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Women in the Criminal Justice System: More often troubled
than troublesome

Distinguished Speaker: Baroness Jean Corston
13 September 2016 More

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    • Film screening: My Nazi Legacy: What Our Fathers Did

      25 August
      My Nazi Legacy: What Our Fathers Did is an outstanding documentary about history and guilt from author and human rights lawyer Professor Philippe Sands QC (University College London and Matrix Chambers) concerning the two elderly sons of prominent officials in Nazi Germany.

    • JSI Seminar Series: Writing Histories With Julius Stone: Jurisprudence in Relation

      1 September
      In The Province and Function of Law (1946) Julius Stone argued that 'any ideal of what 'ought to be' in the sphere of law must be based on a prior or concurrent assessment of the concrete situations in which it is sought to realise the idea'.

    • Distinguished Speakers Program: Baroness Jean Corston

      13 September
      In her Distinguished Speakers lecture, Baroness Corston will speak on the background to her report, the findings and recommendations, and developments in policy and practice in the subsequent nine years since the report's release.