The Western Australian Legal Theory Association, in partnership with Sheridan Institute of Higher Education, is very pleased to invite you for the book launch of:
in the Age of Covid-19
“Dr Zimmermann and Joshua Forrester have gathered a fine list of contributors to address the dramatic impact of recent governmental measures and how best to protect fundamental rights and freedoms … Because this collection of highly original essays provides a significant contribution to the understanding of the subject, Fundamental Rights in the Age of Covid-19 should be essential reading for citizens who value our freedoms and reject political autocracy”.– Emeritus Professor Ross Fitzgerald AM
Date: Thursday, 25th February 2021
Time: 5.30 pm for a 6.00 pm start
Venue: Sheridan Institute of Higher Education – South Wing (10 Nash Street, Perth WA 6000)
Signed copies available with discount. Only $40 dollars!
Payable in cash at door.
To be chaired by Mr Philip Couper, we are honoured to have four distinguished contributors for this very special evening:
⦁ Professor Augusto Zimmermann
(Editor-in-Chief, “Introduction” & Chapter 15: “The Virus of Governmental Oppression”)
⦁ Mr Joshua Forrester
(Editor, “Introduction: Fundamental Rights in the Age of Covid-19”)
⦁ Dr Rocco Loiacono
(Chapter 8: “The Dictatorship of the Health Bureaucracy”)
⦁ Dr Monika Nagel
(Chapter 11: “The Age of Covid-19: Protecting Rights Matter”)
ABOUT THE SPEAKERS:
Dr Augusto Zimmermann LLB (Hons.), LLM cum laude, PhD (Mon), CertArb (CIArb) is Professor and Head of Law at Sheridan Institute of Higher Education, President of the Western Australian Legal Theory Association (WALTA), and Editor-in-Chief of The Western Australian Jurist law journal. He was a Law Reform Commissioner for Western Australia from 2012-2017.
Joshua Forrester graduated with First Class Honours in Politics and International Studies from Murdoch University in 1999. He then graduated with First Class Honours in Law from the University of Western Australia in 2003. He is the Editor of The Western Australian Jurist law journal, and has written extensively on the subject of freedom of speech and the implied constitutional freedom of political communication.
Dr Rocco Loiacono is a Senior Lecturer in the Curtin University Law School, where he teaches in the areas of property law and advanced legal research. He is also a lecturer in the Masters of Translation Studies at the University of Western Australia. Dr Loiacono received the award of his PhD from the University of Western Australia in 2014.
Dr Monika Nagel Cert. Ed. (Vienna), B. Psych. (Murdoch), PhD (Org. Psych.) is the author of the book Fatal Cocktails, a provocative and compelling exposition on the reasons of the ills in our world with a call for change. She is passionate about reminding societies that legal rights can only be upheld with correlating personal responsibilities.