim Compensation”, Stellenbosch, South Africa, July 2003

201. Insolvency Practitioners Conference, “Liquidators as Experts”, Sydney, March 2003

200. Coroners Conference, “Expert Evidence Evaluation in Coroners Cases”, Melbourne, May 2003

199. Public Health Law Centre Conference, “Epidemiology and the Law”, Melbourne, July 2003

198. Environmental Protection Agency Workshop, “What Barristers Expect of Expert Witnesses”, Melbourne, August 2003

197. Judicial College of Victoria, “DNA Profiling Law”, Melbourne, October 2003

196. Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, “Role of General Practitioners in Coronial Inquiries”, Melbourne, October 2003

195. Faculty of Psychiatry of Old Age Meeting, “Testamentary Capacity”, Melbourne, October 2003

194. Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, “Developments in Psychiatric Injury Law”, Fremantle, October, 2003

193. Forensic College of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, “The Law of Nervous Shock”, Geelong, November 2003

192. International Association of Law and Mental Health, “Divarications in Mental Health Law”, Sydney, October 2003

191. International Association of Law and Mental Health, “Mental Illness and Intellectual Disability in the Criminal Justice System: Reflections on Subtleties”, Sydney, October 2003 (Keynote Address)

190. Australian Institute of Health Law and Ethics, “The Right to Die”, Hobart, November 2003

189. Australian Institute of Health Law and Ethics, “The Insurance Crisis”, Hobart, November, 2003

188. Launch of Bank Art Gallery, “David Boyd, Courts and Visual Representations”, Yarraville, Melbourne, November 2003

 

2002

187. Australian Family Law Conference, “It May be Fact but Is It  Evidence?”, Melbourne, March 2002

186. International Association of Law and Mental Health, “Involuntary Detention of Persons Not Guilty by Reason of Mental Impairment”, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, July 2002

185. Australian Institute of Judicial Administration, Tribunals Conference, “Therapeutic Jurisprudence and Tribunal Processes”, Melbourne, May 2002.

184. International Institute of Forensic Studies, “All in the Family: Investigation and Decision-Making in Professional Disciplinary Tribunals”, Prato, Italy, July 2002 (with David List)

183. International Institute of Forensic Studies, “Causation in Coronial Law”, Prato, Italy, July 2002 (with David Ranson)

182. Architects Board of Victoria, “Fairness, Credibility and Decision-Making”, Melbourne, May 2002

181. BLEC Psychiatric Injury Conference, “Compensation for Psychiatric Injury”, Sydney, May 2002

180. New Zealand Ministry of Health, “Paradoxes of Rights: Mental Health Acts”, Auckland, August 2002 (keynote address)

179. Auckland University of Technology, “Narratives of Forensic Mental Illness”, Auckland, August 2002

178. Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, “Parental Alienation Syndrome”, Darwin, July 2002 (with Bob Adler)

177. Australian Plaintiff Lawyers Association, “Compensation for Psychiatric Injury”, Hobart, October 2002

176. Office of the Public Advocate Community Visitors Conference, “Community Visitors and Human Rights”, Melbourne, June 2002

175. International Criminal Law Congress, Access to Resources in Criminal Trials”, Melbourne, October 2002

174. International Criminal Law Congress, ”DNA Profiling: Civil Liberties Issues”, Melbourne, October 2002

173. International Congress of Family Court Judges and Magistrates, “Proof on the Balance of Probabilities”, Melbourne, October 2002

172. Law Institute of Victoria, Administrative Law Section, “Therapeutic Jurisprudence in Administrative Law”, Melbourne, September, 2002

171. Law and Literature Conference, “The Extraordinary Tale of Daniel Schreber and His Release from the Sonnenstein Asylum”, Melbourne, November, 2002

170. VCAT Mediators, “Therapeutic Jurisprudence and Mediation”, Melbourne, October 2002

169. Mental Health Review Tribunals, “Therapeutic Jurisprudence in Tribunal Decision-Making”, Melbourne, October 2002

168. Administrative Review Tribunal, “Expert Evidence and Tribunal Decision-making”, Sydney, November 2002

167. Australian Psychological Society, Perils Pitfalls and Possibilities, Psychologists as Expert Witnesses”, Brisbane, November 2002

 

2001

166. Law Institute of Victoria, “Criminal Injuries Compensation Developments”, Melbourne, March 2001

165. Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, “The Evolution of Compensation for Victims of Crime: the Therapeutic Jurisprudence of Money”, Melbourne, November 2001

164. Australian Institute of Health Law and Ethics, “Cosmetic Surgery: the New Frontier of Medical Negligence Litigation”, Melbourne, July 2001

163. Australian Psychological Society, “Expert Evidence for Psychologists: New Developments”, Melbourne, May 2001

162. Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, “Informed Consent, Cosmetic Surgery and Issues for Forensic Psychiatry”, Brisbane, March 2001

161. Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology, “Changing Focusses on Compensating Victims of Crime”, Melbourne, March 2001

160. Lawasia, “Expert Evidence – Thinking Outside the Square”, Christchurch, New Zealand, October 2001

159. Lawasia, “Evaluating Psychological Evidence”, Christchurch,  New Zealand, October 2001

158. European Association of Psychology and Law, “Good Character Evidence”, Lisbon, Portugal, June 2001

157. Australian Institute of Health, Law and Ethics, “Epidemiology Evidence: the New Frontier”, Melbourne, June 2001

156. Vrije University, “Suicide Litigation”, Amsterdam, June 2001

155. Forensic College of Psychologists, “Sex, Lies and Incompetence: A View from the Psychologists Registration Board”, Melbourne, October, 2001

154. Psychology and Law Conference, “Good Character Evidence” (with Richard Bell), Sydney, February 2001

153. Psychology and Law Conference, “Fitness to Stand Trial” (with Astrid Birgden), Sydney, February 2001

152. Victorian Trades Hall Council, Book Launch, “The Militarisation of Contemporary Policing”, Melbourne, April, 2001

152. International Institute of Forensic Studies, “Expert Evidence of Causation”, Prato, Italy, July 2002

151. Australian Plaintiff Lawyers Association, “Changes in Psychiatric Injury Law”, Lorne, Victoria, May 2002

150. Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, Forensic College Meeting, “Compensating Victims of Crime”, Melbourne, July 2001

149. BLEC Conference on Medical Negligence, Stress in the Workplace Conference, “Expert Evidence”, Sydney, September 2001

148. Australian Institute of Judicial Administration, 2001 Annual Conference, “Magistrates’ Perspectives on Expert Evidence”, Melbourne, July 2001

147. Victorian Magistrates’ Conference, “Victims of Crime Assistance”, Melbourne, July 2001

146. Sydney University Health Law Symposium, “Causation in Medical Negligence Litigation”, Sydney, July 2001

145. Law Institute of Victoria, Competency and Disability, “Competency”, Melbourne, August 2001

144. Australian Psychological Society, Forensic College, “Syndrome Evidence: the New Controversies”, Melbourne, August 2001

143. Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, “Expert Evidence and Psychiatric Injury”, Sydney, September 2001

142. Office of the Public Advocate, Community Visitors Conference, “Law and The Role of Community Visitors”, Melbourne, October 2001

141. Australian Psychological Society, Forensic College, “Disciplining Professionals”, Melbourne, October 2001

140. BLEC, Catastrophic Injury Conference, “When Doctors Disagree”, Sydney, December 2001

139. Australian Institute of Administrative Law, “Credibility Evaluation for Tribunal Members: Mistaking Mendacity”, Melbourne, November 2001

 

2000

138. LAAMS, Medico-Legal: Understanding Post-Traumatic Conditions, “Trauma Evidence and Reports”, Melbourne, February 2000

137. Law Institute of Victoria, “Expert Evidence”, Melbourne, May 2000.

136. European Association of Psychology and Law, Keynote Address, “The Expert Witness in the Court: Issues, Concerns and Likely Developments”, Limassol, Cyprus, April 2000 (keynote opening address).

135. International Academy of Law and Mental Health, “Social Psychology Evidence and Prejudicial Publicity”, Siena, July 2000

134. Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 21st Annual Congress, “Sub Judice Contempt and Psychology Evidence” Auckland, August 2000

133. BLEC, “Key Current Issues in Expert Evidence”, Melbourne, March 2000

132. Freehills Seminar Group, “Latest Developments in Expert Evidence Law and Procedure”, Melbourne, July 2000

131. Australian and New Zealand College of Forensic Psychiatrists “Perspectives on Expert Evidence”, Sydney, August 2000

130. Law Institute of Victoria, “Applications for Compensation in Health and Safety Prosecutions”, Melbourne, September 2000

129. Australian Institute of Criminology, “Application of Stalking Law”, Sydney, December 2000

 

1999

128. International Academy of Law and Mental Health, “Personality Disorders and Competency”, Toronto, June 1999

127. International Academy of Law and Mental Health, “The End of Pleasure for the Governor”, Toronto, June 1999

126. American Association of Law and Psychology and European Association of Law and Psychology, “Judicial Attitudes Toward Mental Health Professionals”, Dublin, July 1999

125. American Association of Law and Psychology and European Association of Law and Psychology, “The Syndrome Phenomenon”, Dublin, July 1999

124. American Association of Psychology and Law and European Association of Law and Psychology, “Cultural Impediments to the Contribution of Behavioural Scientists to Legislative Law Reform”, Dublin, July 1999

123. Forensic Mental Health Conference, “Judicial Attitudes Toward Psychiatrists’ and Psychologists’ Evidence”, Melbourne, March 1999

122. Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, “Involuntary Detention and Coerced Treatment: The Role of Mental Health Review Boards”, Perth, May 1999

121. Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, “Criminal Injuries Compensation”, Adelaide, April 1999

120. Public Lecture, University of Iceland, “Informed Consent: International Developments”, Reykjavik, June 1999

119. Australian Institute of Health Law and Ethics, “New Perspectives on Warnings of Risk”, Brisbane, July 1999

118. Second World Conference on Criminal Investigation and Evidence, “Miscarriages of Justice: A Taxonomy of Deviance and Error in Forensic Science”, Amsterdam, December 1999

117. Second World Conference on Criminal Investigation and Evidence, “Judicial Attitudes Toward Expert Evidence”, Amsterdam, December 1999

116. Australian Plaintiff Lawyers’ Association, National Conference, “Expert Evidence: Recent Developments”, Sydney, October 1999

115. Australian Plaintiff Lawyers’ Association, “Criminal Injuries: Plaintiff Opportunities”, Melbourne, September 1999

114. Medico-Legal Society of Tasmania, “Munchausen’s, Mendacity and Mistakes”, Hobart, November 1999

113. Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, “Consent to Treatment and the Doctor’s Obligation to Co-operate with the Lawyer”, Melbourne, October 1999

112. Australian Institute of Judicial Administration, Magistrates’ Perspectives on Expert Evidence”, 12th Annual AIJA Magistrates Course, Melbourne, November 1999

111. Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, “The End of Pleasure for the Governor: The New Detention for Insanity Acquittees”, Melbourne, October 1999

 

1998

110. Australian Institute of Political Studies, “Dangerous Behaviour and Public Policy”, Melbourne, February 1998

109. BLEC 7th Annual Family Law Intensive, “Expert Evidence in Family Law”, Melbourne, March 1998

108. La Trobe University Health Law Intensive, “Assessments, Reports and Expert Evidence by Doctors”, Melbourne, February 1998

107. Medico-Legal Society of the ACT, “Quirks of Expert Evidence”, Canberra, June 1998

106. LAAMS Conference on States of Mind: Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology for Family and Criminal Lawyers, “Fitness to Stand Trial”, Melbourne, July 1998

105. THEMHS Conference, “Psychotherapeutic Jurisprudence and Victorian Civil Commitment Law”, Hobart, September 1998

104. Australian Plaintiff Lawyers Association, “Latest Developments in PTSD Law”, Hamilton Island, October 1998

103. St  Vincent’s Correctional Health Launch of the Support Team Action Response Program, “Caring for the Carers: Debriefing and Critical Stress Management”, Port Phillip Prison, Laverton, June 1998

102. Australian Psychological Society, Forensic College (Vic Branch), Diagnostic and Legal Applications for Crime Victims, “Legal Issues in Diagnosis and Assessment”, Melbourne, June 1998

191. St Vincent’s, “Critical Incident Stress Debriefing and the Law”, Melbourne, October 1998

100. Breaking the Boundaries: the Second Australian and New  Zealand Conference, “Professional Misconduct, Exploitation and Offending”, Charismatic Groups and their Regulation: the Need for Balance”, Melbourne, July 1998

99. TACLaw Psychiatric Evidence Seminar, “Making the Assessing Psychiatrist Accountable in Transport Accident Cases: Working with Chapter 12 of the AMA Guides”, Melbourne, September 1998

98. National Graduate Law Research Workshop, “Research and Legal Practice”, Melbourne, October 1998

97. Australian College of General  Practitioners, Naltrexone Workshop, “Naltrexone Treatment and Legal Liability”, Melbourne, September, 1998, October, 1998

96. World Stress Conference, “Stress: Legal Remedies”, Melbourne, October 1998

95. Forensic College of the Australasian College of Psychiatrists,  “Debriefing and PTSD: Latest Developments in the Law”, Melbourne, November, 1998

 

1997

94. University of California, Davis, Expert Evidence Conference, “Judicial Attitudes toward Scientific Evidence”, Davis, California, January 1997

93. Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, Autumn Symposium, “Compensation for Psychiatric Injuries: Current Developments in Crimes Compensation Law”, Lorne, April 1997

92. Australian Institute of Criminology, Health Care, Crime and Regulatory Control, “Criminalization of Deviant Doctors”, Melbourne, July 1997

91. Australian Legal Convention, “The Admissibility of Scientific Evidence”, Melbourne, 1997

90. Law Institute of Victoria, “Uniform Evidence Legislation”, Melbourne, August 1997

89. Law Institute of Victoria, “Expert Evidence in Commercial Litigation”, Melbourne, September 1997

88. Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 17th Annual Congress, Closing Address, “Cults and Consequences”, November 1997

87. Human Rights Commission/Law and Mental Health Group, Auckland, “Sexual Abuse Accommodation Syndrome”, Auckland, June 1997

86. Leo Cussen Institute,  “Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: the Need for Expert Witness Accountability”, Melbourne, August 1997

85. Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 17th Annual Congress, “The Syndrome Backlash”, November 1997

84. Australian Institute of Health Law and Ethics, “PTSD and Current Issues in English and Australian Law”, Canberra, November 1997

83. CORE Sex Offending Congress, “Assessments in Sex Offending Cases”, Melbourne, November 1997

 

1996

82. Launch of Auckland University’s Forensic Science Courses, “Forensic Science and Accountability”, Auckland, February 1996

81. ESR Laboratory Scientists, “Evidence Gathering, Continuity and Admissibility”, Auckland, February 1996

80. AMA National Conference, “Expert Witnesses in Malpractice Litigation”, Canberra, May 1996

79. Australian and New Zealand Forensic Science Society, Current Situation and Preferred Practice Seminar, “Pre-trial Disclosure of Evidence by the Defence”, Melbourne, July 1996

78. Alternative Law Journal and Victorian Council for Civil Liberties Policing Forum, “Police Accountability for Violence and the Award of Exemplary Damages: The Moral of the Disappointing Morsel in the Tasty Nightclub Case”, Melbourne, July 1996

77. Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, Presidential Address, “Rationality as a Standardising Criterion in Fitness to Stand Trial”, Gold Coast, August 1996

76. Legal and Accounting Management Seminar, “Commercial Practice and the Evidence Act 1995 (Cth)”, Melbourne, September 1996

75. Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 16th Annual General Congress, “Community Attributions about Domestic Violence” (w Reddy, Knowles, McMahon, Mulvany), Gold Coast, August 1996

74. Academy of Forensic Sciences (ACT Branch), “Scientific Rigour and the Law”, Canberra, October 1996

73. Mental Health and the Law: the Arcane Explained, Victoria Legal Aid, “Multiple Disabilities and Overlapping Jurisdictions”, Melbourne, November 1996

72. Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, “Therapeutic to Forensic: A Troubled Journey (Current Developments in Syndrome Evidence), Melbourne, November 1996

71. Australian Psychological Society, Independent Practitioners Group, “Swimming with Sharks: the Changing Forensic Environment of the 90s”, Melbourne, November 1996

70. AIC Medico-Legal Conference,”Retention of Medical Records”, Melbourne, December 1996

69. AMA Division of Family Doctors, Annual General Meeting, “Current Developments in the Law Relating to Medical General Practice”, Melbourne, December 1996.

68. Dunhill, Madden & Butler Continuing Education Group, “The DSM in the Legal System”, Melbourne, December 1996

 

1995

67. Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law,  “Karl Popper, Reliability and Teratogens”, Adelaide, 1995

66. Forensic Psychiatrists’ Study Group, “Traps and Pitfalls of Giving Evidence”, Melbourne, 1995

65. Forensic Psychiatry Group, “Expert Evidence by Mental Health Professionals”, Dunedin, 1995

64. Otago Medico-Legal Society,  “Current Developments in Criminal Law: Medical Witnesses and Expert Evidence”, Dunedin, 1995

63. University of Otago, Public Lecture, “The Syndrome Phenomenon: a Challenge for the Criminal Justice System”, Dunedin, 1995

62. University of Otago, Bioethics Journal Club, “Regulating Doctors: A Taxonomy of Discipline”, Dunedin, 1995

61. Academy of Mental Health, “Expert Evidence in Disability Hearings: Assessments in Fitness to Plead Cases”, Auckland, 1995

60. Forensic Science Society and Criminal Bar Association Joint Meeting, “Examining and Cross-Examining the Expert Witness”, Auckland, 1995

59. Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, Opening of 15th Annual Congress, “Dispelling Myths”, Melbourne, 1995,

58. Victorian Community Council Against Violence, Bringing It Together: A Victim Support Strategy Conference on Victims of Crime, “Balancing Victims’ Rights and Needs”, Melbourne, 1995

57. Forensic Science Summit, “Forensic Science in the Adversary System: A Commentary”, Canberra, 1995

56. Victorian Bar Symposium, “Opinion Evidence under the Evidence Act 1995″, Melbourne, May 1995

55. New  Zealand Law Society Family Law Conference, “Dangerousness in Family Law”, Wellington, October 1995

54. Monash University Traffic Accidents and their Causes,  “The Expert in Traffic Accident Cases”, Melbourne, 1995

53. Victorian Bar Symposium, “Privilege under the Evidence Act 1995″, Melbourne, June 1995

52. Australian Legal Convention, “Repressed Memory Syndrome Evidence: Counterintuitive or Counterproductive?”, Brisbane, September 1995

51. Leo Cussen Crimes Compensation Seminar, “Injury and Multiple Applications for Crimes Compensation”, Melbourne, September 1995

50. Leo Cussen Expert Evidence Symposium, “Pre-Trial Preparation of Expert Evidence“, Melbourne, November 1995

49. Leo Cussen Expert Evidence Symposium, “Admissibility of Expert Evidence”, Melbourne, November 1995

48. Australian Society of Rehabilitation Counsellors, “Confidentiality, Ethics and Counselling”, Melbourne, November 1995

47. First World Conference on Criminal Investigation and Evidence, “Forensic Science”, The Hague, December 1995

 

1994

46. Fourteenth Annual Congress of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law,  “Of Law and Bondage: Sado-Masochism and Consent”, Fremantle, 1994,

45. IBC Conference on Medical Negligence, “Maximising the Impact of Expert Evidence”, Sydney, 1994

44. 8th International Victimology Conference,  “Criminal Injuries Compensation for Domestic Sexual Assault: Obstructing the Oppressed” Adelaide, 1994

 

1993

43. Australian Academy of Forensic Sciences,  “Dealing Legally with the Self-Mutilator”, Melbourne, 1993

42. Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science, “Current Ethical Controversies in Forensic Science”, Perth, 1993

41. Australian Legal Convention, “The Egg Shell Jury and the Expert Evidence Conundrum”, Hobart, 1993

40. Australian Institute of Criminology, Law, Medicine and Criminal Justice, “When Plight Makes Right: The Forensic Abuse Syndrome”, Surfers’ Paradise, 1993

39. Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, Winter Symposium on Substance Abuse and the Law, “Sentencing the Substance Dependent: the Role of Punishment”, Lorne, 1993

 

1992

38. Domestic Violence and Incest Resource Group Seminar, “Police Powers, Domestic Violence and Feminist Issues”, Melbourne, 1992.

37. Legal Aid Commission launch of “Police Powers: Your Rights”, “Rights and Shibboleths”, Melbourne 1992.

36. Australian Institute of Criminology,  “Current Legal Issues in Forensic Psychiatry”, Melbourne, 1992.

35. The Queen’s Trust, “Justice and Ethics”, Sydney, 1992.

34. Humanist Society, “Religious Vilification: the Glorification of Martyrs”, Melbourne, 1992

33. Victorian Council for Civil Liberties, “Red Herrings and Furphies in the Police Accountability Debate”, Melbourne, 1992.

32. Western District Chapter of the Law Institute of Victoria, “Community Based Options in Sentencing – Recent Developments”, Hamilton, 1992

31. Thirteenth Annual Congress of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, “Syndrome Evidence”, Melbourne, 1992

30. Thirteenth Annual Congress of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law,  “Codes of Ethics for Forensic Mental Health Practitioners”, Melbourne, 1992

 

1991

29. Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology,  “The Recurring Theme of Ginger Beer in Twentieth Century Law Reform: The Difficult Interface of Science and the Law”, Melbourne, 1991

28. Police and Gay/Lesbian Liaison Committee, “Minority Groups, Discrimination and Police”, Melbourne, 1991

27. Forensic Medical Officers” Annual Conference, “Forensic Medical Officers as Expert Witnesses”, Wodonga, 1991

 

1990

26. The Eleventh Annual Congress of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, “Abnormality and the Law: The Limits of Expert Evidence by Mental Health Professionals”, Melbourne, 1990

25. Medico-Legal Society of Australia,  “Bloodstains, Fingerprints and DNA – Medical and Legal Problems in Identifying Suspects”, Melbourne, 1990

24. Australian Society for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disability, “Representing the Intellectually Disabled”, Melbourne, December 1990

 

1989

23. Forensic Scientists’ DNA Seminar,  “DNA Profiling – The Case for Caution”, Melbourne, 1989

22. Australian Crime Prevention Council Conference, “The Rise of Violence”, Melbourne, 1989

21. Victorian Legal Aid Commission Conference,  “DNA Profiling: the Case for Caution”, Melbourne, 1989

20. South Australian Legal Services Commission,  “Laboratory Procedures and Forensic Presentation: the Message of Castro”, Adelaide, 1989

19. Australian Institute of Criminology,  “DNA Profiling: Forensic Science Under the Microscope”, Canberra, 1989

 

1988

18. Hospital Security Seminar, Ballarat  Base Hospital, “Security Issues and the Hospital Watch Option”, Ballarat, 1988

17. The Tenth Australian and International Forensic Science Symposium, “DNA and Beyond: the Future of Scientific Evidence”, Brisbane, 1988

16. Evaluation Support Group,  “Police Accountability and the Role of Government”, Melbourne, 1988

 

1987

15. Conference of Australian Health Care Administrators,  “Crime and Morale in Hospitals”, Wagga, 1987

14. Criminal Justice Symposium – The Jury on Trial,  “Trial by Confusion:  The Expert’s Contribution”, Melbourne, 1987

13. Victoria State Chemistry Seminar,  “Scientific Evidence – From Sample to Testimony”, Melbourne, 1987

12. Forensic Science Society Seminar, “The Future Role of The Expert Witness”, Melbourne, 1987

11. Police in Society Seminar – Police and the Media,  “Information Control”, Melbourne, 1987

10. Labor Lawyers Conference, “Police Accountability”, Perth, 1987

9. The Eighth Annual Congress of The Australian and New  Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, “Barratry and Beyond – the Problem of Vexatious Complainants”, Melbourne, 1987

8. Forensic Science Seminar,  “Of Blood, Babies and Bathwater – Lessons to be Learned”, Sydney, 1987

7. Hospital Internal Auditors Seminar, “Hospital Accountability and the Public Right to Know”, Melbourne, 1987

6. DNA Forum, Forensic Science Centre, “DNA Printing – The Role of the Scientific Expert”, Adelaide, 1987

 

1986

5. The Seventh Annual Congress of The Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law,  “Assault and Theft in Hospitals”, Melbourne, 1986

 

1984

4. The National Crimes Commission Conference, Canberra, 1984 – “Privileges and Indemnities”

3. The Network of Alcohol and Drug Agencies Conference, Sydney, 1984 – “Therapy, Confidentiality and Privileged Communications”

2. The Fifth Annual Congress of The Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, Melbourne, 1984 – “Court Experts, Assessors and the Public Interest”

1. The Australian Conference of Anthropologists and the Law, Canberra, 1984 – “The Anthropologist on Trial”