Criminal Justice in a Pandemic: The Prisons

In these two public webinars from the Faculty of Law at the University of Cambridge, the panels explore the enormous additional pressures that the pandemic has imposed on the criminal justice system. In this second webinar we look at the current conditions in English prisons and explore why more has not been done for those … Read more Criminal Justice in a Pandemic: The Prisons

A tribute to Captain Tom and the UK’s carers and key workers on Captain Tom’s 100th birthday

Captain Tom Moore captured the hearts of the nation with his inspirational effort to raise money for charity. What began as a plan to do 100 laps of his garden and raise £1,000, saw the national treasure complete raise a magnificent £29 million for NHS charities, sing a UK number 1 hit, and receive accolades … Read more A tribute to Captain Tom and the UK’s carers and key workers on Captain Tom’s 100th birthday

Chopper’s Politics Podcast: Geoffrey Cox and Jeremy Hunt

Subscribe to Chopper’s Politics for free: https://www.playpodca.st/chopper On Shakespeare’s birthday, mellow-voiced former Attorney General, Geoffrey Cox QC, makes a return to the podcast with stirring readings to raise the spirits. Don’t say we don’t treat you. And former Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt MP, tells The Telegraph’s Chief Political Correspondent, Christopher Hope how the government could … Read more Chopper’s Politics Podcast: Geoffrey Cox and Jeremy Hunt

Miller (No 2), the Case of the Decade?: CULS Lecture

Lord Pannick QC spoke about “Miller (No 2), the Case of the Decade?” on Tuesday 3 March 2020 at the Faculty of Law, as a guest on the regular Cambridge University Law Society (CULS) speaker programme. This event was designed to enrich the constitutional law tripos module but was open to all year groups interested … Read more Miller (No 2), the Case of the Decade?: CULS Lecture

HLS Human Rights Program | The International Court of Justice Case on Genocide in Myanmar

On February 25, 2020, the Human Rights Program at Harvard Law School hosted an expert panel to discuss the International Court of Justice case on genocide in Myanmar. In November 2019, The Gambia filed a case with the ICJ alleging that Myanmar military had violated the Genocide Convention for years in its treatment of the … Read more HLS Human Rights Program | The International Court of Justice Case on Genocide in Myanmar

This house believes that arbitral cases are won and lost on personae and not on the law (CAD 2019)

In this recording, the panel debate the proposition: “This house believes that arbitral cases are won and lost on personae and not on the law” Moderator: – Audley Sheppard QC, Clifford Chance For the proposition: – Mark McNeill / Partner, Shearman & Sterling – Wendy Miles QC / Partner, Debevoise Against the proposition – Patricio … Read more This house believes that arbitral cases are won and lost on personae and not on the law (CAD 2019)

Litigating International Law: Sir Christopher Greenwood

Sir Christopher Greenwood GBC CMG QC spoke about “Litigating International Law” on Tuesday 23 October 2018 at the Faculty of Law, as a guest on the regular CULS speaker programme. Sir Christopher was a judge at the International Court of Justice from 2008 to 2018. He spent nearly twenty years as a Fellow of Magdalene … Read more Litigating International Law: Sir Christopher Greenwood

‘What Price Sovereignty? Brexit and Human Rights’: The 2018 Mackenzie-Stuart Lecture

The Centre for European Legal Studies (CELS) hosts an annual public lecture in honour of Lord Mackenzie-Stuart, the first British Judge to be President of the Court of Justice. Among the eminent scholars of European legal studies invited to give the lecture are Professor Joseph Weiler, former Judge David Edwards of the European Court of … Read more ‘What Price Sovereignty? Brexit and Human Rights’: The 2018 Mackenzie-Stuart Lecture

Law: Lord Justice Wilson and Jonathan Sumption QC Appointed to UK Supreme Court

Following the retirement of Lord Saville and the imminent retirement of Lord Collins, two new justices have been appointed to the UK Supreme Court. Lord Justice Wilson and Jonathan Sumption QC have been appointed to the UK Supreme Court by Queen Elizabeth II at the recommendation of the Prime Minister, David Cameron, and Lord Chancellor & … Read more Law: Lord Justice Wilson and Jonathan Sumption QC Appointed to UK Supreme Court

#twitterjoketrial to Hit High Court

Paul Chambers, a British accountant was tried and fined for the Twitter ‘tweet’ which read: “Crap! Robin Hood airport is closed. You’ve got a week to get your shit together, otherwise I’m blowing the airport sky high!” He is now to take his case to the High Court of England and Wales. Chambers made the … Read more #twitterjoketrial to Hit High Court

Tanzania Goes to Polls Under Watchful Eye of Commonwealth

Tanzania will hold a general election on 31st October 2010 under the watchful eye of a Commonwealth Observer Group. The Rt Hon Paul East QC will chair the group. On his arrival in Tanzania he said: “These elections are important for the people of Tanzania, as they elect their representatives, and it is therefore imperative … Read more Tanzania Goes to Polls Under Watchful Eye of Commonwealth