The Hon Michael Kirby: Does coming out hurt prospects in the legal profession? Should it?
16 May, 2016
Simmonds Lecture Theatre (UWA)
Blackstone Law Students Society
The Blackstone Society’s Queer Portfolio is incredibly proud to present "Does coming out hurt prospects in the legal profession? Should it?" - a talk delivered by the Honourable Michael Kirby AC CMG.
Michael Kirby served on the High Court from 1996 to 2009, after previous appointments on the Australian Law Reform Commission, Federal Court of Australia, and New South Wales Court of Appeal. Since his retirement from the High Court, His Honour has served as the Commissioner of the UNAIDS Commission on Sustainable Health, and the head of the Commission of Inquiry on Alleged Human Rights Violations in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. Michael Kirby is openly gay and has been a vocal and passionate supporter of LGBTI rights in Australia. We are extremely honoured to hear from such an eminent speaker on this topic.
This event is free to attend for all students, staff and members of the community, but we ask that you please register your attendance at blackstone.asn.au/queer
Simmonds Lecture Theatre is located on the Ground Floor of General Purpose Building 3: http://lostoncampus.com.au/17888/map.