On 19 August 2020 the Australian Academy of Science and Australian Academy of Law Joint Symposium was held, addressing The reception, quality and evaluation of scientific evidence in Australian courts.
The symposium was recorded and is available on the Vimeo platform. It runs for about 90 minutes.
The Reception, Quality and Evaluation of Scientific Evidence in Australian Courts.
A panel of experts from scientific and legal fields, chaired by The Hon Justice Virginia Bell of the High Court of Australia, as they explore the challenging topic of scientific proof and legal proof.
The Hon Justice Mark Weinberg AO QC
Justice Weinberg was appointed reserve Judge of the Supreme Court of Victoria and is a Former Judge of the Federal Court of Australia.
Tim Game SC
Mr Game is Senior Counsel Forbes Chambers, Principal Practice in Criminal Law
Professor David Balding FAA
Professor Balding is a Professor of Statistical Genetics at the University of Melbourne
Professor Carola Vinuesa FAA
Professor Vinuesa is a Professor of Immunology and Co-Director at the Centre for Personalised Immunology at the Australian National University.Download Professor Vinuesa’s speech