Why Punish?: Rob Canton (21st Annual Bill McWilliams Memorial Lecture)

On Tuesday 26th June 2018, the Institute of Criminology at the University of Cambridge held the 21st Annual Bill McWilliams Memorial Lecture. The event was a colloquium with Rob Canton, Professor in Community and Criminal Justice, De Montfort University and panellists responding from the perspective of sentencers and victims.

Making ‘RBG,’ the Documentary About Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Audio)

After Ruth Bader Ginsburg graduated from Columbia Law School in 1959, tied for first in her class, she could not get a job as an associate in big law. As her classmate Professor Arthur R. Miller tells it, a partner at a prestigious firm was told about the brightest student in his class but, when … Read more Making ‘RBG,’ the Documentary About Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Audio)

Jad Abumrad on Making ‘More Perfect,’ a Podcast About the Supreme Court (Audio)

Jad Abumrad is the executive producer and creator of “More Perfect,” a podcast that explores Supreme Court cases and tries to explain the impact of the Court’s decisions on the lives of Americans. The challenge is making the cases “come alive,” Abumrad told Josh Block of Big Law Business. “Can I make it feel exciting … Read more Jad Abumrad on Making ‘More Perfect,’ a Podcast About the Supreme Court (Audio)

‘Rights, Wrongs, and Injustices: Taking Remedies Seriously’: 2018 Cambridge Freshfields Lecture

On 8 May 2018 Professor Stephen Smith of McGill University delivered the 2018 Cambridge Freshfields Lecture entitled “Rights, Wrongs, and Injustices: Taking Remedies Seriously”. The Cambridge Freshfields Lecture is an annual address delivered by a guest of the Cambridge Private Law Centre, and the event is sponsored by Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. Stephen Smith is internationally … Read more ‘Rights, Wrongs, and Injustices: Taking Remedies Seriously’: 2018 Cambridge Freshfields Lecture