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Human Rights conference

The Annual Human Rights Law Conference, organised jointly by JUSTICE and Sweet & Maxwell, has become the central forum for analysing changes under the Human Rights Act.
The Human Rights Law Conference 2008
Building on ten years of the Human Rights Act
10th Annual Conference
Tuesday 21 October 2008
Holiday Inn Bloomsbury, London WC1N 1HT
6 CPD hours accredited by SRA / Bar Standards Board Standard fee: £375 + VAT. Special discounted fee for JUSTICE members: £299 + VAT
‘The acclaimed annual event ensuring you are fully up to date with the latest developments in human rights law’
The annual JUSTICE/Sweet & Maxwell Human Rights Law Conference brings together the country’s leading experts in human rights law: It has become the established forum for the consideration of legislation and case law from a human rights perspective.
Key features:
Keynote address by Lady Justice Arden, Court of Appeal
Review of the year by Nathalie Lieven QC
Plenary session on the first ten years of the Human Rights Act, led by Jack Straw, Secretary of State for Justice
Specialist interactive workshops – led by acknowledged experts
Criminal law, with Alex Bailinand Duncan Penny
The Equality and Human Rights Commission, with Professor Francesca Klugand John Wadham
Immigration and asylum, with Raza Husainand Laura Dubinsky
Human rights and the EU, with Jemima Stratford and Gerry Facenna
Judicial review, with Monica Carss-Frisk QCand Richard Gordon QC
The Counter-terrorism Act 2008, with Ali Bajwaand Professor Clive Walker
Deaths in custody, with Paul Bowen and Alison Macdonald
The right to privacy in an electronic age, with Timothy Pitt-Payne
What delegates said about the 2007 Human Rights Law Conference
‘Excellent as always – thank you for a very useful and informative day’
‘High quality speakers’
‘The sessions by Alex Bailin and Alison Macdonald were superb and did exactly what I wanted from the day’
“An excellent opportunity to engage with others in my field”
‘Very useful to see the interfaces of practical and academic issues’
To view full programme including a booking form click here
For further enquiries about this conference: telephone: 020 7393 7859 or email:
The Human Rights Law Conference 2007 was held on Tuesday 30 October 2007.
For more information click here.For details of other upcoming conferences organised by JUSTICE and Sweet & Maxwell click here.
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