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May 10th, 2017

Law Week – events so good they are (almost) criminal

Are you interested in Legal Studies and Australian Politics and a career in the law? Then you may be interested in attending some of these Law Week 2017 events.

For a full listing of the events and event bookings, visit or the Law Week Festival Hub in Federation Square, open Mon – Thurs 8:00am to 6:00 pm, to pick up a program.

Mock trial: Courting solutions Presented by Neighbourhood Justice Centre
Tuesday 16 May 2017
6:45 pm to 8:30 pm
The Courtyard, State Library Victoria, 328 Swanston Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
How does a court give people on the downward spiral of offending the opportunity to turn their lives around? Simple: give people the chance to figure out solutions for themselves.

So you want to be a lawyer? Presented by The College of Law
Thursday 18 May 2017
10:00 am to 11:30 am
The College of Law, Level 10, 459 Little Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000
Are you a secondary school student interested in a career in the law? Join us for this 1.5 hour session describing the journey to studying and practising law.

Mock trial in Banco Court Presented by Law Institute of Victoria and Victorian Bar
Thursday 18 May 2017
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Supreme Court of Victoria, Banco Court, 210 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
What is a trial really like? Find out by attending this engaging mock trial in the grand interior of Banco Court in the Supreme Court of Victoria.

Courts Open Day 2017
Saturday 20 May 2017
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Supreme Court, County Court, Magistrates' Court, Children's Court, VCAT, Legal Precinct, Melbourne VIC 3000
For a day, Victorian courts open their doors to let you see behind the scenes. It's a great day out for the family, offering plenty of children's activities. The Law Week Festival Hub will be located on the County Court forecourt where there will be a BBQ, Crepes for Change food truck, badge making and giveaways. See the website for the full day’s program.  

by LEAP into...Law Team

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