Forbes Society – Presentation by Chief Justice Bell ‘On classic ground’ on 28 March 2023 and other events


The next Francis Forbes Society for Australian Legal History event is a presentation by Chief Justice Bell: ‘On classic ground’: Martin’s monument and civilisational yearnings in colonial New South Wales', originally delivered as the Sir James Martin Oration to the Lysicrates Foundation. See here for further details.

Chief Justice Bell’s presentation will take place in Banco Court on Tuesday, 28 March 2023 at 5.15pm in combination with presentations to prize-winners and commended entries in the Forbes Society’s 2022 Australian Legal History Essay competition by Chief Justice Allsop.

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