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The Supreme Court is celebrating Law Week 2024 with a variety of activities, exhibits and events.

Law Week is organised across Australia as a way to broaden understand of the law, the legal system, and individual legal rights and responsibilities.

The Court will mark the occasion with a bumper Court Education Program event. More than 50 students from Hume Central Secondary College will meet with Justice Rita Incerti in the special session. The former teacher, solicitor and Associate Justice will talk about her career path and her role as a criminal and common law judge. In 2015, her Honour made history as the first Associate Justice to be appointed as a Justice in Victoria.

To learn about the important role Associate Justices play within the court process, visit the Associate Justices page.

The special session is in addition to the regular Court Education Program sessions, which will see more than 75 students visit the court across the week to bring their textbooks to life.

Members of the public can learn more about the history of juries in an exhibit at Law Library Victoria, within the Supreme Court. The display showcases a number of interesting artefacts relating to the history of and laws governing juries in Victoria, including documents which predate the establishment of the colony of Victoria. These books, along with other historical memorabilia archived through the Supreme Court’s 172-year history are available to view 8.30am-6pm Monday to Thursday and 8.30am-5pm Fridays.

The Law Library Victoria will also be hosting several tours and legal research sessions throughout the week. More information about these events on can be found on the Law Library Victoria website.

Learn more about the Supreme Court of Victoria

There are many more informative resources available during and after Law Week that you can access anytime.

Listen to the Court’s award-winning Gertie’s Law podcast and learn about everything from the Court 4 ghost to the unknown history of the judge who sentenced Ned Kelly, to terrorism and defamation laws.

Watch a live court hearing from your couch by visiting the public livestream page, or watch a past sentence.

Check out the Virtual Info Hub to learn who’s who in a criminal courtroom, or educate yourself with a deep dive into the Court’s history.

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For teachers and schools seeking more information about the Court Education Program and for resources for students visit the Court Education Program page.

Published on 26 April 2024