Justice Debra Mullins visits Griffith Law School

Griffith Law School Dean Professor Pene Mathew and Justice Debra Mullins QC.

Griffith Law School students were given an insight into the intricacies of the judicial world when Justice Debra Mullins QC visited the Gold Coast and Nathan campusesrecently.

As part of the Justice-in-Residence program, Justice Mullins presented two lunchtime seminars.

The first outlined the National Orientation Program curriculum and how it assists new judges in transitioning from the practice of a lawyer to the role of a judge.

The second seminar examined Judgement Writing Programs held for judges and the process of judgement writing.

Students were able to compare their own academic and assessment work to that required in judgement writing.

Justice Mullins is Justice of the Supreme Court of Queensland. She has served on the court since 2000 and was named Queen’s Counselin 1998.