Cardinal George Pell - 28 May
Annual Lawyers and Ethics Eminent Speakers' Series,
University of Technology, Sydney
Haymarket Campus, Quay St (near Entertainment Centre car park)
Moot Court, Faculty of Law
The Annual Lawyers and Ethics Eminent Speakers' Series has been instituted within UTS:LAW in order to raise the profile of moral and ethical issues amongst university students in the 21st Century. Each year, an eminent intellectual with a public profile is invited to address students and staff on a challenging topic that raises questions and debate about the moral dimension of practicing law in Australia.
Cardinal George Pell will be presenting on the topic "Conscience: Do Lawyers need one?". He holds a Licentiate in Theology from Urban University, Rome (1967), a Masters Degree in Education from Monash University, Melbourne (1982), and a Doctorate of Philosophy in Church History from the University of Oxford (1971). He is a Fellow of the Australian College of Educators, and was Visiting Scholar at Campion Hall, Oxford University, in 1979 and at St Edmund's College, Cambridge University, in 1983. He was elected an Honorary Fellow of St Edmund's in 2003.
1:00 Welcome by Dean Jill McKeough
1:15 Cardinal George Pell address, "Conscience: Do Lawyers need one?"
2:00 Question & answer session