patrick_parkinson for enewsProfessor Patrick Parkinson AM (left) from the Sydney Law School will be speaking at a seminar in Brisbane on The Territory of Marriage: Constitutional law, marriage law and family policy in the ACT Same Sex Marriage Case.

Professor Parkinson is a specialist in family law and child protection. In 2012, he participated in ACL's marriage webcast which you can watch by following this link.

Walter Sofronoff QC, Solicitor-General of Queensland, will be the commentator on the night.

The event is part of the Current Constitutional Controversies colloquium series dedicated to the discussion of the most important constitutional cases decided by the High Court of Australia each year.

This first seminar will be held on Wednesday 19 March 2014 and will run from 5.30pm-7.30pm.

It will be held at the University of Queensland's Library Conference Room, Level 12, Queen Elizabeth II Courts of Law, 415 George St, Brisbane. The event will be followed by light refreshments.

Registrations close Wednesday 12 March.

Click here for more information and to register.