Human Rights Act helps fight terrorism says head of Supreme Court – The Guardian

Posted June 14th, 2010 in human rights, judges, lectures, news, speeches, terrorism by sally

“The head of Britain’s highest court defends the Human Rights Act and responds to accusations that the act is hampering the fight against terrorism.”

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The Guardian, 10th June 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Lord Steyn: Defamation and Privacy: momentum for substantive and procedural change? – The Guardian

Posted May 27th, 2010 in defamation, freedom of expression, lectures, media, privacy by sally

“Read Lord Steyn’s Boydell lecture on defamation law and privacy in full.”

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The Guardian, 27th May 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

The Life of the Law: The Logic of Experience – Lecture given by Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury, Master of the Rolls

Posted May 26th, 2010 in lectures by sally

The Life of the Law: The Logic of Experience (PDF)

Lecture given by Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury, Master of the Rolls

Lionel Cohen Lecture, 23rd May 2010

Source: www.judiciary.gov.uk

The Second James MacKeith Lecture: Torture old and new – The Guardian

Posted May 25th, 2010 in lectures, terrorism, torture by sally

“Read in full Justice Arthur Chaskalson’s lecture on the accountability of professionals for torture in the war against terror.”

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The Guardian, 25th May 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Loss of a Chance and a Chance of Loss – Lecture by Lord Walker of Gestingthorpe

Posted October 29th, 2009 in lectures, loss of chance by sally

Loss of a Chance and a Chance of Loss (PDF)

Lecture by Lord Walker of Gestingthorpe

The Law Reports Annual Lecture, 19th October 2009

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

How I’d abolish the House of Lords, by Lord Bingham – The Guardian

Posted October 23rd, 2009 in constitutional reform, lectures, parliament by sally

“This is an edited extract from the Jan Grodecki annual lecture, delivered last night at Leicester University.”

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The Guardian, 23rd October 2009

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

The Voice of the Child: Children’s “rights” in Family Proceedings – Speech by Sir Mark Potter President of the Family Division

Posted May 7th, 2008 in children, family courts, lectures by sally

The Voice of the Child: Children’s “rights” in Family Proceedings (PDF)

Lionel Cohen Lecture by Sir Mark Potter, President of the Family Division

Israel, 4th May 2008

Source: www.judiciary.gov.uk

Working for everyone: building community confidence in the criminal justice system – Ministry of Justice

Posted March 27th, 2008 in criminal justice, lectures by sally

“Jack Straw has given a lecture at the Royal Society of Arts on public confidence in the criminal justice system.”

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Ministry of Justice, 26th March 2008

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

Human rights and the battle on terror – Law Commission

Posted February 21st, 2008 in human rights, lectures, terrorism by sally

“The Second Leslie Scarman Lecture 2008. The lecture given on 13/02/08 by Professor Aharon Barak on ‘Human Rights and the Battle on Terror.’

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Law Commission, 21st February 2008

Source: www.lawcom.gov.uk

Civil and Religious Law in England: a religious perspective – Archbishop of Canterbury

Posted February 8th, 2008 in islamic law, lectures by sally

The full text of the Archbishop of Canterbury’s lecture in London, 7th February 2008.”

Full text of the speech

The Guardian, 8th February 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

The changing judicial role: human rights, community law and the intention of Parliament – the Rt Hon Lady Justice Arden

Posted November 29th, 2007 in human rights, lectures, statutory interpretation by sally

“Lecture by the Rt Hon Lady Justice Arden at the Constitutional and Administrative Law Bar Association”

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Judiciary of England and Wales, 28th November 2007

Source: www.judiciary.gov.uk

Diversity in the Judiciary – Judiciary of England and Wales

Posted October 19th, 2007 in equality, judiciary, lectures, minorities, women by sally

“Lecture by Mrs Justice Dobbs at Queen Mary, University of London.”

Full lecture (pdf)

Judiciary of England and Wales, 18th October 2007

Source: www.judiciary.gov.uk

The ‘Supercase’ – Problems and Solutions: Reflections on BCCI and Equitable Life, by Sir Anthony Clarke, Master of the Rolls

The Supercase – Problems and Solutions: Reflections on BCCI and Equitable Life (PDF)

Speech by Sir Anthony Clarke, Master of the Rolls

KPMG Forensic’s Annual Law Lecture 2007

Source: www.judiciary.gov.uk