Archive for the 'lectures' Category

Independent press crucial to the administration of justice, says lord chief justice – The Guardian

“An independent press is crucial to the administration of justice, the lord chief justice of England and Wales said during a lecture in Israel on Monday night.”

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The Guardian, 29th March 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Related link: The Judiciary and the Media (PDF)

Annual Law Reform Lecture: Summing Down the Summing-Up – Speech by Lord Justice Moses

“Annual Law Reform Lecture: Summing Down the Summing-Up – Speech by Lord Justice Moses, 23rd November 2010.”

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Judiciary of England and Wales, 23rd November 2010

Source: www.judiciary.gov.uk

Sentencing in the 21st century – Conkerton Lecture 2010 – Speech by Lord Justice Leveson

“Giving this lecture provides me not only with the opportunity to talk to you about sentencing, a topic that has been a keen interest of mine since my days as an undergraduate, but also allows me to pay tribute to a number of people whom I greatly admire…”

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Judiciary of England and Wales, 25th October 2010

Source: www.judiciary.gov.uk

Has Equity Had Its Day? Hong Kong University Common Law Lecture 2010 – Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury

“This evening, I should like to focus on the role of equity – at first sight, an unusual subject for a common law lecture. But as one of my predecessors as Master of the Rolls, in fact the last Chancery Master of the Rolls before me, Lord Evershed, put it, ‘The function of equity was . . . to fulfil the common law: not so much to correct it as to perfect it’…”

Full text of lecture (pdf)

Judiciary of England and Wales, 25th October 2010 (Lecture delivered 12th October)

Source: www.judiciary.gov.uk

Attorney General: Contempt of Court: why it still matters – Attorney General’s Office

“The Attorney General, Dominic Grieve QC MP, has delivered the Criminal Bar Association’s Kalisher lecture entitled ‘Contempt of Court: why it still matters’.”

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Attorney General’s Office, 12th October 2010

Source: www.attorneygeneral.gov.uk

Butler-Sloss calls for focus on children – Law Society’s Gazette

“A former president of the Family Division has called on the government to cut the number of children in custody and safeguard access to justice in child welfare cases.”

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Law Society’s Gazette, 20th July 2010

Source: www.lawgazette.co.uk

Munby calls for more openness in family courts – Law Society’s Gazette

“Legislation intended to open up the family courts is a ‘lost opportunity’ that will fail to bring about the openness needed to improve confidence in family proceedings, a leading judge has said.”

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Law Society’s Gazette, 6th July 2010

Source: www.lawgazette.co.uk


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