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Great Barrier ReefNew Lawyers for a New Millennium: How Ready Do Australian Law Graduates Feel?

Friday, February 4, 2011, noon
Pound 202, Harvard Law School

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Tony Foley
Associate Professor
Australia National University College of Law

Associate Professor Tony Foley holds qualifications in law and dispute resolution. He practiced law in general practice in Australia between 1982 and 1998, mainly in criminal and environmental law. During that period he was a partner and consultant to a number of regional and rural firms. In 1999 he ceased full time practice and became an academic and is now a member of the ANU College of Law. He continues to hold a practicing certificate and appears at court representing legally aided clients. Tony's PhD dissertation was 'Asking the Restorative Question in Response to Criminal Wrongdoing—Widening the Scope for Legal and Restorative Integration.' The research was completed at the Regulatory Institutions Network (Regnet) at the ANU under the supervision of Professor John Braithwaite. Tony's other research interests include professional legal education (where he is involved in an number of empirical projects investigating the transition to legal practice), legal practice and interpreters and the law.

You can access his recent papers on the Social Science Research Network (SSRN).

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