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.”

Full story

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.”

Full speech

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…”

Full speech

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

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

“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.”

Full story

The Guardian, 10th June 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

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

“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

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

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

Full story

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

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

“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

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

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

Full speech

Ministry of Justice, 26th March 2008

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

Human rights and the battle on terror – Law Commission

“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.’

Full lecture

Law Commission, 21st February 2008

Source: www.lawcom.gov.uk

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

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

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

Full text

Judiciary of England and Wales, 28th November 2007

Source: www.judiciary.gov.uk

Diversity in the Judiciary – Judiciary of England and Wales

“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


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