January Gold Coast Skeptics in the Pub

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Angler's Arms

50 Queen St

Southport, QLD 4215

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Speaker: Professor Jonathan Crowe

Title: The Mistake of Fact Excuse in Queensland Rape Law: The Path to Reform


About the Speaker: Jonathan Crowe is Professor of Law at Bond University and a regular Visiting Scholar at the University of Texas at Austin. He is the author or editor of eight books and more than ninety book chapters and journal articles, primarily on legal philosophy, ethical theory and public law. His recent books include Natural Law and the Nature of Law, published by Cambridge University Press, and the Research Handbook on Natural Law Theory, published by Edward Elgar. Jonathan is a former President of both the Australasian Society of Legal Philosophy and the Australian Dispute Resolution Research Network. He is currently involved in a public advocacy campaign with author and activist Bri Lee to reform the mistake of fact excuse in Queensland rape law. Further information on the campaign can be found at consentlawqld.com.

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6-7:30pm Dinner and mingle

7:30-9pm Talk followed by Q&A

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