Speaker - Julian Burnside

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Julian Burnside QC, is a barrister, writer and President of Liberty Victoria. He has acted pro bono in many human rights cases and is passionate about the arts. He elaborates the law in relation to art censorship and how it is exercised, including the complexities of "intention," "context," "reasonableness," public attitudes, protecting human rights and freedom of expression.

He is President of Liberty Victoria, Chair of fortyfive downstairs and author of Wordwatching - Fieldnotes from an amateur Philologist and Watching Brief - Reflections on Human Rights, Law and Justice.

4 Programs

Kilcullen and Burnside: Does the End Justify the Means?

08.22.09 | 00:56:25 min | 2 comments

Debate: The Media Can Not Be Trusted to Tell the Truth

08.04.09 | 01:40:36 min | 5 comments

Gerry Simpson and Julian Burnside: Law, War and Crime

08.23.08 | 01:01:24 min | 0 comments

Art Censorship: The Bigger Picture

06.12.08 | 01:50:46 min | 1 comment