The Society aims to bring together scholars, lawyers and the general public interested in Legal History. It sponsors lectures, competitions, research projects and a variety of seminars and discussion groups.
Forbes Flyer – Spring 2015
The newsletter of the Francis Forbes Society The Forbes Flyer is designed to be an informative reference source for members of the Forbes Society. It contains information about events of historical significance, articles about legal research and details of future lectures and other activities the Forbes Society. Click on the following link for the latest edition, No 32 (Spring 2015)
- The 2015 Forbes Lecture in Sydney
- The Honourable Justice Peter Applegarth on Lord Atkin in Brisbane
- An ANZAC symposium in Armidale in November
- Constitutional patriotism in Adelaide
- The Block and the land of coincidence
ESSAY COMPETITION An annual event in the Society’s calendar is the Essay Competition, open to students from school and university. The following link gives details of the 2015 Competition 2015 Essay Conditions and Guidelines
Membership Information and forms for the 2015/2016 year are available in the Membership page in the above list.