Monday, 13 November, 6 – 7 pm

Venue: Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, Russell Square, London

Speaker: Sir John Laws PC, Former Lord Justice of Appeal and current Goodhart Visiting Professor of Legal Science at the University of Cambridge.

Lecture: “Statutory Interpretation: the Myth of Parliamentary Intent”

Chair: Lord Justice Sales

This event is free and all are welcome.  To register your interest in attending click here.



New in the Library

Lecture slides for Robert Black’s talk on 13 February 2017.  “Reflections on biosecurity legislation in developing countries: increasing market access or maintaining unequal terms of trade?”   CLICK HERE


 Annual Lord Renton Lecture

2016: to read the text of Lord Hope’s lecture, “A View from the Crossbenchesclick here.



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